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Buck’s Diner looks to celebrate 10 years this June

Although the restaurant business was not the chosen career path of either sibling, Ken Buck and his sister, Daneen have worked many restaurant ventures together throughout the years. They always worked well together so, as fate would have it, they ended up conjoining their talents and focusing on the family’s business. Buck’s Diner is approaching…

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The Crazy Sista’s Cookbook Launch Party at LuLu’s

It was a beautiful day to celebrate the re-release of Lucy Buffett’s popular cookbook. Lucy and her were host to a launch party at her Gulf Shores restaurant on Tuesday, April 26th as guests enjoyed complimentary refreshments & cookbook recipe samples. Lucy self-published her cookbook, Crazy Sista Cooking, in 2007. Having sold over 70,000 copies, Lucy partnered with Grand Central to…

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It’s a family affair at Bay Breeze Cafe

Julie Tew is now in her 9th year of operation at Church Street’s Bay Breeze Cafe in Downtown Fairhope. This Fairhope native’s inspiration comes from her “needing to get a job” while she was in school. Throughout her college career, Julie was fortunate to have worked with some food service folks that were well trained…

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Papa’s Pizza of Fairhope under new ownership

After just a short conversation with Jessie Patterson, it’s clear that he embraces the true spirit of entrepreneurship. Growing up in Gulf Shores, he attended Foley High School. When his friends (who happened to be a year ahead of him) graduated, Jessie decided to skip his Senior year and proceed to the next stage of…