Since 1982, Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham has taken the simple route to offering upscale Southern cuisine to the public. Owner/Chef Frank Stitt has managed to do what so many chefs find difficult...resist the urge to embellish. The simple approach that Chef Stitt takes in preparing food has earned Highlands Bar and Grill numerous awards. It is a true gift to be able to highlight the flavors of food without overpowering it. Chef Stitt has mastered the art of knowing when enough is enough in order to create a menu that is tantalizing to the palate.
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The desire to use only sustainable food products that are locally sourced is a concept that has always been embedded in the core of Chef Stitt’s cooking practices. Blending a touch of his Southern roots with his extensive culinary experience, Chef Stitt is able to create a menu that impresses not only critics but also the many loyal customers throughout Birmingham, Alabama, that continue to make Highlands Bar and Grill a fondly frequented culinary gem.
Reservations for Highlands Bar and Grill can be made online via OpenTable or by calling the restaurant directly at 205-939-1400. Please note that reservations can be made up to one month in advance if so desired.
Highlands Bar and Grill has a menu that features dishes made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Chef Stitt is praised for his ability to create delectable dishes by doing less, so that the natural flavors of the various ingredients can reveal themselves. Menu changes occur periodically to reflect availability of certain ingredients. A sample of menu offerings is as follows.
· Dinner - Starters: baked grits, beet salad, deviled farm eggs, squash soup, beef tartine, venison tart, mixed lettuces, steak tartare, guinea hen liver mousse; mains: grass-fed beef tenderloin, yellowfin tuna, mixed grill, capon breast, pan-seared flounder, Gulf red snapper, and more; oyster bar: oysters on a half shell, red snapper ceviche, Gulf shrimp cocktail, and more.
· Dessert - Ice cream w/cookies, sorbet, banana pudding, chocolate pecan tart, and more.
· Drinks - An assortment of wine by the glass and bottle, beers (draft and bottled), regular and specialty cocktails.
Highlands Bar and Grill has an online store where customers can purchase cookbooks as well as gift certificates.
Highlands Bar and Grill, 2011 Eleventh Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205, Phone: 205-939-1400