Food & Drink

Rucker orders the walnuts raw and then roasts and candies them in her home kitchen. The three flavors include brown sugar chipotle, mild brown sugar chipotle and spicy brown sugar chipotle. Read more



Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

With a goal of making clean eating convenient and food that tastes good, owner Jennifer Mims doesn’t use preservatives in her recipes, but instead cooks with herbs, oil and flavor. Read more



Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Inverness Plaza has a new restaurant option. Casa Fiesta will open soon in the shopping center, taking over the space formerly occupied by Mugshots, which closed in September 2018. Read more


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Birmingham Restaurant Week is back for its 10th year. The 10-day event celebrating the city’s acclaimed culinary culture will be held Aug. 16-25. Read more


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Photos by Erica Techo.

Local church launches food pantry ministry Read more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Birmingham residents will soon be able to get Dreamland Bar-B-Que without traveling all the way to Southside. Read more


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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Now that school is back in session, one thing on the mind of many parents is what to pack in their child’s lunch. From buying the food to making a menu to packing it up five days a week, it can be one more thing on the to-do list. Read more



Courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Anyone with information can contact the secret witness line, leave information on the sheriff's office website or call Investigator Robert Rodriguez. Read more


This year Zagat ranked Birmingham “America’s No. 1 Next Hot Food City,” and Birmingham Restaurant Week plans to celebrate its culinary culture Aug. 14-23. Read more


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