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Best Places For Southern Cuisine: Put Some South in Your Mouth

When you grow up on foods like biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and fried chicken with all the fixins…you grew up Southern. The USA’s Deep South has a culture all its own. And, like many places, a big part of that culture centers on food. I may live in New York City now, but I grew up on Southern food and you can bet I seek it out every time I head back down South. Here are some of my favorite places to put some South in my mouth.

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Five Reasons Why McAllen, Texas, is Worth (More) than One Visit

There’s nothing better than visiting a place that you’ve never heard about and not only liking what you find, but loving all that it has to offer. McAllen, Texas is that place for me, a truly unique city located about 10 miles from the US-Mexico border that brings me back time and again.

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Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, Florida

Central Florida is known for its natural beauty, and one of the most picturesque and unspoiled areas is Silver Springs State Park in Ocala. Visitors will fall in love with its clear waters and enjoy plenty of outdoor activities like kayaking and canoeing.

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Visiting Atlanta in the 21st Century

In 1861, the beginning of the Civil War, Atlanta had a population of 9,000.  Its location at the crossroads of two major railroads made it an important city for the Confederacy to hold on to. Which they did until the end of a four-month siege, the Battle of Atlanta, when on September 1, 1864, General John Bell Hood retreated laying the city open to General William Tecumseh Sherman. On November 11, 1864, Sherman, starting his march to Savannah gave the order to burn Atlanta to the ground.

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Making The Most Out Of 24 Hours In Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores has become one of my go-to places along the Alabama Coastline. I personally recommend spending a minimum of three days in the area, which is never enough; but gives you enough time to fall in love with the area. If you are like me, 24 hours in Gulf Shores is all it will take for the love bug to bite you.

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husk restaurant charleston sc

Best Places For Southern Cuisine: Put Some South in Your Mouth

When you grow up on foods like biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and fried chicken with all the fixins…you grew up Southern. The USA’s Deep South has a culture all its own. And, like many places, a big part of that culture centers on food. I may live in New York City now, but I grew up on Southern food and you can bet I seek it out every time I head back down South. Here are some of my favorite places to put some South in my mouth.

Read More »
silver-springs-state-park-kayaking

Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, Florida

Central Florida is known for its natural beauty, and one of the most picturesque and unspoiled areas is Silver Springs State Park in Ocala. Visitors will fall in love with its clear waters and enjoy plenty of outdoor activities like kayaking and canoeing.

Read More »
Atlanta-MLK-Birth-Home

Visiting Atlanta in the 21st Century

In 1861, the beginning of the Civil War, Atlanta had a population of 9,000.  Its location at the crossroads of two major railroads made it an important city for the Confederacy to hold on to. Which they did until the end of a four-month siege, the Battle of Atlanta, when on September 1, 1864, General John Bell Hood retreated laying the city open to General William Tecumseh Sherman. On November 11, 1864, Sherman, starting his march to Savannah gave the order to burn Atlanta to the ground.

Read More »
renting beach bikes at orange beach

Making The Most Out Of 24 Hours In Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores has become one of my go-to places along the Alabama Coastline. I personally recommend spending a minimum of three days in the area, which is never enough; but gives you enough time to fall in love with the area. If you are like me, 24 hours in Gulf Shores is all it will take for the love bug to bite you.

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