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Irondale, AL, is a captivating blend of entertainment, history, and culinary treasures. The Birmingham Race Course Casino promises thrilling moments, whether you're betting on horses or trying your luck with slots. Food enthusiasts will be enthralled by the historic Irondale Cafe, the original inspiration for the novel "Fried Green Tomatoes," and the smoky delights of Golden Rule Bar-B-Q. Spiritual seekers and visitors will find solace and inspiration at EWTN, the renowned global Catholic network based in Irondale.

People talking inside the Irondale Cafe.

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