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Boardinghouse Breads

Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.

When in Jackson

Whether for our upcoming Summer Foodways Symposium or your next trip to Jackson, Mississippi, flag this guide to the best spots in town.

SFA Stories: There’s an App for That

If you’re going on a road trip this summer, or just looking for a new place to grab a bite near your hometown, check out our SFA Stories app for the iPhone.

Amy’s Notebook: Talking Up Strangers

Swan Oyster Depot – San Francisco, CA Photo by Amy Evans via Instagram As the SFA’s lead oral historian, Amy Evans gathers the stories of Southern food. Each week she takes us behind the scenes of her work. Oral historians are an interesting lot. We spend our time in the field, recording the stories of strangers. … Continued