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Craft Breweries, Bars Bring a Boost to Huntsville

Over the past few years, I’ve become a huge fan of craft beers, especially those made and brewed in the South. At the recommendation of another Southern lifestyle writer, I spent an afternoon tasting several outstanding beers produced by a new breed of entrepreneurs in Huntsville, Alabama, also known as  “Rocket City USA,” and none [...]

2018-08-24T12:12:35+00:00August 21st, 2018|Eats & Drinks|Comments Off on Craft Breweries, Bars Bring a Boost to Huntsville

Know the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey

Many Southerners use the terms "whiskey" and "bourbon" interchangeably. I know I've been guilty of breaking this cardinal rule of spirits. Don't worry, you won't face any civil or criminal charges. It is helpful to know the difference between bourbon and whiskey the next time the subject arises at your next dinner party, tailgate or [...]

2018-08-04T11:54:20+00:00August 4th, 2018|Eats & Drinks|Comments Off on Know the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey

Southern Sweet Tea: Making & Drinking the ‘House Wine’ of the South

Iced tea, or should I say, southern sweet tea, is as southern as magnolia trees, pecan pie and catching lightning bugs at dusk. It’s part of our southern lifestyle. Southern belles refer to sweet tea as the "house wine of the South." Here are some tips on how to drink and make real sweet tea. I [...]

2018-06-05T13:54:01+00:00June 5th, 2018|Eats & Drinks|Comments Off on Southern Sweet Tea: Making & Drinking the ‘House Wine’ of the South

What Is the Best Catfish Restaurant In the South? Hagy’s Catfish Hotel

What is the best catfish restaurant in the South? Hagy's Catfish Hotel near Shiloh, Tennessee. There are many reasons I'm fortunate I was born and raised in Savannah, Tennessee. For starters, it's widely known as the Catfish Capitol of the World. In recent years have I realized I've taken this river fish and those who prepare it so perfectly [...]

2018-03-08T11:17:52+00:00March 6th, 2018|Eats & Drinks|Comments Off on What Is the Best Catfish Restaurant In the South? Hagy’s Catfish Hotel

2018 Charleston Wine + Food Festival Showcases the South’s Best

It's difficult to choose my favorite southern city but when food is the focus, it's hard to beat Charleston, South Carolina. Throw in city's historic significance, architecture, gorgeous waterfront, and Charleston is a must-visit destination. This weekend is the 2018 Charleston Wine + Food Festival that showcases the South's best chefs and wine. Charleston [...]

2018-03-02T15:58:36+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Eats & Drinks|Comments Off on 2018 Charleston Wine + Food Festival Showcases the South’s Best
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