When someone from Pinewoods died, it was common to go door to door, or place a bucket at a nearby gas station, to ask for donations to help send the body back to Mexico. What if they rallied the community to help the living?
by Cynthia Joyce (Gravy, Fall 2016) Photos by Kate Medley “You’re from Charlotte?” the waiter asks. “I never meet anyone here who’s actually from Charlotte.” I am having lunch with my parents at Kid Cashew, a newish tapas spot in the Dilworth neighborhood. (I’ve chosen not to order the restaurant’s signature cocktail, Goat’s Breast Milk, … Continued
Carne asada tacos are now as Southern as biscuits and gravy, whether people want to believe it or not.
Meet the presenters from SFA’s Graduate Student Conference “Global South” panel.
“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.
Take some time to celebrate the diverse South with us by learning how migration and immigration give ever more depth and richness to our region’s foodways.
A Vietnamese American woman writing a coming-of-age novel set in and fed by the American South wasn’t a selling point.
Guelel Kumba’s Afrissippi food truck in Oxford, Mississippi, seeks to keep multiple traditions alive without sacrificing the spirit of any of them.
What kind of view of a city can you have through its restaurants? Or—more specifically—through its strip mall restaurants? Christiane Lauterbach’s multi-decade career proves: a whole lot.