December 1, 2013 Jennie

First impressions are lasting. I am fortunate to travel for a living and have a mental rolodex of lasting impressions – people, places, meals, wines. Alabama struck me from the first visit. The impression that was formed in school, the birth place of the Civil Windows 7 Clave Rights Movement, was at the forefront of my thoughts as I arrived into Birmingham. What would the culinary and wine scene be like? I met for lunch with several individuals whom with we were hoping to form a partnership. We dined at Chef Frank Stitt’s restaurant, Bottega. The bruschetta with fresh050-565spring pea…