New Taco Mama, coffee cart and gelato—here’s what’s opening in Bham

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Check out the newest Taco Mama in Vestavia. Photo via Taco Mama’s Facebook

From a brand-new Taco Mama and upcoming coffee cart to anticipated openings happening this spring, there’s a lot of movement taking place in The Magic City. Here’s what’s new in Birmingham.

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Taco Mama + tailgating: get ready for an event at Vestavia City Center Oct. 17 with coupons + freebies

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Who doesn’t love a Taco Mama margarita? Photo via Taco Mama’s Facebook page

Taco Mama’s coming to Vestavia Hills, and we can already hear the sounds of much rejoicing. Because who doesn’t love Taco Mama? Look for them in late winter / early spring 2021 in the Vestavia Hills City Center near Zoe’s. While you’re waiting, though, mark your calendar for a fun tailgating event October 17, 6:30PM. Taco Mama will be there with coupons and freebies.

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Wintzell’s, Church Street Coffee among establishments receiving 95 and above Food Service scores in December

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Staff of Church Street Coffee. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several popular Birmingham area  restaurants, including popular places such as Wintzell’s and Taco Mama in Mountain Brook received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.

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Join us on our Taco Trail, your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham

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Two customers share their love for tacos at Chronic Tacos. Photo by Anne Holmes for Bham Now.

We know it’s been a long week, Bham. If you missed Taco Tuesday, no worries! We’ve got your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham for you to get your weekly taco fix. Check out these trucks and restaurants around the city with our Taco Trail:  Continue reading “Join us on our Taco Trail, your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham”

September in Birmingham: A Guide to National Observances

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There’s a lot of national observances on any given day. Some well known and loved like International Talk Like a Pirate Day, some less so, like Squirrel Appreciation Day. Some are for a good cause, some are just fun, and others have dedicated followings (like Hobbit Day).

If you are looking for a good excuse, however, to drink beer for charity and chow down on some pancakes in the name of patriotism, here is a guide to how to celebrate some of the September observances in Birmingham.

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New downtown apartments will house Taco Mama, five other retail spaces

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About 200 guests packed into the Taco Mama at The Waites’ mixed-use development on Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd last night for a preview party featuring menu items like hand-shaken margaritas and build-your-own tacos.

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Preview party for Taco Mama at The Waites, a new mixed-use development downtown. Photo by JH Daniel.

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