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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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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Interview with Douglas Smith: Whiskies of the World
Oct17

Interview with Douglas Smith: Whiskies of the World

Whiskies of the World  returns to Atlanta next month… November 2nd to be exact and I am so excited to attend once again! Thank you Whiskies of the World for the VIP media pass. My entree to the event is complementary but all opinions are those of the author. If you like whisky or whiskey or bourbon – Whiskies of the World is a one-stop tasting event where you can enjoy hundreds of the darker spirits. Although I’ve...

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Interview with Raj Sabharwal: Amrut Single Malt Whisky
Oct09

Interview with Raj Sabharwal: Amrut Single Malt Whisky

Amrut Single Malt Whisky is known as the whisky made in India. One never knows where the social media path will lead in developing relationships. An ongoing Twitter friendship with the whisky expert Raj Sabharwal @whiskyraj led to a VIP media invitation to Amrut’s special Atlanta tasting & dining event – Amrut Tour America. This is a sponsored post in partnership with Armut Distilleries and Glass Revolutions Imports. The...

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