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At Mangel’s 11/56 the décor may be contemporary, and the cuts of aged meat may be washed down with vodka martinis and big Cabernets, but our traditional menus have not changed all that much other than to accommodate vegetarians and light eaters. Porterhouse or T-bone, rare or well-done, sauced or bare, wet- or dry-aged, prime or choice, the steaks are raised at Mangel’s 11/56.
New dining and entertainment venue will house the nation’s most advanced interactive gaming simulator, offering fun, interactive social gatherings or private practice sessions
Though the capital of Cuba is famed for its Latin rhythms, colonial charm and revolutionary zeal, 11/56 Smoke & Roll will distill that Cuban exuberance into a refined lounge experience like no other.
Do not come looking for a boisterous evening out, instead arrive dressed in style and prepared for a long, slow induction into the time-honored enjoyment of premium hand-rolled exports, private bowling lanes and the finest of the world’s beverages.
IF YOU EVER MAKE IT TO THE TOP,
YOU MAY NEVER COME OUT.
THE KITCHEN THAT COOKS FOR 11/56
AND DOES IT ALL ON THE BLOCK.
Pete's Famous Hot Dogs was a legendary Birmingham hot dog stand that was operated by Gus Koutroulakis and his wife Kathy, located at 1925 2nd Avenue North
The building, originally built in the late 1800’s, was remodeled in 1937 to serve as Parisian’s flagship location until 1989. As many remember, Parisian was a family owned department store launched in Birmingham in 1877.
The city's ubiquitous dollar slice is proof that pizza doesn't have to be extravagant. The no-frills necessary pie is luxuriously cheap and still beloved—that’s BHAM-style amore.
But Parisian Perfect Pizzas will have plenty of big pizza pies that are no stranger to a little bling. We're talking pizzas worth eating with actual silverware—because a sprinkle of red pepper flakes is nothing compared to a dusting of edible gold.
The George is a completely revolutionized entertainment concept in movie theaters that enhances the customer’s movie going experience.
Our goal is to pamper customers in an intimate and comfortable environment
using our passion for movie entertainment, providing customers with the ultimate escape.
In 1896, Samuel H. Kress of Pennsylvania, the owner of stationery and notions business, began building a chain of 5- and 10-cent stores that would eventually grow to include 264 locations.
There are two Kress buildings in Birmingham. The original location was in the 1900 block of Second Avenue, where it operated from 1915-1937.
This low-key gastropub will be a neighborhood favorite and packed to the gills during prime dinner hours. Fortunately, it’s open late so that those who want the best coffee and cakes in town can avoid the crowds.
Yes, it’s all in the name, Bad Burgers Inc., it’s a bad ass burger. The burger, America’s quintessential comfort food, will now be enjoyed in an impossibly endless number of ways.
There are round-the-clock burgers and ephemeral late-night burgers that will sale out in mere minutes; burgers grilled in hundred-year-old cast-iron broilers and burgers steamed in state-of-the-art ovens; burgers crafted from Kobe beef imported from Japan and burgers made with Black Angus beef.
There is nothing more comforting than a plate piled high with fried chicken, vegetables, and mashed potatoes with gravy. From buttermilk to brining, every cook seems to have their secret for whipping up some finger-lickin’ good fried chicken, but The Spicy Chick will be recognized as the best options for crisp, perfectly prepared fried chicken.
Hot, cold, sweet, sour, light fresh and healthy dishes designed to be a shared dining experience with family and friends, served progressively to the table. Also our Wine Bar with its zesty cocktail list is a great place to meet up for pre-dinner drinks or to carry on the conversation well into the night.
IT ALL STARTED WHEN... Our Restaurateurs wanted an upgrade not in just the design of a Soul Food Restaurant, but also in cuisine thus launching African Soul Food, an elevated seafood concept for the Birmingham community.
African Soul Food will give you a downtown upscale casual dining experience right in the heart of the city.
Malissa's Martini offers an eclectic menu, specializing in American dishes with a twist of Asian influence. Every taste preference will be satisfied with our variety of dishes.
