Hello there fellow Birminghamians. Just joined the board and wanted to start more discussion about what food in Birmingham has actually surprised you. Like "Wow that's good!" Maybe "Why does everyone else like this so much?"
I grew up in Birmingham, and have lived most of my life within an hour drive of it, so I'd like to know what others think of the city, and what other people who've lived here as long as I have think about food in Birmingham.
I haven't been surprised so much lately, but I do remember being pleasantly surprised the first time I went out to Standard Bistro in Mt. Laurel a couple of years back. I believe it was the fall, so I had to order the braised veal shank. It was simply the most delicious version of this entree I've ever had.