Johnsonville Tongsman Contest – “Food Is Love”
Dec13

Johnsonville Tongsman Contest – “Food Is Love”

The festive vibe of downtown ATL, during the SEC Championship, was the prefect backdrop for the exciting finals of the 2021 Johnsonville Titanium Tongsman Contest. L to R: Don Rountree – CEO Roundtree Group; April Vois, & Anne Todd – GRM, Lesley Gamwell – Roundtree Group Two talented chefs, Angelia Howard and Brent Little, went head-to-head or tongs-to-tongs (ouch! sorry) competing for the prestigious title. The...

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Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals
Nov02

Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals

For me, Farmers Markets are popup local food festivals. Here today but back next week… as long as the season lasts! In addition to fresh from the field and farm products you’ll find food makers offering craft and small batch honey, jams, teas, vinegars+++. You’ll also discover bakers who only sell their pastries and breads at farmers markets and so much more. Many foods are based on legacy, family recipes handed down from...

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Interview With LaNeca Cox, Badass Cook
Jun14

Interview With LaNeca Cox, Badass Cook

Our friend LaNeca Cox reminds us that it is never to late to follow your dream. Hers was to be a cook at a restaurant in Vegas… and that is now exactly what she’s doing! Thank you LaNeca for sharing part of your inspirational story. LaNeca Cox, Badass Cook! LaNeca Cox On LaNeca Cox – I am stronger than I’ve ever thought to be. When I set my mind to something I go full throttle until I achieve my goal. Diva...

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Interview With Chef William Poole – Chocolatier
May17

Interview With Chef William Poole – Chocolatier

Chef William Poole “Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dewCover it with choc’late and a miracle or twoThe Candy Man, oh the Candy Man canThe Candy Man can ’cause he mixes it with love and makes the world taste good” [Writers: Chambers, Karina / Monaco, Katherine / Schjolin, Morten / Ingoldsby, Denis Noel]  Some songs make you happy. Some people bring smiles too. Chef William Poole, Chocolatier, brings...

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Interview With Chef Holly Chute
Apr19

Interview With Chef Holly Chute

Holly Chute, Senior Georgia Grown Executive Chef Chef Holly Chute’s career journey is truly a farm-to-fork story. A Yankee from New York, Chef is the State of Georgia’s most prominent champion of all things Georgia food from farms and ranches to food makers, restaurants, and chefs. I first met this talented chef a few years ago at a local Atlanta farmers market where she was promoting Georgia foodpreneurs. As you might...

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7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey
Mar22

7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey

Grandma & Me Oh how I wish I was back in my grandma’s kitchen sitting at the long, wooden table which seemed to go on forever. Challah, magically appeared still warm from the bake. It was impossible not to steal a nibble or two of this delicious, egg bread. Grandma’s kitchen was the ultimate ‘Foodie’ experience wrapped in love. It makes me smile to think what she would do if I told her she was a Foodie. She’d probably shake her...

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