The Local Palate

The Local Palate
496 King Street
Charleston SC 29403


Editor: Allston McCrady and Maggie White, Editors.
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About The Publication:

“We represent the food culture of the South; the area we cover ranges from Maryland down to Florida and as far West as Texas. We collect personal stories about chefs, farmers, vendors, as well as other culinary personalities, in an effort to share the history of the varied culinary traditions across the South. We include recipes and “how-tos” for a wide variety of dishes and drinks. Our departments include: Key Ingredient, Season’s Eatings, Toast of the Town, EATymology, The Interview, Test Kitchen, Culinary Class, Gourmet Getaways, and Oh! Pair.” 50% freelance. We welcome new writers in the South or with strong Southern ties. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays 60 days after submitted invoice. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. Sample copy available on website. Subscription $19.97. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words. Submit query by email.

Current Needs:

“Pitches in 300 words or less.”

Pays $250-$750 for 500-2000 words.


“Hi-res 300 dpi. Payment for photos varies.”


Welcomes New Writers: Yes