Andrew Zimmern’s talking about “The Best Thing I Ever Ate!” @ 8PM tonight on the Cooking Channel. Hint: it’s here in Birmingham.

Miss Myra's BBQ Chicken
Far & Wide named Miss Myra’s Bar-B-Q’s Barbecue Chicken Sandwich with White Sauce as “top pick.” Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern says it’s one of the dishes he could eat every day. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

What’s the food you could eat every day? That’s the question celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern will be answering tonight on “The Best Thing I Ever Ate!” Catch him on The Cooking Channel tonight, Jan. 27, at 8PM Central Time.

1. For Andrew Zimmern, it’s all about Miss Myra’s BBQ chicken.

Who doesn’t love Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q chicken with white sauce? Although I’m now a vegetarian, I have nothing but fond memories of eating that sandwich.  My husband and I even had some at our wedding—that’s how much we liked it!

Bham Now wrote about how Far & Wide named Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q “Top Pick” for best sandwich in Alabama back in June 2019. At that time, Andrew Zimmern’s love for Miss Myra’s was no secret.

2. Andrew Zimmern loves Birmingham’s food scene.

Andrew Zimmern in Birmingham
Zimmern in Birmingham on the premiere of #BigFoodTruckTip on DiscoveryIncTV back in 2018.

“I found Birmingham a very exciting town to eat my way through…. Birmingham is a gold nugget in a river of mud.”

Chef Andrew Zimmern, from CNN video

3. Don’t take Andrew Zimmern’s word for it—go check out Miss Myra’s for yourself.

Andrew Zimmern loves Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-Q
If you haven’t been to Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q, right on the edge of Cahaba Heights and the Cahaba Community, down the hill from The Summit, what are you waiting for? Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

Whether barbecue chicken with white sauce sounds as amazing to you as it does to Andrew Zimmern, or you’re more in the mood for dessert, Miss Myra’s will not disappoint.

Here are all the details:

What: Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q
Where: 3278 Cahaba Heights Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243
When: M-Th 8AM-8PM, F-Sat 8AM-9PM
Phone: 205.967.6004

Now tell us, Birmingham, what’s your favorite food at Miss Myra’s? Or, hit us up with your favorite selfies with Andrew Zimmern and tag us @bhamnow on social.

Sharron Swain
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