Eat, Drink, and Explore the South

From roadside barbecue to the best bourbon cocktail in town, here's where to eat and drink and what to see and do around the South.

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New Orleans

From Bourbon Street to bánh mì, there’s a lot to love about the Crescent City.

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Chapel Hill

From historic roots to cutting-edge restaurants, Chapel Hill is a quintessential southern destination.

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Virginia is for (food) lovers and Richmond is the perfect place to visit.

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Step into Naptown, as the locals call it, and enjoy the developing and delicious food scene happening in Annapolis.



Nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville, North Carolina, is an outdoor mecca with a thriving art scene, hippie charm, and a beer culture at a fever pitch.

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In today’s Atlanta, someone could give you a great recommendation for delicious global food just as easily as for your next boozy brunch.

Austin skyline


"Keep Austin weird," they say. And while it is delicious, savory, modern, and unique, we love that it's also a little weird.

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Hometown pride abounds in Baltimore so much so that it oozes into the city's dining experiences, which capture the flavors of Chesapeake.

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Bentonville will allow you to taste some delicious cuisine while smelling the fresh air of the Ozark, leaving a remarkable memory for life.

Diners wait outside at OvenBird in Birmingham


Full of chef-driven menus and upscale dining options, Birmingham packs a punch.

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Welcome to Bluffton, South Carolina, where the locals are friendly, the food is fresh, and the history is rich.

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Chapel Hill

From historic roots to cutting-edge restaurants, Chapel Hill is a quintessential southern destination.

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The darling of Southern food, Charleston brims with award-winning restaurants and chefs. Recently, Lowcountry mainstays are making room for more global palates.

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Ingenuity paired with creativity is at the helm of the thriving restaurants and breweries expanding the Queen City’s culinary scene.

Rotunda in Charlottesville


Not just the backdrop for the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville and its restaurants showcase a rich immigrant community.

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The smog that once blackened the Chattanooga sky has long cleared, revealing beautiful mountains, tributaries, and lakes.

A couple hikes over the bridge in Columbia, South Carolina


In Columbia, old stalwarts dish out gourmet plates while a new guard of eclectic eateries have sprung up in the farthest reaches of the city.

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Dallas is known for its skylines, shopping centers, and delicious restaurants, which turn out some of the best Tex-Mex food you can hope for.

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Easton is filled with top-notch restaurants, thriving farmers markets, and a full slate of year-round festivals.

Liberty Bridge in Greenville, South Carolina


Tucked in the folds of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville has been quietly gaining momentum as a Southern food town worth knowing.

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Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

A waterfront town of about five thousand people, Orange Beach is the last stop on Alabama’s Gulf Coast before Florida