Television defines pop culture in the modern South. Dwayne Ingraham, pasty chef at City Grocery Restaurant Group in Oxford, will make his debut on Cutthroat Kitchen this Sunday evening. In advance of that pop culture moment, his face is now all over Facebook, Twitter, even the front page of the local paper. As professional who’s worked mostly graveyard … Continued
Our oral history friends at StoryCorps are headed to Jackson, MS in the Mobile Recording Booth from February 5 through March 6, 2015.
Born in Greenville, Mississippi, Larry Lee worked a passel of odd jobs before turning to hot tamales as his vocation.
This dish and Angelo’s story tie back far and deep into the history of the Restaurants of Oxford’s Past.
On Christmas Eve, 1971, Georgia Isaiah opened Busy Bee Cafe in Oxford, Mississippi.
Fun fact: In 1935, the first can of beer was sold in Richmond, Virginia. Though it actually came from New Jersey-based Krueger Brewing, they decided to use the South as their test market. Good call. Canned beers may have gotten a bad rap in the past, but today they’re actually preferred by many microbreweries. They’re … Continued
Craig Claiborne, a celebrated food journalist from Mississippi, will be recognized with a Mississippi historical marker on Thursday, November 13, at 4 p.m.
Sociologist Piko Ewoodzie spoke about the foodways of homeless men in Jackson, Mississippi, at the 17th Southern Foodways Symposium.
The Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network will host a Mississippi Food Summit November 7–9, 2014. The public is invited, but registration is required.