Issue 88, Spring 2015

Featuring a special section on Southern food

This issue features a special section titled “Breaking Bread: Who is welcome at the welcome table?” Edited by John T. Edge—director of the Southern Foodways Alliance and the OA’s longtime “Local Fare” columnist—the section includes an essay by Chris Offutt on trash food; a poem by Kevin Young; Lolis Eric Elie on the late Rudy Lombard; Sara Roahen on Lance Hill’s campaign to save the mirliton; and Todd Kliman on the absence of African-American diners in a city’s culinary scene.