The Main Ingredient

WELC-YUMM Yum Crumbs!! Sooo we finally made it here! I’m so excited to “dish” with y’all! What’s better than good convo and good cocktails over great food boo? Not nothin. Life’s so Yummmm! Who ready?! Who You?

I’m Chef Vicky V. A Fat Black Girl Living in a curated world! I wanted to create a space to give you a front seat to the foodie landscape.

If you’re down I can introduce you to places you may want to try! My favorite thing in life is to pair eats and treats, with what we love as millennials. Eff’n everything! Ha!

We gonna vibe out and cook some shit too! Put those buds in my hands Chile!! Now let’s do this dance….

“Life is a buffet, but most poor bastards are starving to death.” – Auntie Mamie

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C is for Chef

My vision is to create a space to inspire people to live in their own personal truths, by dismantling stereotypes about what it means to be different

3 in Ate

This takes one food based item and uses it in 3 different applications in a quick break down.

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