CCJ Reports

Student Production: Cultural Food Options

Student Production: Cultural Food Options

Student Production, Student Production

January 22, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Jessica Lee takes a look at whether there are enough cultural food options for students on campus.

Student Production: Macon’s Food Deserts

Student Production: Macon’s Food Deserts

Student Production, Student Production

January 22, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Connor Cable takes a look at some areas of Macon that leave residents with few grocery options.

Student Production: Growler USA

Student Production: Growler USA

Student Production, Student Production

January 22, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Brittany Harvey takes viewers inside Growler USA in Mercer Landing to find out more about the food and beer selection.

Student Production: Vegetarian Options

Student Production: Vegetarian Options

Student Production, Student Production

January 22, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Aliyah Dorsey talks with vegetarian students about their dining options in and around Mercer University's campus.

Student Production: Daylight Donuts

Student Production: Daylight Donuts

Student Production, Student Production

January 22, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Eryn Lee takes viewers inside of Daylight Donuts in Mercer Landing. She talks about the menu and gets feedback from a student about the restaurant.

Comfort Food Series: Dawson’s Kitchen

Comfort Food Series: Dawson’s Kitchen

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

January 17, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

Hearty, home cooked tastes and often deep fried, comfort food can be a lot of things to different people, but for customers of Dawson’s kitchen in Macon, it’s all about eating the food that warms their bodies and their souls “It’s always good to have a hot meal when it’s good and cold outside”,...

Ask us your questions about food in Macon

Ask us your questions about food in Macon

Sonya Green, Engagement Reporter/Coordinator

January 10, 2019


Filed under Engagement Projects, Macon Food Story, Macon Me Curious, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

Macon Me Curious wants to answer your food-related questions. Since September, Macon Food Story has reported everything from the best corner cafes to holiday traditions from around the world. We want your help to continue to explore the intersections of food and life. Tells us what you want to know...

Comfort Food: Chili

Comfort Food: Chili

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

January 10, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

It takes a day in advance to make and often times, gallons of it are gone after the lunch hour. CCJ News Director Amyre Makupson, spent time with Joe Mullendore, the man behind the restaurant Joe D’s on Ingleside in Macon, to find out how his chili is able to feed the soul and fill the belly of his...

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle in 2019

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle in 2019

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

January 3, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

It’s the resolution that has stood the test of time – losing weight. As part of the Macon Food Story, we’ve shown you some great places to get some incredible, and not necessarily low fat, meals and we don’t plan on stopping that this year. But what we will do, is give you some tips to create...

Collard Greens and Black Eyed Peas: Why we eat them on January 1st?

Collard Greens and Black Eyed Peas: Why we eat them on January 1st?

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

December 28, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

Richard Locket has been cooking for a long time. As the head chef at MeMaw’s in Macon, he knows a thing or two about soul food and southern food traditions like eating black eyed peas and collard greens on January first. “Well, it’s an old slave tradition, that’s what it is”, says Richard...

This Macon family combines three cultural traditions for a food-filled Christmas

This Macon family combines three cultural traditions for a food-filled Christmas

Sonya Green, Engagement Reporter

December 24, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story

Mario Barragan’s fondest memories of celebrating the Mexican holiday, Noche Buena, involve cooking tamales with his great-grandmother. Noche Buena is celebrated on what would be Christmas Eve in America. It is observed with the birth of Jesus re-enactments, street parties and food that included the t...

Holiday Foods from the Homeland: The German Christkindl Market

Holiday Foods from the Homeland: The German Christkindl Market

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

December 20, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

Dublin is a city known for its Irish ties, but come December, it's all about Germany and its Christkindlmarket. "It’s a place where people can meet at Christmastime. So, [they can] get together, have fun, eat great things [and] buy presents for Christmas," said organizer Christine Kehrer. When...

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