DO visit Northwest Alabama
When it comes to my BLT, I am a purist. For my dream BLT, I like
Visiting Ovenbird was another fantastic Alabama stop that I likely will never forget. This experience has once again enlightened my culinary world. My brain literally grew tired as I wrote and thought about the complicated food that I was so very fortunate to taste at Ovenbird. I truly appreciate my Ovenbird visit and it will remain in the top of my Alabama and all-time National/World restaurant experiences. The Birmingham Alabama food scene is outstanding!
This dessert is a mix between a flourless cake and a soufflé, but, with sorcery on the inside. When you fork hits the middle, a flow of warm, silky chocolate flows out. This dessert is a chocolate lovers dream. Seduction.
Just out of Wetumpka lies the small town of Wallsboro. Since 2007 this has been home to a family run business called Champ’s Barbecue. Recently recognized as a newcomer to the 100 Dishes list, I now had an excuse to drive to Wetumpka and check them out.
When my friend’s learned via my Facebook posts that I had a Shakey's Pizza Parlor near my home in Alabama, I received comments such as; “jealous,” “send me some Mojo’s,” “I used to like you,” "I love Shakey's," and the list goes on. Some also asked if it was as I remembered.
So there is that.
I head down Shady Lane to 617 Shady Lane. Every fun story should have a shady Lane, right?