We highlighted 15 Birmingham food trucks last year, but the list just keeps growing and we’re not mad about it. It’s time to build on 2019’s guide and include those old and new to the Magic City.Continue reading “9 fun food trucks winning the Birmingham culinary scene”
Ramen: the ultimate noodle soup, my personal comfort food and the cure to any rainy day blues. Here are 6 places to find a warm bowl of ramen in Birmingham, plus our top menu picks from each.Continue reading “6 places to get ramen in Birmingham, including Bamboo on 2nd”
Whenever I walk into the Heavenly Donut Company store on 4911 Cahaba River Road, I experience a flashback from the movie Field of Dreams.
Remember when Shoeless Joe Jackson asked Kevin Costner’s character… “Is this heaven?”
National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22. How will you be celebrating, Birmingham? If you need some ideas, here are 15 places in The Magic City to grab a delicious margarita…or two!Continue reading “15 places to celebrate National Margarita Day in Birmingham”
One of the most popular shopping destinations in the Southeast is expanding its impressive list of restaurants, retailers, entertainment and more. The Summit has announced three new openings coming in 2020—keep reading for the details!Continue reading “3 new openings coming to The Summit in 2020”
Cats, coffee and—yoga? Gatos and Beans, Alabama’s only cat café, is bringing the cuddles to Avondale. Check it out!Continue reading “Gatos and Beans cat café is purrrfect, and we’re not kitten”
We love any excuse to celebrate here at Bham Now, especially when it involves our favorite fruit: vino. February 18 is National Drink Wine Day in the U.S. and we’re helping you prepare. Check it out! 🍷Continue reading “Happy national drink wine day! Here’s how to celebrate in Birmingham”
Forget all those heady issues the Alabama legislature confronts, what seems like every legislative session. You know the issues well… the lottery, gambling, prison reform, and Medicaid expansion. Put those sticky matters on the backburner. The big debate lawmakers are grappling with this spring in Montgomery?
Should the sweet potato be declared our state vegetable?
Back in the day, we gave you a guide to Birmingham’s 11 best hotdogs. But, with the recent (hopefully temporary) closure of Hot Diggity Dogs and a new decade we felt we needed a refresher on Birmingham hot dogs. Take a look at where you can find Birmingham’s take on the ballpark favorite.Continue reading “No two Birmingham hot dogs are alike. 9 local spots that have a hot dog for everyone.”
The 4 P’s of great Italian food: pizza, pasta, prosciutto, and prosecco. Find it all—and more—on 2nd Ave right here in downtown Birmingham. We went behind-the-scenes, and we’re bringing you with us! Check it out.Continue reading “Saluti, Birmingham! Lé Fresca is open—take a peek inside”
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This Birmingham original is a favorite spot for many locals. Post Office Pies hand-tosses their pizzas before cooking them in wood-fired brick ovens. They’re slinging their dough over to Mountain Brook this spring, and we can’t wait to chow down.Continue reading “Nationally celebrated Post Office Pies to open new location in Mountain Brook”
Ditch the store-bought sweets this Valentine’s Day and opt for a local Birmingham treat instead. Here are a few of our favorites from Ashley Mac’s, plus more info on how you could win a Valentine’s steak dinner and strawberry cake for two!Continue reading “Ashley Mac’s strawberry cake has your name on it. Win one + steak dinner for 2”
Dough. Sauce. Cheese. The three main ingredients of arguably the best food on earth. Sunday, February 9th is National Pizza Day and here are twelve places to get your grub on in Birmingham. Why twelve? One for each slice of an extra-large pizza. DUH!Continue reading “12 places to celebrate National Pizza Day in Birmingham”
Although Birmingham has several bakeries that specialize in king cakes, here are a handful of Mardi Gras–themed desserts from local bakeries that like to shake things up. From lattes to stuffed French toast, Birmingham has some king cake recipes that will surprise you.Continue reading “Everything BUT king cake. Check out 5 Mardi Gras-inspired treats in Birmingham”