“Listen. Their whole house could burn down, they could lose all their presents, but if their refrigerator made it through the fire with that ham in it, that Christmas would be fine.”
The great states of Georgia and Virginia have two major things in common: Each is home to its own Brunswick County, and each claims to be the home-place of the first-ever bubbling pot of that famous Southern specialty, Brunswick stew.
Many Americans have little understanding of the labor behind the foods they consume. Spread the word. Thank a farmworker.
Thanksgiving stories from the complicated South.
155 employees, almost all locals who have worked at Hospitality Mints for years, crank out as many as 10 million mints a day.
In his recent New Yorker article, Calvin Trillin sums up how traditional barbecue navigates the realities of the modern South.
Sometimes in the middle of the night, Samuel Jones has to get out of bed and run toward the fire.
There’s nothing ramshackle or slapdash about Sam’s new place. It’s not a hovel, a joint, a shack or a shebang. It’s a beautifully designed restaurant, flanked by a sturdy pithouse…
The tiki mugs made by Asheville, North Carolina’s Jim McDonough are weird and wonderful objects.