Tag: The South

11 Top Tequila Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, I also am talking tequila this May. Here are 11 bars around North America (click on each for the featured cocktail) making standout tequila cocktails now: Tradition, San Francisco Saint Leo, Oxford, MS Espita Mezcaleria, Washington D.C. The Larchmont, Los Angeles The Dorsey at The Venetian, Las… Read more →

Why OXFORD, Mississippi, is a FOOD & LITERATURE LOVER’S TOWN

With its idyllic town square and romantic, Southern architecture and small town welcome, Oxford, Mississippi, is a worthy road trip stop for food and literature lovers like myself. Offerings are few but vibrant, even if for those of us who care little about sports the town is too dominated by the University of Mississippi and Ole Miss Rebels games. Despite… Read more →

11 April Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars (click on each for the featured cocktail): Dirty Habit, San Francisco The Gin Joint, Charleston Archipelago, Washington D.C. Rusted Mule, San Francisco The Drake, Oklahoma City Two Birds/One Stone, St. Helena (Napa) Saint Leo, Oxford,… Read more →

11 March Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars (click on each for the featured cocktail): Salt House, San Francisco Bookmakers Cocktail Club, Baltimore Southern Efficiency, Washington D.C. Vij’s, Vancouver, B.C. Miminashi, Napa Hog & Hominy, Memphis Mary Eddy’s, Oklahoma City Forgery, San Francisco… Read more →

An Artful Charleston Experience

This article was first published at Food Republic on February 9, 2016. All photos and article by Virginia Miller.  In Hungry Concierge, we travel the world to spot hotels that operate with their guests’ food and drink needs squarely in mind — hotels, both big and small, that are located in neighborhoods rich with bar and restaurant options. Because there’s… Read more →

10 Top Louisville Bars + Interviews with Steve Beam at Limestone Branch & Jeremy Johnson & Hannah Kandle at Meta

My Winter 2014-2015 feature for Distiller Magazine on Louisville, KY, with a 11-page print spread, my photos and three articles: My article on 10 of Louisville’s great bars An interview with Steve Beam at Limestone Branch Distillery An interview with Jeremy Johnson and Hannah Kandle at Meta All three articles here. More of my Kentucky food and drink recommends here.… Read more →

On the Road in Kentucky Visiting Bardstown, Frankfort & Lexington Distillers

Recently catching up on new restaurants, bars, and breakfast spots in Louisville during my second visit in two years, I also trekked to eight distilleries from Bardstown to Lexington, a mixture of “the big guys” (Heaven Hill, Buffalo Trace) alongside small batch, craft distillers, including Kentucky Bourbon Distillers/Willet, Limestone Branch, Town Branch, and Barrel House Distilling Co. Here’s a photo journey through my two days… Read more →