The Kitchen Sink

The Kitchen Sink

The other day, I took a cue from my smart, stylish neighbor and found a new home for the dish soap at my kitchen sink. It's an incredibly tiny tweak to this constantly used space, but it makes me really, really happy. My problem:  I just didn't like seeing the dish soap on a counter [...]

Local Bites: Tropicaleo

Local Bites:  Tropicaleo

Gabriel and Maria Isabel Marrero whetted Birmingham's appetite for Caribbean foods with some highly popular pop-up shops. Now their Puerto Rican kitchen, Tropicaleo, has a permanent home at 4426 4th Ave. S. in Avondale. This is a bright, cozy space serving authentic Puerto Rican cuisine made with fresh, Alabama ingredients. It's a perfect fusion of [...]

Fox 6 Books: January

Fox 6 Books:  January

Here are the books I featured on WBRC Fox 6's Good Day Alabama on January 2. The Missing (William Morrow) In this twisty thriller by C.L Taylor, made highly intriguing by an unreliable narrator, a teenager goes missing from a family with lots of damaging secrets. The story is told from the perspective of Claire Wilkinson, who is [...]