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Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.15.2014 | 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 07.23.2014 | 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 07.17.2014 | 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,

What I Learned About Gastronomy, Family Values And Life By Making Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Manuel R. De Juan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Taste
Manuel R. De Juan

There is always more love in anything homemade.

America's Best BBQ Joints

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

So if you don't see your favorite, sound off in the comments. Until then, grab a bib and start making your travel plans, because these are some of the best barbecue joints in America.

The 21 Best Southern Restaurants Outside The South

Thrillist | Posted 07.29.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Just because the South lays claim to fried chicken, BBQ, and mac & cheese, doesn't mean the rest of the U.S. isn't doing it right, too.

The Country's Best Fried Chicken

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Everyone thinks they know where to find the best fried chicken. But Lee Schrager made it his mission.

How To Make Grits Without A Recipe

Food52 | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
Food52

Grits, much like porridge, are the ultimate comfort food. Most Southerners love grits, and I am no exception.

These Are 21 Of The Best Soul Food Kitchens In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 07.01.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

You'd be better off ordering the apple cobbler at most soul kitchens. Or the banana pudding. Or both.

The Best Barbecue Chains in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.18.2014 | 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 05.05.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

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

The 16 Southern Snacks You Need To Know About

Thrillist | Posted 04.27.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

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 04.21.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 07.06.2014 | 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
Food52

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.