Since the 2017 edition of Birmingham Restaurant Week, the city has been on a pretty cool ride, food-wise.
Frank Stitt’s Highlands Bar and Grill and the restaurant’s pastry chef, Dolester Miles, won James Beard Foundation Awards. Birmingham made Zagat’s list of the 30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America and was touted by Wine Enthusiast as a place for “top tier drinking and dining.” In May, TV chef Andrew Zimmern was in town to film an episode of “The Zimmern List,” his new Travel Channel series.
The city’s culinary street cred is on the rise across the United States – but that’s no surprise to people such as James Little, REV Birmingham district manager and the person who founded Birmingham Restaurant Week in 2010.
“We’ve always known Birmingham had a unique food culture, so we are pleased to offer this 10-day dining opportunity to the residents and restaurants of Birmingham who have helped shape that culture,” Little said. “From diners, chefs, culinary startups, Alabama farmers and food retailers alike, they’ve all had a hand in the food-driven revitalization and…