Salt lies miles under the earth’s surface in several states bordering the Gulf of Mexico. What makes Southwest Alabama unique is that the salt has risen close to the surface there.
There’s so much of this fast-growing vine in the Southeastern U.S., you might think it was a native plant. Actually, it took a lot of hard work to help kudzu spread so widely. Now that it covers over seven million acres of the deep South, there are a lot of people working hard to get rid of it! But kudzu is used in ways which might surprise you.
Visit nine of Birmingham, Alabama’s favorite barbecue restaurants. Meet the owners. Look behind the scenes at their cooking methods and secret recipes. Guaranteed to make your mouth water.