Flavor of Georgia – Talented Women Food Makers
Mar20

Flavor of Georgia – Talented Women Food Makers

In Celebration of Women’s History Month we’re highlighting some of the Flavor of Georgia talented women finalists and winners.  We love foodpreneurs aka food makers. So when we were invited, for the second year, to help socialize a very special event – Flavor of Georgia 2019 – it took a nano second to say a big Yes to Merritt at UGA. Flavor of Georgia is an innovative contest that puts talented, local food...

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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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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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Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion!
Oct18

Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion!

Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion! There are Tastes ofs and there are Taste ofs and I’ve been to a bunch. However, Taste of Gwinnett is something extra special. Not just because it’s a fund raiser for Relay For Life, a nonprofit that supports cancer research Not just because it highlights some of the best of Gwinnett County’s restaurants and caterers Not just because you can enjoy the...

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Adriana Coppola, Owner, Alta Cucina Italia : A Foodpreneur Interview
Jul10

Adriana Coppola, Owner, Alta Cucina Italia : A Foodpreneur Interview

Adding vinegar to savory foods is not unusual but adding vinegar to sweet foods including ice cream was a new culinary adventure for me! I enjoyed Alta Cucina Italia balamic vinegars several years before I had the pleasure of meeting its founder Adriana Coppola. This spring, at Flavor of Georgia, I finally saw the charming woman who created the lemon balsamic vinegar and fig balsamic vinegar that I have indeed used to topped dishes of...

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Interview with Charmaine Enslin, Pouch Savory World of Pies: A Foodprenerur Interview
Apr06

Interview with Charmaine Enslin, Pouch Savory World of Pies: A Foodprenerur Interview

A Foodpreneur Interview is an on-going Diva Foodies series where we proudly shine a virtual spotlight on culinary small business owners often called “Food Makers.” One of the reasons we created Diva Foodies was the passion of chefs is so inspiring that we wanted to develop a service that supported them. Along the way, we began to develop relationships with small business owners who create food/culinary products. We found...

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