more about: Washington

SL Hot List: Restaurants, Restorations & Rhythm

Hey, it’s Monday! Another work week commences and another chance to catch up on all the latest and greatest things happening in the South. 

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SL Hot List: Books, Bourbon, and Ben Folds Five

It’s time to get your lowdown on all the must-know news pouring out of our region this week. With Ben Folds Five’s album, National Bourbon Heritage Month, a Southern Living yard sale, and festivals galore, we bet you’ll keep busy!

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Top 10: Southern Cocktails to Try Now

Forget the vodka-water and Natty Light, Southerners know how to appreciate a proper drink. Lucky for us, the South holds claim to some of the brightest minds in the industry. Dean of New Orleans mixology, and part founder of The Museum of the American Cocktail, Chris McMillian gave us a tip-of-the-‘berg run-down of 10 of the bartenders who are shaping […]

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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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Deal Of The Week: 20% Off at The Hotel George in DC

Photo courtesy The Hotel George This summer book prime real estate at The Hotel George in Capitol Hill, just blocks from the Eastern Market and public transportation hub, Union Station. This 139-room boutique hotel is all modern elegance with contemporary art and sleek furnishings brightening the public spaces and guest rooms. You’ll feel right at home with the range of […]

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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 […]

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The Walls at Strawn’s-Shreveport, LA

Shreveport icon, Strawn's Eat Shop, is best-known for its strawberry pies topped with smooth domes of whipped cream. But this little restaurant (featured in SL's November mega-story "Secrets of the South's Best Diners") also serves a mean meat-and-three lunch. The daily menu is so stone-sure, it's painted on one of the walls…

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SL at the Inauguration

January 20th 2009, Washington, D.C., 9:34 a.m. "Twenty degrees up here feels a lot colder than twenty degrees in Birmingham," says Southern Living assistant travel editor Farrah Austin.  She called us this morning from her spot alongside thousands and thousands and thousands of people in front of the nation’s capitol building. There’s a buzz in our magazine’s offices, but it […]

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