Category Archives: Chef’s 411

“GRUB Chicago” Opens This Week…

Chef Emanuel opens Flagship Restaurant in Chicago #Chefemanuel #Grubchicago #soulfood #Chicago  

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African Americans and Vitamin D Deficiency

CHEF EMANUEL’S 411: All African Americans have some level of Vitamin D Deficiency. In many cases it can be quite severe. Vitamin D is mostly absorbed into the body through the Suns Rays. It is the best way to get … Continue reading

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CULTURE THIEVES (What the Heck is Southern Fried Chicken?)

HOT TOPIC: PLEASE tell me; what the heck is #SouthernFriedChicken? REALLY? The mere term lacks common sense and is not worth the paper that its printed on. Bogus terms like these are blatantly disrespectful to the Family Tree of every … Continue reading

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Chef Emanuel’s Cooking Videos (Buttermilk Cornbread Baby)

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Soul Food Defined by Chef Emanuel Washington

Much information has been  disseminated in publications and across the internet regarding the History, foundation and definition of Soul Food. Most scholars and publications are merely touching the surface on such a vital topic. The prevailing information on the subject … Continue reading

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‘Critical Condition’ Soul Food at the Crossroads! The Series, Part 4

Soul Food’s Reputation/Myths and falsehoods America is an international metropolis of manifold races, cultures and foods from across the Globe. Since its inauguration, it has served as a safe haven and destination central to the majority of the World. America … Continue reading

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Chef’s 411: Bill of Fare (Menu) Browns Hotel Washington D.C. 1847

The authentic truth about American History and Soul Food History is the boulevard to enduring peace and harmony”. It’s time to move beyond futal discourse and inconsequential difference. It is our civil duty. History has a way of amending disregarded record! Life dictates that … Continue reading

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‘Critical Condition’ Soul Food Restaurants at the Crossroads! The Series Part 2

        Economic impact: We are living in very challenging economic times, and I am sure most of the World would agree. To be successful in business today, smart companies employ cost-efficient strategies that reduce waste and maintain high levels of quality … Continue reading

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Has political correctness conquered intelligence?

Has political correctness conquered intelligence? Does it predominate your better judgement? Do you do what you think is right or do you do what others view as acceptable? Have we been programmed by status qou? Have you? Who determines what is … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: ‘The Jazz Kitchen’ Indianapolis, IN.

Indianapolis, IN. is in close proximity to Chicago. It is just a 2 1/2 hour drive southeast of Chicago. As a native of Chicago, I have spent a good deal of time in Indy over the years. Though I currently reside … Continue reading

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