Come and sit down at this table, Tanya's Table. We will learn from some of the most interesting people in our culture today. We have so much to learn from each other. The more we know, the smarter, more kind and more understanding we become. The world could use a large dash of that right now, in 2020. We will engage in many topics tethered by food and culture. Let’s learn together to make our world better. Let's break bread.
Award winning chef & kindred spirit Karen Akunowicz joins Tanya's Table
This is a phenomenal episode of Tanya's Table, a conversation between two kindred spirits, both alumni of the Boston food-scene. Karen Akunowicz owns the award winning Fox & The Knife in South Boston, she is also a cookbook author and former contestant on Top Chef...sound familiar?
2 time James Beard winner Edouardo Jordan joins Tanya's Table
Join Tanya as she welcomes 2x James Beard winner Edouardo Jordan, hailing from Seattle WA. He has the incredible accomplishment of two-time recognition in the same year by the Beard Foundation- 2018 Best Chef of the Northwest and Best New Restaurant. TONS of fun here with these two incredibly talented voices!
Nigerian-American professional basketball player Festus Ezeli joins Tanya's Table
Festus Ezeli is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G League. He had previously played five seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Vanderbilt before being selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draftby the Golden State Warriors. Ezeli won an NBA Championship with the Warriors in 2015. He last appeared in the 2016 NBA Finals, and did not play basketball since his knee surgery in the 2017 season until coming back in 2021.
American jazz and gospel singer Lizz Wright visits Tanya's Table podcast.
Lizz Wright was born in the small town of Hahira, Georgia; one of three children and the daughter of a minister and the musical director of their Church. She started singing gospel music and playing piano in church as a child, and also became interested in jazz and blues.
Wright joined the Atlanta-based vocal quartet In the Spirit in 2000, which soon achieved critical acclaim, and in 2002 she signed a recording contact with Verve Records, where her musical compositions and vocal style led her to be conpared to that of Norah Jones.
Her first album, Salt was released in the Spring of 2003 (and reached number two on the Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz chart in 2004). Her next release was not a follow-up of her debut, but this record maintined the jazz and pop blend, while incorporating folk music to her musical blend.Dreaming Wide Awake in June 2005 (which reached number one on the Top Contemporary Jazz chart in 2005 and 2006). In 2008, Wright released The Orchard to positive reviews.
Ericka Huggins, human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader joins Tanya's Table
Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader and former political prisoner. For the past 30 years, she has lectured throughout the United States and internationally. Her extraordinary life experiences have enabled her to speak personally and eloquently on issues relating to the physical and emotional well-being of women, children and youth, whole being education, over incarceration, and the role of the spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting change.
Chef and renowned TV personality, Manet Chauhan joins Tanya’s Table Podcast
Join Tanya as she chats with Maneet Chauhan, owner of Chauhan Ale and Masala House in Nashville, TN. Maneet is an Indian American chef and renowned TV personality, and the two have a lot in common in terms of their innovation around flavor and culture throughout their restaurants.
I appreciate the guests, however, the low volume of Tanya’s voice is an irritating contrast to the volume of her guests.
Tanya’s podcast is a pleasure to listen to each and every episode. Cant wait for the next season!
I found this podcast through another podcast (The main ingredient). I love Tanyas perspective and everything she is doing!