In Southern Living Off the Eaten Path, readers will accompany former Southern Living travel editor Morgan Murphy as he winds he way through the South to uncover the restaurants and watering holes that showcase the true flavor of the region. Full-color photography on every page takes you inside these community landmarks. Prized recipes are pried out of secretive southern restaurant cooks and vetted in the Southern Living test kitchens so they can be replicated successfully at home when readers can't hit the road for their roadfood fix. Helpful tips accompany each recipe explaining how to up the flavor ante of classics like mac-n-cheese or country-style coleslaw the way the best diners do. Rubbernecker Wonders highlight quirky and unique points of interest along the route and Food Finds showcase artisanal purveyors of specialty products worth braking for.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Morgan Murphy is the former travel and food editor for Southern Living magazine. He has also written for Forbes, Vanity Fair, and Harper's Bazaar. Morgan's diverse background includes an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford and a love of vintage American cars. This passion led to his lauch of the world's first online social network for classic car enthusiasts, Motorpool.com. He lives in Mountain Brook, Alabama.