100 dishes to eat before you die

By Staff
Special to the Enquirer
The Alabama Bureau of Travel and Tourism has compiled a list of 100 to-die-for meals in the state. Best of all, one of them is in Hartselle, making it easy to enjoy the state's best close to home. Here's the entire list:
Albertville
Grilled chicken pizza at The Lumpkin House
White chicken chili at Jessie's Cafe
Alexander City
Blackened catfish at Cecil's Public House
Alexandria
"Purple Cow" &"Strawberried Alive" ice cream at Wright Dairy
Aliceville
Fried rabbit at Plantation House
Anniston
Barbecue at Goal Post Bar-B-Q,
Cajun penne pasta at The Victoria Inn
"Shrimp &Grits" at Classic on Noble
Pot roast at 3 Guys Grill
Ashland
"Melvine's Chicken Salad"
at High Points Coffee &Books
Ashville
Strawberry Napoleon at the
Ashville House Victorian Tea Room
Atmore
Crawfish andouille
cornbread-stuffed pork
chops at McElhaney's
Athens
Catfish &hush puppies at
Greenbrier
Auburn
Crab cake &avocado sandwich at Amsterdam Cafe
Fresh lemonade at Toomer's Drugs
Fried green tomato &shrimp appetizer at Hamilton's
"Momma's Love" sandwich at Momma Goldberg's
"Tiger Melt" &bagel chips at Big Blue Bagel
Bessemer
Broiled seafood platter &Greek cuisine at Bright Star
BBQ at Bob Sykes BarB-Q
Birmingham
Buttermilk fried chicken with lemon basil sauce
at Cafe Dupont
Cheese biscuits at Jim n Nick's Bar-B-Q,
Club sandwich at Augie's
Gourmet pizza at Cosmo's
"Half-Moon Cookies" &marinated cole slaw at Full Moon Bar-B-Que
Hamburger &sweet tea at Milo's,
Highlands baked grits at Highlands Bar &Grill
"Honey's Pies" at Johnny Ray's
Hot dog at Pete's Famous Hot Dogs
Lobster Pot Pie at Ocean
Onion rings at Lloyd's
Parmesan souffle at Bottega,
Pastries at Chez Fonfon
She-crab soup &crab cakes at
Cobb Lane
"Sweet Potato Hash" at
Standard Bistro
Tomato salad &pickled okra at
Hot and Hot Fish Club,
Vegetable buffet at Niki's West,
Vine-ripe tomatoes with Parmesan flan at Fire
Blount Springs
BBQ with tomato sauce at Top Hat
Jambalaya at Station House
Grille
Chicken salad at Mill Street Deli
Camden
Black Bottom pie at
GainesRidge Dinner Club
BBQ &"Three-n-One" sauce from Bishop's Barbecue
Childersburg
Fudge at DeSoto Caverns
Clanton
Peach ice cream at Durbin Farms Market
Peach pie at Peach Park
Pecan pie at Heaton Farms,
Coden
Soft-shell crab po-boy at Mary's Place
Cullman
Hot orange rolls at All Steak
Daleville
"Castle Club" sandwich at the
Castle Cafe
Daphne
Roasted pork chop with garlic grits &green tomato chutney at Camellia Cafe
Decatur
BBQ chicken with white sauce &pies at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q
Seafood-filled mushroom caps at
Simp McGhee's
Taco &broccoli salad at Curry's on Johnston Street
Toffee at Morgan Price Candy,
Demopolis
"Soul Food" at Kora's Place
BBQ with vinegar/tomato sauce at Green Top Cafe
Dothan
Doughnuts at Loyless Donuts
Fried cornbread at Kathy's Kountry Kitchen
Grouper fingers at the Old Mill Restaurant
Homemade soups at Basketcase Cafe
Sun-dried tomato bread &tomato soup at River Nile
Elberta
Cheese from Sweet Home Farm,
Seafood platter &gumbo at Wolf Bay Lodge
Enterprise
Chili dog at Cutt's
Grouper with pecan sauce at
The Rawls
"Molasses Crinkles" cookies at
Carlisle's
Eufaula
Bacon, egg &cheese sandwich at Bread Basket
Eutaw
Drop biscuits &apple jelly at
