Pizitz Food Hall

I finally made it down to the Pizitz Food Hall and I love the concept. Stalls of food vendors circle a central common area. It’s the perfect place to take a group of people who all want something different to eat. The old Pizitz Department store on 19th Street has been converted to apartments on … More Pizitz Food Hall

SoHo Social

I finally made my way to SoHo Social in Homewood, the new place from the people who brought us Mudtown and the Ridge.  I’ve been wanting to try this place ever since I heard they were opening in the SoHo Square, near City Hall. I walked in after 9pm, and the staff was still friendly, … More SoHo Social

Gumbo Gala

On April 22, gumbo lovers from the Birmingham area came together to support Episcopal Place by taste testing the best gumbo from both amateur and professional cooks. The historical Sloss Furnaces were overrun by giant pots of gumbo, people eating out of small cups, and everyone having a great time. Cooks put together their best … More Gumbo Gala

Roots and Revelry

In the Thomas Jefferson Tower at 2nd Ave N and 17th St houses the Roots and Revelry Restaurant. From the genius behind Post Office Pies and Saw’s Soul Kitchen you can try some delicious modern southern food. Roots and Revelry is open for lunch, social hour, and dinner during most weekdays and brunch on the … More Roots and Revelry


Every Spring, Cahaba Brewing hosts a barbecue competition to raise money for breast cancer research. Professional and amateur teams compete to win the top prizes.  The real winners are those who attend the event. Tickets are $15 which get attendees unlimited BBQ samples and live entertainment. A sample from each competitor will get you your … More Cahabaque


Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese? Ooey gooey cheese between crispy buttered bread? Oh so good. The people at Melt know how to make some of the best.   Originally a very popular food truck, Melt moved into a brick and mortar location in Avondale.  The menu consists of a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches. … More Melt

Pies and Pints

If you’re looking for a great selection of specialty pizzas and craft beer, be sure to check out Pies and Pints on 20th St in Midtown.  With two locations in Alabama (the other is in Montgomery) and several locations in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky, Pies and Pints has earned a reputation of being a … More Pies and Pints