Vishwesh Bhatt: The South I Love

Vishwesh Bhatt is a Southern chef using flavors from his childhood to add to the lexicon of Southern Food. Watch this short film by SFA summer film intern Nicole Du Bois, about Chef Bhatt.

Bright at Night

Foxfire Ranch is a farm located outside of Holly Springs, Mississippi and has become best-known to locals for its Sunday evening blues shows.

Souped: The Pinto Bean Story

In Kentucky, Soup Beans serve as both a culinary staple of the region and a communal dish that connects Kentuckians past and present.


For over 30 years Dolester “Dol” Miles has served as Executive Pastry Chef at Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega, Bottega Cafe, and Chez Fonfon, creating a legacy of delicious desserts and leaving a lasting mark on the Birmingham dining scene.

Magnolia Grill - Ben and Karen Barker - Carrboro Farmers Market

There’s No Such Thing as Bad Pie

Each year, the Southern Foodways Alliance makes a film to honor a member of the Fellowship of Southern Farmers, Artisans, and Chefs. In 2018, Jesse Paddock and Kate Medley produced “There’s No Such Thing as Bad Pie,” honoring Karen Barker of Magnolia Grill in Durham, North Carolina.

Turnip Greens de Arbol

Taqueria Del Sol in Atlanta combines Mexican recipes from chef Eddie Hernandez and Southern Creole cuisine from owner Mike Klank. Turnip Greens de Arbol is Chef Hernandez’s take on southern greens with Mexican spices. We thank McIlhenny Company, makers of Tabasco® brand products, for supporting SFA’s documentary film initiative.