City of New Arrivals

Steve Haruch asserts that Nashville has always been a city of transplants.

Stir the Pot with Chris Shepherd

July 31 and August 1, Ashley Christensen hosts chef Chris Shepherd for a set of two dinners that benefit the Southern Foodways Alliance.

Summer at the SFA

People often ask me if the Southern Foodways Alliance, like the University of Mississippi and the town of Oxford, slows down for the summer. The truth is, we pack our summers just as full as the rest of the year.

Nashville Symposium Highlights

Thank you to our speakers, chefs, helping hands, and guests for bringing your smarts, talent, and spirit to our 2016 Nashville Summer Foodways Symposium.

SFA at BevCon Charleston

Hear SFA editor Sara Camp Milam and mixologist Jerry Slater talk iconic Southern cocktails at BevCon Charleston, Monday, August 22.

The SFA Take(s) Nashville: Behind Summer Symposium

SFA takes pride in the caliber of our speaker lineup and our chef’s meals, both major components of SFA’s mission to “deliver pleasures that are substantive and contextual.” We aim for guests to leave full of fine food and an ever-deeper understanding of our complicated region.