A Helping of Gravy: Pop Culture on a Bun

This cartoon first appeared in issue #54 of our Gravy quarterly, the “Pop Goes the South” art and photography issue. The artist, Emily Wallace, is an editor at UNC’s Southern Cultures journal and a frequent SFA collaborator. She is also a connoisseur of red hot dogs (with chili, slaw, and onions).   Click the cartoon to enlarge (for the juicy details).   

A Helping of Gravy: Edible Architecture

These drawings by Emily Wallace appeared in issue #52 of our Gravy quarterly. In keeping with the issue’s “Where We Eat” theme, we asked Emily to illustrate eating establishments across the South whose structures evoke the food they serve.

The Story of Duke’s Mayonnaise

At the 16th Southern Foodways Symposium on Women at Work, Emily Wallace told us the remarkable story of Eugenia Duke, culinary entrepreneur and mother of cult-favorite Duke’s Mayonnaise.

Meet the Woman behind the Doodles

When we asked Emily to create a series of logos and illustrations for this year’s symposium, she rose to the challenge—and then some.