Hangover Cures

By Jamie GnazzoGood EatsFebruary 21, 2014

While working on this issue’s definitive guide to drinking in the South, we sipped new cocktails, scoured the region for the best places to pull up a stool, and picked the brains of those leading the charge. But we’d be remiss if we didn’t at least mention the flip side of Dixie’s drink revival— the inevitable hangover. So to help keep those headaches at bay as you make your way through the February/March issue, we asked some of our contributors to recommend their go-to remedies (and threw in a few of our own). With cures that run the gamut from Carolina barbecue and cracklings to chocolate, we’ve got plenty of ways for you to find a little relief.

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The Southern Olympics

By Jed PortmanThe Sporting SouthFebruary 20, 2014

With Russia hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics, the world’s eyes are far from Dixie. But we’ve come up with a series of Olympic-level challenges for those of us who are not so accustomed to ice and snow. Grab some friends and put your Southern skills to the test.

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Cocktail Hour: Stone Fence

By Jed PortmanGood EatsJanuary 17, 2014

To open one bar is a daunting task. To open three over the span of a year requires taxing amounts of planning, focus, and hard work. “It’s because we’re idiots,” says Washington, D.C. bartender and restaurateur Derek Brown, who has helped to bring craft cocktails to our nation’s capital with stylish speakeasies such as the Passenger and the Columbia Room.

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