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Newbern’s Restaurant – Catfish and Hushpuppies

Newbern’s Restaurant – Florence, Alabama The Experience… When you walk through the front doors of Newbern’s it’s like a stepping back in time, not much has changed in all the years I’ve been dining there.  My first experience at Newbern’s was in the late 70′s or early 80′s when I was an officer in a […]

The Shoals Barbecue Trail


Singleton’s Barbecue – Locally Owned & Operated

Shoals Barbecue Trail Stop #13 Florence, Alabama - Recently my friend and I decided to check out Singleton's Barbecue and do a taste testing for the Shoals Barbecue Trail.  First off, let me say this is not the first time that either of had ever eaten at Singleton's so we knew a few things about … [Read More...]


The Speedy Pig Barbecue

Be sure to check the pictures out at the bottom of the review. Shoals Barbecue Trail Stop #17 Florence, Alabama - For this week’s installment of the Shoals Barbecue Trail we headed out on our final excursion to Russellville.  We intentionally made The Speedy Pig our last stop in Russellville … [Read More...]


Pilgrim’s Barbecue & Catering Russellville Alabama

Shoals Barbecue Trail Stop #8 Florence, Alabama –  For this past week’s barbecue mission we had planned to visit Mullins Barbecue on Wilson Dam Road in Muscle Shoals.  However, when we arrived they were closed.  Normally, they are open on Fridays but I guess with all the construction going on … [Read More...]


Southern Bar-B-Q, A Muscle Shoals Barbecue Fixture

  Shoals Barbecue Trail Stop #15 Muscle Shoals, Alabama – For this week’s culinary adventure we traversed the Singing River Bridge to the south side and made our way to Southern Bar-B-Q which is located on Wilson Dam Rd. If you’ve read my previous post on the history of the … [Read More...]


Whitt’s Barbecue, They’ve been “Smokin” since 1966

Shoals Barbecue Trail Stop #22 Florence, Alabama – In North Alabama barbecue is not just a cuisine, but a culture.  Around here if you ignore the various types of barbecue, sauces, slaws and such without picking a favorite it is akin to having been born in Alabama and not picking Alabama or Auburn … [Read More...]