Dub’s Burgers in Athens, Alabama

Dub’s staff practice a delicate shuffle behind the tight counter to take orders, wait on to-go orders, handle order tickets, fry and wrap burgers, fill drinks, and hold court.

Cerealburgers at Pat’s Cafe in Selmer, TN

Until the Slugburger Festival in Corinth, Mississippi became popular, the burgers in Selmer were always known as “cerealburgers” because they are mixed with soymeal grits, which have the consistency of cereal.

Meet Dr. Franklin Penn

When railroad work took Charles Franklin Penn to Florida where he slept in a tent with alligators visible everywhere, he decided a new career was in order.

Remember Florida’s Forgotten Coast

The Apalachicola Bay area is often referred to as Florida’s Forgotten Coast. In anticipation of next week’s Gravy podcast, tour the place and meet people in this beautiful fishing community.

Film: Trail of the Slugburger

Learn more about Corinth, Mississippi slugburgers in this short film, and check back Thursday for the release of our new oral history project, A Hamburger By Any Other Name.

Dan’s in Nashville

Since 1991, Dan has served his smothered chicken, fried cabbage, fresh greens, strawberry shortcake, skillet corncakes and “The Best Lemonade in Town” to an ever-evolving clientele.

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The Pie Wagon in Nashville

Food and music. When it comes to Nashville, the two industries have more in common than you might think.

Accidental Icon: Swett’s in Nashville

Swett’s has been an icon of the Nashville meat-n-three scene since 1954, but the business did not begin as a soul food restaurant. In fact, the family didn’t intend to go into the restaurant business at all.

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Hap Townes, Nashville Legend

For almost sixty-five years, the two Hap Towneses of Nashville, father and son, served up Southern home cooking to a long line of faithful and appreciative customers.