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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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Hot List: Julia Reed’s Cookbook, Jazz Fest & Miami Hotels

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.

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Recapping A Tribute to Frank Stitt

Birmingham’s Frank Stitt is an American treasure. On Saturday night, his friends (who happen to be some of the South’s best chefs) gathered to honor him at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival‘s “A Tribute to Frank Stitt.” Each chef cooked a dish to honor Frank, and each dish showcased Frank’s passion for regional ingredients, his respect for technique, and his […]

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Get a Taste of Charleston This Weekend

Southern Living‘s Taste of Charleston is happening this weekend and folks have traveled from all over to attend. Last night, we witnessed the Iron Chef competition in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s kitchen, and our own Rebecca Lang was a judge!

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Meat: It’s What’s for Breakfast

Few Southern exports are more beloved than barbecue–besides the folks who smoke it. Meatopia is an annual New York City gathering of these carnivorous contemporaries (pitmasters, butchers, and meat-minded chefs) celebrating the consumption of cruelty-free, hormone-free and antibiotic-free meat.

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The SL Hot List: College Football Kickoff, Nostalgic Lunch Boxes, and Shaggin’

Your essential round-up for what’s hot in the South this week! Kickoff College Football. Because football season can’t come fast enough, we’re starting the party early with the Chick-Fil-A College Kickoff Game August 31 through September 1 in Atlanta. Since 2008, the games have marked the beginning of the season by matching top-ranked college teams in a neutral site at the Georgia Dome.

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The Bee’s Knees: Cows on Parade, South’s Best Shindig & Beyonce Goes Texas

An artistic parade of cows in North Carolina. The cows have finally come home. CowParade, the world’s largest public art exhibit, which originated in Switzerland in 1998, reached the Tar Heel State yesterday with local artists putting a Southern spin on 150 fiberglass cow statues taking over the area.

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Piggy Bank Dinners Launch in Atlanta to Benefit Southern Foodways Alliance

Foodies in Atlanta are in for a special state dinner of sorts as Georgia plays host to Virginia chefs during the first Piggy Bank Dinner on Sunday. The event benefiting the Southern Foodways Alliance is a chance for Taqueria del Sol chef Eddie Hernandez to cook and collaborate with two chefs from the Commonwealth: Jason Alley of Comfort and Pasture […]

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Happy 1st Day of Summer!

It’s the first official day of summer! That means three full months of all the beach-loving, sun-soaking, waterhole dwelling you can take. To make sure you get the most out of your summer in the South, we have created the ultimate guide to the best cold treats, picnic spots, swimming holes, cool-weather clothes, and beachside hotels the South has to […]

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Chattanooga’s Boutique Hostel: The Crash Pad

Photo by Kelsey Snell Staying at a fancy hotel can be thoroughly decadent and oh-so fun, but most of the time you just need a clean place to stay. Leave it to Chattanooga, one of the South’s most rugged and eco-progressive cities, to raise the bar on budget lodging. In the mix of the galleries and lofts in the revitalized Southside […]

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