Yohana Solomon had to learn a different way of living when she emigrated to America 20 years ago. She took political asylum here as her home country of Ethiopia was in the middle of a war. Eventually, she landed in Atlanta. And now she brings the whole world to a Southern supper table.
Two years ago, Yohana and her friend Amanda Plumb started Chow Club Atlanta – a rotating dinner club featuring meals from around the world. Now, the Chow Club has hundreds of people who come to their events every month. It’s all part of Yohana’s belief that we are all more alike than different – and one of the best ways to show it is when we sit down to eat.
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- The Chow Club Atlanta website
- Chow Club's Instagram feed
- A nicely done video on a Chow Club event
- A blog post about Yohana and her mom
Other music in this episode:
- Podington Bear, "Hot Chip"
- John Bartmann, "West in Africa"
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