Taste


Bare Naked Noodles’ Pasta Emporium

Bare Naked Noodles fresh pastas are something to write home about.

Dine Al Fresco at Vino’s

Linger over a Mediterranean dinner on Vino’s pristine patio.

Jim ‘N Nick’s: A Birmingham Mainstay

Perhaps no one understands barbecue better than Jim ’N Nick’s, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

Satterfield’s Evolution

My first meal at Satterfield’s was 10 years ago; I reviewed the restaurant soon after it opened. Owner Becky Satterfield foresaw her restaurant becoming one of the “best of the best” restaurants in Birmingham, which happened quickly.

Southern Hospitality and Fine Dining Meet at Brock’s

Drawing a loyal, local following of both nearby residents of Ross Bridge and beyond throughout the Birmingham metro area, Brock’s is known for easy to mix and match antipastas and for their array of grilled flatbreads and tapas.

Tacos Get a Southern Kick at Babalu’s

Babalu Tacos & Tapas–a Latin-with-a-Southern-accent restaurant–opened in Birmingham’s Lakeview District in late 2014.

Bottega: A Legacy of Culinary Craftsmanship

The word “bottega” means an artisan’s workshop, where one’s craft is displayed and offered for sale. Bottega’s cuisine is Italian-inspired, created with local and organic products integrated with artisan products from the Italian countryside.

Galley & Garden’s Cali-French Cuisine

Chef James Boyce’s Southern-influenced, modern Cali-French inspired cuisine is served Monday through Saturday for dinner, as well as for Sunday brunch.

Farm-to-Table Cuisine at FoodBar

The menu at FoodBar is focused on farm-to-table cuisine with seasonal options. Before we order, we must toast the restaurant’s first anniversary.

Cantina Loredo: Go Uptown For Mexican

Cantina Laredo turns up the heat on its Mexico City fare.

Melt Satisfies Comfort Food Cravings

In the former location of Stephens Garage, on the corner of 41st Street and Fourth Avenue South in Avondale, Melt recently became a food truck with a restaurant.