more about: Food & Drink

Hot List: NOLA Drinks, Summer Parties & Spotlight On The Gulf

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.

Read More

Austin’s Best Food Truck

There is something strangely welcoming about the Texas summer heat. That’s why this season we are heading to one of the coolest little cities in the Lone Star State: Austin. 

Read More

Top 10: The Dirty Guv’nahs Favorite Southern Pit Stops

While Nashville may be The Music City, Knoxville is making some noise. Our eyes (and ears) are on Knoxville rockers The Dirty Guv’nahs, reimagining and representing a soulful Southern sound by combining the nuances of modern folk (redolent of The Avett Brothers, sans the banjo) with equal parts roots and rasp.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Chef Phillip Lopez Announces Second New Orleans Restaurant

New Orleans is abuzz today with the announcement that Chef Phillip Lopez, owner of Root, is opening a second restaurant. Square Root, which will be located in the Lower Garden District, is scheduled to open by the end of 2012. The restaurant will offer a chef's table with a 10 to 15 course prix fixe tasting menu. We were in […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

FRESHWORKS! Festival Debuts in Birmingham

The people behind the inagural FRESHWORKS! Festival are out to prove that farm-to-table food is always in season. This Saturday (June 16), farmers, chefs, and food trucks will converge at The Gardens at Park Place for an afternoon of education, entertainment, and of course, great Southern cooking. Expect a veritable bounty of food trucks including Birmingham favorites such as Dreamcakes, Shindigs, and […]

Read More

ACME F&B Opens In Dallas, Serves Whole Animal

ACME F&B owners Brianna Larson, Brooke Humphries, Colleen O’Hare and Jeana Johnson/ Photo by Joy Zhang ACME F&B, opening in Dallas tomorrow, takes whole-animal cooking up a notch by featuring a menu that varies through the night as the kitchen makes its way through serving the entire protein-source—while you might start out ordering a steak, later diners might be served sweetbreads. ACME, […]

Read More

Mike Isabella’s Bandolero Opens In DC

Chef Mike Isabella Photo: Greg Powers Every day is Dia de los Muertos at Mike Isabella’s new restaurant Bandolero in the busy Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Top Chef All-Stars runner-up opened his second restaurant yesterday, but he wants you to know this is no run-of-the-mill Mexican restaurant. Mike nixed the mind-numbing mariachi music and technicolor take and opted for […]

Read More

SweetWater Brewing Company Celebrates Earth Day

Photo by Jessica Stringer This week, the folks at SweetWater Brewering Company in Atlanta got yet another reason to raise a glass—they cracked the top 25 in the Brewers Association annual top 50 list. To top off the good news, the brewery’s eighth annual Sweetwater 420 Fest kicks off tomorrow—appropriately, at 4:20 p.m. on April 20. The festival features a cornhole tournament, […]

Read More