Cotton Patch
"Pecan Praline French Toast" at
Oakmont Bed &Breakfast
Fairhope
Crab cakes at Fairhope Inn &
Restaurant
Gumbo at Gumbo Shack
"Pier Grits" at Bay Breeze Guest House,
Pork &beans at Julwin's
Seared tuna panini &key lime aioli at Panini Pete's
Faunsdale
Crawfish pie at Ca-John's
Fayette
Strawberry almond waffles at
Columbus Street Inn
Florence
Bread, herbs &olive oil at Ricatoni's
Orange-pineapple ice cream at
Trowbridge's
"Squash Blossoms" at 360 Grille
Steak &Dale's seasoning at Dale's
Foley
Apple cheese casserole at The Gift Horse
Key lime milkshake at the Stacey Old Tyme Soda Fountain "Throwed Rolls" at Lambert's Cafe
Fort Deposit
Pecan Fruit Cake &pralines at Priester's Pecans
Fort Payne
"JoJo" potatoes at the Bar-B-Q Place
Fyffe
Buffet &BBQ at Barry's Backyard Barbecue
Gadsden
Catfish &greens at Top O the River
"Sweet Potato Fluff" at Pruett's Bar-B-Q
Greenville
Hickory-smoked turkey sandwich at Bates House of Turkey
Gulf Shores
Cheesecake at Hope's Cheesecake
"L.A. (Lower Alabama) Caviar" of black-eyed peas &"Cheeseburger in Paradise" at Lulu's
Oysters at the Original Oyster House
Royal Red Shrimp at King Neptune's
Guntersville
Crawfish at Crawmamma's
Seafood Campoli at Martiniville Grille
Spinach salad at La Strada
Haleyville
Chicken fingers &sauce at Guthrie's
Harpersville
Wine from Morgan Creek Vineyards
Hartselle
"Mercedes Special" skillet at Las Vias
Hayneville
Sweet shrimp from Bayboy Farms
Headland
Peanut butter pie at the Porch House
Heflin
Butterscotch shakes at Pop s Charburgers
Helena
Crab cakes at Fox Valley Restaurant
Homewood
Baby blue salad at Franklin's Homewood Gourmet
"Camel Rider" sandwich &moussaka at Nabee's
Lasagna at GianMarco's
Pimiento cheese on tomato bread at Savage's
Hoover
Deep-dish stuffed pizza at Tortugas
Hamburgers at Harry's Place
Huntsville
"Big Daddy" chicken plate at Tenders!
Deviled eggs at Mullins Drive In
Fettucine at 801 Franklin
Florentine cookies at Jazz Factory
"German Brown Farmer's Bread" at Ol Heidelberg
Hot wings &habanero sauce at Beauregard's,
Lamb at the Chef's Table
Meatloaf at G's Country Kitchen
Steak at Pauli's Bar &Grill
Tea &"sugar water" pitcherat Humphrey's Bar &
Grill
Tex-Mex cuisine at Rosie's Cantina
Irondale
BBQ &baked beans at Golden Rule Bar-B-Q
Fried green tomatoes at the Irondale Cafe
Jacksonville
Ribs at Cooter Browns
Jasper
Smokehouse ham, sausage, bacon &cathead
biscuits at Uncle Mort's
Lavaca
]Catfish &cole slaw at Ezell's Fish Camp
Lineville
Catfish at Red's
Magnolia Springs
Whiskey steak at Jesse's
Marion
Hamburgers at J&R's
Mentone
Black-eye pea cake &trout at Mentone Springs Hotel
Chicken &dressing at Dessie's Kountry Chef
Chili Corn Pone at the Log Cabin Restaurant &Deli
"Decadent French Toast" at Mountain Laurel Inn
Millbrook
BBQ at the Smoke House
Mobile
Butterbean cake at The Pillars
Bread pudding &whiskey sauce at Captain s Table,
Candied pecans at Tanner Pecans &Candies
Chicken &dumplings at Dick Russell's
Chocolates at Three Georges
Coconut cream pie at Tiny Diny
Fudge brownies at Pollman's Bakery
Hot dog at Dew Drop Inn
Oysters "fried, stewed or nude" at Wintzell's
"Pecan Praline French Toast" at Kate Shepard House
Bed &Breakfast
Ribs at Saucy Q Bar B Q
Seafood dressing at J.P.'s Southern Heritage
Smoked BBQ at The Brick Pit
