1. None of your vegetable plates are vegetarian.
As a vegetarian, eating in the South can be risky business. There are bacon bits hiding in the corn dish, chicken stock simmering in the green bean casserole, and cracklin’ baked in the cornbread. In other words, if you go out to eat, you’re forced to ask “Is there any meat made with this?” for pretty much everything you order. Which, in return, you’ll probably be met with “Yeah, it’s all vegetarian. The cow was a vegetarian, the pig was a vegetarian, the chicken was a vegetarian…”