Alabama February 22, 2019
These 7 Incredible Places In Alabama Are A Cheese Lover’s Dream Come True
Are you the ultimate cheese lover? If so, you’ll want to visit the seven incredible places listed below. From gourmet cheese shops to award-winning creameries, these places are some of Alabama’s finest cheese destinations. Check them out!
1. Belle Chevre — Elkmont
Belle Chevre is a goat cheese creamery that was established in 1989. After touring the creamery, guests enjoy visiting Belle Chevre's Cheese Shop & Tasting Room to sample its delicious cheeses. It's also a great place for lunch. You can visit Belle Chevre at 18849 Upper Fort Hampton Rd., Elkmont, AL 35620.
2. The Cheese Cottage — Mobile
The Cheese Cottage is a tiny cafe that specializes in cheese. Surprisingly, some of the cheeses offered at this cafe aren't found anywhere else in the area. Like Belle Chevre, The Cheese Cottage is a wonderful lunch spot. You can visit The Cheese Cottage at 650 St. Louis St., Mobile, AL 36602.
3. MELT — Birmingham
MELT is 'THE' place to visit whenever you're craving a grilled cheese sandwich. For something a bit nostalgic, you can order the restaurant's Classic Melt Grilled Cheese. If you're looking to step it up a notch, especially if you love macaroni and cheese, you'll want to order the restaurant's famous Mac Melt. You can visit MELT at 4105 4th Ave. S, Birmingham, AL 35222.
4. Smith Farms Smoked Meats — Cullman
Smith Farms Smoked Meats, which was established in 1955, is home to the South's finest smoked meats, cheeses, and wines. Speaking of cheeses, this unique shop offers everything from hickory smoked cheddar cheese to hickory smoked hot pepper cheese. You can visit Smith Farms Smoked Meats at 1825 4th St. SW, Cullman, AL 35055.
5. Dutch Oven Bakery — Falkville
Dutch Oven Bakery is a Mennonite bakery that offers a little bit of everything, including a variety of delicious cheeses. You can purchase the cheese whole or sliced. If you're hungry, you can request a made-to-order sandwich that includes the bread, meat, spread, and cheese of your choice. You can visit Dutch Oven Bakery at 1205 Evergreen Rd., Falkville, AL 35622.
6. Busy Corner Cheese & Provisions — Birmingham
Busy Corner Cheese & Provisions, which is located inside The Pizitz Food Hall, is Birmingham's first gourmet cheese shop. It's also one of the best cheese destinations in the entire South. With such a variety of cheeses offered, this popular gourmet cheese shop has a flavor for everyone. You can visit Busy Corner Cheese & Provisions at 1821 2nd Ave. N, Birmingham, AL 35203.
7. Toybox Bistro — Huntsville
Toybox Bistro, which was established in 2016, is one of North Alabama's most unique restaurants. What makes it unique is its extensive collection of toys that are spread throughout the building. Toybox Bistro also has an extensive menu, which includes its famous Waffled Mac & Cheese. This side dish consists of macaroni and cheese that's been grilled to perfection on a waffle iron. You can visit Toybox Bistro at 511 Jordan Ln. NW, Huntsville, AL 35805.
Have you ever visited any of these places? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments. Also, let us know what other cheese destinations you’d add to this list.
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