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The Best Barbecue Chains in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You can screw around with burgers or pizza, but you can't screw around with barbecue.

These Are The 16 Southern Chains The Rest Of The Country Needs

Thrillist | Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste

In the South, chains are about fried chicken, biscuits, tacos, burgers, and addiction.

The 16 Southern Snacks You Need To Know About

Thrillist | Posted 02.26.2014 | Taste

From chocolate-covered cookie sandwiches to the spiciest kettle-cooked chips, these are the snacks worth traveling south for.

5 Questions for Trevor Moran: The New Chef at Nashville's The Catbird Seat

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.19.2014 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

In just two short years, Nashville's The Catbird Seat has quickly become one of the nation's most beloved restaurants. I had the lovely opportunity to chat with co-owner Trevor Moran about his new position and big move to Nashville.

8 Things I Learned In The South

Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel
Suzy Strutner

Fried okra is a vegetable. ...and so are fried onions.

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Big Bad Chef's First Cookbook

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Before I sat down to write about John Currence's new cookbook -- Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey -- I surveyed my brown liquor shelf and found just the right courage: a bottle of Willett Rye with one good pump left in it.

Would You Like to See My Collection of Cleavers?

John Malik | Posted 11.23.2013 | Taste
John Malik

We're a peculiar lot. Professional cooks often have quirks and idiosyncrasies that most rational people would find, perhaps, circumspect.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Sunday Dinner: Don't Even Think About Calling This Soul Food | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Black Voices

Don't call chef Alexander Smalls' relaunch of one-time Harlem hotspot Minton's Playhouse a comeback. Call it a revival. That's how the South Caroli...

Trust Us On This One: Boil Peanuts ASAP

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 08.08.2013 | Taste

Once you try 'the caviar of the South,' you will never go back.

How Would You Explain Your Food Identity In 1.5 Minutes?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 06.18.2013 | Taste

'A Spoken Dish' captures the most vivid culinary memories of the South, one video at a time.

Sorry France: Our New Favorite Cheese Is American

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 06.18.2013 | Taste

Green Hill from Sweet Grass dairy is the new double-cream love of our life.

America's Best New BBQ

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Why you should be fired up about the future of barbecue.

Does This Flour Really Make The Best Biscuits?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste

Depends who you ask, but Southerners will tell you it's White Lily.

Why Southern Food Makes Us Feel Like We're All Southerners

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.24.2013 | Taste

Is it the people? The place? Or maybe just the biscuits?

9 Derby Day Snacks & Sips

Food52 | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste

It's almost the Kentucky Derby, which means it's time for your finest wide-brimmed hat and a tall glass of bourbon. Here are some elegant, Southern-inspired snacks and drinks to sustain you.

Southern Cooking 101: How To Cook Grits

Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste

Here's a simple recipe to bookmark, so they come out perfectly every time.

Big Red: 'Deliciously Different,' Hilariously Strange

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 03.29.2013 | Taste

It's really sweet, and has one of the strangest marketing campaigns we've ever seen.

My Crush on Charleston Fashion Week

Arlene Goldstein | Posted 05.26.2013 | Style
Arlene Goldstein

I will be perfectly honest, I have a new crush. In fact, it's more than a crush. I am head-over-heels in love with Charleston Fashion Week -- a premier event for this charming city's fashion flock. No, I did not mean to say New York, Paris, Milan or even Los Angeles.

Once You Go Duke's Mayo, You Never Go Back

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.30.2013 | Taste

Run, do not walk, to Duke's Mayonnaise.

The Best Southern Food In The U.S.

Andrew Zimmern | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Andrew Zimmern

Defined by an abundance of fresh seafood and produce, grain-producing marshlands and a melting pot of Spanish/French/West African culture, Southern cuisine is soul-warming comfort food at its best.

A Champion in the Kitchen

Lin Dunn | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports
Lin Dunn

One of the most exciting parts of my job is interacting with our fans and the Fever faithful were as excited as I was about the prospect of me cooking them a big southern dinner. Three months and a WNBA Championship later, I was happy to deliver the goods to the two big winners.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

WATCH: The Difference Between Southern Food And Soul Food | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Black Voices

"At home, we didn't call it soul food, we called it dinner," says food historian and author Jessica Harris, one of the roughly 100 people interviewed ...

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.

Foraging for Relevancy

John Malik | Posted 11.24.2012 | Taste
John Malik

Candied hickory nuts, huckleberry and toasted chicory on the same plate? Are you kidding me?

The 5 Easiest Tex-Mex Recipes To Try At Home

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Tex-Mex (a cross between Southwestern and Mexican) is a super easy cuisine to play around with in your own kitchen, especially since it's fusion in nature and includes a lot of pantry ingredients.