Eats & Drinks2017-03-20T10:57:06+00:00

The Vol Navy: Sailgating SEC Style Tennessee

Fans that bleed orange and white for the University of Tennessee Volunteers came out in force on a warm fall September Saturday as the Florida Gators invaded Knoxville, TN and Neyland Stadium for the fourth week of the 2018 SEC football season. The UT Vols have a long tradition of [...]

Graduate Hotel Oxford Adds Flavor to College Towns, Ole Miss

Two years ago, I stayed at the Graduate Hotel, then a relatively new property in Oxford, Mississippi, and just a couple of blocks from the town’s famous downtown square. This picturesque town of around 23,000 had proliferated over the past few years and deserved a hotel that contributed to the [...]

Best Places to Watch Football In Every SEC Town

For SEC football fans, nothing beats tailgating and watching your team play in your school's stadium alongside a few thousand alumni and fans. But when tickets are scarce, or you desire the luxury of instant replay, here are the best places to watch football in every SEC town. Tuscaloosa (Alabama) [...]

Tailgating SEC Style: Vandy Kicks Off the 2018 Tailgating Season

The Vanderbilt Commodores began their 2018 football season against MTSU on the Saturday before Labor Day with an impressive win. Neither the food or fan anticipation disappointed as the temperatures rose in the parking lots and on the grills to officially kick off the Tailgating SEC Style and the college [...]

Dinner, Supper, Lunch, It’s Enough to Confuse Any (Non) Southerner

Growing up in the rural South, you would hear people use one of two words to describe the noon or the evening meal. As I’ve gotten older, the words seemed to be used interchangeably for both meals. Dinner, Supper, or Lunch, it’s enough to confuse any (Non) Southerner. I’m here [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tailgate Connect Serves Up the College Football Tailgating Experience

Fans of OneSouthernMan know how much southerners enjoy the college football tailgating experience, especially at SEC campuses. Over the off-season, we ran upon Tailgate Connect, an intriguing concept designed to allow visiting fans, and even locals, the chance to enjoy and participate in college football’s ultimate social event, the pre [...]

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