Tag Archives: Southern Foodways Alliance

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner -Marianna, AR

Depending on who you talk to, Barbecue of the South is either experiencing its death rattle or it is entering a Renaissance phase. The reasons for being pessimistic are plenty: -The rising cost of hardwood can make it extremely expensive … Continue reading

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Death of a Whole Hog BBQ legend

Via Southern Foodways Alliance: WHOLE HOG (by Joe York, 2006) is a paean to the barbecue pitmasters, hog farmers, and butchers of rural western Tennessee, who everyday transform the lowly hog into the edible embodiment of two of the greatest … Continue reading

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Helen’s BBQ (Brownsville, TN) received SFA award

Meet the new queen of barbecue! “…the Southern Foodways Alliance crowned her [Helen Turner] this year’s queen of barbecue—the first ever, following in the footsteps of past kings Rodney Scott, of Scott’s Bar-B-Que in Hemingway, South Carolina, and Sam Jones, of … Continue reading

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