For many not native to Louisiana, Mardi Gras means a jubilant French Quarter, street fetes with bead tossing, and masquerades. While New Orleans does throw one unforgettable carnival party, the celebratory spirit reaches to cities and towns across the entire region, and there are plenty of festivities not to be missed. Most recognize the carnival […]
Georgia’s Greyfield Inn offers refined accommodations amid a wild landscape. THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Cumberland Island, Georgia’s southernmost barrier island, is just off the mainland yet feels a world away with its miles of undeveloped beaches, maritime forests, and marshlands teeming with wildlife. THE VIBE: Relaxed and secluded, Greyfield Inn is a lesson in unplugging—there’s no Wi-Fi on the […]
A wave of chefs returning to their hometown after successful careers afield are joining Columbia’s broadening legion of homegrown culinary talent. The result? A quiet bubbling-over of brilliance in the kitchens and bars of this capital city college town.
Like any good Texan, Austin native Evan LeRoy grew up barbecuing with his father in the backyard. “We mostly cooked pork and beef ribs, with the occasional brisket and chicken,” he remembers. “I still use some of the tricks he taught me, like the jalapeño jelly we slather on our pork spare ribs.” He fondly […]
Chef Kurtis Schumm Celebrates His Birthday with Music and Friends at His Georgia Fish Camp Kurtis Schumm is a musician whose vocal and guitar prowess earned him a deal with Columbia Records. He’s a preservation carpenter whose precise work and grasp of historic detail convinced a recognized expert in the field to take him on […]