I was trained, but I was not prepared.
On this episode of Gravy, we tell you the story of William Gebhardt, the inventor of chili powder.
For the first time in almost sixty years, Washington D.C.’s black population is now less than 50 percent. In a city whose foodways originate in Southern and African American sensibilities, Ralph Eubanks ponders what impact the population shift is having on the restaurant scene.
My grandfather had a rich and violent past, and with his brothers formed the Bondurant Brothers, the infamous crew of moonshiners in Franklin County, Virginia, the “Moonshine Capital of the World.”
Lolis Eric Elie recounts his own discovery of the South and explores how Southern culture currently risks being subsumed into a generic national norm.
Ryan Katz will interview Robb Walsh on the SXSW stage for an upcoming Gravy episode.