Posts Tagged ‘food’


WE Community Cafe Harvests a Future for the West End

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

At WE Community Café, you’ll find smiles alongside fresh food. As a pay-as-you-can concept, people can do just that, although there are suggestions for price increments that cover the cost of food, food and labor, or all that and someone else’s meal.

The Dog Days of Summer

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Coneys. Frankfurters. Wieners. Call them what you will, but the hot dog is a traditional American summer treat.

Produced by Brett Levine
Food Styling by Lily Plauché
Photography by Becky Staynor

Keep on Truckin’

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The food truck phenomenon has brought great food to the street corner, and a host of questions about how the trucks fit with city regulations and brick and mortar restaurants. Written by Richard James Photography by Chuck St. John Cheese expertly grilled and a truck. What could be more simple? So thought Paget Pizitz and… 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: 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

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

Taziki’s: Fresh, Fast Mediterranean

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Enjoy fresh, healthy fare at Taziki’s Mediterranean Café.

Eat This: Dreamland’s Hickory Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

If I have to choose just one dish from the tempting BBQ menu at Dreamland Bar-B-Que, it has to be their famous hickory–smoked pork spareribs.

10-spots for italian

Friday, May 11th, 2012

By Jason Horn Bettola Chef James Lewis and his rigorously authentic Italian dishes have received plenty of national acclaim, from being named one of the best new chefs of 2011 by Food & Wine to a James Beard Award semifinalist nod this year. The wood-fired pizzas, house-made pastas and more are all wonderful. 2901 2nd… Read More

Whipped

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

A true wonder of the culinary world, meringue is essentially egg whites and sugar, ingredients that undergo a miraculous transformation when infused with air. The result is a floating, billowing affair that serves as muse for countless lofty creations. Produced/styled by Mindi Shapiro Levine Recipe development & food styling by: Marian Cooper Cairns Photography by: Mary Britton… Read More

10 Spots: New Restaurants for the New Year

Friday, January 6th, 2012

by Jason Horn Paramount Named for the candy store that occupied its downtown space back in the 1930s, this frozen-yogurt parlor brings a much-needed weekend and nighttime vitality to the neighborhood. If you’re not into the cold stuff, try one of its delicious cupcakes or fruit-topped Belgian waffles. 200 20th St. N; 205-909-0312; Ollie Irene… Read More