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Grow Alabama Delivers Fresh Local Produce

Grow Alabama Delivers Fresh Local Produce

It is a common sight alongside nearly any rural road throughout Alabama. Acres of farmland producing a wide variety of tasty vegetables, from squash and corn and sweet potatoes to the state’s beloved trio of greens: collard, turnip and mustard. Dairy cows are plentiful, and there seemingly is a chicken in nearly every spot.

But even though it is easy to see such produce from your car window, it can be difficult to find Alabama grown-and-raised products in your grocery store. State agricultural officials have estimated that more than 95 percent of the fresh produce in Alabama grocery stores originated from someplace other than Alabama.

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Posted in Uncategorized on June 18 by Cary Estes

What is Chef U?

Chef U is a new concept where chef Angela Schmidt comes to your house and hosts a dinner party for you and your closest friends. You choose the menu. She brings the food, professional chef gear, and prepares an incredible meal. Best of all, her dinner parties are interactive. Angela will have your guests participate, [...]

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Posted in Uncategorized on December 11 by nate

$500 Holiday Giveaway and Group Gift Certificates!

$500 Holiday Giveaway and Group Gift Certificates!

We’re giving away one $25 group gift certificate every weekday from Tuesday, December 1 to Thursday, December 24. Winner gets their choice of a BirminghamMenus, Homewood Chamber, Five Points South, or Birmingham Originals Group Gift Certificate. All of these group gift certificates are also on sale in time for holiday gift giving. Chances are you are going to buy someone a gift certificate this month. We hope you’ll keep your money local by purchasing one of our group gift certificates!

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Posted in Uncategorized on December 10 by nate

Welcome to the New BirminghamMenus!

Welcome to the New BirminghamMenus!

New look… New features… More Information… Same great discount gift certificates! Welcome to the latest generation of BirminghamMenus. Your best source for information on locally owned restaurants is now even better. You can now easily search our site by restaurant name, location or cuisine style. Menus, photos and news of special events are now also regular features. Our online magazine will highlight the latest happenings and headlines about area chefs and restauranteurs. Plus we’ll do our very best to provide you with periodic musings about the locally owned dining community. And of course, you can still purchase discount gift certificates for all our participating establishments.

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Posted in Featured, Uncategorized on February 25 by admin