Demographics in Siler City, North Carolina, were revolutionized with the building and subsequent shuttering of poultry plants in the area. The community is largely Latino these days. Siler City: Bienvenido a Trabajar introduces the people behind the one stop grocery store, butcher shop and taqueria, Tienda Loma Bonita.
As SFA looks forward to October’s annual Southern Foodways Symposium, we invite you to look back at Un Buen Carnicero, a 2014 film produced by Vittles as an SFA Greenhouse project.
Izzat Freitekh opened La Shish Kabob in Charlotte in 2008.
Caroline Coke opened Island Grocery & Grill with her family to recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of island life through food, music, and Caribbean staples.
An “Dan” Nguyen owns Lang Van, a Vietnamese restaurant in the Shamrock neighborhood of Charlotte.
Enjoy this social media roundup of our 2017 Charlotte Summer Foodways Symposium.
Our latest SFA documentary, All Fried: Carolina Fish Camps, explores the relationship between Charlotte’s textile mill communities and the Carolina fish camps the region has become known for.
When customers at Cliff’s Meat Market in Carrboro, North Carolina began asking for cuts in Spanish, owner Cliff Collins started looking for help.
Oliver Merino is the Latino New South Coordinator at the Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, helping to plan programming that reflects and speaks to the Latino experience of the “New South.”