There was lots of fun to be had during the Sept. 1 grand opening of Slag Heap Brewing Co. in Trussville. Here are six awesome things you missed!
Located a couple of blocks off Highland Avenue, stands Birmingham’s original beer garden – The Garage. Continue reading “The Garage, Birmingham’s original beer garden, in Southside is still as cool as ever”
Everyone enjoys free food! Why wouldn’t you? Personally, I like spending my money at establishments where I know my dollars spent are appreciated, and I will get a return on my investment. Here are some of the places in Birmingham that you can spend your money and get free food or drinks in return. Continue reading “Free food from these 8 restaurants in Birmingham, including Yo Mama’s”
It’s been awhile since Slag Heap Brewing Co. first broke ground in Trussville. But the wait for this new, and much-awaited, brewery is finally drawing to an end with its grand opening happening this Sat. on Sept. 1.
Want to play the world’s largest PAC MAN game or duckpin bowl? Here’s your chance Birmingham because the long-anticipated gaming room, The Woolworth, opens today on Southside. Continue reading “Have a ball playing duckpin bowling at Birmingham’s new social hotspot, The Woolworth on 20th Street South”
Taque (pronounced taw-cue) is combining two of everyone’s favorite comfort foods.
El ZunZun is a nickname for a Cuban species of hummingbird.
Nestled in the middle of Cahaba Heights, Becky Satterfield (owner of the equally yummy Satterfield’s Restaurant) opened El ZunZun to “create a place as inviting as the kitchens of the abuela’s (grandmother’s) we’ve learned from,” and despite being a brand spankin’ new building, the fun colors and vibrant atmosphere paints the picture of an upscale, yet somehow cozy dining experience.Continue reading “¡A reason to fiesta! El ZunZun opens in Cahaba Heights”
Have you heard of Les Dames d’Escoffier? It’s an international group of women leaders in food, wine and hospitality. This September, seven top Birmingham women in food, all members of the Magic City’s chapter of the organization, demonstrate recipes at the Market at Pepper Place. Check out the lineup.Continue reading “7 top Birmingham women in food “take over” the Market at Pepper Place this September, including chef Pat Terry of Samford Wellness Kitchen”
You take Cava from Maryland and Zoës Kitchen from Texas by way of Birmingham, and what do you get? A new player in the national food scene that’s healthy, quick and veggie forward. We love you, Greek food!
Last week, Shake Shack at The Summit announced it’s elaborate grand opening schedule, and Birmingham hasn’t been the same since.Continue reading “Grand opening of Birmingham’s first Shake Shack receives rave reviews”
The entrance of whole hog barbecue into Birmingham’s culinary scene is going whole hog. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Tennessee-based Martin’s Bar-B-Que opens in Cahaba Heights this fall. The news came on the heels of South Carolina-based Rodney Scott’s BBQ announcing its Avondale location, also scheduled to open fall 2018.Continue reading “Whole hog barbecue comes to Birmingham: a 6-point comparison of Martin’s Bar-B-Que vs. Rodney Scott’s BBQ”
If your inner child met your adult self, they would share a plate of 4:20 Nachos at Wasabi Juan’s. The dish combines the nostalgic crunch of Doritos with an umami burst of raw tuna, sweet unagi sauce, spicy mayo and cool avocado. It’s a seemingly impossible combination that just works, which sums up everything I love about this locally owned Birmingham restaurant. With a new food truck, a new Highway 280 location and more to come, there are more ways than ever to get your sushi burrito fix.
Party Bus. Food Tour. Alcohol. Music. All in one. Sound too good to be true?
Earlier this week Cassandra King posted a picture in front of her new tour bus, with the caption, “This is what faith, mediocre credit, no money but integrity looks like.” The post has over 600 likes on Facebook.
Clear the way for the stampede! The first-ever Alabama Shake Shack opens in Birmingham on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at The Summit, 200 Summit Blvd. The best part? Numbers 3, 4 and 5 on this list are all about local at this globally loved restaurant.Continue reading “7 reasons to cheer for Birmingham Shake Shack grand opening Wednesday, Aug. 22. First 205 customers get free Big Bob’s Cheese Fries!”
Woot woot. More delicious eats coming this way! Birmingham not only boasts homegrown James Beard award winners, but our city also attracts them across state lines. Barbecue master Rodney Scott owns the title of James Beard Best Chef of the Southeast 2018. Now his restaurant, Rodney Scott’s BBQ, is coming to the Magic City. The location? The current home of Saigon Noodle House in Avondale.Continue reading “5 things to know about Rodney Scott’s BBQ opening in Saigon Noodle House location in Avondale”