Taste


Wasabi Juan’s

Is it a burrito? Is it Sushi? Yes!

BratBrot 2.0

The cool beer garden concept reopens with expanded offerings.

Birmingham Breadworks

“Bread is made with simple and natural ingredients,” says Brook Taylor, co-owner along with Corey Hinkle of Birmingham Breadworks in Southside. “Most just use combinations of flour, water, and salt.” Simple though the ingredients might be, the bakery produces a beautiful array of artisan breads–including French, multigrain, “farm” breads, and my favorite, sourdough. Everything I’ve… Read More

Whole Hog Heaven

James Beard winner Rodney Scott opens an award-winning barbecue outpost in the city. Written by Joe O’Donnell • Photography by Beau Gustafson From the time Rodney Scott was a baby in the little town of Hemingway, South Carolina, Thursday at the little grocery/convenience store Scott’s parents operated meant one thing: a smoked whole hog that brought… Read More

Deli Dreams

The city welcomes a classic deli to town

Dive-In Eugene’s

In Uptown, there is a small hideaway for some Nashville-style hot chicken.

Dive In: Delta BluesHot Tamales

Nestled just off Five Points South on Cobb Lane—one of Birmingham’s historic old cobblestone streets—through the iron fence and past the gas light post is Delta Blues Hot Tamales. Adam and Fawn Freis started Delta Blues when they learned Fawn had celiac disease—an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten—and realized most restaurants are not very motivated… Read More

That’s Amoré

A perfect taste of Italy. Photography by Beau Gustafson Frank is singing in the restaurant, or maybe it’s Tony Bennett. It doesn’t really matter. What matters is the mood is being set for a classic Italian meal, and that’s Amoré. Tucked away in a small shopping center on Highway 280 near Greystone, you can walk… Read More

The Woolworth

New Fun in Five Points.

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.