The long-awaited slate of eateries for The Pizitz Food Hall are ready to be experienced at the city’s newest food destination. The food hall has been a collaboration between Bayer Properties and local foodie bloggers from What to Eat in Birmingham. Here’s the rundown on what you can experience at the stalls of the food hall.
Alabama Biscuit Co.
Fluffy, sweet and savory biscuits served with an array of toppings, from local honey and almond butter to fried bologna and pork belly. This is the second location for Birmingham’s much-loved breakfast spot.
Busy Corner Cheese & Provisions
Brian McMillan, a longtime local distributor with The Cheese Advocate, has opened Busy Corner Cheese & Provisions, which features farmstead and artisanal cheese and related specialty items. The stall will also serve sandwiches that are a creative take on the classic grilled cheese.
Channeling a beachside hut in northern Mexico, this taqueria features fresh dishes including tacos, burritos, bowls and salads. Choza has a sister restaurant in Gotham West Market in New York City.
A Indian dish similar to a crepe, dosas are made of rice and lentils with authentic spices and served with coconut chutney, vegetable stews and a variety of toppings.
Eli’s Jerusalem Grill
The second location for this Birmingham favorite serves authentic homemade Israeli cuisine, including shawarma, salads, falafel and kebabs. If you love it on 280, now you can drizzle Tahini sauce and S’rug, an Israeli hot sauce, on your salads and kebabs downtown, too.
This restaurant from well-known New York chef Akhtar Nawab and Matt Wagman of Park South Hospitality offers a modern take on rustic Italian cuisine. Fero features a wide range of dishes, from the classic pork chop to pastas to a unique buckwheat crepe with pork belly.
Ghion Cultural Hall
A top-rated restaurant in Atlanta known for its authentic Ethiopian dining experience, concentrated Ethiopian coffee and its modern interpretation of classic dishes comes to The Pizitz.
A mod-casual authentic ramen noodle house that will serve a new style of ramen inspired by Latin flavors, local produce and the warmth found in its home city of Tampa, Florida.
Lichita’s ice cream and Mexican paletas are a featured treat of southern Mexico and are created using fresh fruit and quality ingredients from farmers markets and local sources.
Named after Louis Pizitz, the original owner of The Pizitz building, The Louis is the centrally located bar in the food hall and serves craft cocktails and local beers as well as classic homemade treats, including a milkshake bar and handmade sodas.
This stall features traditional Asian dumplings and banh mi made from scratch, while also showcasing new and experimental flavors. mo:mo: is a new food concept from Abhi Sainju, executive chef at Bamboo on 2nd.
Drawing inspiration from his childhood in Hawaii, Vinh Tran introduces Birmingham to poké, an intersection of Japanese and Hawaiian cuisine comprised of raw fish and imported seaweed served on a bed of rice or greens.
Reveal Kitchen will serve as an incubator for Birmingham’s up-and-coming culinary talent, which will rotate quarterly. The stall is supported by REV Birmingham and their CO.STARTERS platform.
Choosing coffees to fit a simple, seasonal menu, the Revelator Coffee stall features food and goods from local purveyors that complement the coffee.
Matt Ralph of Hot Box and Wooden Goat renown will serve traditional burgers and hot dogs with a modern twist from his new stall at The Pizitz.
A twist on traditional Belgian waffles, Waffle Works explores the combination of soul food and waffles, offering a variety of sweet and savory flavors and toppings.
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