Alabama Food Blog

Can’t-miss Alabama food events: September 2014

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAAs September in Alabama ushers in fall, we’re thinking cooler weather, pumpkin patches and a whole new season of local food! Fill out your calendar with these can’t-miss food events and get ready for a month full of deliciousness. Read More >

Best tomato dishes in Alabama

dish-social-fried-green-tomatoesAlabama produces plenty of flavorful tomatoes each year that appear by the basketfuls in grocery stores and at farmers markets. Chefs throughout the state make the most of tomato season with delicious takes on the classic Southern garden staple. Here are some of our favorites:

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Where the chefs eat: Alabama’s culinary champs dish on their favorite places


Our state boasts talented chefs who put Alabama on the map with their standout dishes. But where do our favorite chefs like to eat (when they aren’t at their own restaurants, of course)? Here’s what they told us:

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Alabama Road Trips for foodies: No. 56 – Crave the Coast


Do you plan road trips around the best food and dining pit stops you can find? Our Alabama Road Trips are designed by the state’s top experts on what to do, where to stay and, most importantly, where to eat. Read More >

Can’t-miss Alabama food events: August 2014

Meg McKinney

Chez Fonfon, Birmingham


August is a great time to celebrate and sample Alabama food. Alabama Restaurant Week kicks off Aug. 15, while seafood, peanuts and okra take center stage at weekend events across the state. Check out these can’t-miss events as summer comes to a close and Alabama food heats up! Read More >

Bird’s the word: Alabama’s best barbecue chicken

dish-detail-barbecue-chickenSure, barbecue pork and ribs get their fair share of attention here in Alabama, but what about the poultry? Barbecue chicken is also a statewide staple, smoked to juicy tenderness and often slathered with famous Alabama white sauce. Read More >

Where to eat during your visit to Alabama’s top attractions

Garretts-blogIn seeing all the wonders our state has to offer, you can really work up an appetite. The great thing about Alabama’s most visited attractions is that you’ll find delicious food almost anywhere you look. Use this list to find the best spots to chow down while touring some of the best things to do in Alabama. Read More >

Alabama Restaurant Week 2014 kicks off Aug. 15

CottonRowRestaurantExterior_resizedFood lovers, rejoice! Alabama Restaurant Week is back this August, giving you the chance to sample signature dishes from local restaurants across the state. Each participating restaurant will create custom, fixed-price menus especially for this 10-day event, which runs Friday, Aug. 15, through Sunday, Aug. 24.   Read More >