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Louisville Hot Chicken, A Forbidden Feast, Reviewing the Meat Wagon, The Decline of Jerry’s, Food Hero Wendell Berry, & More! in the Weekly Miscellany

Louisville Hot Chicken, A Forbidden Feast, Reviewing the Meat Wagon, The Decline of Jerry’s, Food Hero Wendell Berry, & More! in the Weekly Miscellany

 

Would you like free hot chicken for a year? Then get ready to camp in line at Joella’s Hot Chicken in Louisville.

Salad? Overrated.

BBC news presenter Ella McSweeney meets her food hero, Kentucky’s own Wendell Berry.

Josh Boldt tracks down the Meat Wagon food truck for a burger: “I wanted to see if the taste lives up to the hype.”

In the midst of a national barbecue boom, are black pitmasters being left out?

Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie joined Boulder, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis for a bipartisan feast of forbidden foods to highlight food freedom.

Tamar Adler explains what we learn from old recipes: “Often old recipes hang their teaching on narrative, with an almost biblical surety that the way to cement information in the human mind is to plot it on a closely described arc of action. They are firmly anti-idealistic. They are full of contingencies.”

Getting Lucky’s in Kentucky. With already one location in Louisville, Lucky’s Market will open in the former Winn-Dixie at Broadway and Virginia near UK’s campus in Lexington.

Want to study Southern food without traveling to Oxford, Mississippi? You can download the Southern Foodways Alliance syllabus.

Rona Roberts at Savoring Kentucky has her list of Readings That Matter.

Michael Pendley shows how to make a scrap metal smoker.

Cheryl Truman reports that the once dominant chain Jerry’s is dwindling with the Mt. Sterling location closing this past Wednesday: “It’s where your parents took you to celebrate your good report cards (J-Boy and Champ sandwiches), your come-to-Jesus moments (liver and onions), your first successful driving lesson (hot fudge cake) and maybe even your birthday (those magnificent strawberry pies).”

Thrillist ranked every state on their food and included one of the best infographics ever.

Thrillist - 50 State Rankings

 

 

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