Chefs and Restaurants

Chef Simeon Hall Jr. Cooks the Bahamas

Simeon Hall Jr.

As a young boy, when people told me that the Bahamas was just sun, sand, and sea, I never believed that. Because for me, it was always food, sun, sand, and sea. My lineage is peppered with Bahamian food pioneers. My great-grandmother was one of the first Black women in the Bahamas to own what we colloquially call a tuckshop, or a small bodega inside her home. Similarly, my grandmother Nola Musgrove made her mark as...