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Interview / 8.13.13

A Preview of the Asheville Wine & Food Festival from an Insider’s Perspective

By Alexandra Proie Bob Bowles, the Founder of Asheville Wine & Food Festival, is a busy man. The festival commences Aug. 20, so here are some last minute thoughts he was kind enough to give us. Happening August 20-24. TLP: How is the festival planning going? BB: It’s going perfect, we are on the train […]

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Dining / 7.26.13 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Some of the Tastiest Burgers in the South

Too hot to cook but don’t know where to go? The Local Palate team has got you covered. Our foodie experts have compiled this list of a few of the tastiest burgers in the South. And trust us — you don’t want to miss these bites. THE WHISKEY JAR 227 West Main St. Charlottesville, VA The Whiskey […]

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News and Events / 7.17.13 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Tales of the Cocktail is Happening Right Now

Tales of the Cocktail is the world’s premier cocktail festival, bringing together respected minds on mixology for five days of cocktails, cuisine and culture. Held annually in New Orleans, this international event has something for cocktail professionals and enthusiasts alike with a spirited schedule of seminars, dinners, competitions and tasting rooms where brands showcase their latest […]

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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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