Emmett Burnett


Dishes of a Lifetime

Fried Mushrooms Butch Cassidy’s Café Mushrooms are no longer in the dark, because Butch Cassidy’s Café shines the light on the fungus among us. The restaurant serves up about 40 pounds...

Off the Menu

Shrimp sauce-covered steak sounds like music to the mouth, but don’t look for it on a menu. Like an album’s hidden bonus track, this entree is...

Dauphin Island Revival

Dauphin Island is a land of piney woods, saltwater waves, a Civil War fort and zero Burger Kings. Here, there are no high-rise condos. In fact,...

$40 Worth of Fun

Blast from the PastFor $16, a family of four can discover artifacts from our 300-year-old city’s history and view ever-changing traveling exhibits. On Aug. 22, the Museum...

50 things You Didn’t Know About the Port City

1Hail to the Chief. Mobile’s first five mayors were called presidents. They were appointed, not elected.2More presidents, more hail. Five U.S. Heads of State — Theodore Roosevelt,...

Bygone Best

1992Best job in townSome suggestions for prime employment were: manager of the new convention center or Fred Whiddon’s job as president of the University of South Alabama.Best new product...

A Mollusk’s Life

Ralph Atkins II oversees a kingdom by the sea. The world may not be his oyster, but oysters are his world. “It’s all I know how to do,...

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