The latest news on restaurants, retailers and other business entities in the Tuscaloosa area.
Restaurants and Retail
SMP Automotive to Build New $4.2 Million Facility in Cottondale
SMP currently employs more than 1,900 people in Tuscaloosa County.
The City of Tuscaloosa's Pop-Up Farmers Market Has Returned
The pop-up market will operate in a different spot in the city each weekday, beginning this Thursday afternoon.
Tuscaloosa Woman Wows Locals with White Chocolate Cheesecake
Tammy Smith, the owner of That Cheesecake, created her signature white chocolate cheesecake recipe 24 years ago.
Big Mike's Offers Free Burgers After Moundville Tornado
Big Mike’s Steakhouse in Moundville offered free burgers to their community Friday after an EF-1 tornado devastated parts of the community earlier in the week.
Ichiban Japanese Grill Shares Emotional Farewell to Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa's beloved Ichiban Japanese Grill has now closed its doors and will not reopen until a new location can be found.
Tuscaloosa's Sitar Indian Cuisine to Close, Relocate
The restaurant will close on March 20 but the owners plan to find a new location to continue serving their loyal customers authentic Indian cuisine.
Slim Chickens To Open 2 Tuscaloosa Locations Before Halloween
Slim Chickens, an Arkansas-based restaurant specializing in chicken tenders, wings and sandwiches, will open two locations in Tuscaloosa this year.
Urban Cookhouse Employees Called Out for Homophobia
Tuscaloosa's Urban Cookhouse restaurant is currently under fire for homophobic actions made by three employees.