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Eating Your Way Through Atlanta: New Twists On Southern Food

WHERE | Posted 09.25.2014 | Taste
WHERE

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 09.23.2014 | 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
Thrillist

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...

10 Black Films That Deserved Oscar Recognition

Posted 03.03.2014 | Black Voices

Each year the Academy Awards’ Board of Governors collectively comes together to celebrate the various achievements in motion pictures. And with that...

Single Ladies' Dayna Lynne North: A TV Scribe to Watch

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In an industry that has been difficult for women writers to establish themselves, let alone non-white writers, Dayna Lynne North has cemented a reputation as a significant voice in the growing ranks of terrific African-American TV writer/producers.

10 Healthy Tips for the Holla-days

Stic of Dead Prez and Afya Ibomu, CHHC | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste
Stic of Dead Prez and Afya Ibomu, CHHC

You've been working hard and watching your diet. You've been on top of your exercise game, hitting the gym, getting your walk on and taking your fitness classes. Then the holiday season pops up and you go H.A.M. and all that hard work and discipline goes out the door. Sound familiar?

Trailer for Cook It Raw (AKA Chef Summer Camp in Charleston) (VIDEO)

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In October of 2013, a group of the world's best chefs came together for Cook it Raw in Charleston SC to discover, collaborate, get inspired and of course cook. They spent a week hunting, fishing and foraging in the "low country."

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Sunday Dinner: Don't Even Think About Calling This Soul Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Black Voices

Don't call chef Alexander Smalls' relaunch of one-time Harlem hotspot Minton's Playhouse a comeback. Call it a revival. That's how the South Caroli...

WATCH: Family Faces Big Dilemma On New Season Of 'Sweetie Pie's'

OWN | Posted 07.26.2013 | OWN

In the beginning, it was her singing that had soul. Before she became a restaurant owner, Miss Robbie Montgomery was an "Ikette" on tour with the Ike ...

Will Miami's Soul Food Sister Amaris Jones Survive?

Suzan McDowell | Posted 08.21.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

Things changed in a heartbeat for South Street. One minute, Amaris is running a busy restaurant, celebrated as the first African American woman to bring a jolt of soul food and music to the prestigious street. Next minute, she's fielding phone calls: "WTH happened to South Street?"

5 Michelle Obama-Approved Recipes To Make For Dinner This Week

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

"I think that health doesn’t mean no taste," says the first lady. We couldn't agree more.

WATCH: Are Foods Like Scrapple A Cure For America's Food Insecurity Problem?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Black Voices

On the spectrum of bizarre foods that the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern has sampled in the more than 100 episodes of his show, scrapple isn't very b...

Soul Food Junkies: Finally a Food Film That Doesn't Preach!

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 04.09.2013 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

Mr. Hurt's nuanced documentary, Soul Food Junkies, woven into his personal narrative, reveals not only the impact of black cuisine on African Americans, but also its impact on Southern cooking and on the way many of us relate to food.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

WATCH: The Difference Between Southern Food And Soul Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Black Voices

"At home, we didn't call it soul food, we called it dinner," says food historian and author Jessica Harris, one of the roughly 100 people interviewed ...

Black Voices Readers Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Posted 11.22.2012 | Black Voices

We all have our favorite things to eat on Thanksgiving and because the Black diaspora is so vast, what we are craving is often very different. We wan...

Soul Searching: 9 Questions To Help You Look Inward

Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

5 Soul-Nourishing Principles

Posted 10.25.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

City Confidential: African Food Pyramid-Inspired Cooking Classes Launch In D.C., Other Cities

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.04.2012 | Black Voices

A team of culinary historians, nutritionists and health experts joined forces last year with a single goal: rectify soul food's unsavory reputation an...

Beloved- Michael Beach

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.29.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Michael Beach was the teacher who stood up to Morgan Freeman, the cheating husband who lost everything to Angela Basset, and the husband so unappreciated by Vanessa Williams. This bright talent, who studied at Julliard, has a large repertoire.

Black Women Entrepreneurs Remember Trailblazer Sylvia Woods

Karin Kamp | Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices
Karin Kamp

Several African-American women entrepreneurs have expressed their appreciation for Sylvia Woods following news that the "Queen of Soul Food" had died on Thursday at the age of 86 in New York.

Finding Soul in New South Cuisine

The Huffington Post | Ed Adams | Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

Atlanta has long been an economic and cultural powerhouse in American life. From the city’s trade and industrial origins to its growing position as ...

Alice Randall: Black History is Sweet Potatoes and Peanuts

Red Room | Posted 04.29.2012 | Black Voices
Red Room

My daughter and I share a cookbook collection that includes over 1,000 volumes many of them written by African-Americans. In honor of Black History Month, here's my list of the ten greatest African-American cookbooks of all time.

Miles Davis Biopic In The Works

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

An upcoming Miles Davis biopic looks like it will see the light of day after George Tillman Jr. has agreed to direct. Tillman's resume includes the No...