Restaurants with a James Beard award contender, Exploring Black identity with dance

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Restaurant workers at a New York bar and restaurant Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Kathy Willens/AP Photo

First, the co-owner of a James Beard “Outstanding Restaurant” finalist breaks down their vision for good food. Then, a Northwestern professor discusses how an on-campus dance program contributes to the lived Black experience.

Featured in this Show

  • Door County’s Wickman House a semifinalist for James Beard ‘Outstanding Restaurant’ award

    The Wickman House in Ellison Bay, Door County, is nominated for a prestigious 2023 James Beard award in the “outstanding restaurant” category. Wickman House owner Mike Holmes welcomes the recognition of his staff, who grow and prepare much of the restaurant’s food onsite.

  • Exploring the lived Black experience through dance

    A new grant will allow a program at Northwestern to further explore Black dance practices in the United States, as well as how they contribute to Black identity. We speak with the professor leading the program to learn more.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Mike Holmes Guest
  • Thomas DeFrantz Guest

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