Food Dope

FoodDope is your weekly stop for culinary conversations with Hip-Hop inspired Executive Chefs, Restaurateurs, and Food Influencers. The culture has raised artists of all types, and we learn what it means to create the perfect plate in comparison to a dope album. They give us all the ingredients. Classic Hip-Hop & Culinary Arts all in one dope package. Hosted by….Nathan T Rideaux, the Creator of Playerz From The South


All Episodes

Executive Chef Analisse Diaz of Orgullo & Soul

This episode of Food Dope features the wonderfully talented and driven Executive Chef Analisse Diaz. She is the creative mastermind behind “Orgullo & Soul” which is her fusion of Afro-Boricuan and Soul culinary influences that derived from her Bronx,…

Chef Keenan Thomas

Food Dope Podcast is a conversation mashup of classic Hip-Hop and Culinary Arts, with dope dialogue featuring Hip-Hop inspired Executive Chefs, Restaurateurs, and Fine Dining Influencers.

This episode of Food Dope features Chef Keenan Thomas of…

Executive Chef Lisa Brooks

This episode of Food Dope features Chef Lisa Brooks of Charlotte, NC. She stops by to discuss her upbringing, the love that comes along with serving food to others, her team of black female Chefs, and the Fresh Fest Tour of the 80’s.

Chef and Author Terence Tomlin

This episode of Food Dope features Chef Terence Tomlin of Chesapeake, VA. He is the author of “A Beautiful Stroke” in which he details his life and what ultimately led to his life changing event in 2017. The Bridgeport, Connecticut native stops by…

Slim & Husky’s Executive Chef Jason Williams (Part 2)

Food Dope is a conversation mashup of Classic Hip-Hop and Culinary Arts. Dope conversations with Hip-Hop inspired Executive Chefs, Restaurateurs, and Fine Dining Influencers.

This episode of Food Dope features the conclusion of the interview with…

Slim & Husky’s Executive Chef Jason Williams (Part 1)

This episode of Food Dope features Executive Chef Jason Williams of Nashville, TN. We go in-depth about his life growing up in Nashville, the marketing effectiveness of Master P, and the dope Slim & Husky’s concept of Artisanal Hip-Hop themed pizza…

Food Dope with Chef Ashia Hawkins

This episode of Food Dope features Chef Ashia Hawkins of Brooklyn NY. as she talks about her favorite Brooklyn rapper, the unique concept of Canvas & Whiskey, and selling plates at age 16 out of her Nana’s second floor apartment.  
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Food Dope with Executive Chef Mikery Hatfield

This episode of Food Dope features Executive Chef Mikery Hatfield, CEO of Next Level Events based in Los Angeles, CA. We talk self-reliance, hustle, Cut-Throat Kitchen and West Coast Hip-Hop history. He recalls legendary names like Uncle Jam’s Army,…

FoodDope in Vegas with Personal Chef Charles Bell

On this episode of FoodDope, we are on location in Las Vegas. Personal Chef Charles Bell, aka Wolfgang Chuck, joins us to discuss his culinary prowess inspired from his hometown of New Orleans, and how the city has changed. He made the move to Las…