OMG, ACP!!! WTF?

At SFA’s 20th symposium, Gustavo Arellano finds the origin story of a uniquely Southern dish: ACP, or Arroz con Pollo, unlike any he’s ever seen.

Oral History: Bluegrass & Birria

In our Bluegrass and Birria oral history project, Gustavo Arellano and Delilah Snell document restaurant owners in Louisville and Lexington who represent different aspects of the Mexican experience.

2017 Southern Foodways Symposium: Watch it online!

Follow the SFA on social media this weekend: @potlikker on Twitter, southernfoodways on Instagram, and this year—for the first time—we’ll be streaming presentations live online.

Song of El Sur

As Mexicans have made the South their permanent, instead of temporary, home, more tunes are beginning to incorporate it as a setting.

Bluegrass Tacos

In the northwestern part of Lexington, Kentucky, just inside the city’s loop road, there is a little bit of Mexico.

More Than Mere Mexicans

Most Mexican immigrants don’t consider themselves mexicanos. They’re more aligned by city, state, language, or even race.

Are You Taco Literate?

Tacos can be read. They carry social meanings—they are part of foodways networks of people who conduct their rich lives in languages.