5 restaurants to try for your next date night in Birmingham + what to order

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Photo via Cafe Dupont on Facebook

When’s the last time you got dressed up and went out for a delicious date night meal? If you’re looking for an excuse to treat yourself, consider visiting one of these 5 spots in Birmingham. Keep reading for more details, including what to order when you go.

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A foundation of food + family—what working at Ashley Mac’s is like

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Erick Cox photographed outside of the Ashley Mac’s Cahaba Heights location. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

What started as a catering business in Ashley McMakin’s Homewood apartment more than a decade ago is now a beloved Birmingham business. With five Birmingham locations and 71 employees, Ashley Mac’s is still growing and it’s no surprise why.

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11 farm-to-table restaurants on our foodie bucket list in Birmingham

This catfish sandwich doesn’t even need a caption. I mean just look at it! Photo via Ollie Irene’s Facebook

As local restaurants continue to open their doors, we’re excited to grub on some farm-fresh dishes. Birmingham is surrounded by bountiful farms throughout Alabama and we’re highlighting those eateries turning local harvests into farm-to-table meals.

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Treat yo’ self at these Birmingham wine bars with patios

Grab your friends and mask! Unwind with some wine on the patio. Photo via The Pizitz’s Facebook

Restaurants are moving more seating outside and I’m kind of getting European vibes. If you’re looking for a chic way to unwind and enjoy patio weather, grab your mask and check out these local wine bars. I even made sure that they have outdoor seating so it’s easier to social distance.

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Where to get “MOM”osas, brunch bundles + more Mother’s Day meals in Birmingham

All smiles for our Birmingham mom’s! Photo via @metrodiner on Instagram

Whether you’re planning dinner with your family or dropping off a meal on your mama’s porch—you can’t go wrong by celebrating Mother’s Day with yummy local eats. Here are 5 restaurants offering Mother’s Day meals in Birmingham.

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Stay healthy during quarantine with these 7 local spots serving up smoothies + shakes + juices

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Shake what yo’ mama gave ya. Photo via Magic City Nutrition’s Instagram.

Health is on everyone’s mind nowadays. Some of us are using this time to build new healthy habits and I’m trying to avoid gaining that “COVID 15.” Luckily, we can do that all while supporting local businesses. Check out these 7 Birmingham spots serving up smoothies, shakes and juices.

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147 Birmingham restaurants offering curbside pick-up

Turns out cocktails are just as delicious when they’re served curbside.

To help you get food quickly and safely, we are creating an ongoing database of Birmingham restaurants offering curbside pickup. Please fill out this form and SHARE it so we’ll have a complete list for Bham Now guides. All local businesses can be featured for FREE as a service by Bham Now. Don’t forget to check out our database featuring nearly 400 local businesses.

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Local Birmingham restaurants offering curbside pick-up—let us know more!

Zaza is just one of the many restaurants starting curbside pick-up for their delicious meals.

To help you get food quickly and safely, we are creating an ongoing list of Birmingham restaurants offering curbside pickup. We will add to this list as we hear of more. Please fill out this form and SHARE it so we’ll have a complete list for Bham Now guides. All local businesses can be featured for FREE as a service by Bham Now.

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Jump start your New Year’s resolutions with 5 fresh + healthy eats in Birmingham

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Need every meal to look like a rainbow. Photo via @kalemecrazyhomewood on Instagram

Aiming to eat a little healthier in 2020? We are too, but we know it can be hard to fit shopping and meal prep into a busy Birmingham schedule.

Here are 5 of our favorite restaurants serving up healthy eats in Birmingham. Plus, how to get them delivered right to your door with FREE delivery using code “BHAMNOW” on Waitr.

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Taste testing 5 of Waitr’s weirdest eats delivered from local restaurants in Birmingham. Use code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery!

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That’s an awfully-big fork of seaweed salad. And yes, this is foreshadowing. 

We take ~spooky season~ seriously over here at Bham Now. But is it really Halloween if you’re not trying ~spooky foods~?! The answer is no, okay.

We’ve also got a thing for Waitr (if you couldn’t tell by now), and with their help, we convinced our team to try foods they’ve never tried—and honestly were a little scared of—from local Birmingham restaurants. Bone appétit. ☠️

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I joined a Birmingham dinner club with complete strangers – here’s what we ate

Look at those smiles. Don’t we look like people you want to Come Eat With? Photo by a nice teenage girl outside the Avondale restaurant. Hope she sees this.

So, I’m new here. If you missed our recent introductions article– Bham Now has been adding to our team! I moved to Birmingham in early June, fresh out of undergrad and knowing very few people (read: 1 married couple). Through the friend of a friend, I received an invitation to join a dinner club that meets every Tuesday night- and, as any extroverted transplant would, I traipsed off to dinner with a group of complete strangers.

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