southern u.s.

food + cooking

I’m One of the Aces in the Business

Over and over, I would hear stories of Biloxi fishermen getting out of the water, doubtful of the future. But Frank Parker’s got no worries.
food + cooking

Before the People and the Po’ Boys

Before I felt a Southern welcome, before meeting and eating with people filled with rich stories, all I knew of Biloxi was that it was a disaster.
wine + spirits + beer

That’s the Whiskey Talking

Tennessee tinkers with its liquor laws, to good and ill effect.
chefs + restaurants

Antoine’s On Our Own Terms

Learning to love New Orleans’s most beloved dowager.
food + cooking

How to Trash a Great Recipe

A tale of kitchen downshifting, wherein a gratin begets a casserole.
food + cooking

The Celery Soda Chronicles

Chasing a pastrami sandwich with a can of Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray soda may be a time-honored New York tradition, but down South Eudora Welty drank her celery, too.
food + cooking

Hooked on Blenheim Ginger Ale

Here’s a soda that is so good it has its own fan club—not to mention long history, limited supply, and top-secret recipe.
food + cooking

Trash Fish Without the Trashiness

Wherein the author praises scum suckers, bottom dwellers, and other ne’er-do-wells of the deep.
chefs + restaurants

Chapel Hill: Cypress on the Hill

(CHAPEL HILL) - This birdhouse of a space is on Franklin Street, the local restaurant row, cater-corner from Lantern, Andrea Reusing’s Asian hothouse, and just down the street from Elaine’s on Franklin, where Brett Jennings mans the...

Lowcountry Rising

Beyond the picture postcards, Charleston is a lovely port city that’s fast on its way to becoming a serious food capital.
May 2009
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