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Hannah Hayes

Recent Posts By Hannah Hayes

Have a First Look at Churchill Downs’ Official Kentucky Derby Menu

It’s time: we’re starting the countdown till Kentucky Derby 2016, and we’re kicking it off with a first look at Churchill Downs’ official menu for this year’s race. After a year of research, Churchill Downs’ head chef David Danielson picked dishes that showed off international takes on Southern classics from green beans sprinkled with bourbon-smoked sesame seeds to bourbon ball ice cream […]

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Mount Moriah Video Premiere for “Precita”

  North Carolina’s Mount Moriah became one of our favorite Southern bands when their 2013 song “Lament” got stuck in our heads and we didn’t want it to stop. Two critically-acclaimed records later, the trio has released How to Dance, an album that bakes classic country, ’70s punk fervor, church revivals, and dream pop sensibilities into one satisfying casserole–luscious on the inside, crunchy on […]

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Video Premiere: Star and Micey’s “Get ‘Em Next Time”

Memphis may be famous for hits from Booker T. and the M.G.s, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Big Star, and oh yeah, Elvis, but there’s also a new generation of artists coming out of the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Lucero, John Paul Keith, and Goner Records have all contributed towards the new direction of Memphis’ music scene, and so has […]

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Enter to Win an Apron Designed by Billy Reid and John Besh

Like Stephen Colbert and John Batiste or Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts, when Southerners join forces, great things happen. As is the case with this apron made by Alabama-based fashion designer Billy Reid and inspired by New Orleans Chef John Besh. Reid designed the apron in selvedge chambray with copper rivet details and leather tie straps, complete with Chef Besh’s signature Sazerac recipe […]

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Food Department Holiday Giveaway: PK Grills Tailgating Bundle

As a present to our readers, Southern Living’s food department will be giving away three packages from some of our favorite Southern companies. Our final package is a tailgating bundle from PK Grills, favorite of pitmasters like James Beard Award-winner Aaron Franklin. It includes a grill & smoker combo, apron, stainless steel grill tools, koozies and wooden six-packer (MSRP $419.99). To […]

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Food Department Holiday Giveaway: Hotel San Jose Kitchen Favorites

As a present to our readers, Southern Living’s food department will be giving away three packages from some of our favorite Southern companies. Our second package from the Bunkhouse Group is a $250 gift set filled with kitchen favorites from Austin, Texas’ very hip Hotel San Jose including a Crisa glass set; Signature KKDW cheese board and spreader; engraved bottle opener; […]

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Food Department Holiday Giveaway: Yeti Rambler and 44 Farms Beef Jerky

As a present to our readers, Southern Living’s food department will be giving away three packages from some of our favorite Southern food companies. Our first surprise is a box from Texas steak-producer 44 Farms filled with their artisan-quality beef jerky and a 20 oz. Yeti Rambler for all the hot cocoa, coffee, or secret cocktails you’ll be sipping this holiday. To […]

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5 Best Southern Beers for Oktoberfest

Clawhammer Oktoberfest Highland Brewing Company Asheville, North Carolina Named after Clawhammer Mountain in the Appalachians, this copper-colored brew from Asheville, North Carolina, (a.k.a. Beer City, USA) tastes like toasted whole wheat bread but still has a slightly spicy hoppy finish. It was made for weekend bonfires. Märzenbier Westbrook Brewing Company Charleston, South Carolina Like liquid pumpernickel without the expected heaviness, […]

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Paul Prudhomme, The Chef Who Brought Louisiana Cooking to the World, Passes Away

Before John Besh changed the New Orleans dining scene, Donald Link redefined Cajun cooking, and Emeril Lagasse made “Bam!” a universal catch phrase, there was Paul Prudhomme, one of the country’s first celebrity chefs, who passed away today at 75. Thanks to the legendary Louisiana chef, Commander’s Palace became a world-renown restaurant and cooks from New Jersey to Mississippi could create Creole and […]

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Drive-By Truckers Track Premiere from Their New Live Album “It’s Great To Be Alive!”

Without catwalk stage setups, surprise celebrity squads, holograms, or professionally-designed costumes, the Drive-By Truckers have made their name as one of the country’s best live rock ‘n’ roll bands the old-fashioned way: playing 2,000 shows over 20 years from dive bars to ornate concert halls and every room in between– revitalizing Southern rock along the way. For anyone who has been […]

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