“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.”
On Thursday, February 25, Alabama Chanin celebrates our region’s past, present, and future—and its great food—through film.
Kitty Spears of Cullman, Alabama, ran the Busy Bee Cafe with her late husband, Steve, until 2014. Her children now run the business.
Mark your calendars for the Tenth Annual Twilight Supper, a fundraiser for Jones Valley Teaching Farm’s Good School Food program.
Gravy takes a road trip to the Shoals in northwest Alabama and visits two favorite hangouts in the small city of Florence.
Lane Zirlott calls it an oyster revolution—one that focuses on presentation as much as taste, and enables hard-working families to make a consistent living on the Alabama waters.