Posts Tagged ‘food traditions’

slug_burgerNorthern Mississippi is obsessed with the slugburger; entire festivals and eating contests are devoted to this regional dish. There, if you want something other than a slugburger, you have to specify you want an "all-meat burger" instead. Otherwise, one of these humble burgers will arrive on your plate.

Don’t worry, this dish generations of Mississippians adore doesn’t have any slimy, shell-less gastropods in it. The burger and it’s head-turning name are a reflection of Depression-era ingenuity. During that time period, meat was at a premium.