A tribute to Mike Wilson, founder of SAW’s BBQ + Birmingham food legend

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Mike Wilson of SAW’s BBQ fame. Photo via SAW’s BBQ’s Facebook page

North Carolina native Mike Wilson found his calling in barbecue, and his adopted hometown of Birmingham will always be grateful. As you probably heard by now, 46-year old Wilson passed away this past Labor Day weekend. He leaves behind a loving family and an incredible legacy with SAW’s BBQ + more in this foodie town.

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SAW’s Soul Kitchen named best wing spot in Alabama by Buzzfeed

SAW’s Soul Kitchen, the beloved Birmingham BBQ joint and sister restaurant to SAW’s BBQ, is Alabama’s best place for chicken wings according to Buzzfeed. But is anyone surprised? We are definitely not.

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Avondale’s SAW’s Soul Kitchen wins MADE SOUTH’s The Great Slider Showdown

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Matthew Staham of SAW’s Soul Kitchen with the winning dish from The Great Slider Showdown. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

Last week, Avondale’s SAW’s Soul Kitchen, along with a restaurant from Atlanta, won  MADE SOUTH’s The Great Slider Showdown in Franklin, Tennessee.

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“Box Row” – Avondale – Beginning Construction Soon

A point of pride for the Magic City is the revitalization Avondale has experienced over the last 5 years, and it isn’t slowing down any time soon.

Next up – Box Row will soon add a new flavor of growth within east Birmingham.

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A rendering of what Box Row will look like on the corner of 3rd Ave. and 42nd St. South – by Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds

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