Bizarre Foods America: Birmingham, AL, Pictures
Unique ideas, big flavors and bold chefs are putting Birmingham, AL, on the culinary map, from a progressive chef using pig skin to make Chinese noodles to scientists creating a sweeter sea urchin.
Dungeness crab at Red Pearl Restaurant in ALSalt-encrusted Dungeness crab fresh from the deep fryer at Red Pearl Restaurant, located in the Super Oriental Market, just outside of Birmingham, AL. 960 1280
Food from Shindigs Food Truck in Birmingham, ALCustomers at Shindigs, a local food truck that serves up dishes with an international flare, like pork belly or fried catfish on steamed Asian buns. 960 1280
Filming Bizarre Foods America at The Fish Market in Birmingham, ALOur cameraman gets a quick steam bath without missing the action in the kitchen at The Fish Market in Birmingham, AL. 960 1280
Fried calamari at The Fish Market in Birmingham, ALGeorge Sarris of The Fish Market serves fried calamari to his special Thursday night dinner guests, before hitting them with less familiar fare like Greek-style goat soup called "vrasti yida." 960 1280
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