Tag Archives: Brown Sugar

THE BROTHERS DOZEN & A SISTA – 13 Successful Black Directors

THE BROTHERS DOZEN & A SISTA – 13 Successful Black Directors

Saw a story on Atlanta Blackstar’s website about black film directors.  A good overview of these mavericks, I wanted to share and archive it, here in the Funkalicious blog…

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An Open Letter to D’Angelo – insideplaya

An Open Letter to D’Angelo – insideplaya

Recently my friend Gary Harris, who happens to be a former EMI A&R exec, has been criticized and bashed by several fans and other outlets on the web.  One who introduced me to the music of D’Angelo back in 1992 prior to it’s release while I was at WBLS, he wrote an open letter to the artist, expressing a personal point of view.

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D’ANGELO’S FUNKIN’ DOING SHOWS!

D’ANGELO’S FUNKIN’ DOING SHOWS!

D’Angelo has taken the stage over the past two months.  He did a few sets in London a couple weeks ago and another at Minneapolis’ popular venue First Avenue (that Prince made famous) with Questlove in June, according to okayplayer.com.  I discovered this in light of a poster saying he’s performing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on August 1st.  That date is the kick-off of several sets through October.

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Harold’s Deli

Harold’s Deli

On a recent episode of Man v Food on the Travel Channel, my favorite network, the host Adam Richman ate at a deli in New Jersey called Harold’s. He ate a humongous sandwich and a huge piece of cake. So of course you know I had to go and check this place out for myself.

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Cake Boss Take 2

Cake Boss Take 2

I just happened to be in Hoboken, NJ trying to retrieve a lost item that I left on New Jersey Transit and as I was leaving I turned the corner and noticed that there was no line to get into Carlo’s Bake Shop. The last time I visited Carlo’s, owned by The Cake Boss, the line was a couple of very long blocks long and it took me an hour and a half just to get to the door.

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Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Pork Butt and Things

Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Pork Butt and Things

Here is my recipe for my Smoked Pork Butt with Baked Sweet Potatoes and Garlic Roasted String Beans.

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Sista ToFunky’s Udon Noodle Soup

Sista ToFunky’s Udon Noodle Soup

Here is my recipe for my Udon Noodle Soup.

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Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Cornish Hens

Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Cornish Hens

Here is my recipe for my Smoked Cornish Hens.

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Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli is a New York Institution.

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Sista ToFunky’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Sista ToFunky’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Here is my recipe for my Blueberry BBQ Sauce.

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Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Ox Tails

Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Ox Tails

Here is my recipe for my BBQ Ox Tails.

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Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Here is my recipe for my Grilled Pineapple Salad.

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Magnifico’s

Magnifico’s

Ok, I have a hidden passion for sweets and I love really good ice cream. Magnifco’s makes really good ice cream. They have an assortment of rotating flavors and a list of seasonal flavors as well. You can get fresh Fruit Sundaes, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Italian Ices, Gelati and sooooooooo much more. This is the place to go on a hot summer night. Check them out!

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In Need of FUNK from D’Angelo and Van HUNT!

In Need of FUNK from D’Angelo and Van HUNT!

It’s been awhile since friends and lovers of Van Hunt and D’Angelo have heard new music from them. Two of R&B’s best talents to come to prominence in the past twenty years, I find myself craving new music from these two musician/ singer/ songwriters.

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