In the 1960s, Piedmont Label boasted a booming art department. If something could be canned, Piedmont could label it: Brunswick stew from Georgia, oysters from Mississippi, gumbo from Louisiana, black-eyed peas from Tennessee, pet food from Washington, D.C.
The implications of culinary appropriation are both concrete and abstract. They warrant informed analysis.
This Saturday, SFA hosts UN Dinner on the Grounds Redux: An Homage to Phila Hach, winner of our 2015 Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award. Learn about this Nashville legend with a film by Joe York.
The cake is so tied to New Orleans that it’s hard to taste the cultural amalgam from which it sprang.
The idea of Memphis helped a Chicano from Southern California teach one of the squarest places in the U.S. how to be hip.
Moonshine distilleries in East Tennessee are a bit of fun for tourists—and big business for the state.
Today, we break for levity with a sixpack of social insight from guest writer Stephanie Burt.
The matrix vegetable may be European in origin, and the African hand is still tasted in the seasoning of the pot.
Owning a gallon vat of cheese dip revealed more emotional complexities than I expected.