Small plates range from coconut breaded shrimp to BBQ chicken quesadillas to sushi. Elegant entrees include grilled filet mignon and Cajun salmon or enjoy more casual options such as our famous burger and Spanish fries.
21/35 is an entertainment complex designed for the young at heart. It will be perfect for the 21 to 35 crowd and feature an intimate movie theater, a nightclub, games, and dining.
Each aspect of the 21/35 development will be designed to provide a consistent entertainment venue and night life option for our patrons.
SOS - Let the call for HELP commence. Send up smoke signals, fire off your flares, SOS has just delivered the spiciest dishes in Birmingham Alabama.
Whether you eat spicy food because you simply enjoy it, or because the heat makes the food taste so darn good, your lips will start tingling just thinking about what to order at from the diverse menu at SOS.
You may need to sign a waiver, but if you’re brave enough and think that potential digestive issues, massive sweating and general discomfort sounds fun, then be our guest. Food lovers come to SOS for a little pain with their pleasure. Just don’t say we didn’t warn you.
I Like it Black Cofé – It's A Black Bean Thing, is the new meeting place for coffee drinkers and business minds alike.
Nestled within the walls of the Block sits a relaxing place for the day crowd to enjoy their afternoon break in a relaxing atmosphere with a light food menu.
Conference rooms with Internet access are also available for the workaholics in the crowd. Wind down with live, easy-listening music and dinner after work. Morning, noon, evening... anytime, enjoy I Like it Black Café.
Hot Cookies & Cream taps all of your sweet senses, you will either melt or our cookies and cream will just melt in your mouth. It's all up to you, but why you're here, you might as well enjoy a display full of hot cookies, chefs baking and dancing to the music.
barVque is where you will go on The Block, whether you're looking for a full-on vegetarian feast or you're seeking a few veg-tastic extras to cater for a mix of diets, barVque is here to help you out.
With classic, no-nonsense, flavor-forward flair, the ultimate vegetarian centerpieces, from nut roast to stuffed squash, and a few delicious extras to go with it.
Stuck for a flavorsome gravy, our chefs at barVque shows you how to add depth of flavor to vegan gravy and how to ramp up a good stuffing.
Short StiX - It’s time to think outside the pork bun and way beyond kimchi. We’re in the middle of an Asian-food renaissance. The result is a heady hi-lo fusion that combines the thrill of street
vendors, noodle shops, and pho bars with the refinement of the continent’s greatest gourmet cuisines. Here is the restaurant that is brining this brave new world to -- the wild, wild East -- to
America, Short StiX. Don’t let the Short StiX fool you.
Sushi Mama – serves inventive Japanese cuisine ranging from sushi, sashimi and creative salads to signature dishes like carpaccios, ceviches, tartares, filet mignon, grilled spicy shrimp and specialty rolls.
Wildfire Rose – WildFire Rose features a menu rich in creativity, history and Native American and Italian culture. The Chef incorporates the essence of the Native American tribes and locally farmed ingredients and the pasta from Italy to create unforgettable masterpieces.
Sophisticada - is by no means a traditional Mexican restaurant - you won’t find Burritos here. It took a trip to Mexico City, where the food is served in settings as sophisticated and urban as you’ll find anywhere in the world.
Sophisticada doesn’t have to be relegated to street food or a corner mom-n-pop, but in a sit-down, eating, drinking, socializing driven restaurant.
At Rakish, our constant focus is on offering quality food in a fast casual restaurant.
We serve only 100 percent USDA- certified organic, 100 percent grass-fed, 100 percent free-range beef burgers freshly ground on-premises and fresh-cut French fries cooked in heart-healthy 100 percent olive oil.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a restaurant that will tempt your taste buds of choice with an extraordinary combination of good and evil.
Step above ground and expect to find “Dr. Jekyll” as you indulge in deliciously healthy dishes.
One step below will take you to “Mr. Hyde,” the place your cardiologist warned you about. Decadence such as the food you’ll find here is surely illegal.
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