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Chris Hastings Childhood Meal, Gas Station Wings & Breakfast

I thoroughly enjoyed sharing one of celebrity Chef Chris Hastings of Ovenbird favorite childhood dishes…especially since I got to “sop” that pork belly candle. It was de-lish-ous! Great atmosphere at the restaurant which is in Pepperplace in Birmingham, AL.

This time of year is perfect for dining at OvenBird as they have lots of outdoor seating under soft lights and of course the moonlight. Monday nights are one of their most popular evenings since many local spots are closed in town. In a separate visit with some blogger friends, I had the opportunity to try this dessert trio.

If bread is one of weakness, then you definitely want to give this app “Jamon Serrano” a try. It is grilled bread topped with a thin layer of meat, shaved cheese and drizzled with some rhubarb jam.. My third piece jarred my mind that I was on a low-carb diet!

Now if you only use ketchup on your french fries, then you need to get with the program. That’s like using a flip phone instead of a smart phone. At Good Ole Boys BBQ locations (Chelsea, Sylacauga, Pell City, Wedowee & Alexander City are alllocated in gas stations. They have some of the BEST smoked wings, potato salad and 2 words that a hit…#PorkyFries. These are french fries drenched in pulled pork, their BBQ sauce, & melted cheese and boy are they #SoFreakingGood.

If you come to the Chelsea location on Friday night, you can enough some mouthwatering large size catfish filet as part of their seafood night. I’m so glad they broke the rules for me the day of the taping. While you are there, don’t forget to get your bottle of Good Ole Boy BBQ Sauce. It goes well on everything!

Ranch House in Helena is still serving up some good food from their steam bar for under $9 in Helena, but they’ve also added their Mediterranean partner store Markarios menu. Some of those healthy items taste great and very filling. Mention #DiningOutWithComedienneJoy for a 10% discount.

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