Taste


Late Night Ramen and More

Slurp it up at Shu Shop on 3rd Avenue

The Passion of Mexico

El ZunZun is born from a deep, discovered passion for the cuisine and culture of Mexico.

Dive In: Beware the Wolf

Rougaroux brings Cajun flair to Forest Park

The Bistro Experience

Classical French influences and a commitment to making the guest experience the best it can be is the focus of Tom Saab’s Bistro 218

Tropicaleo

Dive In to some Puerto Rican food

Just The Essentials

The new Morris Avenue hot spot keeps it real.

A Perfect Blueprint

Dean Robb and James Huckaby drew up a  great plan with their new Blueprint on 3rd. Written by Joe O’Donnell // Photography by Beau Gustafson It turns out this blueprint is more than a reproduction of a technical drawing, an architectural plan, or an engineering design. This blueprint is a reunion, and a bit of rebirth… Read More

Whistling at the Table

The idea of service and the grace of wonderful food is central to the business that Mac Russell has built in Birmingham.

The Simple Life of Carole Griffin

With more than three decades in business in English Village, the baker, restaurateur and businesswoman finds success in simplicity. Written by Joe O’Donnell; Photography by Beau Gustafson Music. Food. Celebrations. If there is a three-point stance to a fulfilling life, these are the marks to which Carole Griffin tries to stay true. Spring-A-Ling-A-Ding-Dong says it all…. Read More

A Man and His Fish

George Sarris Written by Joe O’Donnell Photography by Beau Gustafson In the end, perhaps more than even the fish, it is the people that matter. “From the first day we made the place welcome, no matter who you are,” says Fish Market owner and Birmingham restaurant icon George Sarris.  “Doesn’t matter how much money you have,… Read More

Success Is Happy People

Ollie Irene continues to dazzle a community by staying true to simple, honest food.
Written by Cody Owens/ Photography by Beau Gustafson