Philadelphia Chef Jennifer Zavala on Birria Tacos, Food Media, Her Top Chef Experience and Her Tamale Pop-Up

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On this week’s podcast, I speak with Jennifer Zavala. Jennifer is a chef in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is currently doing a pop-up called Juana Tamale out of Underground Arts. We talk about a wide range of topics including her “illegal” tamale business, birria tacos, influencers and bloggers  vs reviewers, cooking with cannabis, getting death threats for making vegan meatballs, her time on Top Chef, and so much more.


Jennifer Zavala

Jennifer’s Instagram

Juana Tamale Instagram

Jennifer’s Twitter

JL Jupiter’s visit to Jennifer’s pop-up 




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