Featured Restaurants


  • Birmingham

  • Chez Fonfon

    Chez Fonfon

    2007 11th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 939-3221

    Frank Stitt, his wife, Pardis, and Chris Mancill opened Chez Fonfon in 2000. Today, the French bistro, complete with authentic café tables and a 100-year-old etched glass door from Lyons, is known not just for its decor, but also for the signature Fonfon burger and fries, pastries and back courtyard games of boule — a game popular in France in which players try to get metal balls close to a target on a court.


    Award-winning, Burgers, Dessert, Farm, Fine Dining

  • Hot and Hot Fish Club

    Hot and Hot Fish Club

    2180 11th Court S., Birmingham, AL 35205

    Husband and wife culinary team Chris and Idie Hastings opened Hot and Hot Fish Club on Birmingham's Southside in 1995. Known for its dedication to local, seasonal ingredients and its cozy charm, the restaurant is the recipient of 11 consecutive Wine Spectator awards and a slew of other accolades, including multiple James Beard Foundation Award nominations. More

    Award-winning, Beverages, Farm, Fine Dining, Wine

  • Clanton

  • Durbin Farms Market

    Durbin Farms Market

    2130 7th St. S., Clanton, AL 35045
    (877) 818-0202

    In operation since 1938, Durbin Farms opened its market along Interstate 65 in the early 1960s. Later, they added a yogurt shop and started making homemade ice cream. Owned today by Steve Wilson, the market is still known for its ice cream made with high-quality cream and fresh Durbin Farms fruit.


    Casual dining, Dessert, Farm

  • Heaton Pecan Farm

    Heaton Pecan Farm

    309 Sunrise Blvd., Clanton, AL 35045
    (205) 755-8654

    From candies and fudge to whole pecans and pecan meal, Heaton Pecan Farm offers just about any pecan product you can think of. Famous for their pecan pie, the farm boasts pecan trees dating back to the early 1900s.


    Dessert, Farm

  • Peach Park

    Peach Park

    2300 7th St. S., Clanton, AL 35046

    Peach Park is located in the heart of Alabama's peach country. Famous for its ice cream and pies, the spot has grown over the years to include not only a selection of fresh peaches, preserves and other produce, but also a barbecue bar, ice cream stand and gift shop. More

    Casual dining, Dessert, Farm

  • Elberta

  • Sweet Home Farm

    27107 Schoen Road, Elberta, AL 36530
    (251) 986-5663

    Sweet Home Farm, a working family dairy established in 1985, produces handcrafted cheese made using only fresh milk from grass-fed Guernsey cows, enzymes and salt, and aged for a minimum of 60 days. Varieties include Elberta, a slightly tart and creamy house recipe, Gouda, feta and more, including weekly limited edition cheeses. Cheese is available for purchase at the farm from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.



  • Greenville

  • Bates House of Turkey

    Bates House of Turkey

    1001 Fort Dale Road, Greenville, AL 36037
    (334) 382-6123

    In June 1923, W.C. Bates received nine turkey eggs as a wedding gift from his aunt. Almost nine decades later, Bates Turkey Farm still produces free-range whole turkeys, turkey breast, turkey jerky, turkey sausage and more, all available online and through its catalog. Just 12 miles down the road, Bates' Restaurant serves everything from turkey sandwiches to turkey soup and turkey casserole. Each year at Thanksgiving, in a tradition that dates back nearly 65 years, the governor of Alabama pardons a turkey — always named Clyde — from the Bates farm.


    Casual dining, Farm

  • Maylene

  • Fox Valley Restaurant

    Fox Valley Restaurant

    6745 Highway 17, Maylene, AL 35114
    (205) 664-8341

    For more than 20 years, guests have enjoyed fine Southern dining off the beaten path at Fox Valley Restaurant. The winner of multiple Wine Spectator awards, the restaurant is renowned not only for its selection of vino, but also for its panko-crusted crab cakes and scrumptious desserts.


    Farm, Fine Dining, Soul Food, Steak