3719 3rd Avenue South, downtown
Live music venue and bar as well as a cafe, with a funky and eclectic ambience. Serving soup, sandwiches, salads, quesadillas, tacos, desserts, heavy on vegetarian fare. Its vegetarian chili won the Birmingham News' 2007 chili competition. A City Scene review in January 2007 praised the "wonderfully inventive menu," including the Bread & Spread Plate with a walnut-green apple pesto, butternut squash dip and hummus; blue cheese slaw; grilled tofu Caesar wrap with pesto; green apple and havarti quesadilla; salads with locally grown organic greens; grilled pimiento cheese sandwich; dark chocolate tofu pie; and the award-winning vegan chili. However, there were service mix-ups.