The Leinkauf Historic District has some new tenants in a familiar location. The Spiffy Fox Pizza and Pub has replaced what was once La Pizzeria at 1455 Monroe St., and is serving up pies with an Irish/Gaelic take on traditional pizza ingredients. They were only offering takeout while renovations to the pub were underway, but the good news is the pub is open for dine-in. The bad news is, they don’t have a liquor license yet.
Currently, guests are allowed to BYOB while trying out Mobile’s newest pizza in the famed location. That’s not such a bad thing, is it? I’m certain the pub will be a full-service bar in no time, but until then the Spiffy spokesperson informed me they have no idea when it could happen. In the meantime, give me a Spicy Pie and a Margherita pizza. I wonder if I can bring a pony keg in there and make some friends…?
Fairhope Brewing Company hosting sushi class
You want to learn to make perfect sushi rice? How about eel sauce? Learn how to make your favorites and more in a two-hour, hands-on sushi class at Fairhope Brewing Company, Tuesday, July 2, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Students will get to eat not one, but two rolls, one of which is masterfully rolled by the student himself. Of course, you may need a Take the Causeway IPA or an I Drink Therefore I Amber to help you make it through the night. The Fairhope Brewery is located at 914 Nichols Ave., but tickets are available at birminghamsushiclasses.com for the low price of $40 per person. You’ll love it.
Put me down for a couple of Brian Kane rolls and a pair of Cheap Sunglasses.
Bonefish Grill offers new Happy Hour menu
You don’t have to be a member of Premium Club to enjoy Bonefish Grill’s new Hand-Crafted Happy Hour menu. Make room for some new dishes that include some mouth-watering surprises to go along with their regular offerings you currently love.
Crispy Broccoli is nothing more than golden-brown fresh broccoli bites topped with a Caesar aioli. Shrimp Toast is a twist on traditional Dim Sum, flash fried and dusted with sesame seeds with a side of sweet chili dipping sauce. The Cure is a plate of fries seasoned with Old Bay and layered with ooey-gooey mozzarella cheese sauce with roasted shrimp and red gravy. Finish that with crispy bacon and green onions for the win!
These join the already popular Crispy Calamari, Crispy Cod Sliders and Wagyu Beef Sliders. With happy hour everyday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and dishes starting at $6, what’s the holdup? Hand-crafted martinis and cocktails start at $5 as well as $4 house wine and $1 off draft beers.
The happy hour food menu is only available in the bar area, but you can drink anywhere except the parking lot.
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