Treat Yourself to Barbecue and Soul Food

Fernay McPherson, known for dishes like her popular Rosemary Fried Chicken, joins Rashad Armstead of Crave BBQ at Slow Food East Bay’s Black America dinner.
Photos courtesy of Slow Food East Bay.


Join Slow Food East Bay for Black America, the latest meal in their ongoing Cultural Food Traditions Project. Come taste outstanding barbecue and soul food prepared by Fernay McPherson of Minnie Bell’s Soul Movement and Rashad Armstead of Crave BBQ and Grammie’s. Fernay recently expanded her spot in the Emeryville Market and Rashad won Chopped this season and is also relaunching Crave at the Hilltop Mall. Shakirah Simley joins the chefs to talk about Black culinary heritage and the joys and challenges of running a Black-owned business. Cost: Sliding scale: $45–$85. Info and tickets: : here


Slow Food East Bay’s Cultural Food Traditions Project: Black America
Sunday August 25, 6–9pm
Red Bay Coffee, 3098 East 10th St, Oakland