Bham’s Winter Restaurant Week is almost here

3 Days and Counting. You won’t want to miss your chance to explore a variety of Bham eateries and your favorite food scene. Starting this Friday, January 20th, this event will continue until January 29th. Enjoy 10 days of deals, dining, and discovery this Winter Restaurant Week.  Continue reading “Bham’s Winter Restaurant Week is almost here”

Little Donkey is coming to 280

From Homewood to Nashville, this locally owned restaurant just keeps on expanding. Homewood’s very own Little Donkey is opening up their newest location along U.S. 280 later this year.

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Cook Something! (How to Eat When You Get Iced In)

The first half of my Very Southern Snow Day has been spent gutting fish and encasing a bottle of vodka in ice for after dinner drinks with my guests. Today seemed like the perfect opportunity to really get in touch with my Russian roots. I couldn’t change my menu too much for tonight, but what I really want to make was cornbread.

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My cornbread, fresh from the oven

Cornbread might be one of my favorite baked goods, at least to make, mostly because it doesn’t require precision. Many of you, judging by what was completely gone from the shelves at Publix, will be indulging in some chili tonight, or similar hot liquid concoction. And while that will warm your body, you need to warm your heart and your soul. That’s where the cornbread comes in. And while I put mine in the oven, if you lose power tonight, this can be done on the stove if you have a heavy lid for your skillet. I also recommend some local cornmeal, found here.

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Frommer’s names B’ham “one of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations…”

The Lime Light People!

It has been shining upon our sliver of magic in regards to food, beer, tech/innovation and tourism, in 2016, quite a lot. We are very proud to announce that yet another travel blog has recognized our Magic!

Photo by Wade Cline

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Don’t Miss the Red Hills Brewing Co. Events this Week!

December 8th – Red Hills Brewing Company made their brews available outside of the taproom! To do so successfully, the family owned brewery partnered with International Wines and Craft Beer for distribution help.

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Check here for the list of brews available.

The week, the brewery is celebrating the launch with some special events…

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