Savory & Sweet: Food History & Culture

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Sunday 11:00 am 1:00 pm

Hosted by Tonya Hopkins, this show is a flavorful exploration of food marinated in the Black experience, seared with history and braised in culture. Each week the host will fold in conversations with special guests, mix in food-focused discussions about politics, business, health & wellbeing, music, the media, film & television, literature, and the arts — while separating the facts from fiction on the origins of the food & drinks we love most.


Show Segments:

    • Food in the News
    • Food in Literature
    • Food and The Arts
    • Food Family Tree
    • Food and Beverage
    • Food & Health
    • Food for the Culture 
    • Food & the Seasons
    • Food Traditions and Rituals

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Legacy Cook & Culinarian:  Tonya Hopkins, a.k.a “The Food Griot,” descends from a long line of professional cooks in America, traced to enslaved African Americans in our nation’s earliest days who skillfully toiled under harsh conditions and without recognition in plantation kitchens of Maryland and Virginia for centuries. Her American artisan forebears with pre-industrial intel, […]

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