Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: A VIP Tasting & A Chat With Chef Donte Youmans
Feb13

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: A VIP Tasting & A Chat With Chef Donte Youmans

From judging food festivals to interviewing food makers to working with cool chefs, and experiencing new food and restaurant openings I love the world of food that I’ve been exploring. So when I was invited to a special media/food blogger VIP tasting at the Peachtree Corners‘ opening of Firebirds Wood Fired Grill I should have been over the top excited to attend. However, it was a rainy, raw night and in all honesty I was tempted not...

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Creating Herbal Teas: Jan Grieco, Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals
Feb04

Creating Herbal Teas: Jan Grieco, Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals

Creating herbal teas is a personal joy for Jan Grieco. My friend Jan, founder of Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals is a true renaissance woman. Jan’s background includes author, college professor, journalist, dog advocate and now foodpreneur. At her heart Jan is a creative nurturer. So it wasn’t a big surprise when I saw she had launched a company that incorporates the herbs she grows in her amazing garden in...

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Whiskies of the World Atlanta Adventures
Jan11

Whiskies of the World Atlanta Adventures

For bourbon, scotch and rye fans, stepping into  Whiskies of the World aka WOW is an adventure. It’s like opening the door to a grown-up Hansel & Gretel cottage with no bad witch! But instead of candy there are hundreds of amazing dark spirits to taste. A nice plus is the event is a fund raiser for North Atlanta Rotary Foundation. This year there were spirits from 9 countries: USA, Scotland, Ireland, India, Japan, Taiwan,...

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A Korean Culinary Evening.. And A Few Recipes
Nov23

A Korean Culinary Evening.. And A Few Recipes

A Korean Culinary Evening! Metro Atlanta is lucky to have a thriving, diverse food community. The Korean community is among the most active and Korean food is among the most divalicious. For me, it’s been great fun exploring restaurants that serve dishes like Korean BBQ and Galbi Jjim . Recently I was invited to attend a special event, 2018 Korean Culinary Evening, which was designed to educate food bloggers and the media about...

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Chefs’ Divalicious Thanksgiving
Nov20

Chefs’ Divalicious Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving must be the ultimate foodie holiday. We wondered what divalicious dishes would be on our chef pals’ and food friends’ Thanksgiving Day tables. We reached out on Twitter to a few folks including several of our #FoodTVChat chef hosts. Please enjoy their tweets in this special Thanksgiving Diva Foodies post! Updated 11-18 with more delicious ideas! Let’s start this off with some divalicious martinis...

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