Restaurant News

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. Read more

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David Jackson

Courtesy of Chick-fil-A

Jackson previously served as the area director for multi-unit operator Morris Jackson, overseeing business operations for the Hoover Commons, Patton Creek and Riverchase Galleria Mall Chick-fil-A locations. Read more


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. 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


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. Read more

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Vecchia Pizza and Mercato

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Il dolce far niente — an Italian phrase meaning “the sweetness of doing nothing.” For Benard Tamburello, this phrase means that when he is doing what he loves, it never feels like work. Read more

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A new franchise is scheduled to open in the former location of Brother Zeke's Heavenly Barbecue, located on Montgomery Highway across from the Riverchase Jim 'N Nick's. Read more


Sharks Fish & Chicken is opening a new location on Montgomery Highway in Hoover. It will be located in the same shopping center as Planet Fitness. Read more


By this fall, Chace Lake will be home to a new health-conscious restaurant called Cedar’s Grill. Ghassan “Gus” Dib, who plans to open the restaurant behind the CVS on U.S. 31, said Cedar’s would place an emphasis on fresh ingredients. Read more


Miami Café Express, a Caribbean restaurant, is scheduled to open on Lorna Road next to Regal Car Wash in late December. Read more


Michael’s Steak and Seafood at Riverchase Galleria closed to make way for a Mexican eatery, La Paz. Read more


Izzo’s Illegal Burrito, a Mexican restaurant, is now open in Chace Landing Circle. Read more


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