Southern Tailgate 101

Southern Tailgate 101

Matt Moore, Southern Eats & Drinks Expert If you ever visit The Grove in Oxford, Mississippi on a fall football Saturday, you’ll see antique chandeliers hanging from the limbs of the historic white oak trees. Such a feat requires preparation because down South, we...
Give me cheese, or give me death!

Give me cheese, or give me death!

Matt Moore, Southern Eats & Drinks Expert Y’all can have the butter –  just as long as you leave me the pimiento cheese! I don’t have anything against butter per se, but I’d much rather slather my bread, biscuits (and maybe my body) with pimento cheese. Perhaps...
It’s getting hot in here… Nashville Hot Chicken

It’s getting hot in here… Nashville Hot Chicken

Matt Moore, Southern Eats & Drinks Expert As a long-time Nashvillian, I’ve been somewhat surprised, of late, by the worldwide phenomenon that is a longstanding Nashville tradition: hot chicken. As far back as I can remember, hot chicken has always been there. It’s...
Good as it Gets: Gumbo!

Good as it Gets: Gumbo!

Matt Moore, Southern Eats & Drinks Expert As a cook, I often get asked what my last meal would be. For some people, that question could take a lot of thought and consideration, but for me, it’s an easy one. I’d want gumbo—but I want it on two conditions: I have to...
Born to Fry

Born to Fry

Matt Moore, Southern Eats & Drinks Expert Down here in the South, we have a saying: “If you can fry it, you should try it.” Now, while I’m a grilling and smoking enthusiast, I must admit, I do like to get my fry on from time to time—especially when it...