Author: Connie Pearson


Connie Pearson is a freelance travel blogger and writer. She is a native Alabamian who has traveled extensively around the U.S. and the world and lived in Ecuador for four years, serving as a Baptist missionary. She "thinks, eats, and speaks Southern," but also enjoys sampling regional dishes and exploring new places and cultures. She is a retired elementary music teacher with 12 grandchildren and hopes to live long enough to dance at all of their weddings. Her blog is

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Albany Bistro in Decatur AL: Historic Location, Dedicated Chef, Promising Future

Proud History Albany Bistro, 1051 Grant Street in Decatur, Alabama, is strategically located in an anchor position of the Albany

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Judging Desserts – One of the World’s Most Envied Assignments

The World Food Championships – Alabama Style The 2016 Food Bloggers Summit was held in conjunction with the World Food

Beautiful crabmeat freshly prepared in Bayou La Batre - home of Abundant Seafood

Abundant Seafood in the Land of Forrest Gump – Bayou La Batre

Even though the movie “Forrest Gump” is based on a fictional character, the setting in and around Bayou La Batre,

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The Gardens Restaurant in Pine Mountain Georgia

Fine Dining and So Much More at Callaway Gardens Inside the 14,000 acres that comprise Callaway Gardens, delighted visitors can

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Opelika Eateries – South Railroad Avenue in Alabama

Opelika Eateries – Great Option for Auburn Game Day Visitors College football season is underway once again, an event better

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1892 East in Huntsville’s Historic Five Points

1892 East – Perfect Place to Gather and Eat Rarely have I seen a restaurant that is such a perfect

Grille 29 Restaurant Hunstville Alabama

Chopped Champion Brings Innovative Flavors to Grille 29

Huntsville’s Grille 29 Grille 29 is blessed with a great location, plenty of parking, tasteful décor, savvy servers, astute management,

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Huntsville Museum of Art and Pane e Vino

Visual Arts and Culinary Artistry Meet at Pane e Vino in Huntsville Museum of Art Huntsville Museum of Art, located

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Highlands Bar and Grill: Undeniably Birmingham’s Best

As a faithful subscriber to Birmingham-based Southern Living Magazine for my entire adult life, I started reading about Highlands Bar

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John’s City Diner – Upscale Comfort Food

In the 1940’s, John Proferis opened John’s Restaurant in downtown Birmingham featuring fresh seafood, something of a novelty at that