Kojo looks back on the local impact of Dick Gregory, the legendary comedian and civil rights activist who adopted Washington as his home town.
After 38 years in business, award-winning restaurateur Nora Pouillon will close Restaurant Nora, the country’s first certified organic restaurant. In the coming months, Pouillon will also receive the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering organic food and D.C.’s farm-to-table movement. She joins Kojo in conversation about organic dining, healthy foods, the restaurant business and her future plans.
- Nora Pouillon Founder and Co-Owner, Restaurant Nora; Author, "My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today"
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