Is it time for a romantic weekend with your sweetheart that isn’t filled with a thousand things to do? Grab your honey and head to the Gulf Coast for some just-for-two time. Fun as a couple shouldn’t be relegated to weekly trips to the grocery store. Pick up where your love story left off and inject some romance into your relationship.
Reserve your spot in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach at a house, condo or hotel. Then, dive into coastal life. Go on a couple’s culinary tour that will have your taste buds hopping with delight.
Start your evening at Ginny Lane Bar and Grill with Tomato and Shrimp Appetizers. Fried green tomatoes are served with blackened shrimp, Creole remoulade sauce, roasted red peppers and green onions. Enjoy a classic martini or Mango Chili Martini as you toast your time away from everything.
Move on to the next step in your culinary journey. Elegance abounds at Cobalt in Orange Beach. Try the Paneed Gulf Grouper over sweet pea and tomato risotto, topped with blue crab and sweet pepper remoulade with Creole mustard vinaigrette. Need some beef? The Tournedos of Beef, twin medallions chargrilled and stacked with loaded mashed potato cakes, Cobalt greens and crispy fried oysters, topped with Tabasco hollandaise sauce is sure to delight the taste buds.
Make sure you leave room for dessert. Head over to King Neptune’s Seafood Restaurant in Gulf Shores for a slice of Fried Cheesecake. New York-style cheesecake, rolled in Cornflake crumbs, fried crisp and topped with toasted pecans in a praline sauce. There’s also Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce for those who enjoy a slice of this southern specialty as an ending to their meal. Dessert
Walk off those well-earned calories with a stroll on the beach, watching the play of light on the Gulf and enjoying a starlit walk with the person whose time you treasure most.
You can find all of your culinary favorites along the Alabama Gulf Coast, including that Cheeseburger in Paradise celebrated in song. There are itineraries on our website for ribs, steak, oysters, steamed seafood, dog-friendly and child-friendly to name a few. There is no shortage of great places to dine. Experience a whole new state of culinary satisfaction on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. Have fun on your couple’s getaway by trying something different.