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Zuppardo’s Supermarket had their pork neckbones on sale earlier this week. The meat off the bones makes excellent tacos, and once you render all the collagen out of the osseous matter you’ll have a terrific stock. Would you like to learn how to make pork stock? We wrote this primer

Pork stock is a crucial building block in our gumbo, and red beans and rice recipes.

Sticky sweet pork ribs cooked til the meat falls right off the bone at Bullard’s in New Orleans 9th Ward

“We’ve all got those ‘passionate moments’ in our family’s lives, when maybe a teenager wants to tell his family he’s gay, or someone needs to tell the family they have cancer,”

Ryal Thomas will be serving hog maws, cheeseburgers, and community building at his new restaurant Squiggly Giggly in Charlottesville. Continue Reading

Little Freddie King is one of our heroes. We’ve lost count of how many times we’ve seen the McComb, Mississippi native play around New Orleans, and you can’t call yourself a local til you’ve watched him perform at BJ’s Lounge in the Upper 9th Ward.

His shows there are legend, and that’s where he’ll be performing tomorrow night Friday July 20th 2018. See y’all out there.

Happy Birthday Mr Freddie. 78 years old today.

The Rootbeer Stand in Corbin Kentucky

In business for over 50 years, The Rootbeer Stand in Corbin, Kentucky is a curiosity, a time travel restaurant where a $1.10 will get you a grilled cheese sandwich and you can park in a spot where a man was murdered over a love rivalry back in 2009.

Southeastern Kentucky is the sort of rough and tumble region where sticking your head inside a man’s tow-truck window, unbidden, can lead to all manners of bad things happening.

Like getting yourself killed. more