Posts Tagged ‘cuisine’


Light and Healthy

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Vino executive chef, Becky Rabiee prepares one of the restaurant’s favorites. By Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson Good chefs evolve their dishes with the seasons, and incorporate the best and healthiest ingredients possible. Accordingly Vino’s executive chef, Becky Rabiee has tweaked their popular daily seafood special to a lighter version, which includes… Read More

Eat This: Jackson’s Bar and Bistro’s Shrimp & Grits

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Each sip of the cocktail is tangy, piquant, and boasts intense cranberry flavors—adding a delightful acidity to the shrimp.

Tuna Taco

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Sol y Luna’s Alex Castro prepares a light and lean new dish. By Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson Executive chef, Alex Castro sears a new dish at the new Sol y Luna—Yellowfin Tuna with jicama tostada, topped with watermelon and mango salsa and spicy chipotle creamy sauce. And this Tuna Taco is not the… Read More

Eat This: Mix Bakery’s Power Salad

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Found atop their lunch menu in the “fitness menu” section, the Power Salad is a delicious and healthy, chilled dish.

Zea Rotisserie and Grill: New Orleans in the Magic City

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Zea Rotisserie and Grill shares its heritage with NOLA menu.

10 Spots: Dining Ideas for September

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

10 SPOTS: Dining Ideas for September by Richard James Ted’s Restaurant The sign is from another era, and the clocks are frozen in time, but Tasos and Beba Touloupis have turned Ted’s into a great tradition for a new Birmingham with a terrific breakfast and meat and three lunch. 205-324-2911 www.tedsbirmingham.com 328 12th St. S.,… Read More

Birmingham Restaurant Week 2012 – August 17 to August 26

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Discover a new place or revisit an old favorite, and enjoy a bargain. Celebrate the city’s acclaimed culinary culture by taking advantage of incentives to revisit your favorite restaurants and bars or to experience new places for the first time during Birmingham Restaurant Week, August 17-26. Restaurants will offer special two and/or three-course prix-fixe lunch… Read More

10 Spots: Dining Deals for August

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Dining Deals for August by Richard James The Melting Pot Check out the late night specials at The Melting Pot. Any night after 9 p.m. enjoy any cheese or chocolate fondue and a select bottle of wine for only $25 per couple. 611 Doug Baker Blvd #201; (205) 981-8001 the bottletree café The outdoor patio… Read More

Pineapple Pie

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The Bright Star shares a delicious dessert. By Jan Walsh Photography by Beau Gustafson   The Bright Star’s pastry chef, Anita Moore, and restaurant manager, Stacey Craig, show and tell how to make a perfect pineapple cream cheese pie. Ingredients: 1 9-inch deep-dish frozen pie shell, thawed 1 cup cool water 1/4 cup cornstarch 2… Read More

Back in the Day

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Cheryl and Griffith Day share some of their most popular recipes. by John-Bryan Hopkins Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a tall glass or ice cold sweet tea and a slice of your grandmother’s cake, you know, the family recipe. Of course if you have a family like mine, most of the really good… Read More