Sol y Luna Tapas & Tequilas Satisfies Year After Year

Sol y Luna did it first. This restaurant, when it originally opened in 1998, introduced Birmingham to an elevated version of Mexican cuisine. Beautifully plated, delicious, imaginative dishes were served alongside premium tequilas meant to be sipped and savored in a sophisticated space that celebrated an ancient culture and encouraged a true dining experience.  This same … Continue reading Sol y Luna Tapas & Tequilas Satisfies Year After Year

Hispanic Heritage Month and Honoring a Monarch

Here are the books I brought to Good Day Alabama on WBRC Fox 6 this month. They include a couple of books in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) and one in honor of the late Queen. Just Ask!:  Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor The first … Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month and Honoring a Monarch

Champagne & Fried Chicken is Back!

Champagne & Fried Chicken, the annual drive-through, pick-up picnic fundraiser for the Birmingham chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, allows us to award grants and scholarships to women pursuing culinary careers across our state. To date, we’ve given more than $120,000 to women of all ages to help them grow their businesses and continue their … Continue reading Champagne & Fried Chicken is Back!

Sweet Home in Alabama

Kristal Bryant’s sweet success is absolutely made from scratch.  The chef-owner of K&J’s Elegant Pastries & Creamery, a custom cake shop in downtown Birmingham that specializes in cakes for all occasions, including weddings, started her business in 2010 in her home kitchen making sweets for friends and family. She outgrew that space and opened a shop … Continue reading Sweet Home in Alabama