The Ark

The Ark


Riverside, Alabama (AL), US
The Ark’s name is a nod to its buoyant past: The seventy-year-old restaurant was first built on a barge, enabling its bootlegging owner to drift down the Coosa River to another county whenever authorities got itchy to make an arrest. Now permanently situated a few laps away from Talledaga Speedway, the Ark’s a favorite with NASCAR drivers, who manager Warren Smith suspects are as enamored with the joint’s outlaw roots as its catfish.
The Ark’s name is a nod to its buoyant past: The seventy-year-old restaurant was first built on a barge, enabling its bootlegging owner to drift down the Coosa River to another county whenever authorities got itchy to make an arrest. Now permanently situated a few laps away from Talledaga Speedway, the Ark’s a favorite with NASCAR drivers, who manager Warren Smith suspects are as enamored with the joint’s outlaw roots as its catfish.
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