Strawberry tea at Spot of Tea
Weiner schnitzel at Osman's
Monroeville
Catfish &cheese grits at David s Catfish House
Montgomery
Blackened elk with blackberry port sauce at Vintage Year
Cornbread dressing at the Davis Cafe,
Fresca salad with house dressing at Sinclair's
Fried chicken at Martin's
Fried green tomato sandwich at La Jolla,
Hot dog &sauce at Chris
Lemon catfish &collards at Isaiah's,
Oyster salad at City Grill
"Peta's Painfully Sweet Potato Pie" at PJR's Fish &BBQ
Pizza at Tony's
Sauteed crab claws at Jubilee Seafood
Spring roll with peanut sauce at Lek's Taste of Thailand
Vegetables at Martha s Place
Veggies on the hot bar at Derk's Filet &Vine
"Wild Rice Waffles" at Red Bluff Inn,
Mountain Brook
Chocolate lava cake at daniel george,
Fresh-squeezed limeade at Gilchrist Drug (
Muscle Shoals
Fried green tomatoes at Campbell's
Northport
Barbecued ribs at Archibald's
"Meat &three" at City Cafe,
Thai emerald curry with tiger shrimp at The Globe,
Opelika
Barbecue pork sandwich at Chuck's
Crab &Corn Bisque at Warehouse Bistro
Gumbo at Christopher
Orange Beach
"Geno's Famous Tuna Melt" at Geno's Dockside Deli,
Pecan snapper at Voyagers – Perdido Beach Resort,
Perdido
"Rose Cou Rouge" (redneck rose) wine at Perdido Vineyards,
Phenix City
Pork chop sandwich &mustard sauce at 13th Street Barbecue
Pine Level
Apple cheese casserole at Red's Little Schoolhouse,
Point Clear
Crabmeat omelet at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort
Divinity &pecan butter crunch at Punta Clara Kitchen
Key lime bread pudding at The Wash House
Prattville
Squash croquettes at the Guest House
Riverside
Shrimp &catfish at The Ark
Russellville
Caramel cake at Daily Bread
Scottsboro
Catfish at Mud Creek Fishing Camp
Hot dog &red slaw at Payne's
Shrimp &grits at The Docks at Goose Pond Colony,
"TLuv's Sweet Tomato Pie" at Blue Willow Bistro,
Tomato pie at Carlile's
Selma
Chicken breast sandwich at Major GrumblesNew York strip at the Tally-Ho
Peach cobbler at Downtowner
Tomato pie at Our House
Sheffield
Ribeye at George's Steak Pit
Shorter
Hush puppies at Back Forty
Slocomb
Cornbread &fried green tomatoes at Zack's
Spanish Fort
Crab soup at Felix's Fish Camp
Stuffed flounder &original Greek salad at Roussos,
"Yo Mama's Platter" at Ed's Seafood Shed,
Stockton
Catfish at Stage Coach Cafe
Sylacauga
Spinach mushroom quesadilla at Marble City Grill,
Talladega
Grilled catfish at Fincher's,
Muscadine wine at Bryant Vineyards
Tallassee
Buffet at Hotel Talisi
Thomaston
"Grits &Grillades" &pepper jelly at Mama Nems
Trinity
White cream corn at Caddo Cafeteria
Banana pudding at Sisters
Beans &cornbread at Mossy Grove Schoolhouse
Chicken fingers &dipping sauce at Crowe's
Tuscaloosa
Crab cakes at Evangeline's
"Hoppin' John" at Cypress Inn
Ribs &white bread at Dreamland
Roasted red pepper soup &lasagna at Cafe Venice
Stuffed mushrooms at Kozy's
Wings at Bob Baumhower's Wings Sports Grille,
Tuskegee
"Mean Greens" &fried chicken at Taliaferro's
Tuscumbia
"Harvey" milkshake at The Palace
Vestavia Hills
"Anthony's Salad" at L (local)
Black Forest Cake at Klingler's
White Chocolate Bread Pudding at Nonnas
Waverly
Honeysuckle, lavender honey &pomegranate ice cream at Yellow Hammer
Wetumpka
Crab cakes &dill sauce at Our Place Cafe

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