Birmingham is a city celebrating everything that's edible - from street-food stalls to Michelin-starred fine dining.
The Protective Life Food Truck Roundup returns for its fourth year on Saturday, when 15 food trucks, trailers and carts from all over Birmingham gather at Brookwood Village to serve everything from barbecue, tacos and catfish to cupcakes, doughnuts and ice cream.
Street food vendor Muy Loco Tacos is heading up the kitchen at the John Bright Bar on Thursday night, serving from 5pm.
Benjamin's and the Hungry Owl will offer their food truck specialties to students at Spring Hill College on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m
The thing about our menu is it’s back-to-basics, with some modern twists on a comfort food,” Pizitz says. “So while it’s grilled cheese, they are a little more modern, but they are still comforting
Between Friday and Sunday, no less than five food festivals will be going on all around Birmingham, offering everything from grape leaves to gumbo, food truck fare to Italian cuisine.
It's a crazy three days for the food trucks in Birmingham, and even better for the fans of the trucks.
Another food truck hit the streets, one of Birmingham's rising-star chefs moved away, and the Alabama tourism folks crowned a new state barbecue king.
This week, the Birmingham City Council passed an ordinance that establishes a general operating permit fee for food trucks, creates “food zones” where trucks can set up, requires that the trucks be parked at least 150 feet from existing restaurants, and limits the hours of truck operation from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with some exceptions.