When Soul Food Extravaganza organizer Michael Hodge announced that the food fest would be canceled in 2013 because "it's never really generated any income," Southern-fried fanatics across the Treasure Valley responded with a collective gasp. The festival had drawn 18,000-25,000 people to Julia Davis Park in 2012, and the prospect of it disappearing left many feeling soulless. Thankfully, former SFE event coordinator Rich Williams grabbed the reins and is vowing to resurrect the extravaganza in 2014. Stay tuned for more details.
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