5 dishes we love from local businesses featuring fresh strawberries

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Strawberries at Market at Pepper Place 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Fresh strawberries at the Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham, Alabama. Photo via Market at Pepper Place

You know it’s officially springtime when the weather starts warming up, flowers start blooming and the pollen starts attacking. One of the best things about spring is that some of my favorite fruits come back in season.

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The Washington Post gives a shout out to Birmingham’s The Essential + Bandit Patisserie

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Can’t wait for patio weather in Birmingham. Photo via The Essential’s Facebook

Cue the delicious photos we all drool over on our Instagram feed. Local businesses and personal favorites, The Essential and Bandit Patisserie were recently featured in The Washington Post. Here’s why they were given a shout out by a national publication.

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Get your breakfast on at these 9 Birmingham breakfast joints

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Waffles with fresh fruits and berries? Yes, please. Photo via Over Easy on Facebook

A wise television character named Leslie Knope once asked, “Why would anyone eat anything other than breakfast food?” If you love breakfast as much as Leslie, you’ve got to pay a visit to these 9 Birmingham breakfast joints. We’re just getting started, so be sure to let us know your favorite local place to grab breakfast!

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4 reasons why The Essential at Founders Station is hot in Birmingham, including phenomenal pastries

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Victor King and Kristen Hall-Owners of The Essential. Photo by Stacey Stacy Allen of Mountainside Photo Co.

The Essential is booming at Founders Station. Check out the top four reasons why it’s one of Birmingham’s latest hot spots. 

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6 places to stop at on Morris Avenue, including The Essential in Founders Station

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The Essential staff is cooking up some special treats! Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Essential just had their soft opening this month for their new home within Founders Station. From restaurants to retail row, let’s take a look at the places to see and things to do on Morris Avenue.  Continue reading “6 places to stop at on Morris Avenue, including The Essential in Founders Station”