Fox 6 Books: December

Fox 6 Books:  December

Thrilling distractions. These are some of the year's best books.  They all are well-written, thrilling works of fiction that will offer the perfect distraction during a busy season.  Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson shows why you need to stay on topic during your book club discussion. Amy Whey, a loving wife and mother, lives [...]

Farm Bowl + Juice Co. is Convenient, Flavorful and #Fresh

Farm Bowl + Juice Co. is Convenient, Flavorful and #Fresh

Andrea Snyder is all about healthy, convenient and local dining – whether that’s a full, family meal; an easy, nutritious breakfast; a cup of coffee with a friend; or a quick, vitamin-rich juice shot on the way to a gym. The Birmingham entrepreneur has all that covered. Snyder and her husband, David, first brought us [...]

On Being Thankful

On Being Thankful

I love Thanksgiving. I dread Thanksgiving. There’s so much expectation with this holiday. I love going around the table and saying what we're thankful for, but before that happens, I get stuck on the food and family and the perfection of those things. Of course, I know nothing is perfect. But still. And I really, [...]

Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham: Where the Food is as Popular as the Beer

Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham: Where the Food is as Popular as the Beer

Invariably, whenever someone mentions Back Forty Beer Company at the Sloss Docks in Birmingham the talk turns to food. That’s because an award-winning chef with a fine-dining background helms this open kitchen (next to the open brewing production) and is turning out dishes that are delicious and inventive, seasonal and locally sourced and perhaps more [...]

Fox 6 Books: October

Fox 6 Books:  October

Let's get cooking! It’s not too early to think about holiday dinners with friends and family. A new batch of cookbooks is just what we need right now. I brought these with me to WBRC Fox 6 on October 1. Seeking the South:  Finding Inspired Regional Cuisines by Rob Newton with Jamie Feldman is part inspiring [...]

Opa, y’all! It’s time for Birmingham’s Greek Festival

Opa, y’all! It’s time for Birmingham’s Greek Festival

It takes a village to put on Birmingham’s beloved Greek Festival. For months before the event, now in its 47th year at Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral in downtown Birmingham, hundreds of people from this city’s thriving Greek community work together to prepare. They cook, they bake and they practice centuries-old dances. They are [...]