Jed Portman


The Tallulah: Coke, Peanuts, and Whiskey

One gastropub in Birmingham, Alabama is reinventing a childhood treat


Nashville’s New Tune: Music City Medley

Thirteen acts bringing new sounds to Nashville

Food & Drink

Pimento Cheese’s Kentucky Cousin

Try this simple recipe for Benedictine spread, a Louisville favorite

Food & Drink

A Different Kind of Barbecue Sauce

Kentucky mutton dip makes a tasty complement to smoked meat of any kind

Food & Drink

Meet the New Queen of Barbecue

Catching up with Brownsville, Tennessee’s Helen Turner about her path to barbecue royalty

prince's hot chicken in nashville, tennessee

Food & Drink

Catching Up with the Queen of Hot Chicken

A conversation with Andre Prince Jeffries of Prince’s Hot Chicken

Food & Drink

The Cochon Butcher Muffuletta

A well-crafted Crescent City sandwich

jungle bird the gin joint charleston cocktail


Cocktail Hour: The Jungle Bird

A peculiar tiki drink with roots in Malaysia, this rare bird blends bitter and sweet

Food & Drink

A Legend’s Late-Night Snack

A four-pound monster of a sandwich fit for the King

Food & Drink

Ribs with Hill-Country Heritage

The secret to beef ribs at The Salt Lick, a Texas favorite

Land & Conservation

A Great White in the Lowcountry

“These are 400-million-year-old secrets that schoolchildren are solving alongside PhDs.”


Tate’s Chamomile Sazerac

A comforting cocktail for the short, cold days of late fall

Food & Drink

Good Eats in East Tennessee

Two Volunteer State restaurants doing comfort food right