A short profile of Big Bob Gibson’s Barbecue in Decatur, Alabama, produced for the annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, sponsored by Union Square Hospitality Group.
A short profile of Southside Market in Elgin, Texas, produced for the annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, sponsored by the Union Square Hospitality Group.
Go on a journey to the northwestern corner of Kentucky (Owensboro, to be exact), where descendants of the Welsh who settled the banks of the Ohio River don’t count sheep; they barbecue them.
A retrospective of Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame honorees, on the tenth anniversary of the SFA, and a portrait of Elizabeth Scott, a tamale maker in Greenville, Mississippi. Scott and her husband learned to make tamales after developing a taste for them in Texas, and today six of her nine children—as well as some grandchildren—are carrying on the tradition at their Martin Luther King Boulevard tamale stand.
A look at artisanal cheese producers in the South. It chronicles three makers of fine Southern cheeses: Belle Chevre in Alabama, Sweet Grass Dairy in Georgia, and Bonnie Blue Farm in Tennessee.
A look at Chuck Ferrell of Chuck’s Bar-B-Q in Opelika, Alabama. Ferrell is a born again Christian who uses his heavenly barbecue as a tool for conversion. He keeps a stock of personalized religious tracts by the register, but wields a barbecue pitchfork for a living.
An examination of barbecue culture in west-central Tennessee. At the core of the story is whole hog stalwart Ricky Parker, pitmaster at B.E. Scott’s Bar-B-Que in Lexington, Tennessee.
A documentary that chronicles the SFA’s rebuilding of the Scotch House, a New Orleans restaurant operated by 92-year-old fried chicken maven Willie Mae Seaton.
A tribute to the men and women of 13 Mile Oyster Company, honoring Tommy Ward who, like his father before him, has served as a guardian of the Apalachicola Bay.