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.
BREAKING BREAD: Who is welcome at the welcome table?
Art by Ben Schonzeit, Carroll Cloar, Matt Armendariz, Robert Moran, Jeremy Chandler, Anna Beeke, Lynn Gessaman, Zoe Crosher, Lance Letscher, Amy Friend, Aline Smithson, Alexis Rockman, Maurice Sherif, Stefan Falke, Susan Harbage Page, Rigoberto A. Gonzalez, Tom Martin, Kevin Leighton, Ben Couvillion, RaMell Ross, DeeAnn Wagner, Preston Gannaway, John T. Biggers, Barbara Ciurej, Lindsay Lockman
Cover: “Sunshine on Peaches,” a painting by Ben Schonzeit