At Reef in Houston, chef Bryan Caswell has built a career working with Gulf fishermen, most notably by developing a menu that makes the most of bycatch—fish caught by accident when going after specific seafood (reefhouston.com). In Charleston, chef Mike Lata is set to open The Ordinary in just a few weeks. You might call the dazzling space (white oak floors, […]
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The Johnny Cash Museum (johnnycash.com) opens in Nashville this fall, honoring Cash’s storied life and legacy as one of the greatest American songwriters and musicians of the 20th century. The 15,000-square-foot shrine will house the world’s largest concentration of his personal memorabilia and music, plus a 250-seat concert venue.
Last night Jason Isbell, a native of the Shoals area in north Alabama, won big at the Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, taking home the award for Song of the Year for “Alabama Pines.” “I want to thank the terrible hotels of north Florida for inspiring me to write this,” he joked.
It’s no secret that we at Southern Living are pretty big fans of The Avett Brothers. Banjos and cellos? Soulful songwriting? Country boys who grow tomatoes and can flat out rock a 3-piece suit? Yes, please. So we’ve been anticipating the release of The Carpenter (out September 11) almost as much as we’ve been looking forward to football season.