Author: Lauren Flemming

Healthy Dining

When people think “Southern food,” they tend to think all things buttered, battered and fried. Down-home cooking is often an indulgence — food made with love that puts a few years on the heart. But those who truly know Southern food know the brilliant range of fare native to the region that makes the culinary scene so exciting. This region’s best chefs have the unique privilege of working with a diverse palate of fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create dynamic, flavorful dishes.

Eatin' Oysters Has One Shelluva Benefit

Peak oyster season is here, meaning Southerners will be slugging slimy, sweet, salty oysters by the dozen through the “r” months and beyond. While oysters boast exquisite flavor profiles, they are also rich in vitamins and minerals, too. Every oyster offers pearls of health benefits, whether they contain a small, round gem or not.

New Song

International power couple, Keitaro Harada and Yuri Kurashima, have landed in Savannah conducting a new, refreshing song in the Hostess City.

2021 South’s Greatest Kids

Growing up in the South gives a special, magical air to childhood. Being a Southern child means spending a lot of time outdoors, having an innate sense of friendliness, loving animals, and possessing exceptional manners (as their parents tell us).

COVID Regeneron Treatment

Over the last two years, healthcare has been a battlefield. As people are desperate for neutrality, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals may have forged a middle ground for COVID-19 treatment and prevention.

South’s Greatest Nurses & Medical Professionals 2021

Each of South’s “greatest nurses” describe their profession as a “calling”; some knew their destiny as children, others grew into the healthcare field, inspired by the work of others. These heroes are sharing their experiences, stories and advice from surviving the pandemic and looking forward to the future of healthcare.

A Breath of Fresh Air

The adventurism that permeates throughout the series is bred from the energy of the Holy City, from the winding waterways to the nooks and crannies of the town. There’s something in the water, breeze and streets — an infectious je ne sais quoi that nourishes and excites the soul.

Born to Die

Clinton Cowart knew from a young age that he was destined for the stage. Some would say he was born to perform. Others told him he was born to die.

Judd Wild Is: A Hollywood Stunt Man

Broken glass in your hair, cartilage floating around your elbows, actually being hit by a car... That’s just one afternoon in the life of a stunt performer. Recently South “ran” into a real, live daredevil and got the lowdown of what really happens on and off the set.

Double (oh!)7

These days, the world needs a little saving (to say the least). As we already know, women wield an innumerable amount of superpowers and are capable of anything from motherhood to CEO status, and everything in between. While each woman is running her own empire — whatever that may be — it can be hard to find time to put a drop-dead look together, too. That’s where the SOS Makeup Kit comes in, like a Robin to any woman’s Batman.

Destination Dining

From Charleston to Savannah, the coastal south has experienced a food revolution in the past decade attracting top chefs from around the country putting their expertise to work while embracing southern recipes. These destinations are worth the drive.

2021 South’s Greatest Restauranteurs

Behind every divine burger, every fish prepared to perfection, every plate of perfectly balanced flavors, is a team of people who make magic happen. South pulls back the curtain on our readers’ favorite dining establishments to reveal the men and women behind it all.

Food Show 2021

If a chef is an artist, then their signature dish is the masterpiece. These featured dishes represent each of these local chef’s favorite regional flavors and secret techniques, with a twist of their own personal style. Let these exceptional dishes inspire your next great Southern meal — or venture out to taste for yourself.

Dine South 2021-22

This year, South magazine’s dining issue is back in full force. We know you missed Savannah's best compilation of the who, what and where of the hottest restaurants in the Lowcountry. From stunning sunset views to the swankiest spots downtown, here is who is serving the best plates around.

Bar Crawl 2021

Let’s face it: not all bars are created equal. Some serve art in a glass, others serve a mean brew. Some are perched in the sky, others are tucked away. Whatever revelry you seek, we’ve got it covered.

Meet Yoda

Featured in our Summer issue, South's Greatest Pets Honorary lack-of-floof, Yoda.

Dine South 2021-22: The Kessler Experience

Richard Kessler has not only curated exceptional hotels, but has also amassed a repertoire of culinary gems. Kessler dining covers all the bases, from an upscale steakhouse to walk-up BBQ to biergartens to tacos and tequila.