Central South

You can use this tag to discuss food in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Louisiana. We also have tags for each of those states, as well as many of their cities, which you can browse here.

A Bite-Size Stop in Little Rock, Arkansas

Planning a stop in Little Rock, Arkansas? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Arkansas’ capital city greets its visitors with an equal serving of southern hospitality and quirky...

Bywater Bakery King Cake

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Today's Easter Sunday and I'm just getting around to looking at my photos from before Lent. I was gifted a frozen quarter of King Cake from NOLA's Bywater Bakery. For Mardi Gras breakfast out h...

BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 2 years ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Orange Beach restaurants

by ridpathc 1 year ago

I'm heading to Orange Beach next week and am looking for places to eat. We are staying at the Turquoise but are willing to take a long drive for a good meal. We would like to try southern and local...

First dinner out is a whole new thing; it’s up to you to make it safe for everyone

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A review of chain restaurant, J. Alexander’s Redlands Grill, in Memphis. But mostly a report of the safety and sanitation environment encountered as restaurants re-open. J. Alexander's Redlands...

Do I really need mycorrhizal fungi for planting bare root roses?

by momto4girls 1 year ago

The planting guide that came with my bare root roses recommends this. I need to plant the roses tomorrow morning. Currently soaking in a bucket. Does the fungi really make that big of a difference?

Alabama Recs

by johnmart11 1 year ago

We are planning a tour of the south in March and will be in Mobile for a day or two. Has anyone done the local food tour? (Only on Fridays and Saturdays it looks like). We are looking for good loca...

Best country breakfast in Birmingham, and dinner too?

by elizabetheatsfood 3 years ago

Hey Everyone, we are taking our son to visit colleges and are going to be in Birmingham staying at the Westin for a Friday afternoon/Night and Saturday morning.(We do have a car, so can drive!) I ...

Deep South Road Trip

by delight64 2 years ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia we wo...

4 nights in Austin for couple who don't like barbecue

by middleagedfoodie 2 years ago

It's a special bday for me and we've never been to Austin. We are very adventurous but we're not big fans of barbecue. We love haute Mexican and Southern, two underserved cuisines in our home city,...

American delights!

by Bellesea 2 years ago

Hey, looking to identify the popular dishes across each of the states! - What are people's favourite breakfast, lunch and dinner?! Thanks, Belle

Thanksgiving in Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 2 years ago

Suggestions of restaurants serving traditional thanksgiving dinner OR places that sell complete traditional dinner to go. Thank you.

Moon Lake, MS

by gourmondo 11 years ago

Many years ago I was taken by a cousin in the Delta to a restaurant on Moon Lake. I do not remember the name. Does anyone have an idea of what the name of the place may have been and whether it is ...

BBQ inn North Mississippi

by dcbbq 2 years ago

I'll be in Oxford in August with a car and a couple of days to spare. I'm interested in some good, pit-cooked barbecue. Suggestions?

Recs between Memphis and Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 2 years ago

Looking for recs for dive type restaurants or diners that have been there forever. Parallel to I-40, either north or south side. Thanks!

Soul food or other local in downtown Montgomery Al?

by curioussheridan 2 years ago

On a civil rights tour we will be stopping in downtown Montgomery for the night. We like good food with definite flavors. Any ideas?

Viet-Cajun food in Gulfport Biloxi area?

by beth_mclennan 2 years ago

I'm going to be there next week on a work trip and would like to find a place serving this cuisine. Anyone have a recommendation?

Dizzys!! Great reincarnation

by Huffdaddyfresh 2 years ago

New owner and some of the best service, drinks, food, blackberry vinaigrette salad is 2 thumbs up!!

ICE arrests 680 people in raids on food plants in Mississippi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A raid of seven poultry processing plants in six cities in Mississippi is believed to be the biggest single-state, one-day ICE operation in U.S. history. “This will affect the economy,” Maria I...