Warm Up With Alabama's Best Winter Eats

Classic Melt and Tomato Basil Soup from Melt
Birmingham, Alabama

Get cozy and order this classic grilled cheese complete with cheddar, Monterey jack & American cheeses on Texas toast with a side of warm and delicious Tomato Basil Soup! The concept behind MELT is simple: a modern twist on a classic comfort food. The menu is approachable and the food is scrumptious. There is something about going back to basics that just makes sense.

Milky Way Latte from Eclipse Coffee and Books
Montevallo, Alabama

This coffee drink is out of this world! Treat yourself to a chocolate, caramel and vanilla treat while perusing the books at Eclipse! Eclipse Coffee & Books has been in Montevallo since 2001. Originally it was designed to be a coffee and bookstore but has evolved over the years to be a cafe, bar, meeting place, music and special event venue, study space, catering operation and overall hang out.

Chicken Posole from Cactus Flower Cafe
Dothan, Alabama

A bowl of our traditional hominy stew, thick, rich, in a spicy base made from red chilies shipped from New Mexico. Garnished with lime, scallions, and cilantro.

Chicken and Waffles from Acre
Auburn, Alabama

Nothing will warm you up inside like a good meal of real Southern comfort food! Enjoy a plate of a fried chicken breast, Vermont maple syrup, cinnamon-ancho chili butter and toasted pecans atop fluffy waffles. Acre is a restaurant that celebrates Southern Hospitality and the fresh harvest provided by the local community.

Ricotta Gnocchi from Epiphany
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Get ready for Thanksgiving with the fall flavors in Epiphany’s Ricotta Gnocchi! Sweet potato and lamb bacon bolognese, scarlett turnip and horseradish are all included in this dish. Epiphany is a farm-to-fork upscale casual restaurant dedicated to providing Tuscaloosa with a unique culinary experience featuring a seasonal, locally sourced, constantly evolving menu.


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Warm Up With Alabama's Best Winter Eats

As the temperatures begin to drop in Alabama, it’s time to start thinking about the best places to warm up with delicious seasonal dishes!

Whether it’s a grilled cheese, a bowl of soup or a hot beverage, here are some of Alabama’s coziest treats: