The state of Alabama has celebrities come through a lot and sometimes people don't even notice.

Of course, there are instances where celebrities make very public appearances.

Remember the time former President Donald Trump appeared at the LSU- Alabama football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium?

 

Multi-platinum-selling artist Wale visited the Capstone and was amazed at what he saw.

You can see him posing in front of a display of Alabama's four Heisman Trophy winners, Mark Ingram, Derrick Henry, Devonta Smith, and Bryce Young.

Bryce Young and Wale seemed to have solidified a great relationship. Wale tweeted that Young took him to see Coach Saban's office. According to the tweet, Coach Saban joked that it wasn't his office but it belonged to Bryce Young.

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As we can see, Alabama is known for its southern hospitality and of course its delicious cuisine.

Many celebrities have recognized the potential of this state and have opened up restaurants to share their love for food with the locals. We all know that celebrities have other celebrity friends and it's likely they'd support each other and patronize their establishments.

Here are five celebrity-owned restaurants in Alabama where you could run into a celebrity

Martha's Place

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Martha's Place, owned by Martha Hawkins, is located in Montgomery, Alabama. The restaurant is known for its Southern-style home cooking and has been featured on several food shows. Hawkins has published a cookbook, "Soul Food," which features recipes from her restaurant. Martha's Place is a must-visit if you're looking for authentic Southern cuisine.

Saw's Soul Kitchen 

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Mike Wilson, the owner of Saw's Soul Kitchen, is a former blues musician. The restaurant, located in Birmingham, is known for its BBQ and Southern-style sides. Saw's Soul Kitchen has been featured on several food shows, including "Man vs. Food" and "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives." Wilson's passion for music is reflected in the restaurant's decor, with vintage music posters and memorabilia adorning the walls.

Big Bad Breakfast 

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Big Bad Breakfast, owned by James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence, is in Birmingham. The restaurant serves breakfast all day, with a focus on Southern-style dishes. Big Bad Breakfast is known for its bacon, which is cured in-house and has been featured in several national publications. Currence also owns several other restaurants in Oxford, Mississippi.

Eugene's Hot Chicken 

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Eugene's Hot Chicken, located in Birmingham, is owned by a team of four friends. The restaurant specializes in Nashville-style hot chicken, which is known for its spicy flavor. Eugene's Hot Chicken has gained a loyal following in Alabama and has been featured on several food shows.

 

Chuck's Fish

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Chuck's Fish, owned by Charles Morgan III, is located in Tuscaloosa. The restaurant serves seafood, with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. Chuck's Fish has gained a loyal following in Alabama and has been featured in several publications. Morgan also owns several other restaurants in Alabama, including the original Chuck's Fish in Birmingham.

Maybe these next few days could be your lucky day and you'll run into a celebrity while visiting one of these restaurants.

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