Yummefy Asian restaurant

Photos by Erin Nelson.

This summer Sam and Rose Pokhrel opened a brand-new business, Yummefy Asian Restaurant, at the opposite end of the same block in The Waites development at Seventh Avenue South and Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

“I believe in good, fresh ingredients daily, and I believe in fresh food,” he said. “We make our bread twice a day and meatballs and sauce, and I try to keep the prices reasonable so people can come back.” Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Cayo Coco features a lush interior with a Cuban feel and a menu that offers the rich flavors of the Caribbean. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

It’s been just over 10 years since Ohio natives and childhood friends Brian Somershield and Geoff Lockert opened their fast-casual Italian eatery, ZaZa Trattoria, in the Frank Nelson Building downtown. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

If you follow the red double-decker bus to its resting place for the night, you’ll find food from more than 4,000 miles away at the Little London Kitchen, owned by Matthew and Bea Morrissette. Read more

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They’re reopening The Thirsty Donkey in Avondale in a space previously occupied by another eatery, Rowe’s Filling Station. At press time, they planned to open in early July. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon

EastWest Kitchen and Bar originally opened up in June 2017, and Conklin said since then, they’ve kept their menu largely the same due to its popularity. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Mac Russell launches Whistling Table, a ‘refined-casual’ eatery. Read more

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Pizitz Food Hall Opening

Sarah Finnegan

Most of the Food Hall tenants have opened for business. Read more

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Tara Massouleh

The concept at the new location is the same as it was for the first: light, fresh fare with a Spanish flair. Read more

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Photos by Frank Couch.

Since Isabel Marrero moved to Birmingham from Puerto Rico in April 2015, she has tried nearly every restaurant in the city and its surrounding suburbs. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Originals.

Birmingham’s chefs and restaurateurs will come together later this month for Breakin’ Bread 2016, an annual celebration of what the Magic City has to offer in local food. Read more


  • Birmingham Restaurant Week Preview Party

    Layton Dudley

    Birmingham Restaurant Week Preview Party

    The eighth annual Birmingham Restaurant Week kicked off Wednesday night with a Preview Party at Pickwick Plaza in Five Points South. Various participating restaurants presented samples of food and drinks to the attendees and live music was provided. Seventy-three restaurants are participating in the Restaurant Week with more expected to join.