If you haven’t been to Uptown Birmingham lately to check out all the great restaurants, you’ve been missing out.
Todd English’s pig roast is the perfect excuse to head to Uptown
Todd English’s Patio Pig Roast is a not-to-miss event happening this Saturday, July 20, from 5-9PM. Hosted by The Westin, this event will happen in Todd English Pub, and you should totally plan to go.
They’ll be firing up the grill and roasting pigs while the Stephen McCullough Band plays. There will be drinks, corn hole, and a raffle where you can win prizes.
And yes, Celebrity Chef Todd English will in fact be there.
- When: Saturday, July 20, 5-9PM
- Where: 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL 35203
- Cost: $35 per person, no reservations required
- Includes: all-you-can-eat food, beer samples from Avondale Brewing Company, and two drink tickets at the bar. Cheers.
- Get tickets here
But what about the traffic around Uptown?
Well, there is that . . .
You’d have to be hiding under a rock to not know that much of Birmingham is in the throes of a long and colorful, crane-filled reconstructive surgery.
And, the Uptown area is in the midst of its own reconstruction because . . . the Protective Stadium is on its way!
What this means is that two blocks of 11th Avenue North and two blocks of 23rd Street North are permanently closed to make way for the stadium, which will soon sit on top of where they once were.
So here’s the deal: check out this awesome (and regularly upated) Know Before You Go page on The BJCC’s website, leave a little early, and you should be good.
Pig roast not your thing? Check out these other places in Uptown
Did you know there are seven restaurants and one coffee shop a hop-skip-and-a-jump away from The BJCC, Legacy Arena, The Westin and The Sheraton? Check them out.
Seven restaurants in Uptown
Whether you’re in the area for a show at The BJCC, getting a few rounds in at Topgolf, or staying in one of the local hotels, there’s something for everybody. Consider this your appetizer. . .
Eugene’s Hot Chicken
The Southern Kitchen and Bar
Mugshots Grill & Bar
Todd English P.U.B.
Site of the pig roast, and so much more.
Texas de Brazil
One coffee shop in Uptown: Octane
Whatever reason you’re thinking of heading to Uptown Birmingham, don’t let the traffic changes scare you. The BJCC’s “Know Before You Go” page has all the info you need, including alternate routes and parking details. Uptown’s many restaurants are ready and waiting to show you a good time.