Nov 4, 2009 | Events

Selling Their Soul: History of African American Street Vendors

$45/ dinner

Special Dinner #84

5th Annual African American Dinner

street vendor

Adrian Miller is our special guest for the second year in a row. His research for a book on the history of soul food in America brings us a flavorful exploration of African American street vendors around the country.

Adrian is former Special Assistant to President Clinton and is currently Senior Policy Advisor to Colorado

Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. His passion for food leads him to spend his free time as a certified barbecue judge for the Kansas City Barbecue Society and as a board member for the Southern Foodways Alliance, an organization crab cartdedicated to preserving and promoting the diverse food cultures of the American South. (Check out his recent interview with Ari.)

James Beard-nominated Chef Alex Young will work with Adrian crafting a menu reflecting the culinary

contributions of African American street vendors.

Reserve a Seat!



Mississippi Tamales

Deviled Crab

Hominy Croquettes


Peanut Soup


Philadelphia Pepper Pot

or, Curried Catfish


Monkey Meat & Cala