Singular or plural? Milk or water? Southern culinary cliché or regional American delicacy? There’s very little agreement about grits, except among chefs, who seem to agree that the corn-based dish is an excellent palette for a wide variety of dishes.
Chefs around the country are putting their own twists on the classic combinations, including shrimp and grits and cheese grits, while also sourcing a higher-quality, stone-ground product.
Grits, which are simply coarse ground corn,