The Daily South

Breaking: Kenny Chesney to Play Free Show at Flora-Bama in August

On Friday, August 16, every country-and-beach-lover’s dream comes true. Kenny Chesney, whose new single “American Kids” is climbing the charts faster than Garth Brooks became Chris Gaines, will play a free show called the Flora-Bama-Jama.

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Buttermilk, Your Secret Beauty Weapon

It’s no secret that Southerners love buttermilk. At Southern Living, we swear by buttermilk for the sweetest of biscuits, pies, cakes, even ice cream. But these days we’re loving buttermilk for its less conventional use: as a beauty tool.

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Our New Restaurant Crush: The Florence in Savannah

We’re giddy about Chef Hugh Acheson like preteens over One Direction. From his cookbook A New Turn in the South or his restaurants like Empire State South, call us superfans. We’re totally crushing on his latest venture, The Florence, in Savannah, Georgia.

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5 Southern Style Bloggers to Follow Today

On Sunday we co-hosted the wrap party for the second annual Southern Blog Society Conference, put together by Jessica Camarata of My Style Vita and Cathy Anderson of Poor Little It Girl. Dozens of fashion and lifestyle bloggers joined at the W Buckhead to sip champagne and exchange trade secrets about the wild, and yes glam, world of fashion blogging.

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Author to Author: Lee Smith asks Beth Macy about Factory Man

If glowing reviews are any indication, Virginia author Beth Macy’s debut book Factory Man may be one of the most talked-about nonfiction books of the season. “This is Ms. Macy’s first book, but it’s in a class with other runaway debuts like Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit and Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” wrote Janet Maslin in The New York Times.

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5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List, a roundup 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. 

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Five Days, Five Dinners: July 14-18

Weeknight chaos can make putting a home-cooked meal on the table a daunting task. Don’t fret—we’ve designed this handy weeknight meal planner to help you stress less and chill out more. By using a few key ingredients and giving new life to leftovers, you can serve a delicious meal each night no matter what.

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Just Try To Kill Nandina!

One of the first of many commands my wife gave me after we got married was to rip up all the nandinas in front of my house. “It makes the house look abandoned,” she stated. “If you don’t do it, I will.”

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The Most Mouthwatering Meals from Morgan Murphy’s Roadtrip (In Photos)

Morgan Murphy has the job everyone wishes they had. He’s driving–and eating–his way across the country in search of the best food shacks, diners, and restaurants off the beaten path. In fact, that’s the name of his book series for Southern Living, Off The Eaten Path, and he’s researching the third installment now.

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How Do You Eliminate Lionfish, the Kudzu of the Sea? Cook It.

We’re been hearing about an outlaw wreaking havoc along the Southern coast. He goes by lionfish, a spiny invasive species that is threatening the ecosystem of the Gulf. Voracious eaters, they’ve flooded local waters in recent years, competing at the feed trough with native snapper and grouper. Various seafood coalitions are doing battle with the fish with trap, cage, stun gun, […]

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