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Morning Poems

Iliana Rocha, a contributor to SFA’s forthcoming collection of poetry, shares her work to open the last day of the fall symposium. “Still Life” is a highlight.

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.

Gravy Podcast: Of Hunger, Humanity, and Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey unleashed 30 trillion gallons of rain on Texas last summer, thousands of evacuees and first responders needed to be fed. Restaurants and commercial kitchens were turned into relief operations, and residents hauled their grills to rescue staging grounds. The response was extraordinary.

Vishwesh Bhatt’s Benedictine

Did you know that, in addition to recipes for 88 drinks, The SFA Guide to Cocktails includes a chapter on cocktail bites?

What is Latino Enough?

At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Paul Reyes introduces us to the threads of his family, woven together to create a man who wonders, “What is Latino enough?”

Traveling Ghosts Among Us

At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Michelle García rendered an image of her South Texas homeland through history, landscape, and her own writing.

Iliana Rocha: 2017 Symposium Poet in Residence

Poet Iliana Rocha is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma. Hear her words opening the 2017 symposium on our first morning.