Dub’s Burgers in Athens, Alabama

Dub’s staff practice a delicate shuffle behind the tight counter to take orders, wait on to-go orders, handle order tickets, fry and wrap burgers, fill drinks, and hold court.

Meet Dr. Franklin Penn

When railroad work took Charles Franklin Penn to Florida where he slept in a tent with alligators visible everywhere, he decided a new career was in order.

Speaking in Tongues: A Barbecue Communion

“A waiter catches my eye, and as he approaches, I think that if that fight against integration is a persistent part of our history, so, too, is the fight for integration. So, too, is the resistance to the old order, the desire to come together, which you can see here, where faces of almost every color congregate each day.”

The Future of Food Media

Team SFA left Birmingham this Sunday full of gratitude for a successful event and hope for the future of food media.

Field Notes: Busy Bee Cafe

Kitty Spears of Cullman, Alabama, ran the Busy Bee Cafe with her late husband, Steve, until 2014. Her children now run the business.