A little birdie reports that Jay Foster, the genius chef of southern-style cuisine and owner of Farmer Brown (one of my all-time fav joints in the city) and Little Skillet, may be opening up a new culinary venture on Geary Blvd. in the Fillmore/Japantown called The Library.
William Grimes reviews the new food memoir High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America by Jessica B. Harris for the NYT’s Sunday Book Review. The book explores the complex origins and development of what is now known as African American cuisine, i.e. soul food.