An alternative to plantation commissaries and catering to a predominately African American clientele, the Chinese American grocer was a mainstay in many Delta neighborhoods well into the 20th century.
Ramp suppers in the mountain state are a homespun community effort, officially dating back at least 75 years.
Allan Benton never imagined himself in the bacon business.
One side dish in particular belongs in the Nashville meat-and-three cannon, even if it faces extinction: stewed raisins.
The Mossville History Project is working to record the stories of a community before it is wiped off the map by encroaching industry.
Ricky Parker, like his barbecue, contained multitudes.
Dub’s staff practice a delicate shuffle behind the tight counter to take orders, wait on to-go orders, handle order tickets, fry and wrap burgers, fill drinks, and hold court.
Until the Slugburger Festival in Corinth, Mississippi became popular, the burgers in Selmer were always known as “cerealburgers” because they are mixed with soymeal grits, which have the consistency of cereal.
When railroad work took Charles Franklin Penn to Florida where he slept in a tent with alligators visible everywhere, he decided a new career was in order.