[www.alabama-magazine.com] This prohibition-inspired establishment invites visitors to delve in the glamor of the 1920’s with emblematic decor, exceptional craft cocktails and gourmet fare. In true speakeasy form, visitors will have to figure out where it is and how to get in having successfully procured the ever-changing password for entr y.
[Madison Living Magazine] ChurchStreet Wine Shoppe, the most celebrated wine shop in Downtown Huntsville, is expanding to the Village of Providence and has already opened its doors. This second location at 485 Providence Main St., sits right in the heart of Providence, directly across from Edgar’s.
[www.eventhuntsville.com] Stephanie and her husband, Matt own and operate Church Street Family Hospitality Group, a now eight-business-strong collection of restaurants and bars in Huntsville, Ala. Before Stephanie began her career in hospitality, she worked in the fashion industry for two decades. A graduate of Fashion Institute of Technology, she worked in New York City and Los Angeles. She and Matt chose to return home to Alabama and together follow their passion for wine by opening a wine shoppe, starting Church Street Wine Shoppe in the fall of 2014.
[www.thescoutguide.com] The Rocket City Food, Brew and Spirits Festival from Church Street Family is coming up on May 19th-22nd. It is an entire weekend to eat all the delicious food and drink all the drinks!
[www.huntsville.org] ChurchStreet Family’s newest Wine Bar & Bottle Shoppe is located in Providence, Huntsville AL. This is a 2nd location for Church Street Wine Shoppe, is a wine, beer and tapas bar that also includes a bottle shoppe. Church Street Wine Shoppe has extensive relationships throughout the wine community, both nationally and internationally, and is known to bring exclusive, first-to-state wines to Alabama the Southeast and the USA.
[www.huntsvillebusinessjournal.com] The Church Street Family, one of Huntsville’s most prominent collections of wining and dining establishments, is eagerly anticipating the opening of its two newest family members.
[www.huntsville.org] Sea Salt is an open garage door storefront in downtown Huntsville. Located on Clinton Avenue, on the opposite end of the block housing Honest Coffee, the menu includes raw or steamed seafood served chilled. Depending on the season (or even the day of the week – these are fresh), you will find East Coast, West Coast, and Gulf Coast oysters served raw by the dozen.
[www.al.com] The “raw bar” style seafood menu will boast a variety of east, west and gulf coast oysters, Alaskan king crab, half Maine lobster cocktail and a Florida snapper ceviche. There’s also an “adult grilled cheese” with jumbo lump crab, brie, pear chutney and sriracha. Apps include a smoked fish dip.
[www.waaytv.com] How do you get to a place that doesn’t want to be found? “It’s part of the entire experience,” said bar owner Stephanie Kennedy-Mell. The bar is a place open for business. But hidden from the eye. “There is no sign, there is no social media,” said Kennedy-Mell of Catacomb 435. There’s only instructions. “So, it starts with you getting an email,” explained Kennedy-Mell. “You’ll get an email the same day as your reservation,” An email that brings you to downtown. Specifically, Jefferson Street. And eventually, to a red box. Give your password to the video doorbell in the box and get let in.
[www.thescoutguide.com] This time on SCOUTED which airs on WAFF48’s Tennessee Valley Living, Dawn heads downtown to have a chat with Stephanie Mell. Come along as she learns about the newly reenvisioned Church Street Wine Shoppe on Gates, now located in the historic Humphrey Rodgers house, and Seasalt, a raw bar that will open soon on the corner of Jefferson and Clinton!
[www.huntsville.org] Just when you thought downtown Huntsville couldn’t get any more exciting, Church Street Wine Shoppe on Gates has arrived. The restaurant and wine shop is an expansion of the original location, which opened on Church Street in 2014. Both wine shops, the restaurant Purveyor, the speakeasy Catacomb 435, and the upcoming urban oyster bar Sea Salt are all part of the Church Street Family – created by the dynamite duo Stephanie Kennedy-Mell and Matthew Mell.