Katie Strasser
Southern-based book enthusiast, writer, and Appalachian State grad interested in the finer things in life: eggs benedict, letterpress, peach soda, and gardenia season.

Recent Posts By Katie Strasser

Birmingham’s New Must-Visit Restaurant: Vittoria

Birmingham chef James Lewis has already made his mark on Birmingham’s culinary scene with Bettola, his old-world Italian restaurant for which he has been named a James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist. Now he’s moving on to cover more territory with the long-awaited opening of Vittoria Macelleria today (in Pepper Place next to Bettola). We sat down with James to learn what […]

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Derby Around The South

The first Saturday of May is upon us and that can only mean one thing: the annual running of the roses. The Kentucky Derby is a quintessential Southern celebration, but you don’t have to cheer from the stands at Churchill Downs to revel in true Derby form. From libations to lawn games, grab your best hat and hit up any of […]

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