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Appetizers & Cocktails 2022-2023

Birmingham Restaurants awards the best restaurant appetizers and cocktails from our Weekly Food Finds, discovered by Birmingham Restaurants' publisher, Jan Walsh. Most are new food finds. But some are tried and true, found anew.

Abhi Eatery & Bar

Sparkling Sake & Jolene Cocktail

Abhi Eatery & Bar Photo

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar

Garlic Naan

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar Photo

Bellini's Ristorante & Bar

Pastel Formaggio

Bellini's Ristorante & Bar Photo

Billy's Sports Grill

Fried Olives

Billy's Sports Grill Photo

Bistro 218

Watermelon Salad

Bistro 218 Photo

Bistro V


Bistro V Photo

Blueprint on 3rd

Fried Grouper Potato Croquettes

Blueprint on 3rd Photo

Bocca Ristorante

Arancini di Riso and Spicy Veal Meatballs

Bocca Ristorante Photo

Bottega Cafe

Fried Oysters

Bottega Cafe Photo

Bottega Restaurant

Gulf Shrimp Crostini

Bottega Restaurant Photo

Cafe Dupont

Artisan Cheese Platter

Cafe Dupont Photo

Chez Fonfon

Caviar Eggs

Chez Fonfon Photo

Dreamland Bar-B-Que

Tips & Chips

Dreamland Bar-B-Que Photo

Dyron's Lowcountry

Charcuterie Board

Dyron's Lowcountry Photo

Eli's Jerusalem Grill

Fried Cauliflower

Eli's Jerusalem Grill Photo

Galley & Garden

Heirloom Tomato Turnover

Galley & Garden Photo

Highlands Bar and Grill

Reopening 2023

Highlands Bar and Grill Photo

Ocean Restaurant

Shrimp Cocktail

Ocean Restaurant Photo

Sol Y Luna

Beef Flautas

Sol Y Luna Photo

Taco Mama


Taco Mama Photo

Tasting TBL


Tasting TBL Photo

Ted's Restaurant

Belgium Waffles

Ted's Restaurant Photo

The Gardens Cafe, by Kathy G.

Green Tomato Soup

The Gardens Cafe, by Kathy G. Photo

The Pig Delis

Wine Take Out

The Pig Delis Photo

Troup's Pizza

Crispy Mozzarella Bites

Troup's Pizza Photo

Village Tavern

Chocolate Manhattan

Village Tavern Photo