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Feasting Our Eyes through Food Films

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 11.21.2016 | Entertainment
Fabio Parasecoli

Food is not only good to eat; it is also increasingly enjoyed through media that range from one's smartphone to cinema. In today's popular culture, fo...

Richmond, VA: Dining and Dashing Around the 2016 Jazz Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.17.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The seventh annual Richmond Jazz Festival ran from August 11th to the 14th, in venues around town and culminated at the lush 100-acre Maymont Park with a two-day outdoor fest.

5 Ways to Make Soul Food Healthier

Marisa Moore | Posted 06.10.2016 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

Of course, sometimes, you're just going to eat the fried chicken ... and that's OK! The key is to find the right balance and make sure the foods you choose on a regular basis are good for you and your family.

The Many Souls of African American Food

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 12.20.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

I was immediately intrigued by the somewhat clunky but memorable title of the essay collection edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach: Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop: Rethinking African American Foodways from Slavery to Obama.

Black Twitter Hilariously Nails Thanksgiving With Black Families

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.24.2015 | Black Voices

On Tuesday morning, the hashtag #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies began trending as black Twitter users shared their hilarious experiences with their fam...

Bernie Sanders Ate Soul Food With Rapper Killer Mike

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

Ahead of a Monday night rally in Atlanta, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) fueled up with some soul food. His guide for the day: rapper and Atlanta native ...

8 Ways 'Soul Food' The Movie Perfectly Portrayed Thanksgiving In A Black Family

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Silence Speaks? A Silent Film "Strike" as The Word Recapture Their "Soul"

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It's like Debbie Gibson used to say "Silence Speaks (A Thousand Words)." It's so true, and that segues quite nicely into today's A-Sides sessions - we...

My Exit

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Daniela Nikolova

My exit wasn't an exit. My exit was a retreat within my soul. My exit was the reconnection with the stillness within my heart.

'Soul Food' Sequel In The Works At Fox

IndieWire | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Surprise! Or maybe not, and you expected that this would eventually happen; This is Hollywood in 2015 after all, where sequels, prequels, remakes, rei...

How Jewish Soul Food Is Bringing Healing To This Polish Town

Haaretz | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion

Emily Alana Schneider, a 23-year-old from Melbourne, Australia, was on her way to show her mother their ancestral home in Bedzin, Poland, when she not...

Food Fighters Chef Deb Talks Soul Food

Nsenga Burton | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

If you've been watching NBC's game show meets culinary show Food Fighters, then Chef Deborah VanTrece is on your radar.

Laughter Is Food for the Soul

Eric J. Hall | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

Patch Adams is a doctor as well as a professional clown, who puts on funny hats and a big nose when visiting children with terminal cancer to make the...

A Turning Point in Humanity Through Heartfulness Meditation

Purnima Ramakrishnan | Posted 08.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Purnima Ramakrishnan

And if all these take a really long time to happen, and we do not live to see them, we still would have gained those benefits of meditation, which someone posted, wouldn't we? We would still have gained a holistic lifestyle, health and happiness and much more!

8 Times Vivica Fox Slayed The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.30.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

Food Matters: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week, The Pollination Project and our community of Daily Givers supported projects that strengthen our food supply by caring for bees, helping people find culturally-relevant ways to access and enjoy vegan food, encouraging people grow food and teaching people healthier ways to cook.

Dining Out in Dallas

John Mariani | Posted 05.15.2016 | Taste
John Mariani

There really is every reason to search out good barbecue in Dallas.

On the Culture Front: Minton's, The Audience and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.11.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The best evening out that you probably haven't heard about is going on every Wednesday night at Minton's, an old-fashioned supper club with equal emphasis on both words.

Who's Hungry? Some Of The Best Southern-Inspired Eateries Are Anywhere But The South

Posted 12.31.2014 | Black Voices

Fried chicken may not be the best option for our waistlines, but when your tastes buds are crying tears of joy (read: you’re drooling), calorie inta...

George Clinton Reveals The No. 1 Food You Should Never Eat On Acid

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you like to drop acid from time to time, as George Clinton did in the '60s, take the legend's advice: become a vegetarian. Clinton stopped by H...

Eating Your Way Through Atlanta: New Twists On Southern Food

WHERE | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste

To get the flavor of the city, go hungry, and make plans for stops at these southern favorites that are replete with homey dishes.

Mustard Greens and Pot Liquor Love

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

The way to my heart is not fancy chocolates, furs, or diamonds. It is mustard greens and a glass of pot liquor.

The Christian McBride Trio Smoke the Roscoe Room at Alvin & Friends in New Rochelle, NY

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

McBride had a Cheshire cat smile as he picked up his burnished bass and proceeded to start the first set with a rousing staccato version of Juan Tizol's "Caravan" -- a proud master showing off his amazing musical prodigy. The trio is a powerhouse of precision and technical virtuosity.

These Are 21 Of The Best Soul Food Kitchens In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 07.01.2014 | Taste

You'd be better off ordering the apple cobbler at most soul kitchens. Or the banana pudding. Or both.

Should Sweetie Pie's Open In Houston Or LA?

OWN | Posted 03.14.2014 | OWN

Serving up made-from-scratch soul food, Sweetie Pie's has become a wildly popular landmark in St. Louis for classic comfort food. The restaurant's own...