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Binah: Michael W. Twitty Talks About Food, Tikkun Olam And The Afro-Jewish Culinary Connection

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Michael W. Twitty
Michael Twitty, writer, culinary historian and educator. Image courtesy of Michael Twitty

Twitty is the creator of Afroculinaria, the first blog devoted to African-American historic foodways. His book, The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South, won the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Book of the Year.

He’s joined in conversation by Jhos Singer.

At the end of the hour, Jhos Singer visits with chef, restaurateur and author Einat Admony.

David Kwan is the editor and producer of Binah, featuring remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco as part of their Arts & Ideas program.