If you believe that every celebrity has chefs, chauffeurs, private trainers and all of the other trappings often associated with stardom, singer/actress and America Idol winner  Fantasia Barrino wants you to know you’re wrong. Earlier this week, while visiting The Tammi Mac Show in L.A. following the BET Awards, the 34-year-old was asked to spill the tea about how she got into […]

As the saying goes – “You are what you eat.”  That’s true.  Here’s an article from out sister site about revamping your diet and improve your mood. To get to your happy place, researchers suggest targeting foods that are rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that is key to the production of serotonin, a […]


While first-responders are busy in the relief efforts of the Harvey flood event, some local eateries are doing their part to make sure they are also well fed. Goode Company Barbeque restaurants (Kirby Drive, Katy Freeway, Northwest Freeway) are offering free meals to first responders for the foreseeable future (dine in and take out). Goode Co. […]

Taco Seasoning 2 tablespoons of chili powder 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 tablespoon of garlic powder 1 tablespoon of onion powder 1 1/2 tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of pepper 1 tablespoon of cumin 1/2 tablespoon of coriander 1/2 tablespoon of dried oregano 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (more if you like it spicier) Just […]

If you’re like most of us, you come home from work, take off your clothes and then ask the age-old question: ‘What’s for dinner?’ If you’re single, that might mean choosing between a hastily thrown together sandwich, some dubious looking leftovers, or takeout. If you’re a parent, that might mean coming in after your daily […]

Chef Armand Appling alleges that his former boss and Nevada dude ranch owner Madeleine Pickens asked him to make "black people food" in a federal racial discrimination lawsuit. The African-American chef, who was fired in 2014, also claims Pickens hurled degratory insults at a Black employee.

  Owner & Executive Chef of her culinary company, Pretty & Delicious, LLC, Chef Huda talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show reveals the dos and don’ts when preparing a holiday dinner. “The holidays are all about family and food. It shouldn’t be stressful. It’s all about creating those food moments. Get people involved. Don’t […]

Claude Tellis Tellis currently serves as CEO of Naturade, a $20mm lower middle market nutraceutical company, that he owns through his family office, Towerview. Under Mr. Tellis’ leadership, Naturade has doubled its sales over the past 3 years. The signature product, “Vegansmart”, has taken off and is growing at 200% and is now sold in […]


If you think of a drink associated with reading you might think of tea or coffee, but Barnes & Noble is hoping you’ll soon associate it with wine and beer. According to TIME, The Washington Post reports that Barnes & Noble plans to capitalize on current American spending habits by adding beer, wine and “shareable, […]

  Chef Marcus Samulesson, known most from the popular eateries, Red Rooster, Ginny’s Supper Club and Streetbird Rotisserie, is also the Co-Founder of Harlem EatUp! He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the weekend event that celebrates the spirit of the city and  features some of Harlem’s famous foodies and pairs them with international chefs. […]