Our Kind of Place

Fannie Flagg Sets the Stage

The author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe found her voice thanks to one little Birmingham theater


Pimento Cheese Tomato Pies

Chef Rob McDaniel reimagines the Southern summer classic


A Rum of One’s Own

An exceptional new Southern blend celebrates tastes of the Caribbean

Anatomy of a Classic

Banana Pudding Goes International

An Italian spin on one of the South’s favorite desserts

New Date to be Announced


Birmingham, Alabama

Southern Women in Business

Lunch and conversation celebrating Southern female entrepreneurs in partnership with Synovus

Food & Drink

The Only Tomato Pie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

A Birmingham, Alabama, chef makes a deep-dish take on the summertime classic

Food & Drink

How Chef Adam Evans Grills Oysters

The chef is coming home to Alabama, with Automatic Seafood & Oysters, opening this March in Birmingham. Here’s a preview of his menu—and his favorite oyster-grilling technique


The First Lady of Liquor

A pioneering name in fine spirits launches a new chapter in Birmingham


Catching Up with St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Frontman Paul Janeway talks Birmingham, “that Southern thing,” and the band’s new album, Young Sick Camellia

11 Slideshow


A Taste of Alabama

The Ultimate Culinary Tour of the Magic City

Food & Drink

A Year of Southern Food Halls

One-stop upscale dining destinations are driving Southern culinary innovation


Rocket Booster

A beach drink without the beach


Joy Wagon: A Sparkling Holiday Cocktail

A delightful alternative to a traditional flute of bubbly

21 Slideshow


Behind the Scenes with the St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Images from Garden & Gun’s shoot with St. Paul & the Broken Bones in Birmingham, Alabama

City Portrait

The Magic City’s Next Act

Vacant storefronts and empty sidewalks were the norm for years, but these days downtown Birmingham is on the rise

34 Slideshow


A Tour of the Magic City

The new boom in Birmingham

City Portrait

Birmingham’s New Hot Spots

The best of what’s new in the Magic City

In the Garden

An Alabama Living Legacy

A remarkable Birmingham garden stands as a tribute to the equally remarkable woman who created it

27 Slideshow

G&G Party Pics

G&G at Sloss Music & Arts Festival 2015

A look inside the Garden & Gun Artist Lounge & Portrait Studio at the 2015 Sloss Music & Arts Festival

Fork in the Road

Pizza with Purpose

Birmingham chef John Hall creates great pies, and a space for all