All posts by Sara Hudson

Flounder crudo at Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina
Flounder crudo/Facebook.com/CheftheFarmer

With rich farmland in its front yard and Atlantic fisheries along its coastline, Eastern Carolina is more than just BBQ and beer. Primed for fine dining experiences that meet — or exceed — any you’ll have in well-known North Carolina cities, these four restaurants have urban North Carolinians heading... Read More

Beauty Shop Restaurant, a great place to eat in Memphis
The Beauty Shop Restaurant

For years, foodies took pilgrimages to Memphis for two reasons: Central BBQ and Gus’s Fried Chicken. Today, fine dining chefs, the farm-to-table movement, and transplants with diverse backgrounds have surprisingly made Memphis one of the most happening food scenes in the American South. As new chefs mix global flavors with... Read More

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Boerne, Texas
Boerne, Texas/visitboerne.org

The Texas Hill Country is a favorite getaway for good reason: gorgeous outdoors, great food, elegant B&Bs, and local charm. But there’s far more to see and do than the same frequently mentioned cities. Consider this your primer to the Texas Hill Country that tourists haven’t yet discovered. Getting There The... Read More

Austin Lit Crawl - Texas Book Festival
Austin Lit Crawl/Texas Book Festival

Whether you’re a book lover with a wandering spirit or a traveler seeking a unique adventure, literary festivals are a great way to create your own “happily ever after” on your next trip. Here are five of our favorites. Miami Book Fair Find books to read (or give!) this holiday season... Read More

Facebook.com YalePeabodyMuseum
Facebook.com/YalePeabodyMuseum

In the Northeast, New York City is, of course, museum central. But go a few hours outside of the city and you’ll find the home to more transcendent art, with fewer crowds and smaller entrance fees: New Haven, Connecticut. Best known as the hometown of Yale University and a corporate center... Read More