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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…

Mobile’s Connection to Jambalaya

Chris Andrews | March 20, 2020 What is your first thought when you hear the word “jambalaya”? Some may think of Mother’s restaurant in the French Quarter of New Orleans and their world famous jambalaya. You may have been to Gonzalez, Louisana, the “Jambalaya Capital of the World” to experience the yearly Jambalaya Festival. Others…

The Mobile Bread Riots of 1863

What if told you a story about riots, looting and violence on the streets of Mobile in protest? Your first thought probably takes you to the summer of 2020 with riots occurring all over the world over the issue of police injustice and race. This story however, is over 150 years old. The event known…

New Restaurant Coming to the Former Buck’s Pizza in Downtown Mobile

On April 27, Buck’s Pizza located at 350 Dauphin Street in Downtown Mobile announced their closing on Facebook with a Looney Tunes style photo of “That’s All Folks.” Later this summer, oyster shuckers will soon fill the windows of that building across from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Richie Gambino of Pizzeria Delphina fame…

Erica Barrett, Mobile native from Shark Tank fame to open restaurant in Downtown Mobile

Mobile native, CEO and entrepreneur of Southern Culture Foods, Erica Barrett will open a restaurant coming the fall of 2019 in Downtown Mobile. Southern Culture Kitchen and Oyster Bar will be located in the former Saisho restaurant at 455 Dauphin Street in Downtown Mobile. Erica Barrett started Southern Culture Foods back in 2012 as new…