What is the essence of Southern food? This week on Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis is joined by a wealth of Southern food guests from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Todd L. Richards is the Executive Chef at The Shed at Glenwood, and Katie Button is the chef and owner Cúrate- both located in Atlanta. Founders Elizabeth Feichter (COO) and Dominique Love (CEO) are also in the house to talk about the educational programming at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Find out how the guests define Southern cuisine, and learn about race and gender in the Southern food scene. What are some common misconceptions about Southern food? Find out on this week’s episode of Taste Matters! This program has been brought to you by White Oak Pastures.

“Women have always been cooking in the South. They are the heart and soul of soulful food.” [24:30] — Katie Button on Taste Matters