Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining (sometimes) and you can practically taste all the fresh spring flavors beginning to crop up in local farmers markets and restaurants. Spring comes early in the South, and everyone makes the most of the warmer days by heading outdoors and enjoying the pretty weather. Check out some of these food events that will kick off the sunny season of picnicking and outdoor dining in a delicious way. Here’s …Read More >
Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes an event season full of opportunities to experience the dishes and flavors of Alabama. Start planning your next Alabama food experience now. Here’s a look at two of this month’s food events to add to your calendar:…Read More >
Cities throughout the state play host to a number of delicious, unique and even legendary food events each year. It looks like 2014 may be the best year yet for foodies, with plenty of cook-offs, celebrations, samplings and more. Grab your calendar and get ready for a year’s worth of Alabama food.…Read More >
The inaugural Southern Makers event will take place Saturday, May 4, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the historic Union Station Train Shed in Downtown Montgomery. This event is an evolution of 2012’s successful Alabama All Star Food Festival. The highly curated, one-day event will celebrate creativity and innovation in Alabama. All proceeds from Southern Makers will benefit E.A.T. South, a nonprofit organization that encourages healthy lifestyles through education and sustainable food production in urban …Read More >
Spring is here, which means it’s time for the Alabama farmers market season. Local farmers are gathering their goods and making their way to markets and stands all across the state. Alabama boasts more than 130 farmers markets and 240 farm stands during peak season.
April and May are the main kickoff months. From Birmingham to the Gulf Coast, these farmers markets are the place to be.…Read More >
Whether you’re traveling through Alabama or just taking a weekend drive, you’ll find plenty of delicious pit stops along the way. These detours are great places to entertain restless kids, stretch your legs and get a true taste of Alabama. Who knows? You may discover your next great road trip tradition!…Read More >
Everyone loves a good challenge, especially when there’s food involved. These days, you’ll find reality TV shows that revolve around brave souls who travel the country tackling mile-high sandwiches and ginormous milkshakes. Some even make their way to Alabama — and for good reason. From pie eating contests to burger joints with burgers the size of your head, there are plenty of opportunities to challenge your appetite — and your constitution — in Alabama.…Read More >