The New Southern Table: A Global Take on Collards

Brys Stephens hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and lives in Charleston, South Carolina, where he writes about the global reach of Southern food and ingredients.   Last month, when I wrote about sweet potatoes for The Daily South, I mentioned that when deciding which ingredients to focus on in my first cookbook, The New Southern Table: Classic Ingredients Revisited, I picked […]

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Meet ‘N’ Three: Erica Hanks

Get to know Erica Hanks, a sweet Charlotte-based stylist who has dressed everyone from business professionals to NASCAR royalty. 1. Fashion Icon: “Lauren Hutton is the epitome of effortless style. She can go from a menswear-inspired vibe to high-end couture and looks beautiful in both.” 2. Southern Designer: “I really love Charleston-based Troubadour‘s prints and ladylike silhouettes. It’s perfect for the […]

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Southern Hospitality, Makers & Doers: Southern Coterie Summit

Our friends at the Southern Coterie are at it again: bringing together entrepreneurs who are passionate about the South. (You know we love that.) From small business owners to emerging and established brands, the Coterie provides attendees with the chance to connect and collaborate. Here’s the rundown on the event, which takes place in Charleston April 30-May 2. Southern Living […]

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5 Things You Need To Know In The South Right Now

                Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up 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.  1. A show about the South’s greatest music town. Showing next Monday, April 21, […]

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Sunday Supper: Glazed Ham

Whether it’s a succulent pot roast, cheesy casserole, or warming, savory stew, we love Sunday supper. It’s a dinner party without the formality, where family and friends gather for easy conversation and good food—lots of it!

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Cool Plants For Wet Soil

You see it in the description of almost every plant you want to use — “needs well-drained soil.” So what if your soil isn’t well-drained? What if it’s soggier than the home of “Swamp People?” Will anything grow there besides duckweed? Of course. Let Grumpy enlighten you.

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Bowling and Booze? We’re Into It

Depending on where you park it at Pinewood Social, you’ll hear the crash of bowling pins and catch the aroma of fried chicken, or you’ll feel the working buzz of a caffeine-fueled coffee shop. This 13,500-square-foot social club hosts guests for meetings, cocktails, karaoke, and bowling. In no short time, it’s become Nashville’s de facto living room. But design details and entertaining amenities aside, […]

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Southern Wedding Tradition: The Groom’s Cake

The groom’s cake is arguably the best-known Southern wedding tradition, thanks to staff favorite Steel Magnolias! Today we’re sharing the scoop on all the details behind this quirky and deeply-seated sweet. Armadillo groom’s cake photo by Matthew Johnson Studios Groom’s cakes can be traced back to England’s Victorian era, when there were three cakes at a wedding – the wedding […]

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The Man’s No-Fail Guide to Dressing for the Masters

Every year, there’s a little event in Augusta that sends Southerners and golf fans nationwide into a tizzy: the Masters. From practice rounds to cocktail hour at the club, attire for the event is specific—clean-cut, conservative, preppy. While all-out prep isn’t my year-round M.O., I always appreciate any event that allows me to indulge my inner traditionalist on my site, The […]

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Throwback Thursday: We Want to See Your Vintage Easter Snapshots!

There’s nothing like Easter in the South, and we’re getting nostalgic thinking about the egg hunts, frilly dresses, and Easter bonnets of yesteryear. We’d love to see your vintage Easter pictures of family gatherings and Easter supper spreads while we prepare for this year’s Easter weekend. Post them to Instagram with hashtags #TBT and #EasterThrowback, and we’ll post our favorites on Easter Sunday.

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