Food & Drink

What’s new and coming soon to Birmingham’s Pizitz Food Hall?

After five years in the heart of downtown Birmingham, Pizitz Food Hall has become a mainstay among the weekday lunch crowd, as well as weekenders enjoying a day of activity in the Magic City. The bustling building hosts an array of businesses, ranging from the state’s only Warby Parker outpost to a full bar and an independent movie theater. With 12 food stalls, a full-service restaurant, and another on the way, there’s always something different to taste at Pizitz. Here's what’s new and coming soon to one of Birmingham’s favorite gathering spots. 

By |April 22, 2022|

The Waverly Local is a hidden foodie gem in rural Alabama

Time spent on a relative’s farm in South Carolina started Christian Watson on a culinary journey that’s taken him to top restaurants in Charleston, Birmingham, and Auburn; private yachts on the east and west coasts; and now to the tiny agricultural town of Waverly.

By |April 20, 2022|

8 spring food festivals happening in Alabama

It’s that time of the year again for events that boast delicious food while also offering a chance to soak up some culture, help a good cause, check out some good music, or prove culinary supremacy. From strawberries to tacos, these late April and May food festivals celebrate the diversity of Alabama food and beverages. Here are 8 food-related fêtes set for mid-spring:

By |April 18, 2022|

Corks and Chefs celebrates its 25th anniversary

Tickets are on sale now for the silver anniversary of Cork and Chefs, where attendees get to sample food and libations served by Birmingham-area restaurants in the atmosphere of an art festival. The 25th celebration of the city’s nationally recognized dining and drink scene is set for Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, in the main casting shed at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

By |April 16, 2022|

Visit these Alabama U-pick strawberry farms

In our household, we love to celebrate Alabama’s strawberry season. I taught my children early in life that one of life’s great joys is eating a fully ripened strawberry that’s been freshly picked nearby. Supermarket strawberries, with their flavorless ghost-white ends and cores, cannot compete. And the longer strawberries must travel from farm to store, the less likely it is they’ll ever properly ripen.

By |April 4, 2022|
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