Monthly Archive: March 2017

Pizitz Food Hall combinations we love #1: Tropicaleo flan topped with Lichita’s queso ice cream

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Blog fans, One of the great things about The Pizitz Food Hall is that it is possible to create endless unique combinations of food where the whole really is bigger than the sum of the parts. And we figure them out, so you don’t have to. Just read, visit, and enjoy. Case in point: last week, Tropicaleo owner Gabriel Marrero gave me a container of his flan. I initially tried to resist, citing my desire not to gain any more Pizitz-related weight. But he insisted that if I was to have just one more very caloric dessert in my life,...

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First Ethiopian restaurant in the state of Alabama is OPEN in The Pizitz Food Hall! (Ghion Cultural Hall)

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We have dreamt for years about writing this post. And it’s even better than we had imagined.   When we were first hired by Bayer Properties to consult on The Pizitz Food Hall, we promised each other that we would use this opportunity to bring Ethiopian food to Birmingham. Having lived in Philly, a city with a large Ethiopian community and several well-loved Ethiopian restaurants, we were used to having Ethiopian food whenever we pleased. When we moved down here nearly 6 years ago, Ethiopian food was one of the first things we looked for (along with good sushi, dim...

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