Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson joins Anjali Kumar for Lunchtime at Google. This event took place on May 8, 2012, as part of the Lunchtime at Google series.
Acclaimed drummer, DJ, producer, culinary entrepreneur, and Co-Founder of the The Roots – Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, is making his way into the culinary world with ‘?uest Loves Food’ and his signature “Love’s Drumsticks.” ?uestlove is the unmistakable heartbeat of The Roots, Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop band. Beyond that, this Grammy award-winning musician’s indisputable reputation has landed him musical directing positions with everyone from D’Angelo to Eminem to Jay-Z. He is the Musical Director for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and his beloved Roots crew serves as house band. In addition to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, ?uestlove is also the Musical Director for the Comedy Awards on Comedy Central and will be in several commercials this year.
?uest Loves Food begins its culinary quest in 2011, featuring Creole and Korean inspired soul food with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and “on-a-stick” decadence, for high profile industry events. ?uest Loves Food has battled David Chang of Momofuku on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, taken over the cafeteria at Google, featured at Food & Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs Event, and “Love’s Drumsticks have been featured in Food & Wine Magazine and Bon Appetit Magazine; listed in their “Top 25 Things to Eat, Drink, and Cook in 2012”.
Hosted By: Anjali Kumar
Directed By: Ballard Boyd
Produced By: Christine Van Valey
Written By: Anjali Kumar, Christine Van Valey & Lauren Siegal
Doodle By: Ryan Germick
Traffic Control By: Jaci Badzin