Deep Cuts: How a Black Craftsman Started Making Amazing Custom Knives for Chefs

What’s a chef without their knives? Knives are an extension of a chef’s body—a tool that shapes, crafts and manipulates ingredients to produce an expression of their creativity and an appetizing meal for customers. Without quality knives a chef could be rendered useless. This where expert bladesmith Quintin Middleton of “Middleton Made Knives” shines. In an interview with Francis Lam,...

Spring 2019 Culinary Awards Events Recap

Three significant culinary award events happened during Spring 2019, and African heritage people fared well. Here's a rundown of the winners at each event. The James Beard Foundation Book Awards, New York City, NY--April 26, 2019 American Cookbook Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day, Chef JJ Johnson and Alexander Smalls (with Veronica Chambers) (Flatiron Books). Cookbook Hall...