Drinking Wine with Thomas Jefferson

Meet Marie Stitt, who will be guest-blogging for us about Southern wine culture. A native of Birmingham, Marie received a BA in Art History from Rice University and an MA in Gastronomy from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Bra, Italy. She now lives in Charleston, South Carolina, where she works as a portfolio manager … Continued

Women at Work in RVA: Kendra Feather, Martha Crowe Jones & Marcyne Jones

Our Summer Symposium kicks off in Richmond, Virginia, tomorrow, June 20, and we’d like to introduce you to some of the wonderful people we’ll celebrate over the course of the weekend. Since our new website isn’t ready to show off just yet, we’re sharing the interviews from our latest oral history project here. Every day leading up … Continued

Women at Work in RVA: Deborah Pratt, Clementine Boyd Macon & Tanya Cauthen

Our Summer Symposium kicks off in Richmond, Virginia, this Thursday, and we’d like to introduce you to some of the wonderful people we’ll celebrate over the course of the weekend. Since our new website isn’t ready to show off just yet, we’re sharing the interviews from our latest oral history project here. Every day leading up to … Continued

Women at Work in RVA: Stella Dikos, Katrina Giavos & Tiffany Gellner

Our Summer Symposium kicks off in Richmond, Virginia, on June 20, and we’d like to introduce you to some of the wonderful people we’ll celebrate over the course of the weekend. Since our new website isn’t ready to show off just yet, we’re sharing the interviews from our latest oral history project here. Every day leading up … Continued

Women at Work in RVA: Ira Wallace & Rachel Zell

Our Summer Symposium kicks off in Richmond, Virginia, on June 20, and we’d like to introduce you to some of the wonderful people we’ll celebrate over the course of the weekend. Since our new website isn’t ready to show off just yet, we’re sharing the interviews from our latest oral history project here. Every day leading up … Continued

Southern Six-Pack

1.  Empty nets and traps on the Louisiana gulf coast some three years after the deep water Horizon disaster. 2.  Have women lost the moral obligation to cook or is a generation of femivores turning housekeeping into a righteous political movement? Wait. What? Blame Michael Pollan. Or don’t. 3.  P.S. 244 in Flushing, Queens, runs a … Continued

RVA Eats: Sub Rosa Bakery

Brother and sister bakers Evrim (l) and Evin Dogu. The Dogu siblings were born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Turkish parents. They credit their love of food to the dual cultures of Louisiana and the Mediterranean. All photos by Nicole Lang. Throughout the spring, Nicole Lang is blogging for us about her adopted hometown of Richmond, … Continued

RVA Eats: Jen Rawlings, Roastmaster

All photos by Nicole Lang. Throughout the spring, Nicole Lang is blogging for us about her adopted hometown of Richmond, Virginia (aka RVA). We’ve chosen Richmond as the site for this year’s Summer Foodways Symposium, which will take place from June 20–22. Over on her own blog, Food Punk, Nicole is telling more stories of the … Continued