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Taste of the South

A Biscuit Tradition on the Rise

Sixty locations strong and counting, Biscuitville may soon be bringing a traditional taste of the South to a drive-through near you

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The Louisiana Restaurant Fusing South by South America

Arepas meet crawfish, and Venezuela meets Cajun Country at Patacón

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The Family Seafood Joint

Finding comfort in the classics at Johnny’s Half Shell in Washington, D.C.

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College-Town Flavor

At their new spot in a converted ranch house, Tarasque Cucina’s John and Lauren Stokes bring a delightfully homemade taste of fun to Oxford

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A Taste of Kentucky Cajun

Louisville chef Paul Skulas gives the South’s best-known regional cuisine a modern helping of Bluegrass flavor

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Smothered with Love

Just outside New Orleans’ Louis Armstrong airport, Hurst Restaurant dishes out eighty years of family tradition—and one divine pot of greens

Arts & Culture

New Show Spotlights Food and Football in the South

John T. Edge and Wright Thompson explore the modern intersection of the sport and Southern cuisine

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A Soul Food Beacon in Memphis

Fifty years after the pivotal “I Am a Man” strike, Ms. Girlee’s carries on a nourishing legacy

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French Bliss: Atlanta’s Bread & Butterfly

Chef Billy Allin offers Atlantans a sparkling Parisian detour

Books

Sixty Years of Southern Food

An interview with writer John T. Edge about his new book, The Potlikker Papers

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Your Next Great Meal

In a rapidly diversifying South, Con Huevos showcases the promise of the decade to come

Food & Drink

On the Iberico Trail

For the acclaimed Tennessee cure master Allan Benton, a trip to Spain offers a taste of country ham’s past—and a vision of its future

Books

Jimmy Buffett: A Pirate at 70

The musician’s buoyant new biography sings

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Po’boy Riches

Overflowing sandwiches and a true taste of Louisiana love

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Nashville’s Josephine

Nashville’s Josephine cooks up a fresh take on the South and one hell of a whole bird

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Austin’s Olamaie

Proving there’s still plenty of new magic to be conjured from tried-and-true Southern flavors

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Prime Cuts

Chattanooga’s Main Street Meats is a carnivore’s nirvana

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Athen’s Seabear Oyster Bar

Georgia’s Seabear embodies the best of a new breed of oyster bar

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Middle East on Magazine

Deeply personal and profoundly good, Shaya offers a taste of a different New Orleans

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The Other Cuban Sammy

Miami’s contribution to burger culture, the frita may not have gone national yet. But it should