What We’re Reading: The Ethnic Restaurateur

As the fields of food criticism, food journalism, and food studies increasingly turn their attention to questions of authenticity and appropriation, The Ethnic Restaurateur provides an essential perspective on the subject.

2016 Centro Cultural Tamale Festival

On Saturday, September 24th from 2-6 p.m., Centro Cultural in Memphis partners with Caritas Village to host their annual Tamale Fest fundraising and cultural event.

The Nellie Murray Feast: Oct. 8 in Metairie, LA

“There is no place in the world that can compare with Louisiana in cooking, except Paris, and we can do just as well here as the cooks do there.” ~Nellie Murray, March 18, 1894

Angeline Hosts Route 61 Dinner

On Monday, September 12, chef Matt Bolus will join chef Alex Harrell in his kitchen at Angeline in New Orleans for a special five-course dinner benefitting Southern Foodways Alliance. The dinner follows the iconic Route 61 from Nashville to New Orleans, known as “The Blues Highway.”

A Taste of the Lowcountry Sept. 9

The evening, to benefit the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, will include a silent auction, live music, dancing and an opportunity to learn secrets of Lowcountry culinary traditions.

Fabric of Freedom Kickoff in Greensboro

This year’s Fabric of Freedom events kick off September 2 at the very place the sit-in movement began: the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, located in the former F.W. Woolworth building.