Well known TV chef Carla Hall took up the reins as culinary ambassador positioning food as central to the story of the museum. “It’s not just here to show off the food, it’s also to nurture your soul and your heart and your belly,” she told Time. The research and writings of culinary leader Jessica B. Harris, PhD were also fundamental in ensuring historical culinary accuracy.
Managing the kitchen is Executive Chef Jerome Grant, delivering authentic dishes to traditional recipes. “We identify ourselves as an exhibition piece ... We’re here to tell stories of African American culture through food,” he told Tasting Table
Four distinct geographical food stations each tell the story of the US food culture: The Agricultural South, The Creole Coast, The North States and The Western Range.
According to the The Washington Post, amongst the crush of visitors during the first week the biggest appetite was for for fried chicken and shrimp and grits.
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A second season of 'Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy' is in the pipeline, but where will the affable American actor and food lover go next? Nobody knows. But Fine Dining Lovers has some ideas in this tongue-in-cheek series guide. Take a look.
Ramadan is the holy month of Islam, observed by millions of Muslims around the world. People refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, but when it's time to break the fast there are plenty of dishes to enjoy. Here are 20 of the tastiest to try.
As England gets ready to reopen its restaurants on 12 April for outdoor dining after the lockdowns, restaurateurs and bar owners respond to the new legislation with some exciting pop-ups and creative al fresco dining solutions. Find out more.