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Executive Chef Jerome Grant Fulfills His Dream at the New African American Museum’s Sweet Home Café

Jordan Wright March 15, 2017 Photo credit ~ Jordan Wright

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jerome Grant is exactly where he’s supposed to be. And for that he exudes gratefulness. As the first Executive Chef of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), the young chef had […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – September 2015

Jordan Wright September 2015

Falling in Love with Peru All Over Again: Seven Signs the Culinary Trend is Here to Stay with Ocopa, the Peruvian Brothers and China Chilcano – Et Voila! Hides in Plain Sight – Elizabeth’s Gone Raw: Elegant Vegan Dining – Mosaic District Adds Gourmet-To-Go Spot with Mom & […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – June 25, 2015

Jordan Wright June 25, 2015

America Eats Tavern Holds Inaugural Virginia Festival, Bloomsday Celebration, Blue Duck Tavern Rhapsodizes About Ice Cream, Mitsitam Gets a New Chef and We Get His Wild Rice Bars Recipe

As expected tons of events are crammed into the month of June. Why? There seems to be […]

Derrick Suwaima Davis: A World Champion Hoop Dancer Breaks It Down

Derrick Suwaima Davis (Ken Ross Photography)

JORDAN WRIGHT November 20, 2012 Special to Indian Country Today Magazine

As a child growing up in his native Arizona Derrick Suwaima Davis, Hopi/Choctaw, was fairly certain how he fit into life on the reservation. “I got my first dance clothes when I was three. I was […]

Dream Weaver: Internationally Renowned Artist Teri Rofkar’s Incredible Textile Masterpieces

Jordan Wright March 2012 Special to Indian Country Today Media Network

Terri Rofkar's Lituay Bay Robe

Teri Rofkar (Tlingit of the Raven Clan from the Snail House) of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska sees patterns and shapes emerge from wool and roots. Using cedar, spruce tree roots, ferns, and mountain […]