Find Your Dream Flavor at Angel Cakes Creamery

closeup of hand holding ice cream

Every town needs a good old fashioned ice cream shop.  Unfortunately, Anniston, Alabama didn’t officially have one…until now!  The latest attraction in town that is sure to tickle your sweet tooth is the Angel Cakes Creamery at 4422 McClellan Blvd.  For locals familiar to the area, it’s located in the Sumerall Mall next to Kolectic […]

Breakfast (and More) is Served at Hubbard’s Off Main

Street view of Hubbards Off Main in Oxford, Alabama

Since its doors opened in December of 2013, Hubbard’s Off Main has established a reputation for serving savory classic Southern cuisine in a setting that celebrates the antiquity of historic downtown Oxford.  Every piece of furniture, as well as every picture hanging on the original brick walls of the two dining rooms, has its own […]

Eat Like a Local: The Nest Bar and Grill

The Nest Bar & Grill Food and Drinks

If it’s one thing that the “South” is renowned for, it is the famous home-style cuisine.  We know that if you’re a native, you’ve tasted the best of the best Southern dishes at family reunions, potlucks, and more.  The draw of this food is the delicious down-to-earth flavors of a grandma’s, mom’s (or even dad’s) […]

Top Food Trucks in Calhoun County

customer picking up food at foodtruck window

Article by Abby Parks In large cities across the U.S., food trucks provide an informal take-out dining experience for working people on the go.  Residents of Calhoun County may not realize it, but there’s some terrific food trucks that have set up shop in varied locations, dishing up delicious street food.  Many of them announce […]

Coldwater Mountain Brewpub

beer and cap at Coldwater Mountain Brewpub

Article by Abby Parks The Coldwater Mountain Brewpub in Anniston has quickly become a favorite place for folks in Calhoun County to enjoy draft beer, great food, entertainment, and more since its doors opened in February of 2022.  We caught up with Jason Wilson, the owner, as well as the founder of the Back Forty […]

Lunch at Full Bellie Deli

roast beef sandwich from full bellie deli in anniston, alabama

Full Bellie Deli is an aptly named new sandwich and breakfast spot at 1009 Gurnee Avenue Anniston, AL. It’s next door to Moore’s Printing and across the street from Downing and Sons. I watched them work on this place driving by and I know they put some hard work into it. I was looking forward […]

Lunch at The Peerless

Reuben sandwich from Peerless Saloon in Anniston

One Reuben to Rule them all. Let me tell you this was not Reuben me the wrong way. All jokes aside, I just wanted to brag a little bit on The Peerless Grille and Saloon and how good their Reuben Sandwich was. I really enjoyed my lunch. The Reuben is a serious sandwich for Foodies […]

Lunch for a month at Betty’s BBQ

Betty's BBQ

Betty’s BBQ has been a staple of Anniston, AL for as long as I can remember. Southern BBQ runs in this family’s blood. With the parents’ restaurant resumé consisting of the old Goal Post in Anniston, AL and siblings Stan and Kathy currently operating Pruett’s BBQ in Gadsden, AL and Betty’s BBQ here in Anniston, […]

Hubbard’s off Main Opens New Addition

Walking into Hubbard’s off Main’s new “Hubbards Out Back”, you’ll see the aesthetic is just as beautiful as the main building: large doors that open to expose the venue to fresh air and sunlight, a stage for outdoor live performances, handmade one of a kind furniture pieces with some dating back to the 1800s.  This […]

Cinco de Mayo Events Around Calhoun County

The smell of grilling meat, live music playing, ice cold margaritas, amazing food. But, do you know what’s better than tacos and margaritas? Half priced margaritas and $1.50 tacos! Local businesses around Calhoun county are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo events and are inviting you to join in the celebration on Wednesday, May 5th.  […]