Posts Tagged ‘homewood’


Dream Home: Project Oglesby

Friday, July 1st, 2016

The Bailey family returns to the street they’ve always loved in Homewood with a complete rebuild of their home.

Eat This: Holler and Dash’s Strawberry Biscuit

Friday, July 1st, 2016

The biscuit is layered with a mountain of whipped cream, dollops of cream cheese, and slices of strawberries.

Eat This: SAW’s Pork n’Greens

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

The Pork ‘n Greens is a colorful tower of flavors and textures. . On top of a creamy bed of yellow grits are some of the best greens I have ever tasted.

Eat This: Dodiyós’ Hummus

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Served in a brass mortar and pedestal pot, the hummus’s consistency is thicker than most with some pieces of chickpeas not completely pulverized and remaining intact. This scrumptious synthesis offers comforting layers of flavor and texture.

Pair This: Little Donkey’s Daily Tamal & Tequila Mockingbird

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The tasty Tamal is served on a bed of cornhusk with a layer of masa and bites of brisket rising from the plate. I pair this comforting appetizer with my favorite drink on their cocktail list—Tequila Mockingbird.

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.

The Flowering of Gus Pappas

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

A businessman readies a last century business for a new century world. By Joe O’Donnell    Photo by Beau Gustafson The formula is deceptively simple. Fresher flowers. Same day delivery. That has become the mantra at Norton’s Florist, the old-line Birmingham florist founded in 1921 that has thrived under the ownership of Gus Pappas. Pappas… Read More

Dirty Laundry

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Using red clay to go green makes perfect sense for these entrepreneurs by Cindy Riley,   Photography by Liesa Cole While working at Yellowstone National Park the summer before her senior year at the University of Alabama, Joy Maples had a revelation. “I truly became aware of my surroundings and the impact nature has on our… Read More

Refined Rustic

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

French country meets comfortable, calm and sophisticated in this renovated home by Vicki Johnson Photography by Beau Gustafson Architect Chip Gardner and his wife, Faith, were on the market looking for homes to renovate and resell when they fell in love with one and decided to keep it for themselves. “It was just a very… Read More

Pair This: Nabeel’s Sautéed Shrimp & Tsantalis Blanc

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

The shrimp were sautéed in white wine, and folded into a tasty sauce—of authentic Greek Feta Dodonis, extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, chopped parsley, and chopped basil.

Pair This: Jinsei’s Watermelon Margaritas & Alabama Rolls

Monday, August 1st, 2011

The line-up of skillfully executed, delicate and hearty rolls of tempura shrimp, avocado, and tuna explode with freshness and flavor.