What it’s like to dine out around Birmingham right now

You know that feeling when you see your food coming? Yea, we sure did miss that during quarantine. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now.

We’re all fans of dining out in the Birmingham area. But what is it really like to go to local restaurants right now? We’re here to clear the air and give you a peek inside eight restaurants so you’ll know what to expect.

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Rodney Scott’s BBQ named a semi-finalist for induction into BBQ Hall of Fame

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Photo via Rodney Scott’s BBQ Facebook

It’s a name we all know and love. Rodney Scott’s BBQ has become one of Birmingham’s go-to for some stomp-down good barbecue. Looks like the BBQ Hall of Fame took notice and now the founder, Rodney Scott has been announced as a semi-finalist for induction into the BBQ Hall of Fame.

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Hope you’re hungry. Little Donkey + Rodney Scott’s BBQ are bringing new locations to Homewood

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Rodney Scott’s BBQ + Little Donkey will be located next to each other in new Homewood development. Photos via Facebook. Designed with Canva.

Two of Birmingham’s faves, Rodney Scott’s BBQ and Little Donkey are planning on bringing new locations to Homewood. By the Spring or Summer of 2021, these two tasty restaurants will be ready to serve up their mouth-watering eats. Keep reading for some of the deets.

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Rodney Scott’s, Ruby Sunshine Cafe, Todd English, received 95 and above food service scores in November

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Find Rodney Scott’s BBQ at the location of the former Saigon Noodle House in Avondale. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Rodney Scott’s BBQ in Avondale, Ruby Sunshine Cafe in Homewood, Uptown’s Todd English PUB and Lakeview’s Los Amigos received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in November 2019.

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10+ restaurants opening in Birmingham in 2019, including Mile End Deli

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A new self-serve bar concept is coming to Birmingham. Photo via McAdory Taps

The countdown to 2019 has officially begun. What can you expect during the new year in Birmingham? Restaurant openings, of course! Here’s a look at what will be enhancing Birmingham’s food and drink scene in 2019. Continue reading “10+ restaurants opening in Birmingham in 2019, including Mile End Deli”

Whole hog barbecue comes to Birmingham: a 6-point comparison of Martin’s Bar-B-Que vs. Rodney Scott’s BBQ

The entrance of whole hog barbecue into Birmingham’s culinary scene is going whole hog. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Tennessee-based Martin’s Bar-B-Que opens in Cahaba Heights this fall. The news came on the heels of South Carolina-based Rodney Scott’s BBQ announcing its Avondale location, also scheduled to open fall 2018.

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5 things to know about Rodney Scott’s BBQ opening in Saigon Noodle House location in Avondale

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Rodney Scott masters the ‘cue in a cinder block smokehouse. Photo via rodneyscottsbbq.com

Woot woot. More delicious eats coming this way! Birmingham not only boasts homegrown James Beard award winners, but our city also attracts them across state lines. Barbecue master Rodney Scott owns the title of James Beard Best Chef of the Southeast 2018. Now his restaurant, Rodney Scott’s BBQ, is coming to the Magic City. The location? The current home of Saigon Noodle House in Avondale.

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