If You’re Not Eating Brussels Sprouts, You Should! Here’s Why This Hot Veggie Is On Trend Right Now

A cruciferous vegetable similar to cauliflower and kale, brussel sprouts often get a bad rep for their sulphuric taste and smell when overcooked. However, properly prepared brussel sprouts have a sweet, mild flavor and a handful of health benefits. Brussel sprouts are high in nutrients and low in calories. They contain many essential vitamins and […]


Halloween Events Happening In Downtown Mobile

Looking to be spooked or maybe to show off your perfectly executed Halloween costume? Downtown Mobile has events for all ages this Halloween. Saturday, October 27 Halloween At The Exploreum – general admission, free for members. Join in on family-friendly activities and demos that are inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A costume contest […]


Taste the Farm to Table Difference

At NoJa, we take pride in providing diners with a unique Mediterrasian dining experience. Our menu is seasonal and we offer the freshest ingredients so they are at the peak of their flavor. Mediterrasian dining at NoJa offers the complete farm to table experience! Farm to table dining means we use local food that is […]


How to Become a Sommelier

We all enjoy a glass of wine now and then but what if you find yourself more passionate about the beverage than most people? A sommelier is a person who has done an extensive amount of research and training (and a lot of tasting) to become an expert in the world of wine. Read more […]


Culinary Institutes Across America

In any profession, attending the right school in your desired field gives you the necessary skills and training you need to be successful. The culinary industry is no different. Luckily, there are several culinary institutes across America that provide aspiring chefs the tools they need to sharpen their skills and have a successful career. Institute […]

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A History of Truffle Mushrooms

Truffle mushrooms are a delicacy few have the luxury of tasting in a lifetime. You may not know that these ectomycorrhizal fungi have a captivating history full of intrigue and mysticism. A brief history of truffle mushrooms tells a story traced back thousands of years. Where they Live Truffle mushrooms grow beneath the earth and […]


Summer Wines We Enjoy

Summer is here and so is the time to kick back and relax! There is a perfect summer wine for any occasion, it all depends on what you’re looking for; dry and refreshing, citrusy, vibrant long finishes – there’s a wine for everyone. Read on to find out about our favorite summer wines. Sauvignon Blanc […]