John T. Edge
John T. Edge begins with the cooks and waiters involved in the civil rights movement and transitions into the South’s new role as a hotbed of immigration to show why working-class Southern food has become a vital driver of contemporary American cuisine.
John T. Edge is a contributing editor at Garden & Gun, a columnist for the Oxford American and a regular columnist at the New York Times who has written or edited more than a dozen books. In 2012, he won the James Beard Foundation’s M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award. Edge lives in Oxford, Mississippi with his wife and son.