5 dishes we love from local businesses featuring fresh strawberries

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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15 soups to keep you souper cozy this winter in Birmingham

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Vegetarian Ramen. KKO Ramen Sushi. Photo via Bham Now

With the weather changing so sudden, it’s hard to keep up. Switching suddenly between hot and cold puts stress on people’s immune system. If you’re trying to stay warm of fighting off a cold, soup is the perfect way to fix both. Here are 15 restaurants around Birmingham offering soup for every taste!

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We followed ‘Tony’ from The TakeOut Bham. Here’s what happened. Save $3 on delivery with code: LOCALISBETTER

Tony from The TakeOut Bham hands over delivery of a take out meal to customer from Urban Cookhouse
I tried The TakeOut Bham. Birmingham’s local food delivery service (Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now)

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There’s so many great places to eat in Birmingham, but sometimes finding time to grab a quick lunch, or to take your family out to dinner can be a challenge.  Why not try a locally owned delivery service? The TakeOut Bham has been making ordering from independent restaurants in Birmingham easy – since 2010. I tried them out and this is what happened.

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Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th

SliceFest comes to the ‘Ham this week! Coincidentally, ham is one of my favorite pizza toppings, right up next to pineapple – via slicefest.com

Another week of events in the Magic City!  This time, most of the live music is concentrated around SliceFest or other events.  Maybe I just don’t like country music as much as other people.  If you like country music, check out our full calendar of events here and see what tickles your fancy! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th”

Birmingham’s Top 10 for May 3 – May 9

So I was looking through our calendar (plus a couple of my own sources, just to make sure I hadn’t missed anything), and noticed something: this upcoming week has a TON of incredible concerts!  Birmingham nightlife is picking up steam as we head into summer, and a surprising amount of it is free.  So apologies to those who don’t like music (you monsters!) for my recommendations this week (which aren’t ALL music, but there’s a lot)!

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Run! It’s Gojira! – via jusebeats.com

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