Eat and Drink Around the South

From tiki drinks in the Florida Keys to the avid tailgating in the SEC, states around the Gulf Coast like a theme. Food & Wine has found its home in Birmingham, and tailgating at Ole Miss means breaking out the crystal glassware. Over in Florida, Southern cuisine meets the islands for a melting pot of flavor.

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Birmingham

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

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Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi, prides itself on a diverse population, something similarly reflected in the city’s deliciously varied restaurant scene.

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Miami

With celebrated museums, unforgettable beaches, and art extravaganzas, Miami ranks as one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

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Birmingham

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

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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

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Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi, prides itself on a diverse population, something similarly reflected in the city’s deliciously varied restaurant scene.

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Miami

With celebrated museums, unforgettable beaches, and art extravaganzas, Miami ranks as one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

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Mobile

With its 300-plus years of history, Mobile has many tales to tell and a cuisine anchored in seafood.

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Montgomery

In a city so steeped in history, it’s no surprise some of its culinary highlights are its oldest restaurants.

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Orlando

As one of the South’s emerging food destinations, this city contains several surprises as Orlando restaurants redefine modern Florida cuisine.

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Oxford

Oxford is the perfect destination for the food lovers who crave a cocktail of small-town charm and world-class dining.

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Tallahassee

Known as the state capital and home of Florida State University, Tallahassee is far more than a college town or stuffy legislative hub.

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Tupelo

A culinary hotspot in the South, Tupelo’s food scene is diverse and delicious with more than 160 restaurants.