Nowruz: Rebirth, Renewal, and Repast

Nowruz, or Persian New Year, is an annual secular festival timed to the spring equinox. Feasts served over thirteen days in March celebrate rebirth, renewal, and the rewarding complexities of life.

The Birmingham Greeks

From souvlaki to hot dogs, baklava to snapper throats, and barbecue to meat-and-threes, the South and Greece intertwine in Alabama.

Mobile’s Modern Soul

Would you call meatloaf, sandwiched with sautéed spinach and a fried egg, “soul food”? Or would you call okra, served as a side to soy-glazed grouper, “soul food”?

Bayley’s West Indies Salad

Though it serves a variety of Gulf seafood, Bayley’s is known for two specialties: West Indies salad and fried crab claws.

Johnny’s Greek And Three

Meat-and-three, to me, it’s what brings people together. It’s who we are without forgetting our Greek roots.

Red Dog

“They call me the ambassador of Highlands… That means you take care of business, you do what you need to do to make people happy.”

Food Media South Preview: Hanna Raskin

Hanna Raskin of Charleston’s The Post & Courier will walk FMS attendees through a short history of twentieth century food writing.

A Lifetime of Barbecue in Selma

On weeknights, Lannie’s Bar-B-Q Spot is one of the few non-chain businesses near downtown Selma where locals can grab a quick meal.