I bet if you dug up the oldest menu in the South, shrimp and grits would be right at the top. It’s a classic—starting with humble beginnings to becoming a staple served at 5-star establishments, including here in Birmingham!
May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day? Say no more! It’s not like we needed an excuse to enjoy chocolate chip cookies, but this day makes it even easier to do so. Check out these local spots perfect for celebrating the holiday and those tiny bites of chocolaty goodness.
With an amended order from the state allowing on-premises dining at restaurants, bars and breweries that can follow social distancing guidelines, some Birmingham area restaurants have started to reopen their doors. Here’s a list of 7 we know of so far.
How easy is it for us to take for granted having a safe place to lay our heads at night? For many members of our Birmingham community, that is not part of their reality. Here are seven local organizations helping to provide shelter and care for those who need it most.
Since most of us are at home for a majority of our days, loungewear has become our new uniform. Might as well be comfy and fashionable while we’re at it. Here are some local Birmingham shops that make it easy to do just that with unique loungewear options.
Dreaming of all the things you can go and do post pandemic? If you live in Trussville, there will be a few new things to add to your list. Check out these businesses coming soon to this Birmingham suburb.
Thai is my definitive go-to comfort food. You can’t tell me there isn’t a single problem Panang Curry can’t fix, or at least alleviate for the time being. Birmingham has some hot spots around the city for swooping up a Thai meal curbside.
Social distancing and staying home are the best ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. But if you have to leave the house, it’s a good idea to wear a face mask to protect yourself and others. Where can you find masks to wear? These local Etsy shops in Birmingham have you covered—literally.
May is National Foster Care Month is the U.S. The first Tuesday of the month (May 5 for 2020) is recognized as National Foster Care Day. If you’re looking for a way to support foster children and families, check out four Birmingham nonprofits dedicated to serving these communities.
Chinese takeout is the original American to-go food. It’s perfect for every single social distancing scenario: solo movie night? Check. Friday afternoon Zoom happy hour? Check. Comfort food in times of stress? Check. Here are a dozen spots you can find those little Americanized boxes of deliciousness right here in Birmingham.
We’re gearing up to give this Tuesday, May 5, for #GivingTuesdayNow , a new day to give locally as a response to increased need due to COVID-19. Keep reading for ways to participate and give in Birmingham.
Anyone else been shocked by your “screen time” report in recent weeks? Us, too. If you’re venturing into the realm of serial scroller, pause that double-tap for six minutes or less and do something that could change our schools, roads and healthcare in Jefferson County for the better. It’s a once-in-a-decade opportunity. Check it out!