August: The Southern Food Issue

Marsh Mud & Sea Salt: How to Throw A Low Country Boil

Long-eluded throughout her career, adoptive Southern Chef Whitney Otawka finally discovers the secret to perfect Frogmore Stew – or as it is more commonly known, a Low Country boil – on the sleepy coast of Georgia.

Stop Ordering Your Martini Like an Asshole

Barman Jeff Banks, of Atlanta's hip brasserie The Luminary, breaks down how to order a proper martini – and sound like you know what you're doing in the process. Bond, James Bond.


Guest DJ: Ford Fry's State of Grace

James Beard award-winning chef and restauranteur Ford Fry opens his latest concept, named State of Grace, soon in Houston, Texas. Here, the music he he's hand-picked picked to play inside.

All-Girl Army: Atlanta's Baddest Women Behind the Stick

How four of Atlanta's leading female bartenders - Mercedes O'Brien, Kellie Thorn, Shanna Mayo and Madison Burch - continue to crush it in a male-dominated industry.  



JNG'S PICKS

A few of our editor's favorite things.


LAST MONTH

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His / Hers / OURS

Two of the industry's hottest and fastest-rising photographers, Erik Tanner and Austen Risolvato, were bred south of the Mason-Dixon. We're claiming them "ours" - and breaking down their (vastly different) portfolios.


"We all want to matter in this world. We all want to be validated, to be placed in a position where we are being empowered. I’m interested in how I can continue to empower individuals."  Performance Artist Nick Cave

From Monsters on Ponce: Nick Cave's Wild Rumpus, April 2015


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We Cause A Scene!

On the eve of his 30th year on the planet, Cause A Scene music founder Larry Kloess throws a Nashville megashow with 9 bands and 400 of his closest friends.


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Guest Playlist

Brian Francis, the Creative Director of Red's Outfitters, our favorite Atlanta-born sunglass company, plays guest-DJ this month. 

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Aloha! Mondays

Georgia-born designer Clay Reeves’s collection of vintage Hawaiian shirts hang out at New York's Black Crescent bar, laying in wait for Aloha Mondays, his new vintage flash sale project.


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The Drinker's Guide to Nashville

Two intrepid drinkers quench their thirst at Nashville's finest watering holes in the name of journalism.


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TUNES FROM THE ARCHIVE

A summer road trip playlist by The Apache Relay's Michael Ford Jr.


"We didn't have a drug problem. We had a life problem." - Morgan Johnston 

from Love Story: The Rock & Roll Romance of Duquette Johnston, April 2015


MORE TO LOVE

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Meet Me In Lebanon

The renaissance tale of Opelika, Alabama in 3 acts.


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Strange Bedfellows

Rare oysters get slutty when introduced to their boozy soulmates.


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Water, Shells & Bones

Tour the Atlanta studio of emerging painter Maggie Mathews.


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Put It On My House Account

Charlotte boutique owner Laura Vinroot Poole is revolutionizing mobile commerce one small business at a time.



"All I ever want is a single-malt, and they actually make that here... the best American single-malt I've ever had." - Delta Spirit lead singer Matt Vasquez

from Meet Me In Lebanon: The Tale of Opelika in Three Acts, June 2015 



GREATEST HITS

Our most popular stories from issues past.

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Palmetto Bug's Just Southern For Cockroach

Inside Croghan's, Charleston's 100 year old jewelry store, a young maker is crafting jewelry via an unorthodox muse.


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Stay Gold Ponyboy... Stay Gold

The High Life "pony" bottle comes of age.

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At Home With The Whiskey Gentry

The married duo behind Atlanta's favorite country/punk roots band throw open the doors to their home and studio.


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