November 4, 2022
TASTE Podcast 156: Osayi Endolyn
Osayi Endolyn is a journalist, cookbook author, and cultural commentator of the highest degree. In this action-packed episode, we talk about her latest cookbook project, Ghetto Gastro Presents Black Power Kitchen. We find out about what goes into writing a cookbook that isn’t structured like a typical cookbook, and we go back to hear about Osayi’s life growing up around California, her early work in TV and film, and her assessment of what the Ghetto Gastro authors describe as “hood Chinese” food. This talk is a long time coming, and we hope you enjoy getting to know one of food media’s great voices.
Also on the show, restaurateur and former Eleven Madison Park owner Will Guidara stops by to talk about his new book, Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect.
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More from Osayi Endolyn:
Assisted Living [Oxford American]
Christmas With Musicians Is as Sweet as It Sounds [Food & Wine]
I Drove 300 Miles Through the Low Country for Life-Changing Food [CN Traveler]