To think that I could recreate James Beard award-winning Chef Frank Stitt’s magic in a seemingly *simple* recipe was possibly naive.
Posts from the ‘Alabama’ Category
Don't get me wrong, I tried to get the recipe from the Italian Mama. So that went well...not.
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?
Like, true love, you are drawn closer
I also have a minor in Reubenology, this degree may not have come from an accredited institution of higher learning
Smoky and Saucy, Just The Way I Love My Chicken.
I dug in and I learned that the Golden Rule Irondale location was established in 1891 making it the “oldest continuous running restaurant in Alabama.” It is also the 16th oldest continuous running restaurant in the country.