Karla Ruiz grew up in Mexico City, Mexico, where she learned to cook with her grandmother and mother. After moving to Nashville in 2000, Karla learned to blend Mexican techniques with Southern American ingredients, like empanadas with Southern peaches.
Chef Jason Zygmont has a kickass resume and a distinctive culinary voice. But is that enough for the critics?
Filmmaker Ava Lowrey reports from Nashville, where Little Kurdistan screened at Nashville Film Festival last week.
Little Kurdistan will screen at Nashville Film Festival as part of the Tennessee First Shorts Competition. The festival takes place April 20-29, 2017.
Join us for screenings of four SFA films by Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey at the 2017 Oxford Film Festival.
Steve Haruch argues that “a Nashvillian is something you can become.”
Will Campbell counseled and supported Freedom Riders in the sixties, ministered to imprisoned Klansmen in the seventies, and travelled with Waylon Jennings as a cook in the eighties.
Ava Lowrey, SFA’s Pihakis Documentary Film Fellow, screened Little Kurdistan at the 22nd annual Cucalorus Film Festival yesterday.
On Monday, September 12, chef Matt Bolus will join chef Alex Harrell in his kitchen at Angeline in New Orleans for a special five-course dinner benefitting Southern Foodways Alliance. The dinner follows the iconic Route 61 from Nashville to New Orleans, known as “The Blues Highway.”