Central South

You can use this tag to discuss food in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Louisiana. We also have tags for each of those states, as well as many of their cities, which you can browse here.

A Bite-Size Stop in Little Rock, Arkansas

Planning a stop in Little Rock, Arkansas? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Arkansas’ capital city greets its visitors with an equal serving of southern hospitality and quirky...

4 nights in Austin for couple who don't like barbecue

by middleagedfoodie 5 days ago

It's a special bday for me and we've never been to Austin. We are very adventurous but we're not big fans of barbecue. We love haute Mexican and Southern, two underserved cuisines in our home city,...


BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 6 days ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Thanksgiving in Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 14 days ago

Suggestions of restaurants serving traditional thanksgiving dinner OR places that sell complete traditional dinner to go. Thank you.

Moon Lake, MS

by gourmondo 9 years ago

Many years ago I was taken by a cousin in the Delta to a restaurant on Moon Lake. I do not remember the name. Does anyone have an idea of what the name of the place may have been and whether it is ...

Thanksgiving in Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 25 days ago

Thanksgiving in Little Rock? Restaurants, or carry-out complete holiday meal packages?

BBQ inn North Mississippi

by dcbbq 4 months ago

I'll be in Oxford in August with a car and a couple of days to spare. I'm interested in some good, pit-cooked barbecue. Suggestions?

Recs between Memphis and Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 8 months ago

Looking for recs for dive type restaurants or diners that have been there forever. Parallel to I-40, either north or south side. Thanks!

Soul food or other local in downtown Montgomery Al?

by curioussheridan 8 months ago

On a civil rights tour we will be stopping in downtown Montgomery for the night. We like good food with definite flavors. Any ideas?

Viet-Cajun food in Gulfport Biloxi area?

by beth_mclennan 1 month ago

I'm going to be there next week on a work trip and would like to find a place serving this cuisine. Anyone have a recommendation?

Dizzys!! Great reincarnation

by Huffdaddyfresh 2 months ago

New owner and some of the best service, drinks, food, blackberry vinaigrette salad is 2 thumbs up!!

ICE arrests 680 people in raids on food plants in Mississippi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

A raid of seven poultry processing plants in six cities in Mississippi is believed to be the biggest single-state, one-day ICE operation in U.S. history. “This will affect the economy,” Maria I...

Best Steakhouse in Arkansas

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 2 months ago

I am working on a literary project of sorts, the focus of which is the steakhouse in America. The project comprehends every state in the continental US. For anybody who has an opinion, I'd apprecia...

Best Steakhouse in Alabama

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 2 months ago

I am working on a literary project of sorts, the focus of which is the steakhouse in America. The project comprehends every state in the continental US. For anybody who has an opinion, I'd apprecia...

Mississippi oyster farms lose thousands of oysters

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Majority of oysters planted in the Mississippi Sound are dead following opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway.

Restaurant Report - Montgomery, AL area

by pretender414 5 months ago

Not quite a trip report, since we've been here a few months, but here's a quick summary of some good restaurants to try in Montgomery, Alabama and the surrounding area: Wintzell's Oyster House -...

Ossie's BBQ sauce recipe, mobile, alabama

by dewdrop 9 years ago

several chowhounds are seeking this recipe from ossie's. i grew up in mobile with the boutwells who owned ossie's, and if someone would like the recipe e-mail me kenvista@gulftel.com and i will be...

Restaurants feeding Federal employees for free during shutdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"I thought, we could probably do that here in Indianapolis," Brown said. "The beautiful thing about being a restaurateur, is that we're already positioned to help. We're in the business of hospital...

This is not your typical which restaurant to eat at post - New Orleans

by girdev 1 year ago

I am coming to visit NOLA with my best friend who is getting married. will be there 11/1/18 to 11/4/18 Kind of like a bachelor party but for two foodies. I am looking for a special food experie...

Jamaican callaloo

by whiskygirl 12 months ago

I went to Jamaica twice last year and I tried this dish callaloo, OMG fell in love with it. I have searched high and low to try to find the amaranth leaves, no one carries it in Lafayette, LA. Is t...