'Dan Latham' on Serious Eats

Farm Fresh Pizza at Atlanta's Moto Bene

A few days a week, Dan Latham gets up and tows his portable wood-burning oven to one of four different farmers' markets in Atlanta. When he arrives, he gets the fire started and goes shopping for that day's topping ingredients. See, although he brings the dough, sauce, and cheese with him, he depends on other vendors at the market for all the rest. Once he settles on his toppings, descriptions of the day's pies go up on the chalkboard and Latham and his team get to work, usually selling out of their very good pizzas before the market closes. More

In Mississippi, Southern Italian Food Takes on a Whole New Meaning

Though I've had more than my fair share of oysters Mosca and chicken grande at Mosca's, the justifiably famous Creole Italian restaurant just outside New Orleans, I'd never really thought of the American South as having much in the way of an Italian restaurant tradition. But in the last two days I've eaten two terrific and totally different Italian meals in Mississippi that were each in their own way absolutely true to themselves and the towns they are situated in. L&M's Kitchen and Salumeria is the brainchild of Dan Latham, a native Mississippian and Ole Miss and French Culinary Institute grad who cooked and made salumi at Otto, Babbo, and Pó, Mario Batali's restaurants in New York City's Greenwich Village.... More

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