TRUE STORY: Tamales are a uniquely American dish that dates back to 6000BC. During that time, they were considered SACRED… as in the FOOD OF THE GODS! This week J.R. McKinny, owner of It’s Tamale Time, shares an amazing entrepreneurial story that is filled with history & fate.
J.R. walks us through the provenance of his business, starting with his late grandmother, Maw Maw Subia’s cherished recipe. We talk about the trials & tribulations of starting a business in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael and then GROWING it during a pandemic. Truly inspiring!
If this episode made you hungry, you can order J.R.’s tamales here! https://www.itstamaletime.com