How Southern Food Stays Southern, Even When It's Cooked Up North 4.1.2016

Fried chicken, cornbread, and sweet potatoes are on menus nationwide. So is it still Southern? We identify three tenets of Southern food anywhere, with help from Southern chefs like Sean Brock, the James Beard Award winner.

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A Dessert with Eight Beautiful Parts
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A Skeptic’s Take On Whiskey Ice Cream
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Why You Should Try Korean BBQ
Across the country, the Korean BBQ trend is heating up—just like the tabletop grill you’ll be cooking your meats and veggies on.
One Jar of Coconut Oil Equals 16 Household Staples Across Three Rooms
The super-substance helps to cook eggs just as well as it fends off diaper rash.
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What to Expect at a Murder-Mystery Show
As you walk in, you’re greeted by a woman in a fringed flapper dress, her bob, her lilting voice, dripping with 1920s style. She eyes you suspiciously, but you’re not sure why—has the show already started? Are you running late? Do you have lipstick on your eyebrows? Or is it because she’s marked you as a cold hard killer?