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LA’s Yangban Company serves modern Korean-American cuisine – Robb Report

Yangban Society, the deli and Los Angeles market that couple chefs Katianna and John Hong opened on Monday, is all about mixing cultures while creating their own culinary language. “We are not in any way trying to elevate Korean cuisine or modernize Korean cuisine,” Katianna says. “We’re just trying to find food that is authentic […]

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Netflix Series ‘High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America’ Green Lighted for Season 2

Netflix has ordered a second season of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, the critically acclaimed series that celebrates the courage, artistry and ingenuity of African Americans who helped define American cuisine. Adapted from the book of the same name by food historian Jessica B. Harris, the docuseries – part cooking […]

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High On The Hog: How African American Food Transformed America

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “Our Roots”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 By Dwight Brown It’s a revelation. The rich history of black heritage cuisine and its influence on American cuisine is presented in this illuminating, heartfelt, and surprisingly well-crafted documentary. The host of this four-part Netflix epicurean […]

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High on the Hog: How African-American cuisine transformed America

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “Our Roots”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Movie Review It’s a revelation. The rich history of Black heritage cuisine and its influence on American cuisine is showcased in this illuminating, heartfelt, and surprisingly well-crafted documentary. The host […]

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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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Hulu’s Taste The Nation breaks down American cuisine

Photo: Dominique Valente (Hulu) It’s no wonder that the best American cooking shows are those that take hosts to other countries. It is there, and not in the United States, that they can truly investigate the culinary traditions that form the amorphous patchwork of American cuisine, which is defined primarily by how it has adopted […]

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Ed Debevic’s plans to reopen popular restaurant Diner in Streeterville

The owners of the closed kitsch 1950s style dinner Ed debevic plan to sing and dance again in the heart of Chicago with a new location in Streeterville. The owners applied for a liquor license late last month for the first floor of 159 E. Ohio Street, less than a block from Michigan Avenue. Plans […]

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The Rise and Triumph of Asian-American Cuisine

But the question remains: does calling this type of cuisine Asian-American cuisine deepens and contextualizes our understanding of it, or is it just a label, like talking about Asian art or fiction- American – a way to simplify a complex story and make it a marketable cliché? The danger is in fetishizing Asian traits, a […]

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How Only 8 Flavors Defined American Cuisine: The Salt: NPR

Japanese chemist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda is credited with discovering MSG – one of the eight ingredients Lohman explores in her book. Peter Van Hyning hide caption toggle caption Peter Van Hyning Japanese chemist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda is credited with discovering MSG – one of the eight ingredients Lohman explores in her book. Peter Van Hyning […]