Food and Drink

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...

Fusion Flair

Chakli Diggs doesn’t get to entertain nearly as much as you would expect he would, nor as much as he would like. Yet, when he does...

Culinary Artiste

Everything about Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough is colorful and creative — her life, her art and her entertaining style. The lifelong artist, a full-time lecturer at Bishop State...

Best Bites

South Alabama is, and always has been, an area steeped in tradition. Food plays a big part in that. There is nothing better than sharing local and...

Restaurant Review: Old 27 Grill

William Stitt is counting on 27 to be his lucky number. His new restaurant, Old 27 Grill, is on old County Road 27 (now state Highway 181)....

Road Trip!

Every summer my family hits the road for the great American vacation. We have logged thousands and thousands of miles in our ongoing quest to see all 50 states....

A Toast to Trader’s

A weathered, wooden, geodesic dome hangout quietly stands on the western edge of the Apalachee River. Trader’s, with its wrap-around balcony, pier-prowling pussycats and...

Lunch at the Farm

Lower Alabama celebrity-in-residence Lucy Buffett shares some of her favorite easy, breezy recipes for a light summer meal at her country house.

Sandwich Shopping

John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich, was a man of many great accomplishments, most notably inventing the sandwich. Nowadays, sandwiches still gather fame through name.And...

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