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Wasabi Juan's

Sydney Cromwell

The sushi and Mexican food fusion restaurant has been open for three years in Avondale. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:16 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Sarah Cook.

Over the Top Toffee has only been in business for a few months, but its secret recipe has been brewing for decades. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:35 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Benard and Brianna Tamburello used to joke that if their Moss Rock restaurant neighbors, The Boot at the Preserve, ever left, they wanted to buy that space for Vecchia Pizzeria and Mercato. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:28 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Coffee-ol-ogy established itself at the Hoover Public Library with an original concept: a menu based on a different culture’s cuisine each month. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:25 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Anna Bates Brown and Amber Glenn Tolbert grew up less than a mile from each other in Hoover and, as they went through elementary, middle and high school together, always said it would be fun to open a coffee shop together one day. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:15 PM Restaurants

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Sydney Cromwell

Moss Rock Tacos and Tequila is slated for opening in late February or early March. more

Jan 11, 2017 11:31 PM Restaurants 7 Comments

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Sarah Tuttle

Customers arrived as early as 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. more

Oct 5, 2016 9:31 PM Restaurants

Chick-fil-A

Heather VacLav

The first 100 people to get in the doors will receive free Chick-Fil- A for a year. more

Sep 16, 2016 2:23 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Deep Dish Pizza

Sarah Finnegan

The menu will include classic Italian and Chicago style foods, such as meatball subs, Italian beef sandwiches, stuffed crust pizzas, baked ziti and other pastas, soups, salads and sides such as prosciutto-wrapped green beans. more

Sep 15, 2016 4:19 PM Restaurants 5 Comments

Revolve restaurant

Photo by Frank Couch

The restaurant, which Doug Hovanec said will be called Revolve Kitchen and Brew, will take the place of the former Bella Cucina restaurant on Doug Baker Boulevard. He described it as a “chef-driven American style tavern and beer garden.” more

Nov 11, 2015 9:02 PM Restaurants

California Pizza Kitchen

Courtesy of California Pizza Kitchen

Every year on Veterans Day, the California Pizza Kitchen at the Galleria offers free meals to those who have served. This year, however, the owners want to do something extra. more

Oct 8, 2015 1:43 PM Restaurants

Capers on Park Avenue

Photo by Erica Techo.

Capers on Park Avenue, a hub for “soul food with a flair,” opened its doors July 15. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:04 PM Restaurants

The Backyard Burgers franchise off of U.S. 31 was acquired by the company’s corporate office earlier this month, and the company plans to make improvements on the location. more

Jul 24, 2015 9:06 PM Restaurants

Capers on Park Avenue

Erica Techo

Capers on Park Avenue, a new restaurant owned by chef Jay Roberson, welcomed its first customers for a soft opening on July 15. more

Jul 15, 2015 8:53 PM Restaurants 9 Comments

On Tap Sports Cafe

Courtesy of Brailyn Hardy

The new location has a wall of 100 kegs of beer on tap, which Hardy said was the largest in the state. On Tap also has two craft wines and two or three craft liquors available, as well as 35 televisions and patio seating. more

Jun 24, 2015 4:27 PM Restaurants 3 Comments

From the busy 280 Corridor to U.S. 31 and Alabama 150, it seems every month new restaurants are moving into one of Alabama’s fastest-growing cities. more

May 22, 2015 4:00 PM Restaurants

Robert and Julia Loerke made their dream of opening a pizza restaurant a reality when they opened their franchises of Johnny Brusco's New York Style Pizza. more

Dec 29, 2014 5:47 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Chicken Salad Chick

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Stacy and Kevin Brown emptied out their cupboard on a mission. Their object was to think of any food they had seen restaurants pair with chicken and test it out in chicken salad. more

Nov 25, 2014 2:59 PM Restaurants

Pablo's

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Jack, Sue and Susan Lin’s father owned a Chinese restaurant in Georgia while they were growing up, and they never wanted to follow the family tradition. more

Oct 27, 2014 8:23 PM Restaurants

Cedar's Grille

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Under the soaring archways of Cedar’s Grille, Lebanese music and the savory smell of kebabs intermingle. The atmosphere at Cedar’s is as integral to the experience as the food, and that’s just the way owner Ghassan “Gus” Dib designed it. more

Sep 22, 2014 9:31 PM Restaurants 1 Comments