Sample Southern Fare at Buttermilk and Bourbon

For fans of Southern food and drink, the name probably says it all. Buttermilk and Bourbon aims to bring a bit of Southern hospitality to Boston’s Back Bay. Step into the lively but comfortable restaurant and feel like you’re in the South — and that’s before you even taste the food!

Traditional favorites like house-made biscuits, oyster chowder and pork belly cracklings are expertly prepared by chef and owner Jason Santos. Try the fried chicken and decide whether you want it served with Nashville hot, sweet & spicy or white barbecue sauce. Buttermilk and Bourbon also has a raw bar with local oysters and lemon shandy poached peel-and-eat shrimp. And lest we forget the second part of their name: Buttermilk and Bourbon features a full bar with inventive bourbon-based cocktails.