Wednesday, July 23, 2014
#foodgram: Melissa, the Singapore-based photographer who runs @girleatworld, has one mission: stuff her face around the world. Based off of her food pictures, eating Belgian waffles in Brussels, coconut ice cream in Thailand or even a Scotch egg in London has never looked better. Read how she does it on her blog, http://www.girleatworld.net
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Join master of whiskey Kevin Mulcahy at Ink & Elm in Emory Village as he leads guests through a trio of rare whiskeys paired with a four-course dinner prepared by executive chef Stephen Sharp. The evening begins on Wednesday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. with a specialty cocktail, then progresses through an aged flight of whiskeys coming out of Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co.: Barterhouse, 20 years; Old Blowhard, 26 years; and Rhetoric, 20 years. Purchase your tickets today!
When Umi unites classic and modern Japanese flavors, they do more than just please taste buds – they receive accolades. According to Jezebel magazine, partner/chef Fuyuhiko Ito runs the “most happening resto in A-Town.” The Buckhead restaurant ranked number one in the luxury magazine’s “100 Best Restaurants 2014." The recognition kept coming as they claimed "Best Sushi" and "Best Celeb" sightings.
The sixth annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival may be over, but our summer foodie schedules show no sign of slowing down any time soon. Up next on our calendars? Making our way to historic Crabapple for BBQ & Blues Sundays at Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails. Live music, craft brews and more barbecue than you can shake a rib at - what's not to love? Once we've had our fill, we're heading back to the big city to celebrate Chick-a-Biddy's first anniversary at Atlantic Station. With a week's worth of special deals and events, multiple visits are a must. All that and more in this week's Dish!
Monday, July 21, 2014
The rain didn’t stop this year’s Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival from being a smash hit! On Sunday, July 20, chefs and mixologists brought their best dishes and drinks and stole the hearts (and votes) of judges and fans. Judges Choice went to Ted Lahey of Osteria Mattone for Best Dish while Joey Ward of Gunshow took home the Fan Favorite award. Eduardo Guzman of JCT. Kitchen & Bar and The Optimist swept the Judges Choice for Best Cocktail while Stuart White, Vince Lendi and Zach Capito of Miller Union won Fan Favorite for Best Cocktail. See you all next year!
Friday, July 18, 2014
Only at Whole Foods Market: Westminster Royal Addition One-Year-Old Cheddar Commemorates 2013 Birth of Prince George
Prince George is celebrating his first birthday on July 22 and a special 12 month aged English cheddar, handcrafted by the Barber family in Somerset, England, will be pulled out in July 2014 to commemorate Prince George’s special day. The savory Westminster Royal Addition One-Year-Old Cheddar is available for a limited time at area Whole Foods Market locations for $9.99 per pound.
Dine at Chick-a-Biddy after 5 p.m. on Monday, July 21 and 10 percent of your tab will benefit LifeLine Animal Project as they continue to find the perfect homes for cats and dogs at area animal shelters and provide low-cost spay, neuter and vaccination services to prevent a cycle of neglect. Chick-a Biddy menu selections include all-natural dishes, wood-grilled fish tacos, falafels, veggies plates, Little Biddies kids’ menu and more!
Take a break while you’re at the BB&T Atlanta Open from July 19-27 and swing by Chick-a-Biddy and Tin Drum Asiacafé to ace your hunger. These Atlantic Station restaurants are just steps away from the tournament action and offer a variety of options. Chick-a-Biddy serves up its lunch and dinner menu beginning at 11 a.m. during weekdays and opens for brunch Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Try the blackened pasture-raised chicken burger, fried chicken and waffles or one of four Green Biddies (salads): Cobb, Club Med, Power House and Roman. Top the Green Biddies with fried chicken, wood-grilled chicken skewer or wood-grilled fish for an additional $4. Start off brunch with organic oatmeal, chef’s omelet of the day or almond pancakes. If you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine, Tin Drum Asiacafé heats up the kitchen Monday–Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. and at 12 p.m. on Sunday. Menu items range from Asian classics like stir-fry and pad thai noodles and dishes inspired by authentic Asian recipes such as tikka masala and basil fried rice, tacos, salads and soups. After a day sitting courtside, a satisfying meal and cold beverage is just what you need!
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6th Annual JCT. Kitchen & Bar Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival Salsas into The Goat Farm on July 20
The festival we have all been waiting for is finally here! The JCT. Kitchen & Bar Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival is happening this Sunday, July 20 from 1-5 p.m. at The Goat Farm Arts Center. More than 50 of the Southeast’s most talented chefs, 19 skilled mixologists and at least 30 farmers will create delicious dishes and cocktails to raise money for Georgia Organics and The Giving Kitchen. Continue the fun afterwards at JCT. Kitchen & Bar for the official Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival after party from 5-9 p.m. Don’t forget to hashtag all your tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram photos with #AKTF2014.
Travel the world without leaving the city with the vodka passport program at 10th & Piedmont. On Thursday, July 17, sip your way through 25 varieties of vodkas, earning a stamp for each vodka you try. National Wine & Spirits representatives will be at the 6:30 p.m. launch party and will offer complimentary vodka tastings while 10th & Piedmont will provide complimentary snacks and a 10 percent discount for those who stay on for dinner that night. Receive a stamp in each square of your passport (not all in one night, of course!) and receive a complimentary dinner for two (maximum $50 value).
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Road Trip! Field a Seat on Atkins Park Virginia-Highland Party Bus to Braves vs. Marlins Game on July 22
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
What’s New on Pinterest: Scones, salads, crisps, smoothies, popsicles...our Berry Delicious Pinterest page confirms it – if you’re going to make these berry delicious recipes, you better get the large carton of berries from the grocery store!