Photo by Sarah Cook.

Hoover residents will have the opportunity to taste some of the area’s best cuisine beneath the boughs of autumn trees come Oct. 6, as Aldridge Gardens hosts its fifth annual Taste of Hoover. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:27 PM Businesses

The Boot at Preserve Village closed

Photo by Jon Anderson

The founder of the restaurant said the owners need more space and more parking. more

Aug 2, 2016 10:39 PM Businesses 1 Comments


Photo by Frank Couch.

Two longtime Ross Bridge residents said they’d felt that one of the few things their community lacked was an eatery providing a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. So they decided to do something about it. more

Apr 28, 2016 9:59 PM Businesses 2 Comments

When UAB student Supraja “Sippy” Sridhar shared her student meal plan with some friends, she was just doing her part to help. She soon realized it was a much bigger issue. more

Jan 26, 2016 3:06 PM People

Taste of Hoover

Frank Couch Hoover Sun

About 25 restaurants and at least six catering companies shared samples of their food. more

Oct 22, 2015 9:07 PM News

A Smoothie King is set to open at Riverchase Galleria in late August. more

Jul 13, 2015 4:57 PM News

Lorna Road City Projects

Image by Keith McCoy

Los Pedros Mexican Grill will open near Little Caesars and Bargain Hunt in early March. more

Feb 25, 2015 9:54 PM Businesses

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

Photo courtesy of Chicken Salad Chick.

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


Photo by Jessa Pease.

In a world filled with backpacks, lockers and textbooks, lunch is everyone’s favorite subject. more

Oct 29, 2014 5:43 PM People

Chef Ron Cook of Morningside of Riverchase shares his taste of Thanksgiving more

Oct 27, 2014 8:44 PM People


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

The third annual Taste of Hoover will take place Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Aldridge Gardens. more

Sep 22, 2014 9:31 PM People

Uncorked! on the Green

Photos courtesy of Audrey Alverson-Stowe.

The free tasting event benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama is back on Saturday from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. more

Sep 22, 2014 9:30 PM People

Edgar's Bakery 2014

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Walk into Edgar’s Bakery in the Patton Creek shopping center, and you’ll find that the word “bakery” is a limited description. more

Aug 25, 2014 6:28 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

0614 Jon McClure

Photo by Jeremy Bronaugh.

McClure’s latest best-seller, Alabama’s Best Restaurants Cookbook, was re-released this year with a number of delicious updates. The cookbook features the best restaurants from all over the state along with each restaurant’s best recipes. more

Jul 28, 2014 9:05 PM People

0714 Darlene Womack

Photo by Jessa Pease.

What started with a bake sale about four years ago transitioned into Darlene’s Kitchen —Womack’s brand of treats that are frequently found at farmers markets all over Birmingham. more

Jul 28, 2014 9:02 PM People

0714 On Tap

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Now Craig Beegle and his wife, Elaine, own four locations of On Tap, a local sports pub featuring a lengthy list of American craft beers. more

Jul 28, 2014 8:52 PM Restaurants

Bistro Provare

Photo courtesy of Henry Liu Mitchell.

Provare: to try. It’s what you see advanced culinary students doing as they slide a pizza into a brick oven or top a Napoleon with fresh blackberries in the open bistro kitchen at Jeff State’s Shelby Campus. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:03 PM Restaurants

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