Alabama Food Blog

100 Dishes App Featured In Birmingham Magazine

Did you happen to catch the December issue of Birmingham Magazine? Check out the feature that names the “100 Dishes To Eat Before You Die” app as one of the top apps for Alabama locals.
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Fight the freeze with Alabama’s best soups

FullSizeRender Nothing comforts in cold weather like a hot cup of soup. Head to one of these five spots throughout the state the next time you need a little warming up.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Food Events: February 2015

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February brings a whole new round of food events for Alabama. Mark your calendar and get ready for a month full of culinary celebrations.

Chili Cook-Off, Eighth Annual, Gadsden (Feb. 7)
At this yearly event, contestants vie for the title of best chili, with awards coming from the judges and the crowd.

Alabama Wildlife Center’s Wild About Chocolate, Birmingham (Feb. 14)
An evening of elegance and philanthropy benefits the Alabama Wildlife Center. The event includes an appetizer and chocolate dessert buffet with selections from some of Birmingham’s best restaurants, along with silent and live auctions.

Empty Bowls of Cullman County, Cullman (Feb. 16)
Enjoy an evening of delicious chili and Southern gospel music as you support community food banks. Your dinner includes chili served in a keepsake pottery bowl made by local potters.

Taste of Homewood, Homewood (Feb. 19)
Always a sellout, this event presented by the Homewood Chamber of Commerce is a favorite annual gathering for residents in the Birmingham area. More than 30 food and beverage vendors participate, offering plenty of tastings for all types of palates.

Mobile Chocolate Festival, Mobile (Feb. 21)
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this event chock-full of, well, chocolate. There will be delicious samples, vendors selling chocolate-related products, a chocolate martini tasting and a competition for the best chocolate creations.

23rd Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival and Car Show, Orange Beach (Feb. 28)
In addition to showcasing some of the freshest seafood around, this festival features more than 40 arts and crafts vendors and a classic car show. Proceeds from the Orange Beach Seafood Festival will benefit the Orange Beach Sports Association and its efforts to support youth sports in the community.

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Where the locals eat: South Alabama

Sisters' Restaurant - Verbal PermissionWe’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 South Alabama locals about their favorite neighborhood restaurants. Here’s what they said:

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Foodie’s Night Out: New Years Eve 2014

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Ring in the new year at one of the state’s top dining destinations – just choose from any of these special holiday dinners for an unforgettably delicious end to 2014.

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Fried, Baked and Stuffed: Alabama’s Best Potato Dishes

sweet-potato-fluff-mPotatoes are one of the most versatile dishes around: Fried, mashed, baked or stuffed – they are always delicious. These seven dishes are some of our favorites:

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Where the locals eat: North Alabama

FlorenceDining360RestaurantWe’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 North Alabama locals about their favorite places to eat. Here’s what they said:

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Can’t Miss Alabama Food Events: December 2014

Christmas on the RiverAs the year wraps up, so does our 2014 calendar of food events. End 2014 on a delicious note with these final festivities!

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