Good Food revisits conversations with newly-minted James Beard Award winners and the podcast that took home the medal for Audio Programming. Alexis Nikole Nelson, aka The Black Forager, found her audience on TikTok but has grown her following as she forages for wild vegetation and her cultural roots. Ruth Tam and Patrick Fort explore American Chinese food delivery and how it shaped the takeaway model of dining. Adrian Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restaurateurs developed American foodways. Kristina Cho shares recipes for sweet and savory pastries popular in Chinese bakeries. In his film "Gather," Sanjay Rawal documents the growing movement of Native Americans reclaiming their identity through food sovereignty.
James Beard Award winners, The Black Forager, Dish City
From this Episode:
Alexis Nikole Nelson: Vegan, TikTok star, The Black Forager
Alexis Nikole Nelson, aka The Black Forager, found her audience on TikTok as she foraged for wild vegetation and her cultural roots.
Born out of struggle, Chinese food delivery opened doors to different cuisines
American Chinese restaurants in Manhattan started slipping menus under doors, gaining new customers, and setting the stage for modernized food delivery.
‘Cooking the Indian way’: The surprising beginnings of American barbecue
Food scholar Adrian Miller chronicles the evolution of barbecue, from indigenous peoples in the Americas to the intersection of food and race in the antebellum South.
Baking the mother of all milk breads with Kristina Cho
Kristina Cho shares recipes for sweet and savory pastries found in Chinese bakeries.