What started as a home brewery in a mother-in-law’s basement has quickly turned into a full-scale brewery and market success for Atlanta’s Scofflaw Brewing, which quickly gained fame with its flagship beer, the appropriately named Basement IPA.
Mentorship is a good thing, but mentorship at the table is better. New Orleans-based Southern Food columnist L. Kasimu Harris recounts two experiences about mentors and meals — his own with musician Delfeayo Marsalis, and about historian John Hope Franklin’s mentorship of NASA rocket scientist (and barbecue pitmaster) Howard Conyers.
The Bitter Southerner’s new Southern Politics column will explore the duality of the Southern thing not through shrill partisanship, but by passing along knowledge about how state legislatures in our region work and by putting their actions in historical perspective. Because, you know, we gotta get under all this yelling.