All Steak: A Cullman, Alabama Tradition

The restaurant that began humbly in 1938 is now under new owners and a new chef who are all committed to raising the level of excellence to fresh heights. During this time of social distancing and isolation, we still have to eat. And we still want to patronize local restaurants that we love, helping to…

COCHA: Global Cuisine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Cocha is NOT a restaurant serving typical Louisiana-style dishes. Instead, it is a place that focuses on locally-grown produce prepared with flavors from around the world. During this time of social distancing and isolation, we still have to eat. And we still want to patronize local restaurants that we love, helping to keep them in…

Little Big Cup in Arnaudville, Louisiana

In the tiny town of Arnaudville, Louisiana, you can find an eatery that is huge in terms of flavor and local support. During this time of social distancing and isolation, we still have to eat. And we still want to patronize local restaurants that we love, helping to keep them in business. We urge you…

Blue Dog Cafe: Art and Awesome Dishes in Lafayette, Louisiana

Which came first, the art or the restaurant? Guests at Blue Dog Cafe in Lafayette, Louisiana, will enjoy fabulous cuisine while they learn the answer to that question. During this time of social distancing and isolation, we still have to eat. And we still want to patronize local restaurants that we love, helping to keep…

D’Road Cafe: Venezuela Meets Montgomery, Alabama

Venezuelan cuisine in Alabama’s capital city may seem like a strange idea, but it has proven to be both popular and successful. Location: D’Road Cafe, 121 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, Alabama Menu: Owner and Chef Janett Malpartida, native of Venezuela, doesn’t have a menu, nor does she want one. Instead, her desire is for people who…

Bluegill Restaurant: Seafood on the Causeway in Mobile, Alabama

Bluegill Restaurant may be best known for its flaming oysters, but there are other menu standouts served along with live music and amazing sunset views. Location: Bluegill Restaurant, 3775 Battleship Parkway, Spanish Fort, Alabama Menu: Diners enter the weather-beaten eatery beside the busy oyster shucker with dozens of plump beauties on the grill. It’s hard…

SAZA: Great Italian Eatery in Montgomery, Alabama

Move over, chain restaurants who claim to serve Italian dishes. “Serious Italian Food” is more than a slogan at SAZA in Montgomery, Alabama. Location: SAZA, 130 Commerce Street, Suite 101, Montgomery, Alabama Menu: All of the pizzas are 18-inches in diameter and have 30 different toppings from which to choose. A couple of the most…

Cahoots Cafe in Hartselle, Alabama

Cahoots Cafe on Main Street in Hartselle, Alabama is part museum, part boutique, part restaurant, but ALL great food and nostalgia. Location: Cahoots Cafe, 117 Main Street W, Hartselle, Alabama Menu: Cahoots Cafe has daily lunch specials that are posted on their Facebook page. These generally reflect the seasons and the whims of the kitchen…

Brunch at Whisk’D Cafe in Decatur, Alabama

Situated in the middle of a long-established residential neighborhood, Whisk’D Cafe is the perfect gathering place for friends to share an early breakfast or brunch in an informal setting with an intriguing menu. Location: Whisk’D Cafe, 1051 Grant Street SE, Decatur, Alabama Menu: Many of the usual breakfast items, such as eggs, waffles, bacon, biscuits…

Cajun Dishes and Music: Luna Bar & Grill, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Chef/Owner Dave Evans dreamed of opening a 100% Cajun restaurant from his IT desk job, and the dream became a reality in October of 2013. His ideas and recipes have been so successful in Lake Charles that a second location will open soon in Lafayette. Location: Luna Bar & Grill, 719 Ryan Street, Lake Charles,…