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A few stops in Nashville, TN

Shady Lawn Truck Stop Route 65 North from Birmingham to Nashville has its share of iconic roadside attractions–the Ave Maria Grotto, former President James K Polk’s home, and the shrine of the Most (!) Blessed Sacrament–but the Shady Lawn Restaurant and truck stop’s giant, well-armed chicken seemed a good enough place to stretch my legs […]

UPDATE: Another Broken Egg Cafe to open in Mountain Brook Village

Dram Whiskey Bar and Avo (previous posts) won’t be the only new kids on the block in Mountain Brook Village for long. This morning I noticed a bit of plywood (as the guys at Eater would say) on a walk through Mountain Brook Village: King’s House Antiques’ former residence will be taken by Florida-based franchise […]

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, […]