Central South

You can use this tag to discuss food in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Louisiana. We also have tags for each of those states, as well as many of their cities, which you can browse here.

What Is White Barbecue Sauce?

As in American politics, American barbecue sauce is largely a two-party system. On the right, you have the grand old Kansas City-style tomato and molasses camp. On the left, the bleeding heart vinegar...

Mississippi oyster farms lose thousands of oysters

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Majority of oysters planted in the Mississippi Sound are dead following opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway.

Restaurant Report - Montgomery, AL area

by pretender414 23 days ago

Not quite a trip report, since we've been here a few months, but here's a quick summary of some good restaurants to try in Montgomery, Alabama and the surrounding area: Wintzell's Oyster House -...

BBQ inn North Mississippi

by dcbbq 18 days ago

I'll be in Oxford in August with a car and a couple of days to spare. I'm interested in some good, pit-cooked barbecue. Suggestions?

Soul food or other local in downtown Montgomery Al?

by curioussheridan 5 months ago

On a civil rights tour we will be stopping in downtown Montgomery for the night. We like good food with definite flavors. Any ideas?

Ossie's BBQ sauce recipe, mobile, alabama

by dewdrop 9 years ago

several chowhounds are seeking this recipe from ossie's. i grew up in mobile with the boutwells who owned ossie's, and if someone would like the recipe e-mail me kenvista@gulftel.com and i will be...

Recs between Memphis and Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 4 months ago

Looking for recs for dive type restaurants or diners that have been there forever. Parallel to I-40, either north or south side. Thanks!

Restaurants feeding Federal employees for free during shutdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"I thought, we could probably do that here in Indianapolis," Brown said. "The beautiful thing about being a restaurateur, is that we're already positioned to help. We're in the business of hospital...

This is not your typical which restaurant to eat at post - New Orleans

by girdev 9 months ago

I am coming to visit NOLA with my best friend who is getting married. will be there 11/1/18 to 11/4/18 Kind of like a bachelor party but for two foodies. I am looking for a special food experie...

Jamaican callaloo

by whiskygirl 8 months ago

I went to Jamaica twice last year and I tried this dish callaloo, OMG fell in love with it. I have searched high and low to try to find the amaranth leaves, no one carries it in Lafayette, LA. Is t...

Wine Shipping Redux ---> A different issue entirely

by jbl1953 10 months ago

So you would think I know the answer to this, after 40+ years in the wine trade, but laws change, court cases are decided, and I frankly don't have a freakin' clue! Most question of this ilk are...

Where to buy Skin-on Pork Loin?

by JDS1 2 years ago

Looking to find a source of skin-on pork loin or leg of pork. I am originally from the UK where this is very common and popular way to butcher and cook pork. I have been in the USA now for 10 years...

Best country breakfast in Birmingham, and dinner too?

by elizabetheatsfood 11 months ago

Hey Everyone, we are taking our son to visit colleges and are going to be in Birmingham staying at the Westin for a Friday afternoon/Night and Saturday morning.(We do have a car, so can drive!) I ...

Gonna have 3 days in Little Rock

by cajungwailo 11 months ago

Looking for very specific recs, please. Old timey. Soul food. Cafeterias. Meat and 3. Longer they've been in business, the better. Places tourists would never go. Late nite. Non-traditional re...

Ray "Red" Gills Razorback Barbecue Sauce?

by mwolson 6 years ago

Does anyone know if River City Spice, home of Razorback cookers, in Blytheville, Arkansas is still in business? We are out of Razorback sauce and suffering from a severely low blood barbecue lev...

Lillet in Alabama?

by hamiltonmh 8 years ago

Anybody know where I can find Lillet Blanc in Alabama? I am trying to get some of the summer label bottles but can't find them in Mobile or Montgomery, and I don't want to drive all the way to New...

ISO Almost Too Dense to Believe Pound Cake

by scarehairnoelle 1 year ago

Hello, I was looking through the states and cities listed in your places tabs. I noticed that Alabama was not represented. Having lived here all my life I am looking for some of the Grandma's, Gran...

Forgotten BBQ in Jackson, MS

by cajungwailo 1 year ago

10-15 years ago I went to a small BBQ place in Jackson. Poor signage, hard to find, on top of that, seems like it was behind a car dealer, you couldn't see it from the road. Also recall the woman ...

Tuscaloosa or Birmingham overnight for family of five: Need dinner, hotel, breakfast (preferably on a biscuit)

by mrshoho 1 year ago

Family of five driving from DC to New Orleans. Planning to overnight in either Birmingham or Tuscaloosa. Need a good dinner to reward us for our long drive, preferably somewhere with local food and...

Lafayette and Wallace: what's to eat there?

by curioussheridan 1 year ago

Visiting the Whitney Plantation then staying in Lafayette the beginning of March for a couple of days. Where can we eat local food for lunch in Wallace or thereabouts? And though Lafayette may no...

Can My Food Trailer Run off a Gas powered generator?

by chanmaran 1 year ago

My husband and I are starting a food trailer in Louisiana, and we are in the process of looking for a generator. Are we required to have a propane generator or can it be regular gas powered? I kn...