Rosebud, Atlanta - June 20, 2012

Earlier this year, I visited Lowcountry… in Manhattan for brunch one Sunday when guest chef Ron Eyester from Rosebud in Atlanta (Virginia-High

VERDE! Atlanta Local Food Festival - June 20, 2012

The 4th annual VERDE! event fast approaching.
On Thursday, June 28 the VERDE! carnival-themed party is all about being LOCAL … Local b…

2012 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award Winners - May 8, 2012

2012 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards
Last night celebrating the 25th… anniversary of the awards, the James Beard Foundation

Lowcountry - April 6, 2012

I visited Lowcountry for brunch one Sunday recently when guest chef Ron Eyester from Rosebud in Atlanta was in the kitchen, cooking along with L

2012 James Beard Foundation Semifinalists Announced - February 21, 2012

James Beard’s 2012 Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists Announced
The James Beard Foundation has named the  restaurant and chef award semif…

James Beard Foundation 2011 Restaurant Award Nominees - March 23, 2011

The James Beard Foundation recently announced the final nominees for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards for Restaurant and Chef Awards. W…

2011 James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists Unveiled - March 6, 2011

The list of Restaurant and Chef semifinalists for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s recognition program honoring profe…

5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival - September 5, 2010

5th Annual “Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival” to Kick Off September 17
What was once a simple food pairing deeply roote…

Harvest on Main, Blue Ridge, Georgia - August 18, 2010

Thanks to Chef Danny Mellman the little, romantic town of Blue Ridge, Georgia — known best for its outdoor activities, Blue Ridge Lake and Toc

Besh’s Best – Lüke New Orleans - June 21, 2010

It was my first time in New Orleans, a town I’d been repeatedly told that I just HAD to visit since I moved to Atlanta a few years back. Heck, w…

Food & Wine Names Best New Chefs 2010 - April 8, 2010

New York City, April 6, 2010 — At a celebration this week at The Four Seasons Restaurant, Food & Wine Editor in Chief Dana Cowin announced t…

2010 James Beard Foundation Awards – Semifinalists - February 19, 2010

The  2010 James Beard Foundation Awards restaurant and chef award semifinalists were announced yesterday. Selected from thousands of onli…

Iron Chef Atlanta - April 7, 2009

Battle Rhubarb… Allez Cuisine!!!
A recent fundraiser for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival… took on an interesting dimension when it adopte

NEO Restaurant – Uncorked - March 25, 2009

NEO is one of the most upscale steps yet in the developing Atlanta dining scene. The contemporary Italian restaurant at The Mansion on Peachtre…

Market Atlanta – W Hotel - March 2, 2009

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Jean Georges Vongerichten… at the opening of his newest restaurant, Market. The dining room is h

Craft Restaurant Atlanta – Tom Colicchio - December 14, 2008

Recently, I was lucky enough to get to attend a media event for the opening of Tom Colicchio’s (of restaurant empire and ‘Top Chef&…

Serenbe – Les Dames d’Escoffier – Food Festival - December 1, 2008

I love finding new things (in general). I truly love finding new foodie things. I absolutely love a new discovery that much more when it’s

Wisteria – Atlanta Dining - November 8, 2008

There are certain restaurants that you pass-by all the time. You might say to yourself, ‘why haven’t I tried that place yet?̵…

Top Chef Richard Blais - September 22, 2008

For all of you eagerly awaiting the next Top Chef… season like I am, I thought I would engage in some fond memories of last season. A while ago I dined

Atlanta’s Watershed with Scott Peacock - October 24, 2007

Last time I headed to Atlanta, the answer from my food buddies as to where I should eat was Scott Peacock’s Watershed.
First time down West Ponc…