3 reasons you need to be at the St. Elias Lebanese Festival May 29-30

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Eat all the great food—then burn it off on the dance floor. Photo via St. Elias Lebanese Festival on Facebook

This spring, experience the delicious food and rich culture of Lebanon—without ever leaving Birmingham. The 22nd annual St. Elias Lebanese Food & Cultural Festival is happening May 29-30, and you’re not going to want to miss it. Get all the details here!

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Cinnaholic is coming to Birmingham and we’re already drooling

This is enough to make anyone addicted. Photo via Cinnaholic on Facebook

The hottest new spot in Lee Branch will kick your sugar cravings into high gear. Cinnaholic, a vegan + gourmet cinnamon roll bakery, will open its first Alabama location in Hoover this spring. Get all the details (and a yummy first look) right here.

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Burgers by Chubbfathers in Alabaster declared “absolute best” in Alabama

Stephanie and William Cholewinski, owners of Chubbfathers in Alabaster. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Searching for the perfect burgers? The national pop culture digital publication Pop Sugar, which has over 32 million fans and followers, has declared burgers by Chubbfathers in Alabaster, the absolute best in Alabama.

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10 taquerías in Birmingham to find authentic tacos

Taco Morro Loco is a local favorite. Photo via @forking_goodfood on Instagram

Pop quiz. What’s a delicious food that is often referenced in Instagram captions and is also consumed by the billons in America every year? If you guessed tacos, you’d be correct.

However, the American version, while still delicious, is a pretty far cry from auténtico. Here’s where to find traditional tacos in the Magic City.

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Get your breakfast on at these 9 Birmingham breakfast joints

Waffles with fresh fruits and berries? Yes, please. Photo via Over Easy on Facebook

A wise television character named Leslie Knope once asked, “Why would anyone eat anything other than breakfast food?” If you love breakfast as much as Leslie, you’ve got to pay a visit to these 9 Birmingham breakfast joints. We’re just getting started, so be sure to let us know your favorite local place to grab breakfast!

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Lucy’s, McFly’s Bird Shoppe, Crestline Bagel received 95 and above food service scores in February

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Lucy Bonds, owner of Lucy’s Coffee and Tea. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Lucy’s Coffee & Tea on University Boulevard, Five Points South’s McFly’s Bird Shoppe, and Mountain Brook’s Crestline Bagel received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in February 2020.

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Birmingham beer scene called hidden gem by social media giant Thrillist

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Good People Brewing’s iconic pickup truck design in their taproom across from Region’s Field. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

We are NOT surprised!

Birmingham’s beer scene received some well deserved accolades this week when national social media giant Thrillist described our beloved breweries as a hidden gem.

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9 fun food trucks winning the Birmingham culinary scene

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Can confirm that Paradise Chow’s food takes you to magical heights. Photo via Paradise Chow’s Facebook.

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.

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