Author: serenamaria36

Bio: Serena Maria Daniels is a Feet in 2 Worlds Food Journalism Fellow at WDET.


Diving Into Detroit’s African Food Scene

Posted on: 13 Jun 2019

Despite being a majority black city, Detroit has a dearth of African cuisine. This immigrant-owned restaurant is part of a community determined to change that. On a slow Thursday afternoon at Brooklyn Street Local, owner Deveri Gifford gives Hamissi Mamba a lesson in filling an order. “So a ticket comes in here,” Gifford says, picking up a […]

Taco Trucks Bring a Taste of Jalisco to Detroit – Fi2W on the Radio

Posted on: 30 Jan 2019

A different take on Mexican food.

Detroit Diaries: Handing the Mic to Brown and Black Sources

Posted on: 21 Dec 2018

A Latina journalist reflects on reporting in Detroit’s Mexican community.

The Makings of a Revolution

Posted on: 01 Nov 2018

Detroit Diaries chronicles the experiences of Feet in 2 Worlds Food Journalism Fellows at WDET in Detroit. Growing up we moved a lot. I mean, every couple of years, if not more. A lot. Three different elementary schools in my first four years of school. We moved every time my mom earned a new degree, […]