FOOD TRENDS


FOOD IS AT ITS MOST SOUTHERN IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA

Food in the Mississippi Delta is as much an experience as it is a meal. Enjoy the food while listening to blues music, and feel the magic. --JOHN JACOBS

Back in 1967, Bobbie Gentry sang a song called “Mississippi Delta” with lyrics filled with references to food. “Have me a little that Johnny cake, a little bit of that apple pan dowdy…” she sang. Mississippi Delta food and music go together like hand and glove, or fishing line and crawdad holes, so this gem of a song captures the flavor (pun intended) of an area where so many cultural traditions are preserved. In fact, it could be said that it is a very special place, because it has preserved authenticity in thi....