Salt and pepper shrimp, prepared by Chef Andrea Reusing at Lantern in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Southern food may be the country's only true regional cuisine. But its reputation ... more 
Salt and pepper shrimp, prepared by Chef Andrea Reusing at Lantern in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Southern food may be the country's only true regional cuisine. But its reputation for fried chicken, collard greens and biscuits is being challenged by an unlikely source: Yankee chefs. In North Carolina, New Jersey native Reusing adds seven-spice, tamarind and other Asian flavors to pork and shrimp. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerry Broome
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 1:07 PM EDT