The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
Feizal Valli, co-owner of the Atomic Lounge in Birmingham, Alabama, talks bar environments with producer Rob Long.
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.