Posts Tagged ‘dining’


Dodiyos Only Gets Better With Time

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Like the antiques lining the walls of the restaurant, Dodiyos Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare has only gotten better with time.

Noodled

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Noodled Words by Brett Levine Photography by Beth Dreiling Hontzas Recipes and food styling by Lily Plauché Styling by Annie Hall Pasta is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Whether it is linguine with a simple tomato basil sauce, gnocci with mushrooms and cream sauce, or a ricotta ravioli, pastas have the flavors and textures… Read More

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

Asian Rim: Kaleidoscopic Sushi, Exotic Entrees

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Asian Rim delights serious sushi lovers and those who aren’t.

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.

10 Spots: My Favorite Places

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

10 SPOTS:  My favorite places by Kathy G This was a hard assignment because there are so many wonderful places to dine in Birmingham. In fact, I think we have the very best “culinary scene” in the South. I love to support the local restaurants and am so proud of their connection of farm to… Read More

Pair This: Dram’s Bluegrass Breakfast & Schramsberg Brut Rosé

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Each item lends its own layer of incredible flavors and textures to this plateful of comforting goodness. And the wine’s light and refreshing effervescence adds sparkle to this meal, making it one that I will look forward to again and again.

GianMarco Wine

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

GianMarco’s wine bar and retail shop draws wine savvy patrons. by Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson GianMarco’s Restaurant has long had one of the finest and most flexible wine programs in Alabama. Brothers Giani and Marco Respinto own and operate the restaurant, and offer more than 300 select restaurant quality wines. Wines are offered… Read More

Highlands Bar and Grill: 30 Years and Counting

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Highlands Bar and Grill celebrates 30th Anniversary.