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An Evening with Tunde Wey


Time: Monday, October 29, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Ohio Union Performance Hall

HE IS A NIGERIAN born in Lagos state, the economic nerve center of Africa’s most populous black nation. His name is TUNDE WEY, very famous in New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington DC, other major states in United States for his expertise in profound food delicacies based on his rich food repertoire from West Africa. Presently, this Nigerian is regarded King of Cuisine in New Orleans for his gifted hands.

Tunde has created notable food concepts in Detroit and New Orleans as well as a traveling dinner and dialogue dinner series exploring Blackness in America. His food work has been written about in the New York Times, Washington Post and NPR among other media outlets. His creative writing has been published in the Oxford American, Boston Globe among others.

His cuisine is breath-taking delicacies which are reflected in his ‘Lagos Restuarant’ that converges various celebrities in New Orleans, where his well prepared spicy meals are enjoyed by lots of African-Americans. Without doubt, Tunde’s meal takes you inside ‘Lagos with love’. He reportedly said: “People are no longer enjoying food. They enjoy the idea of food.”

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