Acclaimed Chef/Restaurateur/Author Tanya Holland, of Brown Sugar Kitchen, Launches Debut Podcast, “Tanya’s Table,” with MuddHouse Media, on July 28, 2020
Acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen (Oakland, Calif.) announces the official launch of her debut podcast, Tanya’s Table, in partnership with MuddHouse Media. Season One of Tanya’s Table features Holland in riveting conversations with many of today’s leading innovators and tastemakers: Questlove, Samin Nosrat, Alice Waters, Danny Meyer, Tyler Florence, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Bassem Youssef, Carla Hall, Gina Torres, Ledisi, Aisha Tyler, Kevin Youkilis, Goapele, and Taniya Nayak.
Episodes of Tanya’s Table will air once a week on Tuesdays on all major podcast platforms from July 28 – November 3, 2020.Holland is an international icon and the leading African-American woman chef in the modern culinary arena. She’s wowed audiences with her incredibly charismatic persona on a plethora of national TV shows (Top Chef, NBC’s Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Talk, Food Network) and has been lauded by critics for her distinct California-inspired renditions of soul food classics. A James Beard Foundation Media Awards Judge and U.S. State Department culinary diplomat, Holland takes listeners on a 45-minute adventure each episode of Tanya’s Table by offering both a behind-the-scenes look at her guests’ intriguing lives as well as bringing forth vital issues facing the world.
Tanya’s Table spotlights Holland and her guests discussing food, culture, and diverse foodways as podcast listeners peer through the window to experience their candid, and often hilarious, conversations. While food is the center of attention, Holland explores other lifestyle topics such as travel, social awareness, self-help and work/life balance, challenges and triumphs, discovering off-the-radar gems, sustainability, the role of mentors, and more. Every episode further delves into each guest’s individual identity through their sense of taste (with food, design, style, etc.) and discovering foods of their heritage.
Holland is at the vanguard of contemporary California cuisine with decades of accolades to her credit. Tanya’s Table offers a critical platform for Holland to connect with influential figures for real-talk conversations. Teeming with idiosyncratic charm and hospitality, Holland is the voice of 2020 that podcast-devotees are destined to love.
The episode schedule for Season One of Tanya’s Table is as follows:
Questlove (July 28), Samin Nosrat (August 4), Alice Waters (August 11), Danny Meyer (August 18), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (August 25), Carla Hall (September 1), Ledisi (September 8), Bassem Youssef (September 15), Aisha Tyler (September 22), Tyler Florence (September 29), Gina Torres (October 6), Kevin Youkilis (October 13), Goapele (October 20), and Taniya Nayak (October 27).
“An icon in the food world”
–Food & Wine
“Down-Home Done Right”
–O, The Oprah Magazine
“The pioneer of Oakland cuisine designed the perfect waffle, but that’s just the beginning…”
“At Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, Tanya Holland’s Creole shrimp and grits seems to be infused with concentric layers of flavor.
Customers feel so passionate about the dish that they regularly pay tribute with love letters left on their tables.”
-The New York Times
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