Sandwiches seem to be the hot thing in Birmingham when it comes to new restaurants:
Brick & Tin gourmet sandwich shop, downtown Birmingham, emphasizing high-quality local ingredients.
Urban Cookhouse, featuring Alabama produce in sandwiches, salads and entrees in downtown Homewood.
Collage Catering & Cafe in Homewood, where Lag's Eatery used to be.
Forest Perk Coffee: Serving Higher Ground coffee, sandwiches and pastries in Forest Park area.
And another new sandwich spot! Bayou Deli, serving New Orleans-style Po-boys and muffalettas, opened today in the former location of the Mexican restaurant Salsa & Sabor at the corner of 20th Street and Fourth Avenue North. See Bob Carlton's blog for more.