Kwame Onwuachi: From NYC to Nigeria, A Taste of His America
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On this episode of The Meals That Made Me, Adam fanboys over his guest Kwame Onwuachi, a James Beard award-winning chef and author of the critically acclaimed cookbook “My America,” and memoir “Notes from a Young Black Chef.” Kwame also recently opened his new restaurant, Tatiana, at Lincoln Center in NYC featuring an Afro-Caribbean menu influenced by his NYC roots. Kwame talks with Adam about the culinary anthropology behind his favorite dishes and travels throughout his life. From growing up in the Bronx eating his “creme de la creme” childhood meal of Fisherman’s pie, to a roasted squab dish he made for the opening of the African American museum, to the dream meal that he would make Lebron James if given the opportunity, these are the meals that made Kwame Onwuachi. This podcast is produced by First We Feast in collaboration with Complex Networks Host: Adam Richman Executive Producers: Chris Schonberger, Nicola Linge, and Justin Bolois Head of Podcast Production: Jen Stewart Supervising Producer: Shiva Bayat Senior Producer: Jocelyn Arem Associate Producers: Nina Pollock and Katherine Hernandez Production Managers: Shamara Rochester and Natasha Bennett Recording Engineer / Sound Designer: Andrew Guastella Thanks to the team at Buzzfeed For more First We Feast content, head to First We Feast on IG, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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