Real & Rosemary

Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the soft opening of Real & Rosemary, the newest addition to the Homewood food scene. Jennifer Mims, who is not a stranger to this fast-casual industry, is scheduled to officially launch this brand new restaurant on March 15. Jennifer was raised in a family that valued fresh vegetables and lean…

Catherine’s Market

Weekends on the lake truly are the most relaxing way to unwind and recharge. Since I moved to Birmingham, I was always reminded of this beautiful place called Lake Martin, just eighty miles from Birmingham. This summer, I finally visited and completely fell in love. Evidently, Lake Martin proves to be a perfect getaway, even during…

5 Reasons Why My Dad Changed My Life

  In honor of my sweet dad’s 54th birthday, I wanted to brag on the amazing reasons why my dad is the greatest dad on the planet. Sure, I might be slightly biased, but honestly, on a birthday as anticlimactic as 54, it’s ok by me to break a few rules! Here are some reason why…

Savages Bakery & Deli

These days, the new and noteworthy restaurants tend to steal the spotlight from the ones that have been around for years and years. Lately, I have really enjoyed digging deeper into the history of Birmingham’s food scene. To me, being able to bring some of these classic places back to the surface is just as…

Fig Tree Cafe

Thursday night date nights are one of my favorite things. It’s almost like a pre-celebration because there is only one more day of work standing between you and the weekend!!! Honestly, it’s the best time for date night, if you ask me. This Thursday night, Philip and I decided on Fig Tree Cafe, tucked behind a…

Miss Dots

Yesterday, I had the privilege of tasting the new hot spot in Crestline: Miss Dots. Miss Dots is a fast casual restaurant, with a Southern flare. John Cassimus, the original founder of Zoe’s Kitchen, was greatly inspired by a plantation cook while he was on a hunting trip in East Alabama. Ms. Leola Rogers, nicknamed…