The Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lovers Companion to the South

The Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lovers Companion to the South John T. Edge
  • Title: The Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lovers Companion to the South
  • Author: John T. Edge
  • ISBN: 9781892514653
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lovers Companion to the South John T. Edge The Southern Belly The Ultimate Food Lovers Companion to the South In the tradition of Ed Levine s New York Eats and Patricia Wells Food Lovers Guide to Paris The Southern Belly is a tour de force the first authoritative and comprehensive guide to the food and drin
    In the tradition of Ed Levine s New York Eats and Patricia Wells Food Lovers Guide to Paris, The Southern Belly is a tour de force, the first authoritative and comprehensive guide to the food and drink of the American South It is a place specific book that fuses good advice with entries that provide historical and cultural perspective to the appreciation of Southern stanIn the tradition of Ed Levine s New York Eats and Patricia Wells Food Lovers Guide to Paris, The Southern Belly is a tour de force, the first authoritative and comprehensive guide to the food and drink of the American South It is a place specific book that fuses good advice with entries that provide historical and cultural perspective to the appreciation of Southern standards like barbeque, catfish, sweet tea, and hot sauce In The Southern Belly, Edge does much than simply steer you to good eats, he tells the story behind the food, people, and places that have become Southern institutions much than just your ordinary guidebook grocery list of every smoke shack from Hattiesburg to Hahira More than 200 entries run the gamut from rib shacks, fish camps, hot pepper sauce manufacturers, and micro breweries to former speakeasies, places made famous in movies, famous birthplaces such as the home fried dill pickle , and temples of haute cuisine including food landmarks in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and southern Virginia.
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    1. This is not a cover to cover read This is a book you dip into here and there And it is pure delight, especially if you are familiar with the culture of Southern foods and John T Edge s other writings I bought my copy in Oxford, MS, in early February, while visiting my sonm and his family I live in California For those who have read the book, I celebrated my 60th birthday with catfish and hush puppies at the Taylor Grocery.

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    2. I m not sure I understand the point of this book.I picked it up originally because I ve fallen in love with John T Edge s work on the Gravy podcast and with Southern Foodways Alliance in general I learned about him when he was interviewed on Serious Eats Special Sauce podcast He is fantastic on the radio, and if he guides their content much, he also has a keen eye for finding stories If you picked this book up because of the subject matter, I highly highly recommend you go check that out souther [...]

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    3. The subtitle is a serious misnomer Would have loved thorough stories about the history of each location as the book s summary suggested , but was left with half page summaries of a menu Come on, Mr Edge

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    4. Short pieces about a host of different restaurants etc across the south Well written, with a knack for turning what could be tired anecdotes, into lively colorful stories.

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    5. Definitely not what I was expecting Just short write ups on restaurants and foodies from around the South I ll stick to Southern Living if I want that, thanks.

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    6. More of a Road Food of the South than anything else I intend to keep it in my husbands car as we travel the South for his job.

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    7. Excellent read with than just restaurant recommendations The history and the stories of food in each state are as wonderful as the restaurants described.

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    8. I read the 2012, fully updated version This is a fun book and one I will consult as a restaurant guide before traveling in the south.

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    9. This is a quaint type of guide book covering canonical territory It does include a few surprises, though I have added slaw burger to my Tennessee eating list.

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    10. This book goes on every road trip with my family.

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