The Southern Foodways Alliance produced this film on Karen Barker, the James Beard Award-winning baker of Durham’s Magnolia Grill, talking about her love of pie. Barker died on Feb. 2, 2019. Watch the full film at https://vimeo.com/248363421.
Maggie Kane is founder of A Place at the Table, a pay-what-you-can restaurant in downtown Raleigh that celebrated its first anniversary and appeared on NBC’s “Today.” She is The News & Observer’s Tar Heel of the Month.
Barbecue icon Skylight Inn had a fire in its smokehouse Thursday morning in Ayden, NC. Pitmaster Sam Jones, whose family owns the restaurant, responded to the scene in his role as fire chief of the Ayden Volunteer Fire Department.