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Archive of: Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

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Great Eats and Neighborhood Sizzle

Mix a trendy restaurant into a cool entertainment zone and watch the synergy feed both.

April 2013
Alabama “Oh, My”

Alabama “Oh, My”

Festivals showcasing locally produced food have always been essential ingredients in the American pie. Alabama’s got gobs of them. Ever try okra pie?

November 2012

Low-Cap Soul Food

Two common ingredients in the sizzling successes of Alabama’s food truck enterprises: low entry-level capital and a booming demand by workers that their souls be fed, as well as their growling stomachs.

November 2012
From the Gulf to the Platter

From the Gulf to the Platter

Follow the flow chart of the Alabama shrimping industry, from the fleet of a major fisher to the distributors and restaurants who grade the product like diamond merchants, looking for clarity and cloudless profits.

November 2012
Power Eats

Power Eats

For more than 30 years, the Capital City Club has been perfecting the art of quick, classy dining for fast track dealmakers.

November 2012

Supply Sizzle

Hustling like short order grill cooks to serve Birmingham eateries faster than anyone else, two hungry Auburn grads built one of the largest restaurant supply businesses in the country.

November 2012

A Master Chefs Sampler

Our nationally known top chefs, as well as a homegrown abundance of fresh food, ensure Alabama’s continued excellence in the culinary scene.

November 2012
Helicopter Clusters

Helicopter Clusters

Alabama has an extensive lineup of helicopter manufacturers and maintenance and repair operations, from Huntsville to Dothan. And its institutional helicopter users—state troopers, hospitals—are the leading edge as well.

October 2012
They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants

The Port of Huntsville is north Alabama’s hometown airport, but its international cargo operations put this middling-sized city in the top 20 ranks of the nation’s air gateway giants.

October 2012
Spotlight on Lauderdale and Colbert Counties

Spotlight on Lauderdale and Colbert Counties

October 2012