Phillip Rhodes

Food & Drink

The Gift Guide for Southern Cooks

Smart ideas for anyone who appreciates Southern food (and drink), from ham holders and cast-iron cookware to sugar-fried pecans and peach-jalapeño jam


Tools for a Backyard Seafood Feast

From crab-boil pots to corncob holders, here’s everything you need to set out a memorable spread

Food & Drink

The Cookbook We Need Right Now

After a decade, the Mississippi author and chef Martha Hall Foose is back with A Good Meal is Hard to Find, a delightful and inspiring spin on the South’s rich tradition of community cookbooks

Food & Drink

A Playlist to Cook By

Southern food and drink, set to music. Break out the skillet and sing along

Arts & Culture

Must-See Southern-Cooking TV

PBS premieres a new show from Vivian Howard and a documentary about Patrick O’Connell and the Inn at Little Washington


Vivian Howard’s Next Act

With her new TV series, the North Carolina chef continues to advocate for the overlooked South

Food & Drink

In Praise of Jell-O Salads (and Their Vessels)

The right pans give new life to treasured family recipes

Food & Drink

Southern Chefs’ Favorite Hot Sauces

Twenty culinary experts. Sixteen widely available hot sauces. Which ones burn the brightest?

Food & Drink

Who Will Win This Year’s Top Restaurant Honors?

Running the numbers on the Southern crop of 2020 James Beard Award semifinalists—the first step in earning the hospitality industry’s highest accolade

Vivian Howard Previews Her Forthcoming Charleston Restaurants

The popular North Carolina-based chef, author, and TV personality is opening two new Holy City hot spots this summer

Food & Drink

Chef Ron Hsu’s Recipe for Leftover Turkey

After the holidays, the Atlanta chef simmers a rich, fragrant broth as the base for turkey pho

Food & Drink

How Carla Hall Makes Biscuits

The irrepressible chef and TV personality shares her go-to recipe—plus eight great tips—for can’t-miss biscuits

The Goods

’Tis the Season for Gravy Boats

Seven servers to suit every taste

Food & Drink

Our Favorite Fall Cookbooks

Ten new offerings for your kitchen, from some of the brightest culinary stars in the region, and beyond

Food & Drink

Saltbox Seafood’s All-Purpose Dredge

Use this mix from Durham, North Carolina, chef Ricky Moore when you want a “Calabash-style” fish fry

game recipes

Hunt, Then Gather: Five Wonderfully Wild Recipes

From the field or sea straight to your fall table—five outdoors-loving chefs share recipes for making the most of the South’s wild harvest

Hunt, Then Gather

David Bancroft’s Venison Country Ham

This Coca-Cola-brined, double-smoked charcuterie board standout makes an impressive holiday centerpiece—and a fine Reuben, too

Hunt, Then Gather

Lowcountry Fish and Grits

Put the catch of the day on the breakfast table with chef Whitney Otawka’s spin on a coastal classic

Hunt, Then Gather

The Sportsman’s Sunday Gravy

A slow-simmering wild pig ragù that’s always worth the wait

Hunt, Then Gather

How to Make Peking Duck

Virginia chef Wade Truong shares his recipe for a tradition-worthy holiday centerpiece