New Orleansrsquo iconic porsquoboy brings some true Southern comfort to students at Columbia University

New Orleans’ iconic po’boy brings some true Southern comfort to students at Columbia University.

Menu Mix: Falling hard for that Southern charm

Southern dishes have that special ability to convey the unmistakable feeling of home, even if your climate is more snow shovel than porch swing.

Southern cooking is home cooking.” Those words are being spoken not by someone with a Carolina drawl, but by Mike DeMartino, who has a distinctly Brooklyn accent. He’s executive chef for Columbia University Dining, located in the heart of upper Manhattan.

Many chefs far north of the Mason-Dixon Line have been trying on a Southern accent for some time now, with their own takes on iconic Southern dishes from shrimp and grits to chicken and biscuits and cornbread. Cast-iron skillet

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