San Francisco carries a rich, African American culinary history. Documented by San Franciscan, Chef Wanda Blake, she also talks about how gentrification changed the neighborhood she called home and nourished both her soul and hunger for entrepreneurship.
Bay Area chef, Wanda Blake, chronicles her childhood in Black San Francisco by recalling the restaurants and Black business owners who nourished her with food and opportunity. Revisiting her time walking down Divisadero Street and other Black enclaves such as the Fillmore District, Chef Black documents a tightly-knitted community that gradually eroded as gentrification heightened.
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