The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.
This oral history collection highlights the life and labor of some of the key chefs, waiters, and bartenders who have worked (or still work) at Highlands Bar & Grill.
Barbecue, fried chicken and spaghetti; game suppers and mile high pies. Those foods are traditionally associated with the Natural State. But what about biryani, idli, and butter chicken, foods traditionally associated with India and Indian Americans?
Tidewater Virginians have long relied on the water for sustenance. Narrators recount how their cooking has roots in…
2019 Egerton Prize Winner Sarah Bowen is an associate professor of sociology at North Carolina State University, who teaches classes and conducts important research about topics related to health, food, inequality, and development. In March, Bowen and colleagues published Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It. This film, by Ava Lowrey, shares her story.