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Recipe

How Allan Benton Makes Redeye Gravy

A Southern-classic recipe from a Southern-classic curemaster

Celebrate the South

Jon Meacham on a Sewanee Tradition

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on the Festival of Lessons and Carols, a stirring Advent celebration

In the Garden

The Orchard Artist

How self-taught Tennessee gardener Peter Thevenot became one of America’s preeminent experts in the art of espalier

Fork in the Road

Nashville’s Josephine

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

Travel

Bucket-List Trip: The Top of Tennessee

A secluded lodge with panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains

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In the Garden

The Art of Espalier

A deeper look into Peter Thevenot’s artful orchard

Travel

A King-Size Elvis Presley Travel Guide

Whether you have a closet full of gold lamé jumpsuits or just can’t help belting out the lyrics to “Jailhouse Rock” in your car, you’ll find friends at any one of these Elvis happenings

Fork in the Road

Prime Cuts

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

Travel

A Southern Lit Road Trip

A reader’s pilgrimage from New Orleans to Nashville

Travel

Southern Road Trip: Memphis to Muscle Shoals

Southern music history comes alive on the path between Memphis and Muscle Shoals

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Travel

Dispatch From the Road: Memphis to Mississippi

A road trip through the heart of Southern music

Arts & Culture

Nashville’s Iroquois Steeplechase Turns 75

Attendees can still enjoy the race the same way they did when it began

Food & Drink

Eat Like a Local in East Tennessee

Five must-visit restaurants

Interview

Catching Up With Loretta Lynn

With a new album and more than five decades in music, the four-time Grammy winner looks back at her pioneering journey

Travel

The Birdman of Honduras

Lloyd Davidson has always been prone to wanderlust and wild ideas, but even those who know the Tennessee native could never have predicted he’d be the best hope to save the scarlet macaw

Food & Drink

New Southern Beer Halls

Snag a bar stool and grab a pint at one of these four hop-pening new joints

Our Kind of Place

A Picker’s Paradise

A Nashville singer-songwriter and antiques junkie shares her favorite inspiration point

Drinks

The Great Bourbon Taste Test

What happens when a dozen-odd whiskey aficionados, led by one maniacally obsessed Southern chef and the reigning bourbon king, gather to test twenty-four years’ worth of a legendary brand? Among other things, a hell of a good time

Southern Style

Talking Shop With Reese Witherspoon

The Oscar-winning actress on grace, grandmothers, and breaking ground on her Nashville store

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Drinks

Inside the Great Bourbon Taste Test

Chef Sean Brock, Julian Van Winkle III, and others gather in Nashville to sample some of the South’s finest bourbon