1. It all started when Greenville, MS was (finally) declared the "Hot Tamale Capital of the World" in July of 2012.
  2. Greenville, MS declared the "Hot Tamale Capital of the World" (Part 1)
  3. Enter: The Delta Hot Tamale Festival.
  4. The first annual festival was a huge hit!
  5. Delta Hot Tamale Festival 2012
  6. So we were all treated to a 3 day event in 2013:
  7. I was invited to this year's event, and needless to say, I was extremely...
  8. Ever interested in both the journey and the destination, I recorded the drive and the welcome as well.
  9. Heading to Baby Doll House last night for amazing feast  to kick off a weekend of tamale eating and… http://t.co/x69zIHkdyS
    Heading to Baby Doll House last night for amazing feast to kick off a weekend of tamale eating and…  http://instagram.com/p/fnV4i_l1Sf/ 
  10. Tamales on silver platters at the Baby Doll House.
    Tamales on silver platters at the Baby Doll House.
  11. Not to be outdone by the night before, the festival began with much Southern flair:
  12. And apparently I wasn't the only journalist recording the day:
  13. Even the booths (and their names) were story-worthy...
  14. Scene from Delta hot tamale festival.
    Scene from Delta hot tamale festival.
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