A Chef’s Story: Chef Sang, Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill
Jun19

A Chef’s Story: Chef Sang, Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill

In between the condos, apartments and retail stores on Peachtree Street, in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, is restaurant where the chef is passionate about sharing his love of Vietnamese street food or as Chef Sang calls it “working class food.” I was introduced to Bun Mi Vietnamese Grill through a tweet from my pal @SashaEats. [Side note: Social media can work deliciously for restaurants & food makers!] Thank...

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Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life! 
May21

Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life! 

Q. D. Foodie Kitchen Tools Come To Life!  About a year ago I ‘met’ Marci Heit, founder of Q.D. Foodie, on Twitter @DivaFoodies. Yes, I said Twitter; but that’s a story for another day. Marci was in the process of a Kick Starter campaign to fund an adorable set of kitchen tools – Q. D. Foodies. I fell in love not only with her playful kitchen tools but with the story of the little, girl character Q. D. aka Quinn...

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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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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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