Alabama Food Blog

Where the locals eat: Birmingham and Tuscaloosa

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We’re convinced that the best places to eat while traveling are the ones recommended by friends, family and people who live in the area. It’s the surefire way to find hidden gems. We asked a few Birmingham and Tuscaloosa natives about their favorite places to sit down and enjoy a meal. Here’s what they said: Read More >

Alabama pies to eat before you die

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Dessert lovers, rejoice! This list of Alabama’s top pies will satisfy any sweet tooth. The hardest part of such a luscious lineup? Deciding which one to try first. Read More >

Alabama Barbecue Book Hits Shelves

 

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From north to south, Alabama serves some of the best barbecue in the country. Smoked chicken drizzled with white sauce reigns supreme in some parts of the state, while tender, hickory-smoked ribs are considered the top dish in others. No matter how you like your ’cue, you’re sure to find it in the new book Alabama Barbecue: Delicious Road Trips. Read More >

Presenting the 2014 Alabama Food Gift Guide

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Each year as the holidays draw near, we share some of our favorite Alabama food products with you to inspire your gift-buying for those special foodies in your life. From legendary Alabama food staples to brand-new products, we’ve included something for everyone on your list. And while you’re at it, you might as well add your favorites to a wish list of your own!

 

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Alabama’s Peanut Pride:

Get the Facts

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With the National Peanut Festival wrapping up in Dothan (the “Peanut Capital of the World”) this month, we’ve got these little legumes on the brain. Ready for some tasty trivia? We’re bringing you 10 peanut facts to elevate your Alabama food knowledge. Read More >

Alabama Road Trips for Foodies:

No. 21- Discover Dothan

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Bookmark this road trip and discover Dothan, a fun, affordable and family-friendly destination that just so happens to be the “Peanut Capital of the World” and home to the National Peanut Festival every fall. You will find more than 60 peanut sculptures scattered throughout the town that reflect Dothan’s pride and commitment to the peanut industry. While you’re in town, here are some places to dine:

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Can’t Miss Alabama Food Events: November 2014

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The holidays are fast approaching. What better way to celebrate the season than with family, friends and food? Check out these festive Alabama food events this month. Read More >

Gulf To Plate: Alabama’s Best Shrimp

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Alabama is known for its bountiful, mouthwatering fresh seafood, but we think one crustacean in particular deserves its own list of top dishes. Shrimp straight from the Gulf can be prepared in countless ways – boiled, grilled or paired with grits, a combo seen on menus across the state. Put these scrumptious shrimp dishes on your can’t-miss list: Read More >