The Daily South

Staff Picks: Where We’re Doggin’ for National Hot Dog Day

From the ballpark to the backyard, hot dogs–or franks, or wieners, or frankfurters, or footlongs, or weenies–are as American as apple pie. No, more American. They’re as American as baseball. No, more! Hot dogs are as American as hot dogs.

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The High-Low Guide to Washington, D.C.

Think D.C. is all Politics and power suits? Time to look past the bills and the laws and break out for the old landmark haunts and neighborhood newcomers that are helping define the District as a city on the rise.

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5 Reasons Why Forecastle is Our Favorite Festival

If you haven’t heard of Louisville, Kentucky’s Forecastle music festival, you’re missing out on one of the best festivals not just in the South, but in the country, and a weekend in one heckuva city too.

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Three Things You’ll Be Drinking This Year

D.C. bar owner Derek Brown (Mockingbird Hill, Eat the Rich, Columbia Room, The Passenger, Southern Efficiency) and his team are on a mission to help you drink better. There exists no pretense or snobbery, just a drive to educate and a love for spirits and their cultural significance.

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Eat Like Beyoncé — Five Restaurants She’s Visited in New Orleans

Queen Bey’s monarchical title’s based on more than just empty fanfare. She sings like a queen. She commands the stage like a queen, as proven by her On The Run Tour with hubby Jay Z that stopped at the New Orleans Superdome last night. The power didn’t even go out this time.

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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 21-25

Weeknight chaos can make putting a home-cooked meal on the table a daunting task. Don’t fret—our handy meal planner relies on a few key ingredients and gives new life to leftovers, so you can serve a delicious meal each night no matter what.

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Grumpy Fesses Up

Faithful readers, I must tell you something you never expected to hear. I failed you. Yes. The outlandishly responsible Grump, who puts your interest first and foremost, misled you in a previous column.  I cannot expect forgiveness. I can only humble myself as no one else has done before and face your withering scorn.

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Exclusive Album Stream: Sugar + The Hi-Lows Sing Johnny Cash

Nashville duo Sugar + The Hi-Lows, comprised of singers/songwriters Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup, pay tribute to Johnny & June with its new album Wild Desire (Johnny Cash Live Sessions), out on iTunes Tuesday, July 22.

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5 Southern Swimwear Designers We Love

From the islands of the Keys to the Carolina coast to the white sands of the Gulf, we Southerners know a thing or two about great beaches. So it’s really no surprise that our region would yield some stellar swimwear.

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