October 25, 2007

Southern Foodways Symposium, Day One

We're in Mississippi for the 10th annual Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium. The trip through Alabama took us to Pop's Charburgers:

Then it was off to a barbecue shack with great pork sandwiches and a sign that should guarantee their success:

We arrived in Greenwood at the Viking Range headquarters, and broke down a pig with pork man Bruce Aidells:

Happy pig:

Jeff gets beard advice from Bruce:

Dinner featured more pig, courtesy of Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon. Link choppin' pig:

Another pig: