Carla Hall in conversation with Gail O’Neill, Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration

Carla Hall in conversation with Gail O’Neill, Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration

Co-host of ABC’s hit Emmy Award winning lifestyle show The Chew and fan favorite on Bravo’s Top Chef, Carla Hall celebrates soul food and gives classic dishes her own fresh twists, with 145 delectable recipes updated for the way we eat now. 

In Carla Hall’s Soul Food, the beloved chef and television celebrity takes us back to her own Nashville roots to offer a fresh, lip-smackin’ look at America’s favorite comfort cuisine and traces soul food’s history from Africa and the Caribbean to the American South. Carla shows us that soul food is more than barbecue and mac and cheese. Traditionally a plant-based cuisine, everyday soul food is full of veggie goodness that’s just as delicious as cornbread and fried chicken.

From Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Hot Sauce Vinaigrette to Tomato Pie with Garlic Bread Crust, the recipes in Carla Hall’s Soul Food deliver her distinctive Southern flavors using farm-fresh ingredients. The results are light, healthy, seasonal dishes with big, satisfying tastes—the mouthwatering soul food everyone will want a taste of.

Five days a week Carla Hall bursts into your kitchens as the co-host of ABC’s talk show “The Chew.” Carla has never considered doing anything more than following her heart. From accountant to model to caterer to talk show host, life is a journey, and every wrong turn leads to a right.

Gail O'Neill write about arts and culture for ArtsATL.com. The native New Yorker earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University and spent 10 years circling the globe as a model before finding her voice in front of the camera as a writer and features reporter for CBS News in New York. She relocated to Atlanta in 2000 to host a weekly travel show for CNN, and subsequently hosted series and specials on HGTV. She is style editor for Southern Seasons Magazine and writes about film, politics, sports and fashion on her blog, The Gaily Planet.

Admission is $40 for general public and $35 for members. Each ticket includes a copy of Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration.

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