La Vieille Taverne
La Vieille Taverne was a French bistro located at 1318 Cobb Lane from 1979 to at least 1986. A contemporary review found "charming", and went on to conclude that, "it certainly makes up with atmosphere what it lacks in preparation."
- Hawley, Gregory H. (July 1986) "Birmingham: Keeping the Magic in 'The Magic City'." Alabama Lawyer. Vol. 47, No. 4, p. 201