I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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The Hogs Have Arrived


There will be hogs: Here’s the 2-hog barbecue pit under construction at John Currence’s Lamar Lounge


John Currence is having a pit built behind the Lamar Lounge that looks to me about able to hold two whole hogs.   There’s already a hardwood woodpile nearby.  The pits and structure are very reminiscent of those at Ricky Parker’s Scotts Barbecue in Lexington, Tennessee.  Parker was the master […]

Lolis Ellie book event for Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans at Lamar Lounge on August 22nd

Writer Lolis Elie (author of the fine barbecue book Smokestack Lightening among others) has just published a book called Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans.  Lolis worked and wrote for the HBO series Treme throughout, and has assembled this book to represent home and restaurant cooking in the various communities […]