The Table Underground: 

Digging deep into stories of food, race, radical love and healing social justice. 

Radio show | Podcast | Website
WNHH community radio 103.5 fm
New Haven, CT, USA
Every other Friday at 12pm, 7pm
and Sunday at 3pm.
Stream anytime on this site (click stories), or itunes, soundcloud, stitcher and live at, or use the tunein app.



Tagan Engel

Tagan is the founder of The Table Underground radio show, podcast and website.  She has 20+ years experience working in food, as a chef, entrepreneur, activist, policy maker, business consultant and community builder. The main threads through her life and work are a passionate love of all things food and a deep connection with people and their stories as a source for justice and transformational change. The Table Underground is a place to make visible and share this love of food, community, story and justice.  
Tagan is a wife and mother of two in a family that "is her dream come true".  She is Jewish, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors and also a practitioner in the Yoruba tradition of which her husband is a Babalawo.  She is from New Haven, CT and has lived in NYC & Boston and traveled and cooked on many continents around the world.

Before The Table Underground, Tagan wrote about food and life on her blog Tagan's Kitchen where you can find some of her writings and recipes from 2009 to 2016.

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New Haven Cooks/Cocina New Haven - Community Cookbook
Can be purchased through CitySeed