Our new collection of oral histories, Helvetia, West Virginia, conveys the values of a fiercely creative and productive close-knit mountain community where Swiss and Appalachian heritage are uniquely twined
“If you’re looking in that fire… them flames blazing, opens up your mind… gives your mind time enough to catch up.”
South Pittsburg hosts its 21st annual National Cornbread Festival April 28–30, 2017.
Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.
Tom Hanchett has described Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Salad Bowl City, a moniker he’ll parse in more depth in his talk at the Summer Symposium.
On Harkers Island, a tight-knit community that holds fast to its traditions, Morales might have once been thought an outsider. Not now.
Head into summer Hurricane-style.
During the 2017 Summer Symposium in Charlotte, Piko will describe the burden that we, as eaters, assume when we engage with new immigrant restaurateurs.
“Well our philosophy is that simple. You just put out the best product that you can for the fairest price that you can, and people will come.”