"This is curious creation and cultural history." -- CNN
One of those books you'll want two copies of, one for the kitchen and one for the car.
John T. also has a native's understanding of what the South actually is, instead of what sentimental hogwash like Steel Magnolia's would have us think it is.
If you love food, if you love America, and especially if you love American food, you'll love Southern Belly.
I received what I paid for but I was disappointed that it offered so few recipes.Published 3 months ago by Doug P
Unfortunate that this is an out of date travel guide and not something more robust. I would not recommend to add this to your cook book or travel guide collections.Published 18 months ago by Maine Man
Spot on!! Descriptions are SO accurate.... You don't need a map to find these spots....or a menu to order from- but DO use the menu as there are so many one of a kind specialities... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Heatheryan
leaving out Florida is a HUGE omission. His forward states that he did this purposely (along with Texas), based on his criteria that he only included states that he felt were... Read morePublished 22 months ago by CAC
I thought this book was a hoot.....and a big hit! Who knew that someone would take the time to address the "Southern belly" ! Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by Sharron Y. Pitre
John T. Edge writes about food better than anyone I've read, and Southern Belly is a treat. His account of traveling through the South exploring local establishments, although... Read morePublished on December 21, 2012 by Doc
Loved this book- just be sure to double check all information before traveling -we found some locations had closed/changed since it was published.Published on March 9, 2011 by E. Davis
Great book but check your copy, mine was missing pages 179-210.... Mississippi, the best part! ;-)Published on October 7, 2008 by Mark E. Yacovone