Activism "is built into the DNA of our brand"

Jun 9, 2020
Nikoa Evans-Hendricks is a restaurateur and executive director of an entrepreneurs' coalition in Harlem. She talks about the role of Black-owned businesses.
Courtesy Nikoa Evans-Hendricks

Is the golden age of food over?

Kevin Alexander on the rise and fall of "the independent fine-casual dining spot."
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Rebranding a Southern city with food to the fore

Apr 26, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina, wants visitors and potential residents to see it as a culinary capital.
A group of chefs from Charlotte, NC, cooked at the James Beard House in New York as part of a rebranding campaign for the city.
Clay Williams, courtesy of the James Beard Foundation

Tender Greens CEO weighs in on retail and food service

Sep 17, 2018
Denyelle Bruno shares the spaces she finds most inspiring, including the "Radiohead of grocery retail."
Tender Greens is the fast-casual restaurant chain you may not have heard of.
Maria Hollenhorst/Marketplace

The food community comes together in Houston

Sep 20, 2017
Monica Pope, a Houston chef, has seen the food community in her town unite in recent years.
Members of the Franklin Church of Christ from Franklin, Texas cook hotdogs for the congregation of the Fifth Ward Church of Christ in Houston on September 3, 2017.
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Hot chicken gets a little hotter with its London debut

Aug 7, 2017
This Nashville food specialty went from hot trend to KFC. How does that happen?
Nashville hot chicken sandwiches.
Monica Schipper/Getty Images for NYCWFF

There's a whole lot of love for Howlin' Ray's Nashville-style hot chicken in LA

Jul 18, 2017
Copy cats are popping up, and chef Johnny Zone promotes them. "That means we're doing something right."
Photo courtesy of Howlin' Ray's

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