City Guides: Birmingham

Nestled firmly in the Deep South, Birmingham is a charming mix of Southern hospitality and growing industrial city. Our store manager, Jessica Brasfield, offered up some of her favorite places to eat, drink and relax. Won’t y’all come sit a spell?

Favorite Restaurant for a Nice Dinner: Veranda, an old home turned into a farm-to-table restaurant
Favorite Place To Satisfy a Sugar Craving: Savage’s, a long-time tradition of downtown Homewood
Best Shopping: Over the Mountain, where you’ll find The Summit, the main street shopping district of Homewood, and a familiar furniture store
Favorite Coffee Shop: O’Henrys
Best Cultural Experience: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Favorite Outdoor/Summer Activity: A Barons Baseball Game at Regions Field
Favorite Indoor/Winter Activity: A show at Iron City
You Can’t Leave Until You: Eat at a Frank Stitt restaurant
You’re Not A Local Unless You: See an Iron Bowl football game
One Thing You Won’t Find Anywhere Else: Vulcan, the Roman god who watches over Birmingham
Best Way to Kill an Afternoon: Railroad Park

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