Explore the Upper South
A new wave of Southern cooking has revived traditional methods in the Upper South, from growing food to sourcing from neighboring purveyors and celebrating methods of preserving, pickling, and curing—it’s both a return to the cultures’ roots and an avenue towards sustainable cooking.
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Upper South city guides
The smog that once blackened the Chattanooga sky has long cleared, revealing beautiful mountains, tributaries, and lakes.
Downtown Knoxville has been reinvigorated with fresh energy over the past decade in the form of arts, farm-to-table dining, and more.
Lexington, Kentucky, boasts hoppin’ craft breweries, an array of dining options ranging from downhome to highbrow, and some seriously locavore chefs.
New and exciting aromas fill the old, industrial streets of the Gateway to the South. Come for Bourbon, and leave with artisan bread.
Call it grit. Call it soul. No matter how you slice it, there’s something about Memphis' food and music scene.
Nashville is a city fueled by music, steered by history, and revved up with a dynamic food and drink scene.