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Grumpy Goes to Paris

Grumpy never catches a break. Just when it looked like there might be a lull in his whirlwind schedule, he and his wife have been suddenly called away on urgent business to Paris, France. How will we fill up two whole weeks? I have three goals.

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100 Places To Eat Now – The Checklist

Where will you eat your next great meal? Here, I share my list of favorite restaurants both old and new in some of my most visited towns: 100 Places To Eat Now. This list is constantly evolving, so follow me on Twitter @jennifervcole to see where I’m eating next. How many of my favorite spots have you been to?

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High Style at Charleston’s New Lowcountry Bistro

49 South Market Street Fresh produce has come full circle at Charleston’s two-month-old Lowcountry Bistro. An offshoot to one of the city’s iconic restaurants, 82 Queen, the new Southern-style dining spot is a casual foil to its sister, offering quality cuisine at prices attainable to all customers. It sits in a restored brick building on South Market Street, which was previously […]

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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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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, […]

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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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New Kids on the Block

The Atlanta Food Truck Park and Market got off to a rolling start at its grand opening event on April 26, attracting a hearty crowd of 4000. What was once a run-down, overgrown parking lot has been transformed into an al fresco dining experience resembling a laid-back picnic—from the multi-colored umbrellas to the handmade tables topped with mason jars full of wildflowers.  […]

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James Beard Foundation Award Winner, Chris Hastings, at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Photo: Courtesy of James Beard Foundation Birmingham’s own Chris Hastings, chef and owner of Hot and Hot Fish Club, took home a James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: South this past Monday. We caught up with him to talk about what he’s currently cooking up for this weekend’s Atlanta Food & Wine Festival and beyond.  What’s your favorite cookbook?Under Pressure by Thomas […]

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James Beard Winners and the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

We’re just pleased as punch to be able to spotlight these James Beard Foundation Award winners both for their recent achievement and for their continued involvement in our sizzling Southern food scene. We caught up with Hugh Acheson and Linton Hopkins, who tied for Best Chef: Southeast at this past Monday's awards to talk about the honor and their parts in this […]

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