Atlanta's Family Food & Music Festival in Historic Westside Village (AUC)


August 5, 2019 - NARCITY

This Atlanta Soul Food Festival Next Month Is So Massive It Spreads Across Four Days

One thing's for sure - whether you're a native Georgia peach or a transplant from elsewhere, loving and living in Georgia comes with loving soul food. The sweet smell of collard greens, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, cobbler and more will come together during Atlanta's free four-day Taste of Soul Festival. Taste of Soul Atlanta is a festival that celebrates all things soul foodand the people behind those dishes. 

Taste of Soul Atlanta (TOSA) is more than just a food festival. It's four days jam-packed with activities. For all the TOSA newbies out there, let's break down each day for you. 



August 31 2017

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0:00: Rose Scott interviews Antoine McNeal, founder of Taste of Soul Atlanta. McNeal talks about the expansive soul food industry in Atlanta, and why he created the festival, which takes place on the Westside.

15:09: A conversation with three female leaders in the culinary industry. Chef Deborah VanTrece, executive chef and owner of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, Chef Jennifer Hill Booker, a 20-year veteran and award-winning mixologist, Tiffanie Barriere, have been invited to present a collaborative dinner at the famed James Beard House in New York — a first for three African-American women. They sit down with Rose Scott to talk about race, gender and southern cuisine vs. soul food.


Resorts & Lodges

July 31 2017

Taste of Soul - Atlanta has become one of the top Atlanta food and music showcases in only its third year, and it will take place on September 2-3 in Downtown Atlanta. Pairing R&B and Soul musicians with a variety of Soul Cuisine, a kid zone, art exhibits, and a 5k run/walk.  Frenchie Davis, Ricco Barrino, Phillippia, and scores of others headline the music concert.  Adventurous patrons will have the opportunity to participate in the Rise Run (5K), which is a run/walk through the Downtown West. The kid's zone features games and activities for all ages.


 91.9 Upfront - with Ray Cornelius

Make sure you all tune into “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.” It airs Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. EST.  The September 10 show guests include Filmmaker Phill Branch, who stops by to discuss his new indie project “Searching for Shaniqua." Beyoncé's Fashion Stylist, Ty Hunter is town for his  networking event "Let's Talk" and actress and reality star Chyrstale Wilson dishes about her appearance on tonight's season premiere of "Iyanla: Fix My Life." My last guest is singer Phillippia, who joins me in the studio to chat about her new music and her appearance at the Taste of Soul Atlanta Festival which takes place on September 10.