Archive for the ‘3 out of 5’ Category

Tim's Cajun Kitchen

Tim’s Cajun Kitchen

American | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

Sometimes, I’m in a jeans and t-shirt food mood. If I’m at home, this means I’ll make chili or we’ll order a pizza. If I’m eating around town, this means I’ll hit up Taco Bell or our latest spot for review: Tim’s Cajun Kitchen

Brix

Brix

American | A Bit Costly ($15-$25) | Southeast Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I got my first taste of tapas when Shane and I were honeymooning in Savannah, Georgia. The place where we tried them was too hip for us, but the ability to be able to try several small dishes was something we enjoyed. At that time, we didn’t know of a place in Huntsville that offered tapas

La Alameda Mexican Restaurant

La Alameda Mexican Restaurant

Mexican | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

When we went to La Alameda, I was pleasantly surprised to see the remedy for this unappetizing site: a buffet with service!

Victoria's Cafe

Victoria’s Cafe

American | Average Cost ($8-$14) | Southeast Huntsville | 3 out of 5

Following our recent macho meal at Simp McGhee’s, it seemed appropriate that we visit Victoria’s, the go-to answer to “Where’s a place around here that serves strawberry pretzel salad?”

Shea's Express

Shea’s Express

American | Average Cost ($8-$14) | Downtown Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I decided to try Shea’s Express without Shane today. Never having been there before, I assumed this meant large portions at great prices, but I was wrong

New Ichiban Grill

New Ichiban Grill

Asian | A Bit Costly ($15-$25) | Southeast Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I can only remember visiting a cooked-right-in-front-of-your eyes hibachi place once or twice growing up. It always seemed mystical and a little intimidating to me

Red Hot Kitchen

Red Hot Kitchen (Closed)

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I first noticed this spot while driving down University Drive. Its sign read “Asian-Mex Fusion”, so I was intrigued. Although I typically also noticed few to no cars in the parking lot, Shane and I took our chances

Around Town: Mel's Sweet Treats

Around Town: Mel’s Sweet Treats

American | Cheap Eat (up to $7) | Outside Madison County | 3 out of 5

There’s a relatively new sweet shop in Decatur that serves up lots of different types of cookies

A Day in Birmingham: Veranda on Highland

A Day in Birmingham: Veranda on Highland

American | Expensive ($26 and up) | Outside Madison County | 3 out of 5

Five Points is a vibrant, hip area of Birmingham that is packed with tasty eats. You can find the trendiest and most awarded restaurants in town here, including Frank Stitt’s Highlands Bar and Grill and Veranda on Highland