December 6, 2011 Featured Food

New world flavors meet the old South dining scene as Latitude opens in the heart of Atlanta. Micah Willix has navigated his way as the former captain of the helm at Ecco to launch this endeavor in the former location of the Grape at Phipps Plaza reclaiming the space as Latitude. His new restaurant promises… Read more »

November 15, 2011 Food

Want a 10 minute weeknight meal? Tex Blair has the answer for you. The new Tex Blair’s Everything Seasoning helps turn an ordinary meal around thanks to a tasty blend of spices. Pick up some seafood, chicken, or veggies on the way home from work, coat in olive oil and a help of seasoning and… Read more »

October 25, 2011 Food

This recipe for Layered Potato and Egg Salad by Sandra Gutierrez is this chef’s version of the causa. Like a potato-based egg salad sandwich, this causa will definitely wake people up at your next potluck, with its zingy lime-chile potatoes and a generous topping of olives. Gutierrez, a former food columnist for the Cary News… Read more »

October 24, 2011 Food

Chef and author Sandra Gutierrez recipe for savory chocolate brownies is a perfect dessert for the fall season. A creamy coating of sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, coffee plus two different types of chile powder is sure to please. Beware, this concoction yields 20 brownies! This recipe and tons more can be found in Gutierrez’s new… Read more »

October 19, 2011 Food

From brownies to barbecue, Sandra Gutierrez’s innovative recipes showcase the flavor of the New South. On my first trip shopping for groceries in a bodega in Guatemala, a familiar item grabbed my attention from the snack section. The bag read chicharrón, but the bubbled tan craters of fried pigskins peeking through the cellophane said “pork… Read more »

September 20, 2011 Food

The new book Southern Biscuits is more than a cookbook. Written by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart, with a foreword by Terry Kay, the book explores the history of biscuits and offers great tips and tricks, accompanied by helpful photos. The text provides a wide range of interesting recipes including a ginger flavored biscuit and… Read more »