The Joy of Julia – Review of the documentary Julia
Nov17

The Joy of Julia – Review of the documentary Julia

Julia, – The Delicious Life of America’s First Food Icon Julia. The new documentary is the story of the bigger than life woman who gave home cooks permission to experiment in the kitchen – without guilt even if mistakes occurred. It’s Julia Child of course! Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West created a film where, integrated into Julia’s delicious food journey, weaves a love story within a love story...

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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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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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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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Road Trip To Conyers, GA
May15

Road Trip To Conyers, GA

Recently I took a little, road trip to Conyers, GA to meet up with a few friends from the Atlanta Food & LifeStyle Bloggers’ Society (I’m honored to be the current president of this group.). The Conyers Convention and Visitors’ Bureau had kindly offered to host the AFLBS to a red carpet guided tour of this charming small city south east of Atlanta. Did you know small towns and small cities are popular...

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Stoney River – A Delightful Surprise
Feb26

Stoney River – A Delightful Surprise

A delightful surprise ~ Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill. There are restaurants that you pass as you run errands, meet up with friends and are on your way to other places. As you drive by you think, “Oh yes, must remember this one next time.” Stoney River Steak House and Grill was one of those restaurants for me. When I received an invitation from Table Top Media Group to experience a blogger’s tasting meal at...

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