Mai Nguyen’s restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East takes inspiration from the three main regions of her home country, Vietnam.
“We are farming the best oyster in the world.”
Since the fall of Saigon, the Houston area has become home to more than 300,000 Vietnamese residents, making it the third largest concentration in the United States. So it’s no surprise that this population has put its own spin on the traditional Gulf crawfish boil, adding in flavors like lemongrass, ginger, and garlic to create a much spicier dish than may be found elsewhere in the region.
This film celebrates exceptional female chefs, farmers, and winemakers across the South.
Atlanta-based chefs Asha Gomez and Steven Satterfield discuss the remarkable similarities between their respective Souths: Kerala, India, and the American South.
Profile of The Orange Shop, the last family roadside fruit stand with a grove and packing house in Citra, Florida.
Ricky Scott is, among many things, a seasoned pit master in Hell’s Half Acre, South Carolina.
Visit O’Steen’s, a landmark seafood restaurant in St. Augustine, FL, in this Greenhouse Film by Troy Stains.
Vietnam war veteran, Roosevelt Brownlee spent several years working the jazz festival circuit around Europe as a cook to touring musicians. He returned to his hometown of Savannah, Georgia and continues to sell food at festivals.