cj presented at Tender Table on November 3, 2018 at AS220 in Providence, RI.
cj jimenez is a self-identified “Local hater”
What will you be presenting on? Family, grief, depression, anxiety and queerness with a tropical background.
Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: dont do anything that doesnt build flavor!
If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: chicken & rice with red beans
Favorite food: pineapple, any rice, any (seasoned) chicken. beans in most forms.
Recommended reading: burn this is how you lose her (junot diaz) and 100 years of solitude use the flame to light a dominican cigar, put it on an altar & read love & rockets & house on mango street.
Best meals: anything Ive eaten with my hands on a beach
Food you'd like to try: whats that bird that they drown on cognac and you have to cover your face to hide your shame from god?