June 27, 2012 Featured Food

Ecco is growing fresh herbs, peppers, vegetables and more atop their Midtown establishment. Chef Craig Richards hails from Nebraska via Italy. After growing up in the Midwest with a mom cooking vegetables from a can, Richards gained a culinary education from Italian cooking masters to bring his seasoned palette to the South. A veteran of… Read more »

May 2, 2012 Featured Food

Today we celebrate a sweet success with ice cream. High Road Craft Ice Cream & Sorbets proprietor Keith Schroeder founded the company in Halloween of 2010. Pretty Southern was lucky to catch up for an interview on the local ice cream label’s launch into grocery stores (including Whole Foods in the Southeast and most recently… Read more »

April 12, 2012 Food

Talk about doing the Tomahawk Chop! Our Atlanta Braves are back in action. RA Sushi is right there rooting for the home team by offering a signature sushi roll. The Midtown restaurant is bringing back the seasonal Tomahawk Chop Roll– an eight-piece spicy lobster roll with cucumber and avocado rolled in rice and seaweed, topped… Read more »

April 2, 2012 Food

Atlanta foodies: get ready to be sucked in hook, line and sinker. The dream team behind South City Kitchen, Ecco, El Taco, and La Tavola is preparing another Southern masterpiece focused on fresh seafood. Fifth Group Restaurants will open Lure in Midtown this July. The restaurant is housed in the space where Vickery’s Crescent Avenue… Read more »

March 28, 2012 Featured Food

When it comes to cooking soup put those can openers away. The New England Country Soup Challenge showed me how it’s easy and delicious to have a hearty, creamy bowl of soup without blowing your diet. This competition pitted home cooks against the brand’s prepared soup pouches to see which competitor could create the most… Read more »

March 21, 2012 Featured Food

What do Alabama debutantes and local fishermen have in common? Not much. Unless you’re at Boathouse Oyster Bar. It’s a place where all walks of life who love oysters can come and indulge in some aphrodisiacs, cold beer, and good company. “This is a family business,” Green explained. “I moved here from Tampa in March… Read more »