Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:08:34 GMT

Albany Times Union

Soul food popping up on more Capital Region menus
Albany Times Union
Many of the foods associated with the term "Southern" — yams, peanuts, rice, certain beans, black-eyed peas — traveled to America from Africa on slave ships to become staples of Southern regional cuisine. The food further traveled from slave kitchens ...

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:03:00 GMT

Eater SF

Prodigal Bay Area Chef Returns With Regional Vietnamese Restaurant In Oakland
Eater SF
Once known to Bay Area diners as the owner of Gulf Coast Oyster Bar, Spettro, and Dragonfly Tea House, chef Geoffrey Deetz is finally settled back in Oakland after 15 years in Vietnam. “I didn't just go there for a few weeks to learn the food,” he ...

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:01:54 GMT

Farmer built Hawaii Regional Cuisine foundation
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Back in the early 1990s, when 12 local chefs were developing Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Hawaii island farmer Kurt Hirabara helped them set the standard for the fledgling movement. “Everything he produced was gorgeous and perfect, the very best quality, ...