The book served as a guide for African Americans traveling through the segregated South. The book included homes, churches, Black-owned establishments. Taking place at the Peached Social House in Austin, the event features some of Austin’s best chefs, including Cook’s Nook owner Joi Chevalier as the culinary director.
The event also includes Cook’s Nook members Ilbersalle Fallon of Niella Catering, as well as Jen Rodriguez and Chris Howard of 3 small plates catering.
In addition to traditional southern cuisine, there will be a photography exhibition.