Archive for Tag Archives: ' Restaurants'

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

Maya Steaks & Seafood

Full of flavor and heart in Sandy Springs, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick Sandy Springs is its own, proud Georgia city, but for the average Atlanta-metro-area dweller it’s little more than a stretch of road crowded [...]

Chef Woolery “Woody” Back

We talk to the chef currently helming the kitchens at two Georgia restaurants. By Hope S. Philbrick Chef Woody Back began his restaurant career in the dining room of a pizzeria. He transferred into the kitchen [...]

Next

The lobby restaurant at the new Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown. By Hope S. Philbrick At Next, one of the dining options inside the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown, the approach is casual: For starters, it’s a seat-yourself [...]

Wine in the City: Charleston, South Carolina

A wine lover can find much to sip and savor in this treasured Southern city. By Hope S. Philbrick Charleston, South Carolina may not top your list of must-see wine destinations. It’s true that you’ll find no [...]

Smoke BBQ

Elevated barbecue in Charleston, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Behind the bar up on a shelf alongside bottles of booze sits a little toy Spam truck. This is no quirky meaningless little tchotchke, it’s a [...]

Taco Tuesdays at One Midtown Kitchen

Affordable dinner, wrapped in a tortilla. By Hope S. Philbrick One Midtown Kitchen has been named one of Bon Appetit’s “Hot Tables” and a “Neighborhood Gem” by Gourmet magazine. That doesn’t mean the restaurant is suitable [...]

Beau Rivage

Stay with a friend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi. 21 Plus Salute! The 85,000 square foot casino is strictly reserved for adults age 21 and older. By Hope S. Philbrick This resort casino has [...]

Taste of Lafayette, Louisiana

Give your taste buds a kick in the heart of Cajun Country. By Hope S. Philbrick Lafayette, Louisiana is known as the hub of all things Cajun—culture, history, festivals, Zydeco music, and cuisine can all be [...]

Two Meals in Morganton, North Carolina

Small town, big flavor. By Hope S. Philbrick Morganton, North Carolina, which is located between Asheville and Charlotte, is a small town in the mountains with an authentic (not touristy) vibe. Bursting with natural beauty, it [...]

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