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John T. Edge is a food writer and commentator and the director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. John T, as he is known, has authored numerous books detailing how America eats, including, Fried Chicken: An American Story, Apple Pie: An American Story, Hamburgers & Fries, and Donuts: An American Passion. He is a contributing editor at Gourmet and a food columnist for the U.S. Airways in-flight magazine, the food magazine Saveur and the Oxford American.Edge is a regular contributor for the weekend edition of NPR's All Things Considered and has appeared on a number of television shows from CBS Sunday Morning to Iron Chef. His work has also been featured in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 editions of the Best Food Writing Anthology.
Total Books: 24
Every October, the Southern Foodways Alliance sponsors a symposium at Oxford, Mississippi on southern food. John T is one the primary organizers and the master of ceremonies for the many events, which attracts several hundred attendees. Past symposia have included The Sweet Life-Sugar and the South (2005), Southern Food in Black and White (2004), and Appalachia: Exploring the Land and the Larder (2003).