Myra Grissom Harper came to Birmingham for love and traded in her barber shears for an apron, earning the nickname “Miss Myra.” The rest, as they say, is history.
Birmingham restaurants are known throughout the region for their excellence. Far before other cities embraced the farm-to-table mentality of fresh, locally grown food, Birmingham stood out for this way of creating a menu at local eateries. Today, the city is filled with fabulous restaurants perfect for a romantic dinner or a gathering with friends or clients as well as family-friendly options. Find great options near you with our free SB App, showcasing the best of local. Download it HERE.
We’ve scoured the town to find the best of the Magic City’s roaming kitchens, and we want to go back for more! Check out these 26 Birmingham food trucks, and keep this list handy!
Hidden along a Forest Park alleyway, you may miss The Rougaroux if you’re not looking for it. Find out more about this authentic Cajun restaurant featuring po’ boys, boudin, gumbo and a long list of other dishes you’d typically find in the bayous of Louisiana.
After five years of dreaming, planning and asking, the Yarbroughs bought their neighborhood bagel spot and created the Birmingham-favorite, Crestline Bagel Co. Eleven years later, they’re giving us a peek into the bagel biz — from expansions to ET bagels and everything in between.
Though small in space, Cookie Fix is big on flavor. These cookies are like none other in the Magic City and have quickly garnered a cookie-addicted following!
Whether it’s enjoying the beautiful outdoors, savoring epicurean delights at any of the Magic City’s fabulous restaurants or kicking back at home, weekends in Birmingham are the best. Here’s how three local couples enjoy the best three days of the week.
You know the old saying, “Bacon makes everything better”? If you ever doubted it, these mouthwatering dishes will prove it true. Here’s to bacon!
So you want to live like a local? Here’s how! Eat, drink, shop, play, explore and talk like a native with this local’s guide to Birmingham.
Magic City locals reminisce about their favorite old Birmingham restaurants. Check out these 10 fabulous iconic eateries that we miss! Image: Jim Hahn
Make sure you’re up to speed on our city’s ever-growing food scene. Put these 21 new Birmingham restaurants on your culinary to-do list!