Meet Stevens Flagg: Sunday Symposium Chef

In 2013, Stevens Flagg became executive chef of Giardina’s in Greenwood, MS. His plans for the future include opening his own restaurant group, All Walks, to attract “all walks of people.”

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Kahlil Arnold, Mr. Meat and Three

Meet Kahlil Arnold of Arnold’s Country Kitchen, who will prepare half of the Friday lunch at our upcoming Symposium.

A Love Affair with Food

For the past five years, David Crews and dozens of his students from Mississippi Delta Community College culinary arts technology program have operated as behind-the-scenes staff assisting with meal preparation and service.

Down in Greenwood with Taylor Bowen Ricketts

Today, meet Taylor Bowen Ricketts, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and a graduate of the University of Mississippi. During and after school, she worked in the Oxford food scene (including a stint at the Yocona River Inn) before moving to the Mississippi Delta. Her Louisiana grandparents gave her an upbringing in classic Cajun and Creole … Continued

Fall Symposium Bibliography

Put on your smarty pants and check out the bibliography for our 17th annual foodways symposium.

Ben Mims has a Sweet Tooth

Ben Mims likes his desserts both sweet and Southern. Born in Mississippi, Mims attended Mississippi State University in Starkville before taking off for the bright lights, big city of New York. Now an associate food editor at Food & Wine magazine, he previously worked in the kitchens of Saveur magazine, SF’s Bar Agricole, and NY’s Jean-Georges. Mims also … Continued