Sometimes, after a long week at work, all you want to do is let your inner child run around screaming until it needs a snack and a nap. But in a slightly more refined way that comes from being a taxpayer with a horizontal driver’s license. Maybe not so much screaming. If Chuck E. Cheese (Charles Entertainment, really) is where a kid goes to be a kid, where does a grown up go to get childish in Birmingham? Continue reading “Get Childish in Birmingham”
This upcoming week promises lectures, movies, alcohol, and festivals! As always, there are more events on our dedicated event calendar, and any band name links should be assumed to involve auto-playing music, so be careful if you’re reading at work! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things to do: July 26th through August 1st”
Your favorite Mediterranean spot will be getting a new look. Here’s to a total of 77 Taziki’s locations and their future noteworthy renovations.
The 101 year old Bright Star murals have been transformed over the past two and a half years to their original glory. The Bright Star is Alabama’s oldest restaurant and deemed an ‘American Classic’ by the James Beard Foundation .
Would you eat at a Shu Shop? Birminghamians probably know the Red Pearl as where you go if you want an authentic Chinese experience. What about Japanese food? Birmingham hasn’t had any really authentic Japanese restaurants. But yesterday I attended a soft-launch of Shu Shop with some friends (one of whom lived in Japan for years during college), and the verdict has arrived. Continue reading “Eating in a Shu Shop”
This past Saturday, our very own Pizitz Food Hall had quite the welcoming for their new addition, Fero.
I grew up in a small town in North Alabama. The fact that I had a Wal-Mart less than ten minutes from my house was a blessing. But, now that I live in Birmingham, I have found tons of great options for grocery shopping. In fact, so many I did not even know where to begin when it came to finding the best healthy grocery stores. But, after a couple of years in Birmingham, here’s the list I’ve put together of grocery stores I often shop at to fill my pantry for the week.
Birmingham will be welcoming a new place to crave in early August. It doesn’t get any better than classic comfort foods from our very own Metro Diner.
The Birmingham Food Park celebrated its grand opening today! I went out for lunch, and we had an awesome time – read about it here. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Food Park kicks off!”
When Birmingham’s John-Bryan Hopkins, a veteran food blogger, author and social media pioneer in food communication speaks or tweets @Foodimentary – the food world listens.
Love bacon? Get ready to welcome this new addition to our food truck army. The I Love Bacon Food Truck will soon be hitting the streets of good ole Birmingham.
The name is Bitty’s Living Kitchen. The game will be a new and healthy food concept that highlights raw fruits and veggies. YUM!
How much would you pay for a basket of peaches? At the Clanton Lions Club annual benefit, 25 baskets were auctioned off for an average of $1K each. Ok, it was for a good cause. But get ready, ’cause your basket price is going up too.
This upcoming week has a lot to do, from a food park’s grand opening to the 4th of July! Reminder: band names link to music, so make sure your workplace won’t mind (or hear).
On Friday, the Birmingham food movement made national news when TIME Inc. announced they were moving Food & Wine, one of the most respected food magazines in the nation from New York to the Magic City.