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FAD: The Ambassador of Experience

At FAD Fine Dining in Marietta, Georgia, owner and self-proclaimed Ambassador of Experience Ade “Fad” Faderin serves modern Nigerian cuisine to West African expatriates and novices alike. The atmosphere is part British pub, part “buka,” or Nigerian neighborhood joint.

Phila Hach


A profile of 2015 Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award winner Phila Hach of Hachland Hill, Joelton, TN.

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Chi Mai

Mai Nguyen’s restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East takes inspiration from the three main regions of her home country, Vietnam.

Viet Cajun

Viet Cajun

Since the fall of Saigon, the Houston area has become home to more than 300,000 Vietnamese residents, making it the third largest concentration in the United States. So it’s no surprise that this population has put its own spin on the traditional Gulf crawfish boil, adding in flavors like lemongrass, ginger, and garlic to create a much spicier dish than may be found elsewhere in the region.

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Southern Betty Brunch

This film celebrates exceptional female chefs, farmers, and winemakers across the South.

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South Meets South

Atlanta-based chefs Asha Gomez and Steven Satterfield discuss the remarkable similarities between their respective Souths: Kerala, India, and the American South.