When the Oxford American asked me to put together a playlist of Dave Evans’s songs, I wanted to construct a sequence that conveys the significance of his life story. I traced the path he had already beaten, listening to his albums in chronological order, gathering songs as I went.
Join the Southern Foodways Alliance on a romp through our home state of Mississippi (and the birthplace of the OA). We'll take you from the Delta to the state capital to the Gulf Coast. While you're here, enjoy the foods that draw hungry travelers from far and wide, as well as the community treasures that fly under the radar.