7 new + coming soon openings in The Magic City including a vegan bakery

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Mouth-watering Detroit-style pizza now available. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Birmingham is buzzing with excitement. Read on for all the details on spots like First Bite Bakehouse, A&D’s Wings and Things and more.

1. Olive Garden | Gardendale

Gardendale Olive Garden
Welcome to Gardendale Olive Garden. (Gardendale Chamber of Commerce)

Looking for some Italian–American cuisine? Check out the new Olive Garden in Gardendale. The restaurant serves soup, salad, breadsticks and more. You can even order gluten-free options from the menu.

2. A&D’s Wings and Things | Elysian Gardens

A&D's Wings and Things in Elysian Gardens
Enjoy an afternoon at Elysian Gardens. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Sit outside and enjoy wings, chicken salads and fried okra at A&D’s Wings and Things. Andrea and her business partner Demetrius Hampton just opened up shop this summer at Elysian Gardens. Come check out their great food and the amazing atmosphere.

3. Wok On In | Pelham

Wok On In is officially open in Pelham. The restaurant serves a wide range of dishes from noodles and hamburgers to hotdogs and teriyaki avocado burgers, according to the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ).

4. Hero Doughnuts & Buns | Hoover

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Hero Doughnuts & Buns in Hoover. (Lauryn Stinson / Bham Now)

Hero Doughnuts & Buns has opened the doors to its fourth Alabama location in Hoover. Stop by to cool down from the summer heat with doughnuts, burgers and more.

5. Emmy Squared Pizza | The Summit

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Inside of Emmy Squared Pizza. (Jacob Blankenship/Bham Now)

Emmy Squared Pizza is officially open at The Summit. Take a shopping break and try their unique style of pizza and award-winning burgers.

6. First Bite Bakehouse

Need something tasty? First Bite Bakehouse is serving cookies that are 100% vegan and baked from scratch. I want to try the cookie they just launched, the fluffernutter, made from a peanut butter base with melted mini marshmallow surprises throughout. Order your cookies online or find the pop up shops at local farmer’s markets.

7. UAB Medicine Primary & Specialty Care | Hoover

 According to the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), you can expect to find UAB Medicine Inverness relocating to become UAB Medicine in early 2024. The clinic will continue to offer primary care services and will be located off Highway 280 in the Lee Branch shopping center.

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Lauren Perry
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