5 Healthy Eats in Sweet Home Alabama

Alabama is home to some of the most deliciously rich food, from creamy grits at an award-winning restaurant to locally-winning creamy pies... but Alabama also has some amazing dishes on the lighter side of things. 

Roasted Brussels

CHOPCHOP Fresh Salads, Huntsville

Brussel Sprouts are showing up on winter menus all over the place, but CHOPCHOP is putting their twist on it... Adding it into salads with the sweet taste of roasted butternut squash, pulled together with cranberry vinaigrette. 

WHOLE30® Menu

Real & Rosemary, Birmingham

R&R is already known for their amazing approach to fresh and real food, leaving our preservative, food dyes & MSG. This year they're adding to that reputation by offering a new WHOLE30® menu. So delicious you won't even notice the difference. 

Shrimp Chimichurri

LiveOaks, Auburn

More than just your regular chimichurri; Gulf shrimp sit on a bed of arugula and spinach and is topped with a Southern collection of heirloom tomatoes, pickled okra, and succotash. You'll leave with all the delicious mouth feels and a full stomach. 

Gulf Snapper Throats

Sunset Pointe, Fairhope

Snapper throats is one of the coastal South's best kept secret delicacies. At Sunset Pointe you can get them grilled or fried, with a side of the house veggetable and starch of the day.  

Raw Oysters on the Half Shell

Wintzell's Oyster House, Statewide

Briney and delicious, fresh oysters with the perfect amount of horseradish or cocktail sauce is one of the perfect dishes if you're looking for a lighter dish. Plus, then you'll have room for dessert... 

Food Blog

Alabama’s Catch for Savory Seafood

Whether you’re on a family vacation to Alabama’s Gulf Coast or road tripping through our great state, we have some of the best seafood in the South! Check out some of our favorite spots for the freshest catches and savory seafood below.

Sweet Treats in Sweet Home Alabama

Whether you're shopping for a gift for your sweetheart or just in the mood for something sweet, we wouldn't be Sweet Home without some sweet treats on your adventure. Take a look at some highlights across the state! 

Some Like It Hot: 6 Must-Try Alabama Coffee Shops

Whether you’re a java novice or you grind your own beans, the coffee scene in Alabama has something for everyone. From sweet specialty drinks to no-frills caffeination, you’re sure to find your next regular spot among these local favorites.