Cooking the Lost History of Pan African Cuisine with Japanese Breakfast & JJ Johnson

In this episode of Close To Home, Michelle sits down with J.J. Johnson, the James Beard award-winning chef of Henry at Life Hotel in NYC, to talk about the African diaspora‚Äôs effects on global cuisine. J.J. makes food through a Pan-African lens, bringing together centuries of unwritten cultural interactions from all over the world on a single table. In this series, Michelle Zauner, an author and the singer of Japanese Breakfast, explores the results of migration on cuisine, and the personal experiences and community that are tied into the merging…

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