Food

City Scene

September 28, 2016

Garden Party: Taste of Hoover The 5th Annual Taste of Hoover is an opportunity to taste 35 to 40 of Hoover’s best restaurants in the beautifully lighted setting of Aldridge Gardens. The bonus is your support will help the not for profit Gardens to be maintained and continue to offer services and events throughout the …

Dining Out with Comedienne Joy

September 27, 2016

Soul Food & MORE from Trophy Wings Birmingham’s own, Comedienne Joy is beginning her second season of  “Dining Out with Comedienne Joy” on WABM My 68. “With Birmingham becoming such a foodie town, the show on Saturday mornings  gives us the opportunity to have our own food network every week,” says host Comedienne Joy.“It is …

Faith at Work

September 26, 2016

A Call to Service: KATS Grocery Delivery “Compassionate, Respectful, Dependable” are the core values on which KATS Grocery Delivery operates as a part of its mission to “make our clients life easier by delivering exceptional service.” The idea for the Birmingham based business grew out of a need KATS owner Maurice Mercer first witnessed after …

Cookie Ministry: The Legend of Mark Norton

September 24, 2016

After retiring from a career in real estate, Birmingham’s Mark Norton enjoyed working a few hours each month for Bud’s Best cookies, sharing samples of “the little cookie with the big taste” with grocery store customers. When declining health led Norton to move into assisted living at Fair Haven Retirement Community, the owner of Bud’s …

Saint George’s Middle Eastern Food Festival

August 29, 2016

Birmingham’s only Byzantine Catholic Church will host its 35th Middle Eastern Food Festival September 8-10. The Festival will take place at St. George Melkite Catholic Church at 425 16th Avenue South. True to its name, the Festival will offer homemade culinary choices like rolled grape leaves, Kibbee and Mediterranean-style chicken. The “mile long” sweet booth …

Lucy’s T-Bone Steak with Jalapeño Popper Sauce

December 25, 2015

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients -32 oz t-bone steak (4 steaks) -1 teaspoon kosher salt or amount needed -1 teaspoon black pepper or amount needed -8 oz cream cheese, softened -4 oz Bacon slices, cooked and coarsely chopped (1/4 cup) -¼ cup pickled jalapenos, finey chopped -2 whole green onions, thinly …

Is Thanksgiving Still Legal?

October 25, 2015

“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” — Henri Frederic Amiel Is Thanksgiving still legal in our country? I know this may seem like a ridiculous question, but I assure you it’s not. I remember as young child, being …

Wild Game Feast

October 25, 2015

Being Italian by heritage and Southern by birth, if there is one thing I love it’s sitting around the table with family and friends telling stories and eating good food. Here are two of my new go to wild game recipes that I found after last deer season and have made multiple times over the …

Grille 29: Sophisticated Sizzle

October 25, 2015

Love seafood? Love steak? Check out the new sophisticated yet casual Grille 29 at Brookwood Village. ”Grille 29 is an upscale casual venue featuring cuisine to please every guest’s palate,” states Barry Abes, General Manager of Grille 29. “We look forward to providing Birmingham with sophisticated sizzle and the ultimate dining experience.” The restaurant offers …

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