Progressive dinners (meals with each course in a different location) serve up the very best of a Southern Christmas: food, fellowship, and miles of decorations. Reserve a spot at one of these favorites from around the South. Cape Charles, Virginia. Guides guests to Victorian homes via a luminary-lit path. December 6, $40; northamptoncountychamber.com Charleston, South Carolina. Transports attendees to three […]
Dear Santa, I have been an extra good boy this year. I did everything my wife told me to without sassing. I ate that turnip thing she made. I picked up my dirty undies and sealed them inside the toxic waste bin. I did not microwave our cat. So could you please send me something for my garden that I […]
The French Quarter’s famous watering hole is clinking hurricane glasses as they toast to 80 years of roaring pianos and courtyard cocktails. Like wine and whiskey, Pat O’Brien’s is getting better with age by celebrating the big 8-0 with a huge block party outside it’s home base in New Orleans on St. Peter Street from 5 pm until, well, tomorrow […]
If there’s one condiment Southerners treat with great respect, it’s gravy. So much so that the Southern Foodways Alliance named its quarterly journal after the savory dressing. For the next four weeks, Sheri Castle, author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook, will share her favorite gravy recipes in the SFA series Inside the Boat. If you want to know how to make a tasty and […]
Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.