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Spanish Fort’s Fresh Healthy Cafe focuses on wholesome, good food that promotes optimal health

Everything that Nicole Shipman has encountered in her life has prepared her for this most recent journey that she has embarked upon. This Georgia girl was born and raised in Atlanta. After graduating from college she taught kindergarten and married … Continue reading

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Southern Italy meets Lower Alabama at Spanish Fort’s La Dolce Vita Italian Bistro

This is a tale of two Guisseppes who initially met years ago in Rome, Italy. Guisseppe Formica and Guisseppe Spadaccini were more recently reunited, strictly by coincidence, while they were both in New York. In 2015, Spadaccini opened an Italian … Continue reading

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Lartigue’s Seafood now available at Fairhope Piggly Wiggly

Lartigue has been a name synonymous with seafood in the Mobile/Baldwin Counties for almost 40 years. The family business started in Mobile in 1978 and nine years later put down roots in Baldwin County when a second location was opened … Continue reading

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El Camino Taco Shack arrives in Downtown Fairhope

Alissa Johnson has been in and exposed to the restaurant industry for the majority of her adult life. She and her husband Harry, opened Rosie’s Grill in 2010 as a joint venture. They enjoyed being part of the Daphne community … Continue reading

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Joy and David Davis vow to sustain the legacy of Ms. D and her Belforest restaurant

Sonny Davis laid the foundation and erected the building in which his wife, Diane built not only a business but her legacy. In 1970, Ms. D opened the doors to the public as a bar. She enjoyed providing the locals … Continue reading

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Bay House Bistro’s Chef Karadimos describes himself as “a little Greek, a little Chesapeake”

When Chef Brian Karadimos began his career path and he enrolled in culinary school and started out in the kitchen at Olive Garden. He decided to be in the top one percent in his profession, so he approached his culinary … Continue reading

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Tee up for fun at Fairways Indoor Golf Club in Spanish Fort

What started out as fun and games in the garage turned in to a viable business model for Kirsten and Mike and Lautenslager, owners of Fairways Indoor Golf Club in Spanish Fort. Their feasibility study spurred a business plan which … Continue reading

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