Alabama Food Blog

Alabama’s Summer Food Festivals

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Summer in Alabama is all about family, fun and food. What better way to spend the days than at some of our favorite Alabama food festivals? You’re gonna want to mark your calendars. Read More >

A Day in Fairhope: Where to Eat

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A vibrant town on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, Fairhope offers picturesque parks and panoramic views of Mobile Bay. Take in the scenery and discover local food favorites as you explore all this charming Southern town has to offer. Read More >

Five Reasons to Shop Alabama Farmers Markets

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Farmers market season is in full swing here in Alabama. While shopping in these markets may be a novelty to some, true food lovers know the countless benefits of supporting local growers. Read More >

Not-So-Average Alabama BBQ Dishes

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Sure, we love all the ribs, pulled pork and smoked chicken that Alabama barbecue joints have to offer, but these local restaurants take barbecue one step further. Check out their creative uses of Alabama’s favorite food group and expand your barbecue horizons next time you’re in town. Read More >

Alabama’s favorite tacos

shrimptacoGrab a table (and a margarita) at any of these local spots for some of the best tacos in the state.

Chorizo tacos
Bravo Tacos, Orange Beach
For a satisfying dish with a little bit of heat, opt for the chorizo tacos at this Orange Beach spot. Red chili pork sausage is simmered and topped with fresh shredded cheese and caramelized onions.

 

Catfish tacos
Little Donkey, Birmingham
You can’t go wrong combining crispy fried catfish, pickled cabbage, onions and chipotle cream. Order a plate of these two tacos and elote – corn on the cob that’s rolled in cotija cheese and ancho chili powder. It’s the perfect lunch (or dinner).

Asada tacos
Los Tacos, Fairhope
Perfect for a group outing, Los Tacos serves high-quality Mexican food at inexpensive prices. Asada (steak), cilantro and crisp, diced onion come wrapped in soft corn tortillas, proving that sometimes classic is best.

Crispy chicken tacos
Rosie’s Cantina, Florence
Rosie’s Mexican Cantina serves traditional Tex-Mex cuisine in a festive atmosphere and boasts restaurants in Huntsville as well as Florence. In addition to its reputation for serving breast meat chicken and crispy, homemade corn tortillas, Rosie’s is known for its special house and vegetarian dishes.

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Taqueria El Palomino, Decatur
Fans rave about the authenticity of the dishes at Taqueria El Palomino. It may not be the trendiest locale, but with options like cured beef, ribs and lengua (tongue), you’ll feel transported in no time.

4 warm-weather cocktails from Alabama’s best

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The leaves are greener, the temperatures are warmer and the days are longer. These seasonal changes can only mean one thing: the end of hibernation and the return of happy hour. So venture out with friends and enjoy one of these refreshing cocktails. Read More >

5 Delicious Reasons to Buy Hangout Tickets

The HangoutWhile Hangout (May 15-17) is technically a music festival, foodies flock to Gulf Shores each year for unforgettable performances with favorite local restaurants just steps away. Buy tickets and use the the trip as an opportunity to not only see some great shows, but also to chow down on some of the best eats along the Gulf. Read More >

Alabama’s Best Catering

FullSizeRenderGraduation season is upon us, and we know that often means feeding a crowd. Look to some of Alabama’s best restaurants for all your catering needs no matter what (or whom) you’re celebrating. Read More >