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Roosevelt Brownlee’s Jazz Combo Platter

Vietnam war veteran, Roosevelt Brownlee spent several years working the jazz festival circuit around Europe as a cook to touring musicians. He returned to his hometown of Savannah, Georgia and continues to sell food at festivals.

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Mashama Bailey Takes The Bus Station

Mashama Bailey moves back to her birthplace of Savannah, Georgia and opens The Grey, a restaurant offering port-city Southern fare in an old Greyhound bus station originally built in 1938.

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Dora Charles Puts Her Foot In It

Dora Charles of Savannah, Georgia cooked in the kitchen of Lady & Sons for over twenty-two years, where she shared recipes handed down to her by her father and grandmother.

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Brooks’ Sandwich House

A short film about Brooks’ Sandwich House in Charlotte, North Carolina where you’re served up livermush sandwiches, hamburgers, and hot dogs.

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Un Buen Carnicero

A short film about the butchers at Cliff’s Meat Market in Carrboro, North Carolina.

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May River Oysters

Jared Mayhew of Bluffton, South Carolina is a military veteran who farms oysters on the May River.

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Muddy Pond Sorghum

A short film about the Guenther family of Monterey, Tennessee, and their Muddy Pond sorghum syrup.

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SFA 2014 Thursday-Friday Recap

A recap video of Thursday and Friday of the Southern Foodways Alliance annual fall Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi, October 2014. Filmed by Hed Hi Media.

Joe and Goren Red Dog Avery


A profile of 2014 Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award winner Goren Avery of Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham, Alabama.