Jennifer Kornegay

Two men sit in an office

Food & Drink

Why Allan Benton’s son quit medicine and settled into the smokehouse

A building with cats painted on the side


Hit the brakes at these funky and fun collections of oddities throughout the region

A woman walks out of a doorway in a kitchen and holds a platter of food

Food & Drink

The Alabama tastemaker talks family stories, a new cookbook, and the power of Lane cake

A still from Steel Magnolias of two women holding hands


The film—and its Southern setting—mark thirty-five years of laughter through tears

Inside a historic soda shop, a woman shows two children the room


The charming candy shop and soda fountain in Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the first to bottle Coke 130 years ago

Seven women sit against wooden chairs, casks, and stools against a brown background.

Food & Drink

Raising a glass to a powerhouse group of whiskey tastemakers

Taken from the second-floor balcony, looking down at the pool at the Hotel Lucine surrounded by lounge chairs and umbrellas.

Seven Southern

Retro roadside getaways worth braking for

A large, grey wood treehouse with floor-to-ceiling windows is shrouded by trees and has a large deck with a hammock.


From rugged to glam, tons of ideas for sleeping among the trees

A white platter holds potato chips, a spoon, and a small dish with a creamy dip inside.


As we enter prime entertaining season, consider this simple favorite for feeding your guests


Parks in the Southern hills promise wild, wintry rides—no real slope skills required


The Lake Martin getaway is well appointed for this generation and the next


Don’t let the kids hog all the fun

Arts & Culture

Alabama baker Tori Johnston gathered art, fabric, and wallpaper throughout Montgomery to fashion a tiny dreamhouse


The Kentucky master distiller charts a new course in the world of bourbon


Don’t knock ’em till you try this extremely Southern snack


Sharing the flavors of her Egyptian heritage, baker Sarah Cole is winning over palates in Alabama’s Black Belt region

Arts & Culture

Local and regional artisans shine at Still Johnson

Arts & Culture

“We will keep going as long as I can get enough bottled water,” says Zacchaeus Golden of Southern Soigné. “But I don’t know what next week looks like”


Do you know the difference between a Natcheezian and Natchoozian?


A Mississippi chef’s secrets to crawfish leftovers, plus a recipe for snapper with crawfish curry