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TED Talk: An Interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine

  • The Towers 350 Hioaks Road Richmond, VA, 23225 United States (map)

Leah Chase's New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase changed the course of American history over gumbo and fried chicken. During the civil rights movement, it was a place where white and black people came together, where activists planned protests and where the police entered but did not disturb -- and it continues to operate in the same spirit today.

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