Frederick Douglass Opie

Frederick Douglass Opie is Professor of History and Foodways at Babson College and a blogger at Food As A Lens. His work focuses on the history of food traditions, cultures and systems, and how and why they have changed. His expertise has been cited in the Harvard Gazette and NPR, among other news outlets.

Opie is a frequent guest on the popular American Public Media show The Splendid Table, the television series Appetite City and in the documentary Soul Food Junkie. He is also the author of “Hog and Hominy: Soul Food from Africa to America,” “Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala and 1882-1923“ and the forthcoming book “Black and Latino Relation in New York 1959 to 1989.”

Frederick Opie

Professor of History and Foodways at Babson College

Areas of Expertise: Foodways, Campaigns, Food Movements

Location: Babson Park, MA

Contact Info:

Phone: (781) 239-5611
Twitter: @DrFredDOpie

Heard on NPR News and Notes: A Soul Food Journey From Africa To America

Evette Rios

Evette Rios is a DIY design expert and host of “Recipe Rehab,” which airs every Sunday morning on CBC.  She blogs about cooking and crafts on and on her own website and also contributes to Everyday with Rachael Ray magazine, Siempre Mujer magazines, and “Al Despertar” on Univision. Evette was previously the co-host and designer for “Freestyle” on HGTV and for “In A Fix,” a TLC home repair show.

According to her bio, the December/January 2012 issue of Latina Magazine named Ríos one of the 50 reasons to love being Latina and the “Mobile Martha Stewart”.

Host of “Recipe Rehab” every Sunday morning on CBS

Areas of Expertise: Food & Food Trends, DIY Home Décor and Design, Interior Design, Budget-Friendly Crafts, Entertaining at Home

Location: New York City

Contact Information:
Phone: (212) 960-3026
Twitter: @evrios

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Phone: (917) 575-2157 (c) | (212) 727-2155 (o)

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