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In the Mississippi Delta town of Greenville, members of the Hebrew Union Congregation synagogue have been hosting a community meal on the past 130 years. It brings together hundreds of Jews and gentiles from all over the Delta to share a corned beef on rye.
On this episode of Gravy, we tell you the story of William Gebhardt, the inventor of chili powder.
What happens when Korean barbecue goes from suburban strip malls to restaurant rows in cities like Atlanta, New Orleans, and Memphis?
Gravy tells the story of the South’s first Community Health Center, started in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, by Dr. Jack Geiger.
Gravy showcases a South that is constantly evolving, receiving immigrants, adopting new traditions, and lovingly maintaining old ones.
On the next episode of Gravy, freelance writer and audio producer Jen Nathan Orris takes us to North Carolina, where the ubiquitous tobacco fields of the past—and the food traditions they engendered—are undergoing a transformation.
There’s an idiom in Mexico : sin maíz no hay país. “Without corn, there is no country.”
Booker Wright, a black waiter from Greenwood, Mississippi, became an unlikely Civil Rights hero.