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Wayne Curtis

Wayne Curtis is the author of And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails and has written frequently about cocktails, spirits, travel, and history for many publications, including the Atlantic, the New York Times, Imbibe, Punch, the Daily Beast, Sunset, the Wall Street Journal, and Garden & Gun. He lives in New Orleans.

Drinks

Can a serious cocktail come out of a blender? At Houston’s Anvil bar & Refuge, you bet

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The Queen City stirs up a Caribbean classic

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Set the punch bowl aside and serve up your very own cask-aged concoctions

Drinks

Set the punch bowl aside and serve up your very own cask-aged cocktail

Made in the South Awards 2017

Food runners-up Scott and Lindsay Meyer cold-press raw Georgia pecans into a healthful and delicious oil

Made in the South Awards 2017

Food runners-up Shawn and Jenny Hatley bring lard back to the standard Southern pantry

Made in the South Awards 2017

Food runners-up Matt and Kori Wallace offer hand-crafted ketchups and mustard that go beyond burgers and fries

Made in the South Awards 2017

Drink runner-up Jimmy Turner revives a family tradition in this Washington, D.C.-based bourbon

Made in the South Awards 2017

This drink runner-up from Atlanta, Georgia offers a fresh approach to the popular craft beverage

Made in the South Awards 2017

Drink runner-up Joe Heron channels his love of music into a top-notch brandy

Made in the South Awards 2017

Drink category winners and New Orleans mixologists Max J. Messier and Lauren Myerscough revive a lost tiki syrup

Made in the South Awards 2017

Food category winner and Virginia farmer James Faison believes bacon makes everything better—even sausage

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The historic brand welcomes whiskey back to the bottle

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Southern distillers add depth to an oft-sophomoric spirit

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Spiced rum gets the New Orleans cocktail treatment

The South's Best Food Towns

Eating and drinking your way through the Crescent City

Recipes

Swapping old gin for new in this twist on the classic gin martini

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A spirit rediscovers its bygone days in the barrel

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The freshest ways to sip and savor the South’s beloved summer peaches

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Named after a bar regular who has a strong inclination toward rum, the key to this cocktail is the peach-infused liquor