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Wright Thompson on Feast and Family

The annual Thompson Thanksgiving cornucopia includes touchdowns, tall tales, and shrimp remoulade—but can it survive for the next generation?

Arts & Culture

New Show Spotlights Food and Football in the South

John T. Edge and Wright Thompson explore the modern intersection of the sport and Southern cuisine

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Like Father, Like Son, Like Daughter

Clinging to memories of my dad became second nature—until a new generation shifted my understanding of the things he had passed down


Bloody Good Holiday Punch

A Bloody Bull is an even richer spin on a Bloody Mary. Make it batch-style, like one G&G writer’s family, and prepare to bowl over your party guests

Arts & Culture

A Truer South on the Small Screen

Now entering its third season, TrueSouth brings a nuanced taste of the region to TV

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Our Favorite Books for Southerners in 2020

Dozens of memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books that got us through a year unlike any other


Abel to Release Van Winkle Fly Reel

The limited-edition fly reel inspired by the iconic bourbon brand and a new book will hit shelves this spring

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April 2019 Reading List

April brings a shower of new reads, including big-league cookbooks, powerful memoirs, and a charming tribute to one funny-man’s best friend


Danielle Evans’s Factual Fiction

The Virginia native’s stunning new collection deftly wrestles with history and truth

Arts & Culture

Meet the Mississippi Novelist Taking On F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Mississippi author Michael Farris Smith shares an imaginative new take on The Great Gatsby, plus the books he’s been reading and the bourbon he’s been drinking

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The G&G Guide to Miami

Things to eat, see, and do in the Super Bowl LIV host city

How to Survive the Kentucky Derby

Everything you need to know to master the Run for the Roses

Arts & Culture

Celebrate the South: The Ultimate Southern Bucket List

Fifty great things Southerners should see, do, cook, read, and drink—at least once

Celebrate the South

Taste the Delta of Old at Lusco’s

Author Wright Thompson on the magic of traveling to a Mississippi institution

Our Kind of Place

Aw, Shuckers

Why the least-heralded bar on Biscayne Bay is exactly where you want to be


In Praise of the Southern Road Trip

As summer beckons, six writers chase the open highway, dropping pins along the way at a Mississippi barbecue joint, backlit Blue Ridge vistas, and a cerveza-soaked border town that practically wrote itself into the ultimate road trip song