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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….

7 Ways to Serve Others this Holiday Season in Mobile

Photo courtesy of American Lunch This year has been especially difficult for our neighbors with food malnourishment. The pandemic and loss of jobs in our area have greatly increased the demand for food pantries. Volunteers are needed in large numbers to keep up with the demand and also to replace some of our elderly who…

10 Free Things To Do in Mobile

There’s never a shortage of things to do in Mobile but here’s a list of 10 FREE things to do in Mobile! 1. Cooper Riverside Park Mobile was founded because of the river and we have thrived for centuries because of the river. Take a walk down Cooper Riverside Park to enjoy the views, see…

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this August

1. History Museum of Mobile Open House August 4 Take advantage of free admission as you explore 300 years of Mobile’s History while learning about the museums programs, memberships, and departments. Light refreshments will be served! 2. 21st Annual Chef Challenge Fort Whiting August 29th – 6-9pm Hosted by Feeding the Gulf Coast, the 21st…

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this September

1. University of South Alabama Football Ladd Peebles Stadium Football season is back! The Jags have two home games at Ladd this month. September 7 vs Jackson State and September 14 vs. Memphis 2. Forks and Corks Seafood and Science Gala September 27 Dauphin Island Sea Lab The 2nd annual Forks and Corks celebration of…

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile This October

1. MOBTOWN Burger Week October 5 – 12 Downtown Mobile Enjoy the best burgers in Mobile! Approximately 20 restaurants are participating in this week long event to find out who has Mobile’s most popular burger. $2 of every burger sold goes to support Restore Mobile, an organization that restores blighted properties in the city of…

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile This November

1. One Night in Havana November 14 23 East – Brookley Aeroplex One Night in Havana will transport you to a tropical night club filled with the sights, sounds and flavors of Havana, Cuba. The evening includes live music, food and drink and charitable gaming. Proceeds benefit the Distinguished Young Women. 2. Alabama Pecan Festival

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this February

1. Mardi Gras February 7-25 Downtown Mobile Let the good times roll, Mobile! Conde Cavaliers kick things off in Downtown Mobile on Feb. 7. Parades begin to roll nightly on Feb. 13 cultivating until the OOM’s roll Fat Tuesday at 6pm. 2. Bienville Bites Floats and Food Tour Feb. 8 – 24 Downtown Mobile Celebrate…

Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this March

1. 2020 Mobtown Mac ‘n Cheese Fest March 21 Cathedral Square Come out to Cathedral Square to support United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile and see which teams have the best Mac ‘N Cheese in Mobile! 2. Downtown Cajun Cook Off March 28 Cathedral Square The annual Cajun Cook Off is back for another year of…

What Happens on a Walking Food Tour if it Rains?

We’ve all been in this scenario, you’ve had your trip planned for weeks. Your days are scheduled full of fun things to do the entire time and then…. it’s going to rain your entire trip. You think your plans are ruined but are they? What happens on our walking food tour when there is a…

The Best Gameday Grub in Mobile, Alabama

It’s football season in Mobile! That means it’s time for tailgates and watch parties while cheering on your favorite team. We’ve got a list of some of the best football season dishes to enjoy at your next event! Heroes Sports Bar and Grille – Crawfish and Spinach Dip Heroes Sports Bar and Grille There’s no…

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…