INSIDE LOOK: Eat at Panoptic opens in Irondale May 1

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Clear frys, full stomachs, can’t lose. Photo via Jacob Blakenship for Bham Now

Award-winning and slider-slinging Eat at Panoptic owner Chef Raquel Ervin is opening the business’s first brick-and-motor cafe in Irondale on Saturday, May 1 at 11AM. We got in for some first looks and first bites.

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Bandit Pâtisserie reopens at a new location + don’t miss this upcoming event

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I shed a little tear when I saw this post on Instagram. Photo via Bandit Pâtisserie

Before the world went up in flames and Bandit Pâtisserie closed in spring, I spent nearly every weekend working at the bakery’s Homewood location. Now, the team has finally reopened at a new spot in downtown Birmingham—check out the deets on the sweets.

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Former Babalu space to be replaced by new Asian restaurant in Lakeview

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UMAMI, a new sushi and Thai restaurant, will occupy the space previously housed by Babalu. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Lakeview has the drinks, the dancing and now the area will have a staple we’ve all been missing. The owners of Nori Thai and Sushi and Shiki are moving into the 29Seven mixed-use development with plans to open a new Asian restaurant, UMAMI.

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17 Black-owned restaurants to eat at in Birmingham

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Every Day is a Good Day if you’re eating Rodney Scotts. Photo via Rodney Scotts BBQ on Facebook

Are you hungry to support Black-owned businesses in Birmingham? One way to show up is to patronize these delicious eateries. Here are 17 Black-owned restaurants to add to your must-try list.

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