2018 Taste of Conyers ~Impressions From A Judge
Jun05

2018 Taste of Conyers ~Impressions From A Judge

Last month I was excited to draw a line through an item on my Food Bucket List when I was honored to be an official judge at Taste of Conyers. This food festival celebrates the diverse, local restaurants and food entrepreneurs from this charming, small city in Georgia.  This is a sponsored post in partnership with the City of Conyers. All of the tasting were complementary, however opinions are those of the author. It was a perfect...

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Give Me Five for No Kid Hungry
Sep11

Give Me Five for No Kid Hungry

I walked into the party.… As I walked into the posh Atlanta Athletic Club the words from Carly Simon’s song You’re So Vain played in my head which was odd because the party, Give Me Five, was a charity event for a well deserving campaign* No Kid Hungry. I am sure the people attending were not “so vain.” But still you know when a song gets stuck in your head… However, the lyrics that did make sense...

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Whiskey Tasting at Bellina Alimentari
Oct03

Whiskey Tasting at Bellina Alimentari

Walk into Bellina Alimentari and you quickly get why its motto is La Vita è Bontà” or “food as a way of life.” Even strolling through Atlanta’s Ponce City Market the street or mall view into Bellina Alimentari is a feast of prepared foods, cheeses and imported food items like olive oil and pasta. However, initial looks can be deceiving. Behind the fabulous food counter is a restaurant+bar+cooking school. Really! But I was not at...

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Food Bikes – Food Peddle Power
Jan25

Food Bikes – Food Peddle Power

You want to open a restaurant — can’t afford it. You want to buy a food truck — can’t afford it. You want to buy a food bike — way to rock it! Food bikes = innovative mobile ‘restaurant’ + peddle power is environmental friendly and great exercise + less risk Traditionally food bikes have been associated with  ice cream, hot dogs and prezels. Today a food bike might be mobile coffee bar....

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Foodie Trends From The Fancy Food Show
Jan15

Foodie Trends From The Fancy Food Show

The Winter Fancy Food Show took place in San Fransisco this week and although we didn’t attend, we took the opportunity to observe the latest foodie trends from afar. One overall observation is that strong continuing consumer interest in healthy, unprocessed foods is driving some really innovative new food products with some crazy combinations of ingredients. With that in mind, here are what we thought were three of the most...

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2014 Useful and Amazing Foodie Things
Dec31

2014 Useful and Amazing Foodie Things

Yes, ’tis the time of year for the best of lists for 2014. There are lists of the best foodie stories from 2014, best and worst food trends of 2014 lists and even favorites from Oprah’s favorites list. At Diva Foodies we decided to mix this up a little differently and pull together a list of the most useful and amazing foodie things we learned in 2014. They are in no particular order or ranking. Just foodies things we...

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