Posts Tagged ‘dining’


10 Spots: Dining Ideas for November

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

10 spots: Dining Ideas for November by Richard James Dreamland There really isn’t anything like them. Dreamland ribs are the perfect fall food, fitting right in with the other obsession of the season, football and tailgating. Aside from the original Tuscaloosa location and Birmingham’s Southside outpost, you can find Dreamland now in Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery,… Read More

Zea Rotisserie and Grill: New Orleans in the Magic City

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Zea Rotisserie and Grill shares its heritage with NOLA menu.

Gorgeous Gumbo

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Chef Randall Baldwin prepares gumbo at Dyron’s Lowcountry. By Jan Walsh    Photography by Beau Gustafson When it comes to seafood gumbo, I want dark rue, perfect piquancy and very little rice. And I have found none better anywhere than the gumbo at Dyron’s Lowcounty. The seafood gumbo is a cult dish here at Dyron’s that… Read More

Eat This: Billy’s Sports Grill’s Seafood Nachos

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Billy’s Seafood Nachos are anything but typical. There’s no corn chips, no chili and no lack of imagination.

Fine Dining & Fine Art Meet at Vino

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Vino is an intimate and artistic spot for a Mediterranean dinner and wine.

Eat This: Shula’s Steak House’s Bone-In Filet Mignon

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

This bone-in Filet Mignon is the perfect steak if you want the tenderness of a Filet Mignon plus the additional rich flavors derived by cooking the meat on the bone.

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

Eat This: On Tap Sports Café’s Angus Burger

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

I slice this burger like a cake and eat it in pieces. Creamy, crisp and juicy textures synthesize into one wonderful Angus beef cheeseburger.

10 Spots: For Pizza

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

by Jason Horn Dave’s Pizza From the prominent velvet Elvis painting to wacky pizza names like the Hot Chick, this downtown Homewood spot has personality to spare. Thankfully, the food is just as tasty. The enormous covered patio is the perfect spot to have a beer and watch the game. 1819 29th Ave. S, Homewood;… 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