Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Setting

Fannie Flagg
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The Whistle Stop Cafe

The Whistle Stop Café is the café that Idgie opens when Ruth moves back in with her and she realizes they will soon have a family to support. Idgie uses the café as a platform to change her community, feeding any homeless man that walks through the doors, and even serving her black neighbors despite strict segregation. Since The Whistle Stop Café is the only restaurant in town, it is the main meeting place and focal point of most of the novel’s events.

Whistle Stop, Alabama

Whistle Stop, Alabama is where all of Mrs. Threadgoode’s flashback memories take place. In the early to mid 1900’s, Whistle Stop is portrayed as a tight-knit community where everyone is involved in other people's business. Though it is easy to develop a warm, romantic feeling toward Whistle Stop, the community is also a hotbed of social and...

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