SFA seeks Gravy intern

The SFA’s James Beard Award-winning Gravy seeks a paid intern to assist with the production of a podcast and print journal. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and examples of past audio and print work (if available). Deadline for submission is January 31, 2018. More details available in the full post.

Baptism by Biryani

If you want to see the American future, visit Greater Houston, the nation’s most diverse major metropolitan area and home to the South’s biggest city. Since the 1982 collapse of the oil boom, the city’s sprawling and overbuilt subdivisions have attracted newcomers, and their food traditions, from around the world. Learn more in this week’s Gravy podcast.

A Taste of Place: Whiskey as Food

When most people sit down to enjoy a pour of whiskey, they aren’t thinking about where the grain that it is made with comes from, nor do they think much about how it’s produced agriculturally. Learn how High Wire Distilling does things differently in today’s Gravy podcast.

Stories from the Hem of my Mother’s Apron

The author, poet, mother, and native Kentuckian was transformed by the communal experience of simply preparing and eating food with other women. So occasionally, she gathers a group of women for dinner.

A Shot of Truth

You might think that Adam Seger was ostracized for fibbing about the origins of the famed Seelbach cocktail. But that didn’t happen.

Pie By Another Name

Every Tuesday a group of women gets together at Or Ve Shalom Synagogue in Atlanta to bake hundreds of savory hand-held pies.

Hostesses of the Movement

This week’s Gravy podcast looks at hostesses of the Civil Rights Movement. They were school teachers, church ladies and club women who were not direct in their assault of segregation, but nonetheless played a vital role in the change that was to come.

The Mala Project

Taylor Holliday shares a story of fear and frustration—and creating a family through food.

Bluegrass Tacos

In the northwestern part of Lexington, Kentucky, just inside the city’s loop road, there is a little bit of Mexico.