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More photos from Dram and Avo

It is becoming more clear all the time that I am a glutton for punishment (and good cocktails). Last night, a few of us went back to Dram and Avo and worked our way through more of their respective menus. By the end of the evening, i believe we tried all of the available Avo […]

First Bite: Dram Whiskey Bar, Mountain Brook

After what seems to have been a quick construction, the restaurant Avo and the Dram Whiskey Bar are now open. I arrived late Friday evening (the bar closes at midnight) and whet my palate with a sip of their bacon-infused bourbon. Last night Kim and I stopped back to check it out. Dram has a […]

Maps! Birmingham with Guests

When one of my childhood friends told me that he and his fiancee were planning to visit Birmingham, I had the typical moment of terror. Could I entertain them in Birmingham for two days? What would we do? What if it rained? I started brewing up this map. There are lots of places to eat, […]

Beardfaced Indie Love

Earlier this week, I wrote a guest post for Birmingham Magazine’s Birmingham Box Set blog about a topic very near and dear to my heart. Not Valentine’s Day, French toast, blueberries in July, or even macaroons, but about problematic Indie love songs. There’s a playlist included that’s available for your 30-second preview pleasure on iTunes […]

Worth Seeing: 500 Miles to Memphis

500 Miles to Memphis played a show at The Nick last October and I completely dug it. Good energy and fun music. The Nick is always draws a bit of a diverse crowd. Just don’t wear clothes you won’t mind getting smokey. The scary looking pedal steel guy was my favorite part and sadly, I […]

First Bite: Bambinelli’s Italian Cafe

We checked out Birmingham’s new Bambinelli’s Italian Cafe (still in its soft opening as of December 2008) and are quite pleased with what we’ve seen (and tasted).

Moving right along

Getting this site up and running is a bit like getting stuck behind a freight train.