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Port City Plate Podcast – Episode 2 – Matt LeMond

The Port City Plate Podcast presented by Bienville Bites Food Tour. Matt LeMond started O Daly’s Irish Pub in 2010. Since then, he has grown his location there to compromise almost an entire block of Dauphin St. He has since started POST, Cedar St. Social Club, The Insider Food Hall, and The Outsider along with…

10 Must Have Dishes in Mobile, Alabama

by: Chris Andrews Mobile is a city full of iconic dishes. Our rich history of six flags have created an infusion of different cultures that have directly influenced our food scene. Whether you were born under an azalea bush or a first time visitor to our historic city, this is our list of the 10…

Coming Soon in 2022: 12 New Places to Eat and Drink in Mobile

Chris Andrews | Updated: June 6, 2022   1. West Food Bar 69 St. Michael Street West Food Bar is now open at the former Von’s Bistro location at 69 St. Michael Street. Chef Weston Simpson plans to serve a menu full of Gulf Coast favorites with a great selection of wines and cocktails. Don’t…

All Things King Cake in Mobile, Alabama

Chris Andrews | January 27, 2022 King Cake is the official food symbol of Mardi Gras and there is no shortage of ways to enjoy king cake in Mobile, Alabama. From cupcakes, latte’s, ice cream to the traditional cream filled king cake. Gluten free options or maybe you’re on the King Cake Diet and need…

10 Must Eat Places in NoMo

by: Chris Andrews Just north of Mobile you’ll find great restaurants in cities like Prichard, Saraland, Satsuma, and Citronelle. Here’s a list of 10 must eat places and a few of their signature dishes located in NoMo! 1. Big Whites Wings Big Whites in Prichard was recently named  “Best Spot for Chicken Wings in…

15 Iconic Places to Eat in Mobile, AL

Chris Andrews | March 8,2021 Mobile has an abundance of great restaurants and many of those have stood the test of time. Despite changing food trends, world wars, culture wars, pandemics, and new restaurants popping up all over town, these 15 places to eat have solidified their mark on Mobile’s food scene. (For this list,…

15 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2021

Laney Andrews | January 18,2021 ‘Tis the season for Moon Pies, King Cakes, beads, and all things Mardi Gras. Except, this year is a little different, most parades and balls have been canceled. This year is the fourth time in the history of Mardi Gras that parades haven’t rolled as usual. Believe it or…

Bienville Bites Favorite Foods of 2020

With 2020 behind us, our team of expert foodies wanted to share our best food experiences from this past year in the Port City.   Laney – “My favorite meal this year was at FIVE. I’ve eaten at FIVE a bazillion times, but this was my favorite because it was my first post quarantine meal….

What Is Mobile’s Oldest Restaurant?

Chris Andrews | April 13, 2020 The history of Mobile and its restaurants have historically been a complicated marriage. Although Mobile’s history dates back over 300 years, we don’t have a restaurant like Antoine’s in New Orleans that has survived a Civil War, multiple World Wars, depressions and recessions. Downtown Mobile has seen many restaurants…