From the Black Belt to the Wiregrass to The Shoals, we crisscrossed our great state stopping only for pork ribs. It was heaven on earth for a Southern food lover. I was on a tasty mission to discover Alabama’s best pork ribs with two other judges – Daniel Tubbs, an Alabama pig farmer, and Bob … Continue reading A Pork Rib Tour of Alabama
Month: April 2018
Dine Out and Make a Difference
Go ahead and set your calendar. I know I am. On Thursday, April 26, your dining dollars will make a big difference to a lot of people ... if you're eating at the right places. Dining Out For Life is an international event that has been taking place for more than 20 years. Here in … Continue reading Dine Out and Make a Difference
Bello Moments at Bettola
Chef James Lewis has made a name and a niche for himself in a city that is increasingly famous for its food. The chef-owner of Bettola, in the Martin Biscuit Building at Birmingham’s Pepper Place, makes great, authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas, but his inventive entrees are just as popular and he enjoys quite a loyal following. … Continue reading Bello Moments at Bettola
Au Revoir, Winter!
It's a Springalingadingdong! Go ahead. Say it out loud, because it's fun. Then make it part of your plans for Saturday, April 21 because that's even more fun. Springalingadingdong! is a European-style street carnival and giant puppet parade in Mountain Brook's English Village. It's a celebration born from another celebration. In 2009, Carole Griffin wanted … Continue reading Au Revoir, Winter!
Fox 6 Books: April
Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on April 3. Let them inspire you to get out and enjoy the sights--natural and otherwise. Or just relax inside with a work of Southern literature or a page-turning (based-on-a-true-story) mystery. Listen to the Land (PMT Publishing) Mountain Brook resident Louise Wrinkle has lived most of … Continue reading Fox 6 Books: April