Browsing the "food" Category

Comfort Food is Everything

March 22nd, 2013 | by Michael Hansen

My brother, sister, and I recently decided to combine our talents officially — something we’ve done unofficially for years. We started Mud Pie Creative Lab, a freelance-style website design and marketing company


VIDEO: A Tribute to Frank Stitt

March 4th, 2013 | by Michael Hansen

Frank Stitt, the “Godfather of Birmingham Food,” has changed my whole approach to cooking and, more importantly, learning about food


Food Begets Community in West End

September 29th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

George Bernard Shaw once wrote, "The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there." I interviewed Ama Shambulia to learn more about WE Community Gardens


Recipe: Bon Appétit’s Banana Bread

September 25th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

I've always relied on the Better Homes & Garden cookbooks for staples like Banana Bread, but this recipe from Bon Appétit magazine is nothing if not perfect


Saving the Best for Last: Veranda on Highland

August 26th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

Veranda was by far the highlight of my Birmingham Restaurant week journey — spot-on spirits, fresh ingredients, beautiful atmosphere, impeccable staff, references to Hemingway throughout



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