7 local restaurants who just make okra to perfection

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Saw’s BBQ always gets things right. Photos via Saw’s BBQ’s Facebook

Okra—you either LOVE it or you hate it. This Southern staple comes in many forms and local restaurants are using the veggie to jazz up their dishes. Check out these seven spots using okra in unique ways and making it to perfection.

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Y’all Come Back, Nu? A Very Southern Shabbat (& Recipe)

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green tomatoes
Have you ever seen such a beautiful thing?

Got a lot of tomatoes in the garden? Hit the farmer’s market recently? Went on a Whole Foods run? Found a random can of Trader Joe’s pickled green tomatoes in the pantry? None of the above but always wondered what to even do with green tomatoes? Good. I have a bit of a passion for green tomatoes, so get your serrated knives out. Continue reading “Y’all Come Back, Nu? A Very Southern Shabbat (& Recipe)”

B’ham No-Ham Hoppin’ John Dolmades: Food for the Southern Soul

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Hit up the farmer’s market, throw on that apron, and make your friends and family say “wow, I wish I could cook like this!” And then tell them, “you can!” And then tell them all about how Southern food is as much of a cultural mash-up as the food we see in LA and New York, where pastrami tacos and sushi bagels are on corner after corner.

Lifting up a spatula to serve himself something tasty, I presume.

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