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May 13, 2014

About The Food Griot

About The Food Griot

For nearly a decade now, Tonya Hopkins, a.k.a The Food Griot, has served as a food media content provider, pundit, moderator, interviewer and all-around culinary conversationalist. Throughout the years, Ms. Hopkins has been actively involved with several food and wine organizations like The Association for the Study of Food in Society (ASFS), Culinary Historians of NY, French Culinary Institute,…

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Mar 5, 2014

Next stop; networking @ a natural #wine party & the fab! @WytheHotel…

Mar 4, 2014

Celebrating #MardisGras in #Bklyn complete w/a good pot of #gumbo!

Feb 17, 2014 / 5 notes

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Highlights from the memorable @MorrisJumel Anne #Northup meal w/ exec chef extraordinaire @HeatherW_Jones 

Feb 17, 2014 / 1 note

Some shopping/food prep highlts 4 @MorrisJumel Anne #Northup dinner: @DowntoEarthMkts @OSHBklyn @rwbubbly + skilled @iceculinary students

Feb 17, 2014 / 5 notes

Highlights from the memorable @MorrisJumel Anne #Northup meal w/ exec chef extraordinaire @HeatherW_Jones 

Feb 17, 2014

It took a village to put on #historic Anne #Northup dinner @morrisjumel mansion :)

ShoutOuts & <3 thx!: @koshersoul 4 #historic recipe sources menu, @HeatherW_Jones exec chef, @sogoodtv advisory, ice culinary students, @divathatateny @lindapelaccio @CulinaryHistNY 4 promo,  @SaratogaLibrary & @nypl research…

&#8230;But alas, once again, their award winning #wings beckoned me this slushy nite. @BonniesGrill #takeabreakfromcooking
Feb 13, 2014

…But alas, once again, their award winning #wings beckoned me this slushy nite. @BonniesGrill #takeabreakfromcooking

Feb 13, 2014

All kindsa flame-broiled goodness going on up in @BonniesGrill…

Dec 31, 2013

Gearing up to bring in the #NewYear right #collards #greens #tradition…washing them well is always the most important firs step

Dec 27, 2013

#Kwanzaa, a non-religious Afric Amer cultural holiday celebrates the 1st fruits of the harvest - the bounty from planting all the seeds; w/ the vegetables & fruits on the table symbolizing the yield

Moving onto reds by the now (sorta:) roaring fire… Here’s to cool Cali nights w/ lotsa wine to warm up with - &amp; to a Happy Holiday Season!!
Dec 20, 2013

Moving onto reds by the now (sorta:) roaring fire… Here’s to cool Cali nights w/ lotsa wine to warm up with - & to a Happy Holiday Season!!

Dec 20, 2013

@KJWines Cali home-based #HappyHour well underway. The fire’s brighter & warmer now - nice 4 a chilled Chard on a chilly Cali eve…

Dec 15, 2013

Now celebrating an an ancient Austrian grape: Neuburger lagler (if i spelled that correctly that is :) @terriorNY #Bklyn ….

Dec 15, 2013

Nuthin quite like a Sunday afternoon (serious :) Champagne holiday party right here in one’s hood…whoo hoo!