Posts filed under: Birmingham

Classic BBQ Ribs: Dreamland This is one of the more famous rib sources in Alabama and it all started in a white cinderblock building in Tuscaloosa. Classic space with Tide memorability on all the walls. And only one thing on the menu….pork ribs. All you needed to tell them was how many slabs you wanted.......
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Rehearsal dinner: EastWest As a kid growing up near here it’s hard to believe the number of food choices now available in this city. I remember the one Chinese restaurant that existed….and one that had French fries on their menu! This was a dinner for 30 plus and, as usual, I hesitate to write a......
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Food Hall: Mo:Mo: Another of the dozen or so food stalls in the Pizitz Food Hall. This one is devoted to….you guessed it…Momos. They also have bánh mi and other Asian choices as well. Food is good but the momos are better at Bamboo on 2nd and there are better bánh mi to be had......
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Doughnuts anyone? Hero Doughnuts. Nice spot to pick up a local sugary concoction…..think of them as a mix of Krispy Cream with Top Pot. Not as light and calorie worthless as the former and not as heavy as the latter. Very nice blend. Visit website...
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Always up for more ice cream: Big Spoon. Nice small space offering small batch artisan ice creams that change seasonally. Story has it that the husband and wife team started by selling their wares out of a ice cream trike in 2014 then migrated to a truck followed by opening a storefront in 2017. Choices......
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Asian: Bamboo on 2nd. The restaurant scene is expanding on almost every visit to the historically quiet (previously deserted) downtown core. But just like many older cities, millennials are revitalizing them by demanding restaurants, bars and coffee shops and places to exercise close to where they live. This city is no exception. Best described as......