Filmmaker Byron Hurt was last seen on PBS' Independent Lens Series in 2007 with his documentary Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, an unflinching look at masculinity, misogyny, and homophobia in the rap world. Hurt now returns to public television with Soul Food Junkies, in which he tackles the broad ... More >>
What: Cookbook launch party for Bryant Terry
Where: The Museum of the African Diaspora
When: Tues., January 24, 7:30-9 p.m.
Cost: $30 with book, $15 without
The rundown: Bryant Terry, author of the hit cookbook, Vegan Soul Food, is back again with a second, The Inspired Vegan. The book is a co ... More >>
ghosttownfarm.wordpress.comNovella Carpenter and friends.From Produce to Production: New Traditions in Bay Area Food Culture
When: Sat, Feb. 19, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787
The rundown: Judging by the food talent YBCA l ... More >>
Around here, questioning where your food comes from is as reflexive as recycling, even if you lean on Safeway far more than you admit. A series starting on KQED next week drives home the question. But where Food, Inc. employed shock therapy to get you to cold-turkey factory chickens, Nourish: Foo ... More >>
chandlerm 2000/FlickrLocal eco chef and author Bryant Terry.Dust off your thinking cap this weekend for a free event at the West Berkeley Pasta Shop (1786 Fourth St. at Hearst). Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m., a who's-cool collection of Bay Area culinary writers will be discussing the future of fo ... More >>
Let's Remember Him This Way
When a pop culture icon passes, it's never a happy thing. The death of Michael Jackson has definitely sent shivers through the urban community, most of whom revered MJ's music, which was an essential soundtrack for most of their lives. Well, up until Bad, at least.
But ... More >>
EKAphotographySoul Recipe: Bryant TerryThere was a packed house last night for eco-chef Bryant Terry's official book launch for Vegan Soul Kitchen (Da Capo) at the Museum of the African Diaspora. The book, which contains over 150 recipes for "fresh, healthy, and creative African-American cuisine" (e ... More >>