Day: February 11, 2021

Shola Olunloyo is putting Nigerian food in culinary spotlight

In 2017, I was invited to participate in a festival at the Culinary Institute of America — the Hogwarts of chef schools is how I have since came to understand it — called “Worlds of Flavor.” This was the first time I had the opportunity to cook alongside other chefs of color — specifically, Black chefs with African roots, cooking African food at a level that would inspire and command me to step out of my comfort zone.

It was there that I met Shola Olunloyo, the 45-year-old Nigerian wizard of gastronomy who secured the first-ever residency at the nonprofit

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Street Cart Eats Brings Food Truck Rally and International Market to Brighton

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Brighton will soon be home to a new food truck project. Beginning in March, Street Cart Eats will host at least thirteen food trucks, three non-food vendors, a taproom, a mini-market and live music at 19 South Third Avenue. “We want to showcase different world cuisines that bring a variety of options for locals and traveling food enthusiasts that you can’t find any other place,” says Jason Powers, the project’s founder.

He’s run World Taco Fusion (WTF) food trucks in

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