The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
Meredith McMillan is the former owner of Merry Cheese Crisps in Birmingham, Alabama.
Laura Hester is the former owner of Red Gingham Gourmet in Florence, Alabama.
Devon “Vonnie” Smith follows the passage of recipes from one generation to the next in the Black community through his experimental film A Bit of This, A Bit of That.
Jessica Chriesman highlights the synergy between the Greek notion of philoxenia (“friend of the stranger”) and Southern hospitality, as expressed through the city’s Greek-owned restaurants.