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John Mariani | Posted 11.07.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Winston-Salem is vibrant with new industries--bio-tech, high-tech, medicine, higher education--that demand good restaurants of every stripe, from low ...

The Deep South: It's Not Just Fried and Frittered

Neil Zevnik | Posted 11.01.2016 | Taste
Neil Zevnik

Speak of the foods of the Deep South, and you conjure up familiar images of fried chicken and slow-cooked greens, easy living and white-columned homes...

All The Best Southern Comfort Foods, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 10.10.2016 | Taste

It doesn't matter what state you're from, if you're an American, comfort food almost always equals Southern food.

A Moveable Feast: The Boudin Trail of SW Louisiana

Amy Whitley | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
Amy Whitley

Some rural regions have wine trails. Others have historic trails or art walks. Southwest Louisiana has the Boudin Trail. If you haven't visited this p...

3 Regional Barbecue Sauces Perfect for Pulled Pork

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.08.2017 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Pork shoulder is one of the cornerstones of American barbecue--right up there with brisket and ribs. It's certainly the most flexible: you can smoke it. Indirect grill it. Spit-roast it on a rotisserie. It's also the most forgiving: it stays moist even when you overcook it.

Barbecue Secrets From Carolina Pitmaster Ed Mitchell

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.28.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

He even goes to the trouble of serving his pork sandwiches on house-baked buns (crusty where the buttered side hit the griddle, but Charmin-soft in the center), with additional crunch supplied by a fried pork rind.

Eating A Southern Diet Might Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

It may be time to lay off the sweet tea: According to a new study, consumption of Southern-style foods and drinks could lead to greater heart attack r...

The Top 8 Southern Dishes

Garden & Gun | Posted 07.27.2016 | Taste
Garden & Gun

Making these choices wasn't easy. I left a lot of gravy and a couple of racks of ribs on the cutting room floor. Think of them as edible mileposts on a turnpike to tomorrowland.

Who Knew 280 Calories Could Taste This Good?

OWN | Posted 07.08.2015 | OWN

When you've got a craving for Southern comfort food, the last thing you want to think about are the calories that typically come along with it. Butter...

The Hottest New Restaurants in Orlando

Zagat | Posted 05.12.2016 | Taste

Sunny Corda's second area restaurant brings a more sophisticated, high-end vibe to the local Indian food dining scene. Plate presentation is taken seriously here, and the meats are fresh and antibiotic-free.

3 Staples Every True Southerner Knows How To Make

OWN | Posted 04.01.2015 | OWN

Southern food is a truly special type of cuisine -- and few know this better than Corey Simmons and Ramone Dickerson. These two Southern boys are the ...

Natchez, Mississippi Up Close

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I looked forward to my first visit to Mississippi. During decades of travel across the USA, I have covered much of the South, but had not wandered through or made any forays into the great State of Mississippi.

The 13 Best Restaurants In The South

Thrillist | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste

There is no better region to eat in than the South. Am I biased? Yes. Do I care? No.

9 Reasons Not to Visit or Move to Greenville, South Carolina in 2015

John Malik | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
John Malik

I'm sure you've seen the news and read the headlines. Seems like every time I get online, some travel or food writer is gushing over my adopted town of Greenville, South Carolina. Frankly, all this attention is starting to pile up into one enormous publicity jam.

Who's Hungry? Some Of The Best Southern-Inspired Eateries Are Anywhere But The South

Posted 12.31.2014 | Black Voices

Fried chicken may not be the best option for our waistlines, but when your tastes buds are crying tears of joy (read: you’re drooling), calorie inta...

Sean Brock's 'Heritage' and the Food Our Grandmothers Cooked

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.13.2015 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Heritage is worth buying. Just reading it will leave you feeling like food is much more than sustenance.

Sorghum Syrup Revived by Accidental Artisans

American Food Roots | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste
American Food Roots

On a recent Saturday morning, Danny Ray Townsend stood stirring a pan of sorghum over a hot hickory wood fire.

4 Days of Euphoria in Greenville, SC

Carolyn Bass | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Few things bring such a sense of happiness and excitement as good food, fine beverages and great music served up among friends. You could say it's euphoric. Greenville, S.C. knows this well, having named its annual food, beverage and music festival, Euphoria.

Perfect Day In Charleston, SC

Shoptiques | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel

Most people wouldn't think to put southern and fashion in the same sentence, but the South is starting to earn the recognition it deserves in the fashion industry, and Charleston is largely responsible for that.

Eating Your Way Through Atlanta: New Twists On Southern Food

WHERE | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste

To get the flavor of the city, go hungry, and make plans for stops at these southern favorites that are replete with homey dishes.

America's Best Fried Chicken Spots

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We know, we know. You think your mom makes the best fried chicken period. Nostalgia and hometown bias aside, though, many of us are also very opinionated about our favorite fried chicken joints outside of our own childhood kitchens.

The South's Best New Restaurants

Southern Living | Posted 10.25.2014 | Home
Southern Living

Southern Living intrepid restaurant scout Jennifer V. Cole hit the road to determine the top places to eat in South now. Here are the 10 best new restaurants.

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

The South In Your Mouth: The Best Southern Cookbooks

Melissa Fenton | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste
Melissa Fenton

When you simply add a dash of sweet southern spunk and love to your dishes, you don't need much of anything else.

A Tale of Two BBQs

John Malik | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
John Malik

Competition BBQ has grown exponentially in the last ten years and that means bigger purses, more attention, and more competitors. But this sort of event isn't for the faint of heart -- or wallet,