July 2012

Features, recipes, and web exclusives from the July issue of Southern Living magazine.
travel | mid-atlantic

D.C.'s Best New Restaurants

As the Nation's Capital celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, friends, and (of course) food, we check out some newcomers to the city's drinking and dining scenes. more
travel | south-central

Thrill of the Scavenger Hunt

When we crashed Sela Ward's annual scavenger hunt in Meridian, Mississippi, we had no idea what to expect. We found a gorgeous setting, a delicious down-home menu, and a few intense (we're talkin' cutthroat) competitors. more
food | holidays and occasions

A Patriotic Table Setting

A red, white, and blue palette gets an elegant upgrade in this festive table setting by Alabama interior designer Beverly Farrington. more
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Dishing with Morgan Freeman

We talk juke joints, collard greens, and life in the Mississippi Delta with legendary actor Morgan Freeman at his Ground Zero Blue Club. more
travel | south-west

River South, San Antonio, Texas

Zero in on the action by spending a day in San Antonio's new art district. more
travel | south-east

Upper King, Charleston, South Carolina

Zero in on the action by spending a day in one of Charleston's foodie districts. more
travel | south-east

Jackson Ward, Richmond, Virginia

Zero in on the action by spending a day in one of Richmond's most soulful districts. more
travel | south-central

12South, Nashville, Tennessee

Zero in on the action by spending a day in one of Nashville's most stylish districts. more
travel | south-east

Downtown-Central Park, Durham, North Carolina

Zero in on the action by spending a day in Durham's scrappy start-up scene. more