The Flavor Saver
Our Ruth U Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award winner for 2016 may seem an unconventional choice. He’s not a working class cook like Martha Hawkins. He’s not a long- tenured waiter like Goren Red Dog Avery. He’s not a barbecue pitmaster, like Helen Turner. He’s an academic. He wears bow ties – without irony.
20 Years, 20 Founders: Ann Abadie
Founding member Ann Abadie reflects on the growth of foodways in cultural studies.
20 Years, 20 Founders: Ben and Karen Barker
SFA founding members Ben and Karen Barker explain the importance of restaurant workers to the SFA audience.
20 Years, 20 Founders: Charles Wilson
Founding member Charles Wilson discusses SFA as an incubator for academics and the role of SFA in delivering academic ideas to a popular audience.
20 Years, 20 Founders: Damon Lee Fowler
SFA Founding member and culinary historian Damon Lee Fowler describes the significance of recognizing Southern food as regional cuisine.
20 Years, 20 Founders: Frank Stitt
SFA founding member Frank Stitt recalls the menu he created for the Founders Dinner.