Don't let the bar-like appearance through the windows deceive you at this local favorite. In a comfortable, warm setting with a casual, yet refined and attentive staff that is more than happy to make suggestions from the unique Southern menu. The delectable crab cake and avocado sandwich has been voted to Alabama's list of "Top 100 Things to Eat Before You Die." Other favorites include apple-brined pork chop with collard greens, or lamb shank ravioli. Finish that off with pumpkin crème brûlée. Beyond the limited-capacity front dining room, there's a larger dining area on the other side of the building, plus there's a patio that's open when the weather is better. The décor consists of a series of familiar van Gogh paintings creatively enhanced with a touch of Auburn spirit, such as a framed scene of Stamford Hall beneath the glow of a Starry Starry Night.