We’re excited to announce that Johnny’s Greek and Three will screen at Oxford Film Festival as part of the festival’s documentary shorts program. Timothy Hontzas is a Homewood Chef and restaurant owner of Johnny’s – one of the top meat and three lunch spots in Birmingham (recently nominated for a James Beard Award). He is … Continued
Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey will screen two films at the 19th annual Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama.
Nowruz, or Persian New Year, is an annual secular festival timed to the spring equinox. Feasts served over thirteen days in March celebrate rebirth, renewal, and the rewarding complexities of life.
From souvlaki to hot dogs, baklava to snapper throats, and barbecue to meat-and-threes, the South and Greece intertwine in Alabama.
Meat-and-three, to me, it’s what brings people together. It’s who we are without forgetting our Greek roots.
“They call me the ambassador of Highlands… That means you take care of business, you do what you need to do to make people happy.”