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Abhi

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I’m not sure how much good food news Birmingham, our our waistlines, can take in such a short period of time. First Publix. Then The Pizitz Food Hall. What else could possibly be as momentous? Flash back to October 2014, when we stumbled upon and blogged about a guy making the most inventive sushi we’d ever had with very high quality ingredients out of a sports bar in Five Points. We followed that guy, Abhishek Sainju, when he moved his operation to the Blue Monkey, and when he became the opening executive chef at the much-acclaimed Bamboo on 2nd. The menu was...

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A foodie’s guide to the Birmingham Trader Joe’s

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You had to know that Mr Foodie and I over here at WTEIB have been planning this post for the past year. The concept for this post is simple.  Whenever two people who have lived in cities with a Trader Joe’s but who are now deprived of such pleasures come together, the conversation inevitably goes something like this: “I’ve been making special trips to Atlanta’s TJ’s to buy X.” or “My [mother/brother/cousin/best friend’s aunt’s co-worker] has been buying me X from their TJ’s and shipping it to me.” or “I’ve created a special recipe to make X and it is...

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