Beth Graham Freelance food and travel writerBeth Graham worked in public relations for more than 25 years representing clients in the food and travel industries. Today, as a freelance writer, she draws on that experience to tell the stories of the people, food, and places along her journeys. Her stories have been featured in many food and travel magazines. She is a passionate home cook and missed her calling to attend culinary school so one of her passions is interviewing chefs and telling their stories. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.