Wednesday, March 2, 2011
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Upstairs at McCrady’s Restaurant
(2 Unity Alley, off East Bay Street)

On March 2, on the eve of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, the Southern Foodways Alliance pitched its tent at McCrady’s Restaurant. On the menu: SFA-produced Lowcountry foodways films. Smart words. Good local drinks. Honest local foods. Cool music. Good company.

By way of Joe York-directed films, John Simpkins-crafted words, and the bass drum stylings of Mr. Jenkins, we celebrated South Carolina food titans like Robert Barber, Buckshot Colleton, Emile DeFelice, Bertha Grant, and Glenn Roberts.

Sean Brock of McCrady’s and Husk, Robert Stehling of Hominy Grill, and Sarah O’Kelley of Glass Onion, were our cooks for the evening. Guests tasted potlikker, squirrel gravy, and other delights. They sipped oyster-flavored beer from local fave Coast Brewing. SFA founders Vertamae Grosvenor, Marion Sullivan, and Nathalie Dupree held court.