Taste of the South


Food & Drink

Kitchen Diplomacy

For Bill Smith, the chef who has quietly kept Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s beloved Crook’s Corner at the heart of the Southern culinary universe for more than twenty years, food always revolves around family—the one he’s related to and the one he isn’t

Food & Drink

Garden & Gun’s Fried Chicken Bucket List

A state-by-state guide to the best birds in the South

Adventures

Boudin without Borders

Surrounded by cane fields and conch sausage in the French territory of Guadeloupe, New Orleans chef Donald Link dines his way through a Caribbean take on Creole cuisine

Food & Drink

Nina Compton: Hare Apparent in New Orleans

Compton’s ethereal Compère Lapin—arguably the hottest restaurant in town and named for the Br’er Rabbit of her Caribbean upbringing—is a case study in the push and pull of tradition, and the boundless future of Crescent City cuisine

Food & Drink

The Ultimate Charleston Shrimp and Grits

A Lowcountry classic

Food & Drink

Golden Zucchini Pickles

The simple snack you’ll be munching on all summer

Drinks

The Sazerac

A New Orleans classic