Culture and Cuisine in the Deep South
For a taste of the Deep South's enduring and entertaining culture, don't pass an opportunity to attend the local turkey-calling contest or mule day, a barbecue cook-off, rattlesnake rodeo, catfish-eating contest, county or state fair. You'll be spoilt for choice!
Driving through the Deep South could not be a more hospitable experience. There is such a relaxed feel here. Locals are only too pleased to help out whether it is giving directions or serving some of those sumptuous Southern specialities.....fried green tomatoes, mint juleps, peach cobbler, gumbo, soul food, jamabalaya, fried chicken, barbecue ribs, iced tea, grits, catfish and soft shell crabs.
The Deep South is a gourmets delight and restaurants come in all shapes, styles and sizes. There are five star establishments offering fine dining and beachfront shacks cooking the freshest seafood.