May 5, 2014 Food & Drink

Happy Cinco de Mayo! This festival of fajitas has become a rather notorious day for partying, while of course celebrating Mexican independence. Alas, this year Cinco de Mayo falls on a Monday, so we’ve got to keep it pretty tame. Our friend Hess at Witty + Pretty has a whole list of the places to… Read more »

April 9, 2014 Food & Drink

As a native North Carolinian, a love for barbecue runs in my blood. This weekend, I made a day trip down to North Carolina from Blacksburg to visit Elon University, where I will go for my master’s degree next fall, and to stop at one of my family’s favorite barbecue restaurants. Prissy Polly’s Pig-Pickin’ Barbecue,… Read more »

Steak in the broiler at New York Prime.
March 7, 2014 Food & Drink

When it comes to fine dining in Atlanta, the classic steakhouse is in a category all its own. Atlanta is the Southeast’s mecca for delicious filet mignon thanks to local providers such as Buckhead Beef, Brasstown Beef, and a bevy of other sources for grass-fed beef from local farms. Before we sit down to supper,… Read more »

January 27, 2014 Food & Drink

These delicious, Southern fried shrimp were inspired by the recipe on the back of the Kikkoman’s box, but we added our own essence. The secret to our Southern fried shrimp recipe is about 1/2 teaspoon Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Seasoning. For more flavor, go with a whole teaspoon or tablespoon. Frying shrimp is probably easier… Read more »

January 9, 2014 Food & Drink Variety

On one of the coldest days of the year, Atlantans lined up outside Sublime Donuts for a chance to get served by Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. To promote their new movie, Ride Along, which was filmed in Atlanta, the superstars hit the streets to promote their new film. Check out this hilarious clip of… Read more »