The very idea of gas-station sushi is so incongruous that it was lampooned in a memorable Esurance commercial. The ad was funny. Zhu Jianjun thinks so, too. And he talks about it, and laughs about it, even as he proudly serves colorful rainbow rolls and beautiful salmon nigiri to customers – familiar and frequently new – in his … Continue reading Fuel Up Deliciously at Bayou Fresh Seafood
Few businesses offer a truer flavor of a place—and its people—than a local brewery. With their egalitarian crowds; beers named for cultural landmarks or reflecting the local history or flora or fauna; multiple televisions tuned to what matters right here, right now; and enough space to host a team or two or three, breweries always … Continue reading Cheers to the Teams!
Some of Birmingham’s most beloved food vendors are offering local flavors from our Magic City, tastes unique to the South and dishes from other parts of the country to the international visitors at The World Games 2022. All our guests need to do is walk up and order. Here’s a list of the vendors who … Continue reading Food Truck Vendors Add Local Flavor to The World Games
Whatever your sport—and whether you’re competing or cheering—everyone at The World Games 2022 is a winner when it comes to eating in (and around) Birmingham. There’s something tasty near your venue. Guaranteed. And some of our favorite food trucks are coming straight to you. Want barbecue? We have some of the country’s best. Need a … Continue reading Local Flavors in Birmingham
Here's what I took to WBRC Fox 6 Good Day Alabama this month: two buzzy works of fiction and a new (technical) barbecue book. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab This New York Times bestseller and National Indie bestseller and USA Today bestseller offers a tour of the world (and many of its significant moments in … Continue reading Vacation or Staycation. Here’s What to Read Right Now