Winter Restaurant Week 2017
Filed Under Downtown Birmingham
Experience Birmingham’s rich culinary culture during Winter Restaurant Week! January 20th through 29th, Winter Restaurant Week is a ten day culinary affair where locally owned and operated restaurants offer incentives for you to revisit your favorite restaurants and experience new ones!
Over the course of ten days, participating restaurants will offer food and drink specials including two and/or three course prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus for $10, $15, $20, $30 or $40 per-person. The goal of Winter Restaurant Week is to encourage residents and tourists alike to get a taste of Birmingham’s culinary scene and fill the seats of the city’s eating and drinking establishments.
Check out some of the Downtown restaurants like John’s City Diner, Oscar’s at the Museum, The Wine Loft.
You’ll also find REV Urban Food Project partners sprinkled about, like 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar, Cantina Tortilla Grill, Rojo, Silvertron Café, Slice Pizza and Brew, Harvest Restaurant & Bar, John’s City Diner, Sky Castle, Ovenbird, Vino, and Ghost Train Brewing Company. And of course you’ll want to stop by REV’s Business Growth partners East 59 Vintage & Café, Tropicaleo, and Ghost Train Brewing Company!
Find the full list of participating eateries (and their delicious menus) at www.bhamrestaurantweek.com. Keep up with more #BRW updates on Facebook!
What Stallions cornerback, Brian Allen loves about Birmingham
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Yaysayers
Brian Allen, a talented cornerback, has made the remarkable transition from a small town in Texas to the vibrant city of Birmingham. Choosing Birmingham for his football career for two consecutive seasons, Brian’s unwavering dedication and exceptional skills have made him a standout figure in the world of football. To dive deeper into Brian’s journey and discover his genuine appreciation for the city, watch this video with the link below!
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Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Potential-Proving
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Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Transportation, Yaysayers
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