On weeknights, Lannie’s Bar-B-Q Spot is one of the few non-chain businesses near downtown Selma where locals can grab a quick meal.
by Cynthia Joyce (Gravy, Fall 2016) Photos by Kate Medley “You’re from Charlotte?” the waiter asks. “I never meet anyone here who’s actually from Charlotte.” I am having lunch with my parents at Kid Cashew, a newish tapas spot in the Dilworth neighborhood. (I’ve chosen not to order the restaurant’s signature cocktail, Goat’s Breast Milk, … Continued
How Emily Wallace and I found ourselves on a 286-mile loop that we affectionately dubbed The Emily Elizabeth West Virginia Hot Dog Road Trip.
Mahalia Jackson entered into respectability through the shaming kitchen door, kicking the door down as she stepped.
I once made an oblong pizza that depicted the American flag, using food coloring for the blue field of stars with alternating stripes of cheese and tomato sauce. My wife said it was the ugliest pizza she’d ever seen.
if you ask anyone who knows they’ll tell you it’s not really Calabash seafood unless you’re eating it in Calabash.
Carne asada tacos are now as Southern as biscuits and gravy, whether people want to believe it or not.
Rebecca Lauck Cleary leads us through the maze of corn-made consumables.
Native Americans memorialized and celebrated the prominent role of corn in their lives through stories passed from grandmothers to granddaughters, in meals cooked around clan fires, through male voices raised in song, and in the rattle-shaking of female stomp dances.