Highlands Bar & Grill turns 40 this week — tell us your favorite memory

Frank Stitt
Highlands Bar & Grill on November 23, 2022. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Happy 40th birthday Highlands Bar & Grill!

The 2018 James Beard Award winner for most outstanding restaurant in the U.S. marked the occasion on Tuesday with a post on social media by Pardis and Frank Stitt

Below is the message: 

Working to Reopen

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Highlands Bar & Grill on November 23, 2022. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

For fans of Highlands Bar & Grill who have been eagerly waiting for the beloved Birmingham restaurant to reopen, the message is very encouraging.

Meanwhile in celebration of their 40th birthday, we’ve pulled together a gallery of Bham Now’s favorite photos of Highlands and—with their permission—snapshots from the restaurant’s Instagram page.

Stayed Tuned

As always, Bham Now will help spread the news when Highlands Bar & Grill reopens. Watch this space.

What are your favorite memories of Highlands Bar & Grill? Tell us on social media by tagging @bhamnow  in the comment section.

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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