5 Ethnic Restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama has a wide variety of different cultures especially when it comes to food. Below are five ethnic restaurants to enjoy with your family and friends!

1. Grab some delicious bbq at Saw’s

It’s only in the Southern US states where the word barbecue is not an adjective. It’s a noun, and for some, it’s a world all its own. Walking into a true hole-in-the-wall barbecue such as SAW’s BBQ is more than just a place to get some really good food to go, or to sit and enjoy a leisurely meal. It’s an experience.

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Birmingham Street Style: Week six

Leslie Pittman, owner of Laura Kathryn boutique

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Necklace from Deepagurmani, a designer in India

Dress from Parameter

Watch from Michael Kors

Gold bracelets from Gorjana


What is your favorite piece of clothing you own in your closet?

(At the moment), I have these adorable shorts by Waverly Grey.  They have a tribal print and are amazing!

How would you describe your style?

Bohemian with an edge.

What trend are you looking forward to this summer?

Maxi dresses.


Carly Cate, student

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Striped shirt from TJ Maxx

Jeggings from Forever 21

Boots from Target

Purse from Target

What outfit do you feel most comfortable wearing out on the town?

In the summer or when it’s warm, I like fun, easy dresses.  In the fall I like to wear jeans and a flannel.  Pretty simple.

Birmingham Street Style: Week Four


Madeline NeSmith, 22, Student Teacher 

Necklace: Etsy

Dress: Marshalls

Bag: Matt and Nat

Which store do you draw inspiration from?

It’s definitely  J. Crew.

What would you say is your favorite trend this season?

I can always get on board with florals!



















Marry Brittain Blankenship, 30, Physician, Salt Lake City 

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Necklace: AtHome

Blouse: Nordstrom Rack

Shorts: Target

Wedges: Nordstrom

What is your favorite piece currently in your wardrobe?

If it were after Labor Day, my white J Brand skinny jeans, but for right now I’ll go with my coral skinny jeans.

Give me a brief description of your personal street style.

It’s a blend of trendy meets classic.

Birmingham Street Style: Week Three

On a dreary March day, these ladies brightened up Birmingham with their unique takes on cold weather fashion.

Haley, Marketing Specialist for Charter Business

Birmingham Street Style

Jacket: Lilly Pulitzer

Ballet Flats, Purse: Tory Burch


Favorite Place to Shop in Birmingham: Anthropologie for signature pieces, French Connection (“Wherever they sell that, that’s where I’ll be.”)

3 Go-to Items in Your Closet: Blue Cape, Button down Columbia fishing shirt, colored blazer















Jack, Photographer and Graphic Designer

Birmingham Street Style 2Clothes: mostly thrifted


Cowboy Boots: Ariat

Pants: American Eagle

Shirt: Old Navy

Beanie: Carhartt


Favorite Place to Shop in Birmingham: Goodwill on Green Springs Ave. and the Lovelady Thrift Store


3 Go-to Items in Your Closet: Cowboy Boots, a really great Little Black Dress, vintage Golden Rule BBQ t shirt


Photos by Rachel Freeny