Gotta Try Rocket City Food & Drink

Gotta Try: 8 Summer Beers in Madison County

Gotta Try: 8 Summer Beers in Madison County

  Summer is here, which means grilling out, pool parties, beach vacations, and best of all – refreshingly crisp seasonal beers!  Here are 8 great beers to get you through the hot, Alabama summer.     Rocket Republic’s VaporRita, ABV 5.5% Rocket Republic’s session ale, Vapor Trail Cream Ale, is infused with lime to make […]

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Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

    Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops Eating raspberries is absolutely delightful, but picking them is dreadful. It requires standing in the hot sun, while getting scratched by thorny branches and caught in the brambles. If you are lucky, you’ll find a handful of berries to enjoy, but it rarely feels worth the […]

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Local Beer Pairings with The Bottle

Local Beer Pairings with The Bottle

  The craft beer explosion in Madison County has taught us that beer is diverse and complex. It can be dark or pale, bitter or sweet, heavy or light and everything in between. Just like with wine, beer can be paired with a wide array of foods. From filet mignon to chocolate cheesecake, there is […]

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10 Non-Alcoholic Rocket City Refreshers

10 Non-Alcoholic Rocket City Refreshers

So you’re exploring the awesomeness that is Huntsville and having many grand adventures when suddenly, BAM! The thirst hits, and it hits hard, my friend. You need a drink. Not just any liquid refreshment, mind you, but one epically tasty.  Fear not, O Parched Traveler; I’ve got just the thing. Here are 10 Non-Alcoholic Rocket City […]

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Pear Riesling Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

Pear Riesling Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

The great poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “There are only 10 minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat.”   Suzy’s Pops gourmet ice pop shop selects their pears at that perfect moment, when the fruit is sweet and juicy, tender but not mushy. A splash of Riesling wine adds […]

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Cuckoo for Coconut Ice Pops from Suzy’s Pops in Huntsville, Alabama

Cuckoo for Coconut Ice Pops from Suzy’s Pops in Huntsville, Alabama

You’d have to be crazy to not love the Cuckoo for Coconut ice pop from Huntsville-based Suzy’s Pops!   This crave-able coconut treat is a rich, creamy cool down for a hot summer day – and even a warm Fall one (if you’ve been ANYWHERE in Alabama in the Fall…you know what we mean. Let’s […]

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Perfectly Peachy with Suzy’s Pops

Perfectly Peachy with Suzy’s Pops

“An apple is an excellent thing – until you have tried a peach.” – Novelist George du Maurier   Nothing says a southern summer quite like that first bite into a fresh, juicy peach. As the juice drips down your chin you know that family barbecues and days on the lake are in your near […]

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Huntsville Restaurant Week doesn’t have to make you restaurant weak

Huntsville Restaurant Week doesn’t have to make you restaurant weak

Suggested Meal and Exercise Pairings for Restaurant Week Huntsville Restaurant Week is here with luscious budget-friendly offerings from many of Huntsville’s favorite eateries.  But for the calorie conscious among us, there’s a dilemma: how do I take advantage of all this great food without that moment on the lips heading forever to the hips?  You head […]

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VLOG: Rocket City Food Blogger Tour

VLOG: Rocket City Food Blogger Tour

    Hey everyone! Katie here again with a super exciting vlog, all about food! Huntsville Restaurant Week is coming up (August 14-23), and to get ready, I went along with a few other bloggers on the Rocket City Food Blogger Tour!   Huntsville Restaurant Week 2015 Kick-off Huntsville Restaurant Week  is a celebration of […]

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Some Like It HOT! 2016 Huntsville/Madison County Restaurant Week

Some Like It HOT! 2016 Huntsville/Madison County Restaurant Week

Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to accurately reflect information for 2016. Some Like It Hot: 2016 Huntsville/Madison County Restaurant Week Webster defines gluttony as, “excess in eating; extravagant indulgence in the appetite for food.” I say, “Pufffft!” August brings Huntsville Restaurant Week (HRW)! A chance to try some of Huntsville/Madison County’s best of […]

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