From Vietnam to Charlotte: Dan Nguyen talks pho and life in North Carolina

An “Dan” Nguyen owns Lang Van, a Vietnamese restaurant in the Shamrock neighborhood of Charlotte. Ms. Nguyen is from Saigon, Vietnam and arrived in Charlotte in 1999. Listen to her story of setting out on foot to find work in a restaurant and her path to eventual ownership of that restaurant.

Siler City: Bienvenido a Trabajar

Demographics in Siler City, North Carolina, were revolutionized with the building and subsequent shuttering of poultry plants in the area. The community is largely Latino these days. Siler City: Bienvenido a Trabajar introduces the people behind the one stop grocery store, butcher shop and taqueria, Tienda Loma Bonita.

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Un Buen Carnicero: A Film on Cliff’s Meat Market

As SFA looks forward to October’s annual Southern Foodways Symposium, we invite you to look back at Un Buen Carnicero, a 2014 film produced by Vittles as an SFA Greenhouse project.

Meet Caroline Coke

Caroline Coke opened Island Grocery & Grill with her family to recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of island life through food, music, and Caribbean staples.

Meet Dan Nguyen

An “Dan” Nguyen owns Lang Van, a Vietnamese restaurant in the Shamrock neighborhood of Charlotte.