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TV Review – The Hollywood Reporter

Buried in the final chapter of the book by author and historian Jessica B. Harris High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America is a simple wish: Black American cuisine should be recognized for its influence on American cuisine. “African Americans have a long love affair with food, one perhaps unparalleled in […]

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“High on the Hog” gives credit to American cuisine where it belongs

Dr Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield from Netflix’s “High on the Hog”. | Photo courtesy of Netflix, design by Maitane Romagosa for Thrillist Dr Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield from Netflix’s “High on the Hog”. | Photo courtesy of Netflix, design by Maitane Romagosa for Thrillist In the shadow of the Zoungbodji Memorial, […]

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“High on the Hog” shows how African-American cuisine has shaped the United States | LOOK

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “The Rice Kingdom”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 *Black culture will never be erased with a documentary series like this! According to their press release, netflix takes you on a journey to discover how African-American cuisine shaped America in “High on the Hog: […]

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Señor Sisig, Pioneer of Filipino-American Cuisine, Grows and Continues to Innovate a Decade Later

Señor Sisig in the Mission Mr. Sisig The Filipino food movement is in full swing and the leader of this movement in the San Francisco Bay Area is none other than Señor Sisig. Known for its Filipino-American-Mexican fusion of sisig tacos and burritos, this popular restaurant celebrated 10 years in business last year. Inspired by […]

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Netflix releases trailer for African-American cooking series ‘High on the Hog’

Netflix has released the trailer for an original cooking series titled High on the Pork: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, based on a popular book of the same name by food historian Dr. Jessica b harris. According to a press release, the series takes viewers on a culinary journey that ventures from Africa to […]

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Distant Relatives is dedicated to showcasing African American cuisine and history

Damien Brockway’s cooking career has taken him as far afield as New York, Boston and San Francisco, but it wasn’t until 2018 (when he was Executive Chef at Jester King) that he began to dig deeper into his own heritage. While chatting with a fellow chef from Zimbabwe, they began to wrestle with broader questions […]