Get the inside scoop on the Birmingham food scene, from the best dinner restaurants to suggestions for where to stop if you're just visiting.


Best country breakfast in Birmingham, and dinner too?

by elizabetheatsfood 3 years ago

Hey Everyone, we are taking our son to visit colleges and are going to be in Birmingham staying at the Westin for a Friday afternoon/Night and Saturday morning.(We do have a car, so can drive!) I ...

Has anyone replicated a Chicago-style Pizza Puff?

by Thanks4Food 8 years ago

Here in Birmingham, AL someone opened a Chicago-style diner, and we tried the Pizza Puff from Iltaco Foods http://www.iltaco.com/Pizza_Puffs___Retail.html This is definitely NOT gourmet nor health...

Dinner and Breakfast

by Lenox637 4 years ago

Hi all, I'll be driving through to New Orleans and will be staying the night in Birmingham. I was wondering where you would recommend for dinner and breakfast for a family of 4. The kids have exten...

Shelby County AL

by dcbbq 4 years ago

I'm headed to Pelham/Indian Springs for a high school reunion and, suffice it to say, the area has changed a lot in the last 50 years. I'm looking for breakfast, barbecue, seafood, and pretty much...

Southeastern Cities on Zagat's New List of 26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016

by jnwall 5 years ago

Regardless of how one feels about Zagat's, they bring recognition. They have just released their list of the 26 hottest food cities of 2016, and eleven of them are in the southeast. The list inc...

Birmingham AL trip

by BOOKMARKER 5 years ago

Hello! 'Just joined. 'A bit "challenging." 'Hope it's temporary. :D .... Planning a trip to Birmingham. Hotels, reasonably priced (less than $15, most entrees), attractions, shopping, anythin...

Local B'ham Spots for College Students

by Guilty Gourmand 5 years ago

Have family friend that will be attending Samford in the Fall and would like to get some gift cards for area establishments as graduation gift. What might be fun local establishments to support th...

RIP: Lag's Eatery, Homewood Alabama

by scrumptiouschef 11 years ago

Ran into a friendly couple out here in Austin a couple days ago who informed me the iconic Lag's of Homewood has shuttered. http://blog.al.com/businessnews/2009/12/lags_eatery_closes_in_homewood...

BHM - Red Bowl

by Dax 6 years ago

http://redbowlbham.strikingly.com/ Located at the top of the hill on Green Springs (by Pizza Hut), this is a totally different restaurant since it was previously named Korean Barbecue or somethi...

Best Steak in Birmingham?

by bhamdining 14 years ago

Someone asked us where to find the best steak in Birmingham. We do a pretty mean steak at home (Whole Foods' natural strips are awesome, or Mr. P's filets), so we don't go out much for steak. We we...

Hot chicken in Birmingham, AL

by sheilal 7 years ago

Just read an article at Serious Eats proclaiming their love for Hot Chicken in Nashville. I probably won't make the trek there to try it anytime soon. So is there anywhere in the greater metro area...

Two Days in Birmingham, AL

by Dr. Rosen Rosen 6 years ago

Hi, It seems like most of the general threads on Birmingham are a little dated. I will be heading there for a wedding and will have free time to explore and eat on Saturday and Sunday (likely b...

Birmingham's Rising Food Scene: Meet the ones who got it started and those who are keeping it fresh

by Big Daddy 7 years ago

This post on al.com/Birmingham Magazine melds two articles I wrote. I want to get a discussion going on the latter: Did I get the new guard of Birmingham chef-owners? Who did I miss? Who is on the ...

Update? Best special (seafood) hot and sour soup in birmingham?

by Kelbish1 7 years ago

Does anyone remember Dragon? It was a chinese place off of lake shore near John Carrol? Well... They closed and sadly that special hot and sour soup is gone! Definitely the best I had ever had! ...

Birmingham Wasabi Juans?

by Kelbish1 7 years ago

I currently live in huntsville and just found out about Wasabi Juans. I'm always up for different things like this! Has anyone tried it recently? If so any recommendations? Sushi... Good, Tacos... ...

Best Fried Catfish within 25 miles of Birmingham?

by scrumptiouschef 15 years ago

Gearing up for a trip to B'ham.Definitely going to need a good Fried Catfish fix.?Could y'all point me towards the best in the area please?

Birmingham - Royal Reds?

by Dax 12 years ago

Had some delicious grilled Royal Reds at Little Savannah last week and would love to grill up some of my own. Has anyone seen them for sale (retail) here? No one answered at Snapper Grabbers and ...

Birmingham and Tuscaloosa

by NYCFORKER 7 years ago

I'll be coming down to see a football game this fall and would like to set up an itinerary. As of now we are going to stay in Birmingham and go back and forth for the game. With that being said, ...

Sunday evening in Birmingham

by rockbound 7 years ago

We have only one evening in Birmingham and unfortunately it falls on a Sunday. No surprise that most places seem to be closed. Last year we had some very good fried chicken at Max's Deli. I would d...

Sunday evening faves in Birmingham?

by rockbound 7 years ago

Stopping in Birmingham next month on a Sunday evening and we're looking for good food. Last year we went to Max's Deli and had some great fried chicken. I'd love to hear some suggestions. In my sea...