Howls & Growls

Are you ready for a HOWLING good time?  You don’t want to miss Howls & Growls October, 26th at Haven in the Lakeview district of Birmingham, AL! Howls & Growls will be a T H R I L L I N G good time including local food trucks, a spooktacular costume contest where the winner takes home a CASH prize totaling $1,500.00 for all three categories, and best of all….beer and wine are included in your ticket purchase! Don’t ghost on us, get your tickets NOW! The Greater Birmingham Humane Society Young Professionals Board is hosting the Fifth Annual Howls & Growls Halloween celebration benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music from 17th floor, games and activities, live streaming of the Alabama and Auburn football games, and local food and craft beer from Avondale Brewing and Good People Brewing. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Manitou Supply Fall Market

Come join us Saturday September 28th, noon to 5pm, for our Fall market at MakeBHM! * Vintage Clothing * Accessories * Home Goods * Apothecary * Food / Drinks * DJ / Vinyl Booth Kids friendly / Free for all Address: 4000 3rd Ave S, Avondale, Birmingham AL 35222

15 Birmingham food trucks you should try

The perfect combination: live music and Fryer Truck fries. Photo by Marie Ghossein for Bham Now

Birmingham is home to delicious food—and some of it’s on wheels! No matter what you’re craving, Birmingham will have a food truck for you. Keep reading for just a few of Birmingham’s many food trucks you should plan to check out, plus their social media so you can find them yourselves! 

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A little taste of home as I try out Little London Kitchen’s British street food on their red double decker bus, ‘The Duchess’. PHOTOS!

I try out Little London Kitchen (Photo by Bea Morrissette while Jon tried the amazing British food)

As a Brit living in Birmingham, I was tremendously happy to discover a new food trailer in town that serves traditional British comfort foods. I was even more excited to find out Little London Kitchen invites hungry patrons to eat on their 1968 British double-decker red bus! I couldn’t wait to try it out – here’s what I found.

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Local family behind Wasabi Juan’s debuts food truck, feeds homeless community in Linn Park

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Wasabi Juan’s food truck on Serve Day, July 14. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Toro family puts a lot of love into the food they serve at Wasabi Juan’s, and they treat their customers like family. On Saturday, July 14, they brought that love to Linn Park to feed the homeless residents of downtown Birmingham.

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Dreamland BBQ hits it out of the park with its amazing new Dreamtruck menu

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Betsy McAtee, CEO and President of Dreamland and Dreamtruck Chef Angela Schmidt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birmingham foodies and food truck enthusiasts now have dreamy options when it comes to street food. The new Dreamland BBQ inspired international food truck menu served from the Dreamland Dreamtruck was a hit with over 100 people who got to sample the menu last night at the Homewood Community Center. Continue reading “Dreamland BBQ hits it out of the park with its amazing new Dreamtruck menu”

Birmingham’s first “Food Park” could get approval soon

Birmingham’s growth is attributed to many things. In particular, though, the food industry seems to stand out the most for our southern city/metro.

Within the foodie scene, our food truck culture is revving up, and the possible addition of the “Birmingham Food Park” could expand it even further.

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Rendering of the park via Birmingham Food Park

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5 Must Try Birmingham Food Trucks

Serving food on wheels is the next big thing in Birmingham. From Mexican to Gourmet Grilled Cheese, there are many diverse options for yummy food on the go. Make sure to check these out:

  1. Los Dos Hermanos Taco Truck                                                                                                                                                                                                                If you have yet to try out this awesome food truck you are missing out on a Birmingham gem. They are well known for their carnitas and tacos. Make sure you avoid getting there around noon or you’ll be stuck in a long line.

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