Gravy Blog Posts

Chef Kevin Mitchell at the Nat Fuller Feast of 2015 with guests Katie DePoppe and Thetyka Robinson. Photo by Jonathan Boncek.

A Charleston Feast for Reconciliation

In 1865, at the end of the Civil War, an unusual dinner party was held in Charleston that brought white and black residents together. In this episode of Gravy, producer Philip Graitcer brings us the story of that dinner, and how it’s still resonating today.

Photo of Waiter Carriers courtesy of the town of Gordonsville, VA.

Fried Chicken: A Complicated Comfort Food

Ask anyone to name one Southern food, and you’ll likely hear two words: Fried Chicken. But there is more going on with this staple of the Southern table than you might think.

A pelican on the Fairhope, Alabama Town Pier.

A Bizarre Natural Phenomenon in Gravy Episode 40

Fish swimming right up to a beach? Stacks of crabs, just waiting to be caught? People gigging dozens and dozens of flounder, all in a few hours? It seemed like something out of a science fiction movie.