Fresh, Fried + Crispy is bringing 3 Birmingham restaurants to Netflix on June 9

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Fresh, Fried and Crispy will take a tour of Birmingham’s fried food. Photo via Little London Kitchen’s Facebook

Netflix’s new show, “Fresh, Fried and Crispy” airs this month with an episode dedicated entirely to The Magic City. Keep reading to get the scoop on “Fresh, Fried and Crispy” and when you can catch the episode.

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Upcoming brunch spot, Bham’s first rage room + 7 more openings to keep on your radar

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This opening has every Bham foodie’s name written all over it. Photo via Biscuit Belly Louisville’s Facebook

Attention all Bham foodies! This week’s openings article is full of new spots to add to your must-try list. From Lakeview’s newest gastropub, an English pub from a familiar favorite and more, here’s what’s new in The Magic City. Oh! And there’s a rage room you’re going to want to keep on your radar.

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COMING SOON: Little London brings British flavor to Birmingham + now Netflix

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Little London is hard to miss. Photo via Claire Hancock for Bham Now

“A living room away from home.” That’s the goal of the forthcoming The Little London pub, which you probably know better right now as the Little London Kitchen food truck. The charming red double-decker bus will soon be rolling into your living room as part of a new Netflix series.

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Bandit Patisserie’s new location now open + 9 others. Find out here.

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I’ll take one of each! Photo via Bandit’s Facebook

This week’s roundup of new openings and reopenings in Birmingham is a delicious one. We’re seeing some of our favorite mouth-watering restaurants expand and new retailers come to town. Check ’em out.

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The Garage, Golden Temple, Little London Kitchen, received 95 and above food service scores in September

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The Garage is located in Southside Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including The Garage near Highland Avenue, Golden Temple in Five Points and SEEDS Coffee Company in West Homewood received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in September 2019.

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9 spots in Birmingham to get Fish & Chips – from a local Brit

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Fish & Chips spots in Birmingham, AL.  Yes, that’s my hand proudly displaying the deliciousness. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Fish & chips form part of British and Irish culture, with the governments even making it one of the few foods not subject to rationing during both World Wars. But you don’t have to travel overseas to sample this treat – there’s some pretty good fish & chips to be had right here in Birmingham, AL.

As a Brit in Birmingham – these are some of the places where I enjoy having a little taste of home.

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There’s more to pie than pizza and apple. 5 meat pies to try in Birmingham now

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The ‘Monday’ Chicken Pot Pie at Homewood Gourmet. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Meat pies have been around since long before sweet pies and pizza pies dominated menus throughout the US.  Moving to Birmingham, AL from Wales, I’ve had my eyes open for these savory treats that are still hugely popular in the UK.  To give you some tidbits on this scrumptious comfort food, I’ve put together this quick guide to some of my favorites meat pies in Birmingham – but first, a brief history of meat pies!

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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!

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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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