Posts Tagged ‘mexican’


Tacos Get a Southern Kick at Babalu’s

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Babalu Tacos & Tapas–a Latin-with-a-Southern-accent restaurant–opened in Birmingham’s Lakeview District in late 2014.

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.

The A-List: Dia de los Muertos

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Dia de los Muertos Written by Richard James, Photographed by Liesa Cole At Dia de los Muertos, the most extraordinary public event in the city, I stood among the painted faces and the altars created to celebrate life. I spoke the words, “Present.” Presente. The street and parking lots along First Avneue South are transformed… Read More

Pair This: El Barrio’s Shrimp Quesadillas & Grapefruit Margaritas

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

El Barrio is Spanish for neighborhood. Birmingham’s El Barrio opened recently on Second Avenue North downtown, serving Mexican-influenced cuisine.

Pair This: Cantina’s Chicken Tacos & Prickly Pear ‘Ritas

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

With the first bite, the quality and freshness of product shines in this masterful recipe.

Tapas, Tequilas at Sol y Luna

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Sol y Luna serves authentic Mexican fare in a contemporary atmosphere.