“Chasing the Goose”

In which I look for prophetic joy at The Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, North Carolina.
The Bitter Southerner

“Fleur”: An Excerpt From “We Are All Good People Here”

A novel that asks Southerners two critical questions: Is it possible to separate our political choices and our values? As we grow older and as we evolve, do we ever truly escape our history?
The Bitter Southerner

Restaurant Review: Lusca

Angus Brown and Nhan Le’s new restaurant brings an East Atlanta vibe to Buckhead.
Atlanta Magazine

Susan Rebecca White’s Poached Egg with Greens and Cornbread Croutons

A recipe from Susan Rebecca White, author of “A Place at the Table” and other novels
Atlanta Magazine

Essay: Take the Spotlight off Paula Deen and Turn Here Instead

If we really want to turn this public scandal into an opportunity for growth, we should take the spotlight off Ms. Deen. Turn away from the tearful confessionals and interviews. There are better southern cooks, like Edna Lewis, more deserving of our attention. Look toward them.