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A production of the Southern Foodways Alliance, GRAVY tells new and complicated stories about the changing American South.

Sep 28, 2022

A reflection on the first Southern Foodways Alliance Barbecue Symposium, by Founding Director John T. Edge.

Sep 14, 2022

In “Rib Tips, Hot Links, and the Mississippi Roots of Chicago Barbecue,” Gravy producer Courtney DeLong dives into the history of Chicago barbecue and its connection to the Great Migration

When people think about the best barbecue cities in America, they tend to think about places like Memphis, Kansas City, and...

Sep 7, 2022

In “Father, Son, Fire: A Chat with Howard and Harrison Conyers,” the fourth episode in Gravy’s five-part series on barbecue, Howard Conyers—a barbecue expert and NASA rocket scientist—introduces listeners to a formative influence in his barbecue education and journey: his father, Harrison Conyers. 

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