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Dining / 7.9.13 / by Stephanie Burt

Brooks Reitz Dishes on His Favorite Southern Stops

Our beverage editor, Brooks Reitz, is a well-traveled man. In addition to his work as general manager of Charleston’s The Ordinary, he also spends a lot of time on the road introducing his tasty tipple, Jack Rudy Tonic, to the masses. And out there on the road, the man has to eat. So here are three of […]

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Tips / 6.10.13 / by Allston McCrady

Linger Longer

TWO BUCOLIC COUNTRY ESCAPES ARE JUST A QUICK DRIVE FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF DOWNTOWN ATLANTA The Inn at Serenbe Chattahoochee Hills, GA | Sure, there’s good fried chicken all over the South. But the fried chicken at The Inn at Serenbe’s Farmhouse restaurant is exceptional—juicy on the inside with a crispy, flaky, perfectly […]

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Culture / 6.3.13 / by Allston McCrady

From Sound to Sea

CHEFS BILL SMITH AND SAM MCGANN JOIN UP FOR A BEACHSIDE FEAST ON THE OUTER BANKS The barrier islands that form the Outer Banks of North Carolina dangle so far out into the Atlantic you’d swear they were asking for trouble. And they do get it, from time to time, residents weathering the occasional hurricane […]

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Dining / 5.30.13

Rollin’ in the Dough

Coastal Crust Offers Wood-Fired Pizza in a Food Truck By Anna Mark A new truck has rolled into the Holy City, and it is bringing Neapolitan style pizza and draft brew to the Lowcountry on wheels. Brian Piesner is introducing the South to the wonders of what a delightful ambiance, a friendly crew-to-customer relationship, cold […]

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Culture / 4.22.13 / by Rien Fertel

Who You Callin’ Mudbug?

“How y’all doin’ on bugs?” the customer asks. He wants five pounds of Louisiana’s matchless mud-dwellers, boggy bottom-feeders, the pride of Vermilion Parish. Crawfish.

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Dining / 4.5.13 / by Christina Oxford

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Dine!

This Saturday in Charleston is the 36th annual Cooper River Bridge Run. This race began in 1978 and since then has grown to become the third largest 10k run in the country. 33,000 runners will face the challenge of the steep incline of the Arthur Ravenal Bridge, the wind and this year, quite possibly (dare […]

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