A few tickets remain for the dinner, set for 6:30 on February 20 at Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham, Alabama.
Sales of the $100 tickets benefit the John Egerton Prize, awarded annually by the Southern Foodways Alliance to scholars, activists, and artists whose work in the world of food addresses issues of race, class, gender, and social and environmental justice.
Featuring Alabama-born poet Jake Adam York, author of A Murmuration of Starlings.
And chef Frank Stitt, whose menu for the night -- oysters Bienville, shad roe, black bottom pie, and more! -- drew inspiration from Egerton's words.
And John Egerton, author, agitator, eater.
Call 205-939-1400 to book a seat.