The Ultimate Family Reunion

To be invited as a member of the press is the most amazing feeling of all.  To be invited to cover the event, to tell the story, to preserve the memories, to evoke the feelings of community and togetherness, to encapsulate this wonderful experience and to put into words what so many others have said they cannot.  To say this is the best food and wine festival I have attended is an understatement. The Family Reunion is a trailblazing event that raised the bar, reconceptualized and redefined the concept of a food and wine festival.

The Catfish from Leah’s Kitchen

To know me is to know that Mississippi Farm Raised Catfish is one of my favorite foods on Earth. I love it fried, blackened, grilled and baked (but mostly fried). The last time I went home to Mississippi, I had a chance to visit the new “Leah’s Kitchen” inside of the Dr. Louis Armstrong International…