“What’s Hoppin’ John?” I asked no one in particular. It was 2013, and I was working as a host and server’s assistant at Empire State South in Midtown Atlanta.
The idea of Memphis helped a Chicano from Southern California teach one of the squarest places in the U.S. how to be hip.
Lena Nozizwe takes us to two Los Angeles restaurants that offer narratives of both migration and the culture mixing ground of Southern California.
We don’t make it out to the West Coast very often, so when we stage a California event, you can bet we’re pulling out all the stops.
Half of the SFA staff is in California this weekend for a series of events in San Francisco and Napa. As it turns out, the Bay Area and the Napa Valley are both home to some pretty awesome women and men with ties to the American South and the Global South.