Fish & chips form part of British and Irish culture, with the governments even making it one of the few foods not subject to rationing during both World Wars. But you don’t have to travel overseas to sample this treat – there’s some pretty good fish & chips to be had right here in Birmingham, AL.
As a Brit in Birmingham – these are some of the places where I enjoy having a little taste of home.
Five Points Lane, the Orchestra Partners development on 20th Street, is heating up with the addition of popular Birmingham restaurant Bayleaf Authentic Indian Cuisine. The restaurant opened last week, and we’re excited. We toured the space and spoke with the owners for more information. Check it out!
Meat pies have been around since long before sweet pies and pizza pies dominated menus throughout the US. Moving to Birmingham, AL from Wales, I’ve had my eyes open for these savory treats that are still hugely popular in the UK. To give you some tidbits on this scrumptious comfort food, I’ve put together this quick guide to some of my favorites meat pies in Birmingham – but first, a brief history of meat pies!
Hey party people! Fall will be in Birmingham before you know it. Not soon enough, I might add. That means football parties, holiday parties and family get-togethers. Why not hire one of Birmingham’s wonderful caterers so you can sit back and enjoy the party? We’ve put together a handy-dandy guide to some of Birmingham’s top catering services including the recently announced Hastings Catering.
The great thing about the breweries of Birmingham is their ability to continuously brew small batches of new craft beer to try. Check out some of the recent and upcoming releases that have been brewed by your locals. Cheers!
The 10th annual Birmingham Restaurant Week presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is taking over the city August 16-25, 2019. Almost 60 restaurants are offering killer deals all over Birmingham, AL—how will you ever know where to start? We’ve got you covered.
National Rum Day is Friday, August 16, and it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Campesino Rum, Birmingham’s hottest new spirit, just hit the shelves and the hype is real. We toured 7 downtown bars with Campesino founder, Hatton Smith, to taste for ourselves. Keep reading for all the drink deets—Plus, taste it for free at Campesino’s inaugural launch party happening Friday from 5-7PM at LeNell’s!
If you’ve driven through Liberty Park in Vestavia Hills recently, it’s no secret there’s a lot of construction going on at The Bray. I stopped by to see two of its newest openings, On Tap Sports Cafe’ and Anytime Fitness. Bonus find! I I also uncovered a ‘secret’ bourbon bar. Lucky me.
Find out more and see what else is in the pipeline for this suburb of Birmingham, including a supermarket and mixed use development.