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When Eating Out Does Your Karma, and City, Good.

by Krista Miller

This Wednesday, April 23, stay out of the kitchen and let the chefs of Atlanta feed you! For the 22nd year, Dining Out For Life, are partnering with local restaurants to raise money for Open Hand Atlanta. Dozens of our favorite restaurants are donating between 25% – 50% of their proceeds to Open Hand to […]

5 Easy Steps to the Ultimate Date Night..At Home! | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

The first few years my husband and I were together, our date nights were what we looked forward to most each week. We dined at trendy restaurants, sipped on fancy cocktails, it was fabulous! Fast forward a few years later, add a baby, two crazy dogs, work schedules with long hours, and, well, date night […]

It’s Vegas, Steak’s Got You Covered…..A Must Read….

by Krista Miller

   Ultimate Guys’s Guide to Vegas   This weekend, Atlanta Eats is taking the show on the road and heading to Vegas! I sat down with the man, the legend, the honorary mayor of Las Vegas,  Steak Shapiro to give you the ULTIMATE guy’s guide to Sin City.   Krista: What is the most important […]

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Pasta! | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  The first time I cooked spaghetti squash for dinner I was a bit skeptical. It was the second week of January and one of my New Year’s resolutions was to cook healthier meals for my family. The grilled chicken, fish, and roasted vegetables were great those first few days, but I was really missing […]

Guys, It’s BBQ Shrimp in Heaven That You Just Can’t Pass Up in 7 Things.

by Steak Shapiro

   7 Things I am Sure About: Season 4 Premier Edition   1.  That the tastiest collared greens I may have possibly ever eaten can be found at the new BBQ joint on Roswell Road near Chastain, Greater Good BBQ. Get ready for a delicious spicy kick which will have you guessing what is exactly in […]

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Mara’s Guide to the Atlanta Movie Festival’s Food Invasion | Atlanta Eats

by Mara Davis

  The Atlanta Film Festival starts this week and they have a few food offerings to choose from.  “Food On Film” begins with “Sriracha” a documentary on your favorite hot sauce.   See it Saturday March 29th at 2:15 at the Plaza Theatre.     Farmland is an intimate look at farmers and ranchers in their 20′s.  It will […]

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The One Thing That Will Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  What’s a mom to do if her child refuses to eat vegetables and only wants chicken nuggets morning, noon, and night? Easy, she gets creative during mealtimes and allows her child to do the same! As many of you know, I’m a huge fan of the Atlanta-based company Moms on Call and turn to […]

Bitterly Welcoming Spring With a Cocktail | The Sipologist

by James Martin

  I just bought some Galliano and wanted to make something new and interesting with it. It’s weird, but often times Galliano is mixed with very simple juices (OJ, for example) and served as a mild drink. I wanted to take it a bit further. I found a recipe for a drink called the Aperol […]

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The One Go-To Recipe Every Woman Needs | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  Every woman needs that one signature dish that she can whip up at a moment’s notice and that she’s famous for amongst her friends and family. Don’t have a signature dish in your repertoire yet? No problem! Take the recipe below for Chicken Tetrazzini and call it your own. It’s a super easy dish […]

The Workout That Lets This Mom Say With Pride…”Let Us Eat Cake”

by Atlanta Eats Staff

  Have any of you Atlanta Eats fans enjoyed the insanity that is the Cookies and Milk Pie at The Joy Cafe? If you have, then I am sure you have done what I have done and enjoyed a second slice . . ..   If so, you are probably freaking out like I am […]

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There’s Nothing Fishy About This Recipe | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

  Are you looking for that perfect recipe that’s waistline friendly, easy enough to cook for a quick weeknight meal, and that you can serve these next few Fridays of Lent? If so, try the recipe below for Baked Catfish Mediterranean and you’ll have a dish that you and your entire family will love! My […]

A Home Experiment: The Sazerac | The Sipologist

by James Martin

  Let’s talk Sazeracs…. How cool is the history of this drink? Check this out: Around 1850, Sewell T. Taylor sold his bar, The Merchants Exchange Coffee House, and went into the imported liquor business. He began to import a brand of cognac named Sazerac-de-Forge et Fils. At the same time, Aaron Bird took over […]

I Can Freeze What!? 7 More Surprising Foods.. | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

    I was super excited to hear from a lot of Mom Thyme readers after last week’s blog entry, Seven Surprising Foods to Keep in Your Freezer. Many of you shared with me your favorite “freezer friendly” foods and I was thrilled to hear all of your great time and money saving tips (and, […]

Alton Brown on Scariest Night of His Life…

by Krista Miller

  Early last year, Anthony Bourdain came to Atlanta to film The Layover for The Travel Channel. In between taking down a burger at Holeman & Finch with Sean Brock and exploring Buford Highway, he took Alton Brown to the (in)famous Clermont Lounge. What happened next haunts Alton to this day. So, how did it […]

Seven Surprising Foods to Keep in Your Freezer | Mom Thyme

by Mary Kennon Lewis

Wine. Butter. Tomato paste. Fresh basil. What do each of these items have in common besides being the main ingredients for a show stopping Italian dinner? They’re all items that are surprisingly “freezer friendly” and can be stored in your freezer for up to six months or longer. Maintaining a well-stocked freezer is a fantastic […]

The King of All Cakes, A True Mardi Gras Tradition | Cajun Mike

by Cajun Mike

  There are several really good cooks in the Atlanta area that learned their craft from the old great chefs and legendary restaurants of New Orleans and Lafayette. I’m proud to say that I know a few of these guys so I asked them for a recipe for this series of articles.   Chef Claude […]