How to Speak Southern

We Southerners have a language of our own, and you might need a little help decoding it if you’re new to the area. Food terms can be especially tricky, but don’t worry- we’re here to help. Dinner (n.): A mid-day meal. Fix (v.): To prepare a meal. Fixin’ (n.): Side...

Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Check out our top picks for dining with kids of all ages: Chappy’s Deli  offers free meals for children under six- all day, every day! Even the big “kids” can enjoy a free mini ice cream cone after dinner. Chris’ Hot Dogs is a local landmark , filled with memorabilia...

Tonya’s Top Tips

Since 2002, Tonya Terry has been welcomed by nearly a quarter of a million viewers each morning as an anchor on WSFA 12 Today in Alabama, as well as the mid-morning Alabama Live. Her youngest son, AJ, attends Park Crossing High School. Tonya loves all things friends,...

Eat MGM

The South is famous for its hospitality, its love of football, and its good eats. The River Region is home to a wide variety of restaurants, both new and old. Whether you’re in the mood for a juicy burger, a light salad, or a delectable dessert, you’re sure to find...