Beardfaced Indie Love

February 13, 2009

Earlier this week, I wrote a guest post for Birmingham Magazine’s Birmingham Box Set blog about a topic very near and dear to my heart. Not Valentine’s Day, French toast, blueberries in July, or even macaroons, but about problematic Indie love songs. There’s a playlist included that’s available for your 30-second preview pleasure on iTunes […]

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Worth Seeing: 500 Miles to Memphis

February 7, 2009

500 Miles to Memphis played a show at The Nick last October and I completely dug it. Good energy and fun music. The Nick is always draws a bit of a diverse crowd. Just don’t wear clothes you won’t mind getting smokey. The scary looking pedal steel guy was my favorite part and sadly, I […]

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If I could be in 3 places Saturday evening

November 17, 2008

1. Eating Alabama. Eating Alabama‘s intrepid team of locavores seems to be on the verge of outdoing itself with this grand autumnal feast: The Alabama Supper. The thought of tasting a big old local pig slowly roasted over a hand-dug brick oven (or the apple cider, the sweet potatoes, or the Good People beer) is […]

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Crème Brûlée (with a dollop of Killers)

March 12, 2006

I don’t often hear Death Cab for Cutie in a restaurant (or The Postal Service or the Killers for that matter), but that soundtrack fit the Upper West Side Carne well enough. The laid-back and occasionally angsty tunes complimented both the red/orange decor as well as the marinated skirt steak. Carne was Meg and my […]

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