“What we want to deliver is traditional Southern cuisine, but on an elevated basis,” George said. “We’re taking recipes for what anyone might consider their grandmother’s comfort food, but using slightly different ingredients.” Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Sam Xie, the owner of The Seafood King restaurant on State Farm Parkway in Homewood, found a spot for another location: The Plaza at Riverchase. Read more



Photo by Jon Anderson.

Mehdi Sultan opened the Kabob-Licious Indo-Pak Grill in The Plaza at Riverchase shopping center in Hoover in April. Read more


Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

Firefighters were battling the flames into the early hours of Thursday morning. Read more


Cici's Riverchase

Courtesy of Cici's Pizza Buffet

The Riverchase location of the pizza buffet chain Cicis opened Nov. 30. Read more

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Wasabi Juan's

Sydney Cromwell

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



Sydney Cromwell

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

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Sarah Tuttle

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



Heather VacLav

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

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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. Read more

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Read about what is now open, coming soon and other happenings in Hoover. Read more



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. Read more

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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. Read more


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. Read more


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. Read more

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Photo by Jordan Hays.

A new burger chain is coming to Inverness by the end of the year. Read more


Lorna Road City Projects

Image by Keith McCoy

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


Pie Five

Photo by Matthew Allen.

Alabama’s first Pie Five location is opening Friday, Feb. 20, at 4741 Chace Landing Circle, Suite 114. Read more


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. Read more

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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. Read more


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