Chefs are bringing back true, forgotten Native American food
The words “farm-to-table” and “local” are often used in food writing — they’ve almost become white noise. But there’s a particular American cuisine that is as local as can be. It is just starting to poke its head out of the sand: Native American food.
Sean Sherman is a Minnesota chef, and co-founder of The Sioux Chef (gotta love that pun).
“I grew up on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota,” Sherman said. “I’m an enrolled member of the Ogalala Lakota Sioux Tribe.”