August/September 2015: The Southern Food Issue

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Food
Kim Severson

A Lowcountry chef translates shrimp and grits

Food
Jessica Mischner & Jed Portman

Five new tomato recipes from some of the South's most inventive young chefs

Food
The Editors

Thomas Jefferson's culinary legacy is riddled with half-truths. Let's set the presidential record straight

Food
Jessica Mischner

Swapping vodka for rum, New Orleans mixologist Nick Dietrich puts a Caribbean spin on the Bloody Mary

Food
Jessica Mischner

Savannah chef Mashama Bailey’s pickled chow chow celebrates the earthy pucker of fresh green tomatoes

Food
Jed Portman

Celebrate the season with this summertime side dish from Virginia chef Ian Boden

Food
Jed Portman

A throwback appetizer with plenty of garden-fresh flavor

Food
Jed Portman

An update on the classic tomato-and-white bread sandwich

Food
John T. Edge

From the Tidewater to the Texas coast, from boudin to benne salsa, these great eats prove our region's dining knows no bounds

Food
CJ Lotz

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, so honor America's native spirit at one of these six standouts

Food
Guy Martin

A paean to the fruit of summer

Food
Jenny Everett

Tender and sweet, this okra variety is a late-summer stunner

Music
Robert Hicks

Remembering the passion and the prowess of the late B. B. King

Music
Matt Hendrickson

The songwriter's new album soars

Music
Matt Hendrickson

Allman Brothers mainstay and guitar icon Warren Haynes explores new ground on Ashes and Dust

Music

If you still need persuading to attend, Franklin's Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival organizers have put together a playlist to whet your appetite

Home & Garden
Johanna Lenander

Maverick retailer Laura Vinroot Poole lightens up the gents' shopping scene

Sporting Life
Mike Grudowski

Newly retired South Carolina high school legend John McKissick, the winningest football coach in history, looks back at his storied career

Arts & Culture
John Meroney

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time

Arts & Culture
Kim Severson

A decade after Hurricane Katrina, we track the storm's impact on some of its youngest victims

Arts & Culture
Jed Portman

Goings-on in the South and beyond