Eduardo Chávez never imagined that his truck-based take on seafood—fresh, herbaceous, citrusy—could compete with the giant fried platters offered at every other brick-and-mortar on Ocracoke Island.
Lora Smith explores how changes in the grocery aisle reflect changes in the broader Appalachian community of Manchester, Kentucky.
La Avenida Central de Charlotte revela una demografía cambiante de la ciudad, desde la clase de trabajadores de raza blanca de las fábricas textiles a principios del siglo veinte hasta una ola de inmigración en la década de los noventa. Estos nuevos sureños llenaron negocios abandonados y subdivisiones, uniéndose a lo largo de este pasillo, … Continued
To close the 2017 SFA symposium Maria Godoy, a senior editor with NPR’s Science Desk and the host of The Salt, asked: What did we learn? What burden will we shoulder together?
In sharing stories of panaderia at the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Lisa Donovan reflects on her Mexican grandmother and how those places influence her understanding of identity.
At the 2017 symposium, Smith Symposium Fellow Steven Alvarez introduced SFA to Plaza Fiesta, a large market located in a strip mall outside Atlanta.
At the 2017 symposium, Sara Fouts and Fernando Lopez provided a historical and ethnographic background of Latino migration to New Orleans, and described the rise of the pulga.
At the 2017 SFA symposium, Diep Tran argues that “immigrant food is often expected to be cheap, because, implicitly, the labor that produces it has historically been cheap.” But there is a hidden toll for workers.
Sandra Gutierrez, author of Latin American Street Food and The New Southern-Latino Table, addressed the symposium with her thoughts on Latina Southerners.