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Cathead Honeysuckle Blackberry Collins

Honeysuckle vodka makes an extra-tasty Collins
Mar 28, 2014 2:00 pm

If Charleston, SC's James Beard Award-winning Hominy Grill is serving local Cathead Vodka cocktails, you know that's what you want in your glass. Executive Chef David Uecke created this drink to showcase South Carolina's exceptionally sweet local blackberries.

Cathead Vodka Contains True Mississippi Spirit

A peek into Mississippi's first legal distillery
Mar 27, 2014 4:30 pm

While there are few places more famous for moonshining, the state of Mississippi has had just one legal distillery operation in the past century. Cathead Vodka was co-founded by a pair of college buddies with a longtime dream, who just a few years in 2010 ago pooled their knowledge of the liquor industry, bought a still and put the state back on the map of craft distillers. Their story (and blues recommendations) after the jump.

Southern Food Stories: Mississippi Hog Kills, Carolina ‘Soppin' Chocolate’

Video interviews from the great American South
Jul 29, 2013 12:02 pm

We bring you North Carolina cookbook author Sheri Castle as she shares her story about chocolate gravy (also called “sop and chocolate”). And Mississippi Blues musician Jesse Robinson talks about the pageantry of a community hog slaughter.

The Mississippi Delta: Where To Eat In Greenville, Greenwood And Indianola

Fried fish, barbecue and Sicilian fare
Jun 26, 2013 9:02 am

Sure, you’re familiar with Nashville and Atlanta. But what about the smaller southern cities packing just as much flavor? In The Hidden South, Chris Chamberlain takes a look at a region of the South that is most certainly worth traveling to for the food. Up next, the Mississippi Delta.

15 Outrageous Sandwiches You Should Be Eating. Like, Right Now.

Sammies to make at home, sold around the globe
Apr 13, 2013 2:03 pm

Sandwich fatigue is a very real affliction you may not even know you have. If you can't remember the last time you were excited by the prospect of something between two slices of bread, flip through these offerings to jump-start your sandwich-crafting instincts and make an afternoon snack you can truly be proud of. Like El Bulli's bikini sandwich.

NYC: Mississippi Seafood Storytime At City Grit with Francis Lam

Allow Francis to regale you while you enjoy dinner
Jan 9, 2013 5:31 pm

Culinary culture enthusiast, food writer and editor Francis Lam is teaming up with the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) and NYC pop-up dining experience City Grit next Wednesday, Jan. 16th, for an evening of food and stories. Combine a beloved downtown pop-up with tales of the Cajun, Croatian and Vietnamese fishermen of East Biloxi, Mississippi and Southern seafood dishes inspired by them and you've got yourself an evening. 

Mississippi: Donald Bender's Southern Sundae

We're a long way from ice cream with this sundae
Nov 21, 2012 1:01 pm

Donald Bender is the head baker at the Mockingbird Bakery inside the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood, MS. He is also the creator of the inventive and addictive snack, The Southern Sundae. Read on about this immediate hit of a biscuit meal in a bowl.

Big Weekend: Southern Foodways Alliance Keeps the Fires Burning, Pits Smoldering

Barbecue was the theme, main course, in Oxford
Oct 22, 2012 12:01 pm

Barbecue aficionados and Southern food enthusiasts descended upon Mississippi last weekend for the Southern Foodways Alliance’s 15th annual Symposium, a four day event of learning, food and fellowship that left attendees reaching for their gout medication. Our fearless writer Chris Chamberlain has a full report.

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