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The rising Birmingham food scene strikes again! This week, TripAdvisor named the Magic City one of their 10 up and coming foodie cities in the US.
TripAdvisor is the largest travel website in the world, with more than 315 million reviewers (active and inactive) and over 500 million reviews of hotels, restaurants, attractions and other travel-related businesses.
Joining Birmingham on the “up and coming” list are:
Kansas City, Missouri
Asheville, North Carolina
Providence, Rhode Island
St. Louis, Missouri
Here is how TripAdvisor described Birmingham:
“This buzz-worthy city is exploding with new quality restaurants, boasting outstanding Southern cooking and much more.”
Along with making the list, TripAdvisor featured Birmingham’s Frank Stitt’s Highlands Bar and Grill, winner of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurant award.
Birmingham continues to make news
From the foodie revolution to the revitalization of downtown, Birmingham continues to be recognized by national publications as an up and coming American city. Check out the growing list of stories since 2017.
Wine Enthusiasts – National publication Wine Enthusiast features Birmingham’s “top tier” drinking and dining hot spots
Nylon Magazine – Birmingham sparks attention
Vogue Magazine’s “the South’s Magic City”
Outside Magazine”s 25 Best Towns of 2017 edition.
The New York Times –“Birmingham is ready to surprise you.”
Washington Post – “best vacation destinations you’ve never considered” series.
CNN – “15 charming cities in the American South you may have overlooked.”