ThePeoplesCook Goes to The Smithsonian May 28 and 29th

ThePeoplesCook Goes to The Smithsonian May 28 and 29th

May 26, 2016

That’s right. We are taking the LowRiderKitchenCart to the Smithsonian May 28th and May29th with Viva La Slow and Low, a interactive experience designed by Robert Karimi & ThePeoplesCook Project. Fun, joy, food, and chilling it out will be in order. Also special guests coming to cook and give the down low about issues of […]

Getting ready for the final performances in Florida June 1 and 2nd

Getting ready for the final performances in Florida June 1 and 2nd

May 26, 2016

That’s right we are getting ready for the final performances by the participants of ThePeoplesCook Project workshop.  It’s been an incredible 5 weeks, so much to say, so many good stories. The community here has been so supportive and there’s already talk of coming back. Here are some photos to whet your appetite for the […]

DreamCookDelicious begins!

DreamCookDelicious begins!

Apr 26, 2016

                        Last night the kitchen and gym at the 13th Avenue Dream Center was packed with people hungry for food as Mero Cocinero showed up and got the youth cooking and eating together with their families. With an amazing Vegetable Curry, donated from Arts […]

DreamCookDelicious Residency April 25 – June 3rd in Palmetto and Bradenton, Florida

DreamCookDelicious Residency April 25 – June 3rd in Palmetto and Bradenton, Florida

Apr 26, 2016

The Peoples Cook Project is proud to announce ThePeoplesCook Project Residency Dream. Cook. Delicious. The Goal: The Peoples Cook Project will work with 13th Ave Dream Center and Palmetto Youth Center to enhance how they deliver healthy messaging and offer programming and workshops to spark cultural remembrance as act of balanced health. What’s Happening: Artistic […]

Your moment of Revolutionary Spark

Your moment of Revolutionary Spark

Feb 23, 2016

Watch The People making an afrodisiac together to a soundtrack you can dance to. Enjoy!  

Check out Video from Charlotte Residency

Check out Video from Charlotte Residency

May 14, 2015

Here’s a video from the 2015 Residency at the McColl Center. This gives you a sense what happen when The Peoples Cook project resides in a city for months and months.

Selena: How San Antonio Remembered Her

Selena: How San Antonio Remembered Her

Mar 31, 2015

by Robert Karimi Originally published in La Prensa de San Antonio 1995 The weather forecasters predicted partly cloudy skies last Thursday, but the sky was a dark grey last Friday. San Antonians coming from lunch, work, school or on the freeway were shocked when they heard Selena had been shot in Corpus Christi. “I thought […]

Make your own Burrito Dinner to Free a Journalist held in Iran

Make your own Burrito Dinner to Free a Journalist held in Iran

Mar 12, 2015

Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has been detained in Iran since JULY 22, 2014. He has now been held longer than any previous Western journalist in Iran. No charges have been brought against him. When I first started my Cooking Show, I made an Abgoosht Burrito, a burrito made from a Persian stew soup recipe […]

Thank you for a great 2014, we look forward to 2015!!

Thank you for a great 2014, we look forward to 2015!!

Dec 17, 2014

  From everyone here at ThePeoplesCook project, and all the folks at  Kaotic Good Productions we want to thank you for a wonderful year. We served almost 10,000 people in 5 cities, and we’re getting ready for our next adventure in Charlotte, North Carolina. We’ll be placing a year in review and updates about the […]

Watch the Letters to Our Grandchildren video

Watch the Letters to Our Grandchildren video

Dec 12, 2014

Produced by ThePeoplesCook with Lazy Hmong Woman Productions and directed by Joua Lee, check out the new video documenting the Letters to Our Grandchildren project. See it here, or go to the vimeo page: for more information on the 2014 project, go the Wisdom page.