Dine Out Tonight to Help a Local in Need – DBA Barbecue Hosts Benefit for One of Their Own – May 1, 2012

Dine Out Tonight to Help a Local in Need – DBA Barbecue Hosts Benefit for One of Their Own – May 1, 2012

D.B.A. Barbecue owner Matt Coggin posted this poster this morning on Facebook, along with this caption: “Tonight! If I ever donated a gift certificate, food, cash, or time to your charity, school, church, dog shelter, kickball team, walk, school play, then please come support my coworker that needs your help. No red tape just immediate […]

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Chef Ron Eyester and Rosebud Host Mother Clucker: A Fried Chicken Festival – Saturday, March 31, 2012

Chef Ron Eyester and Rosebud Host Mother Clucker: A Fried Chicken Festival – Saturday, March 31, 2012

Wowza – now this sounds amazing! Chef Ron Eyester and Rosebud are hosting the first Mother Clucker: A Fried Chicken Festival on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 2:00 until 6:00 PM. What does that mean for you? Well, for just $35 per person, you can experience 12 great local chefs who are lined up to […]

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The Man in Black: Atlanta Ballet Presents Three New Works, Including One Inspired by the Iconic Johnny Cash – March 23-25, 2012

The Man in Black: Atlanta Ballet Presents Three New Works, Including One Inspired by the Iconic Johnny Cash – March 23-25, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to preview three new works by stand-out choreographers, presented by the Atlanta Ballet. It was a fun evening with just a snippet of each work – enough to whet my whistle and let me know that this weekend’s performances are not to be missed! This weekend […]

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This Just In! Hollywood Comes to No. 246 in Decatur! Restaurant Temporarily Closed for Filming – March 25-30, 2012!

This Just In! Hollywood Comes to No. 246 in Decatur! Restaurant Temporarily Closed for Filming – March 25-30, 2012!

Big congratulations to our friends at No. 246 in Decatur!  From all day on Sunday, March 25 through lunch service on Friday, March 30, No. 246 in Decatur will be temporarily closed to the public due to film production. A movie called A.C.O.D. will be filming at the restaurant during this time. No. 246 Owners and Chefs Ford Fry […]

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Whiskey Lovers, Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Early with a Bushmills Whiskey Dinner at Fadó Tonight! Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Whiskey Lovers, Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Early with a Bushmills Whiskey Dinner at Fadó Tonight! Tuesday, March 13, 2012

It’s St. Paddy’s Week and it’s definitely my favorite time of year. Every year, I look forward to my eating St. Patrick’s dinner at my parents’ house, the entire kitchen filled with the aroma of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes boiling on the stove, hot soda bread dripping with butter… Okay, now my mouth is […]

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Last Chance to Sample Buckhead’s Best Restaurants – Buckhead Restaurant Week Through Sunday, March 4, 2012

Last Chance to Sample Buckhead’s Best Restaurants – Buckhead Restaurant Week Through Sunday, March 4, 2012

This weekend is your last chance (for this year, at least) to take a tour of some of the best restaurants that Buckhead has to offer by sampling their menus with $25- and $35-prix fixe menus at Buckhead Restaurant Week. Through March 4, 2011, Buckhead’s favorites offer you this unique chance dine out and check out some amazing […]

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Atlanta Ballet and Meehan’s Public House in Sandy Springs Honor Music Legend Johnny Cash with a Special Dinner – March 15, 2012

Atlanta Ballet and Meehan’s Public House in Sandy Springs Honor Music Legend Johnny Cash with a Special Dinner – March 15, 2012

For your listening pleasure, while you read this post! Johnny Cash is one of my all-time favorites. When I was a kid, he lived in my hometown, Port Richey, Florida, next door to my parents’ best friends, in the house that his wife, june Carter Cash, inherited from her parents on the Pithlachascotee River (we had […]

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Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland Celebrates 90 Years with a Prohibition Dinner – Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland Celebrates 90 Years with a Prohibition Dinner – Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Someone once told me, you learn something new every day – today I learned that Atkins Park Tavern in Virginia-Highland is Atlanta’s oldest continuously licensed tavern. Now that is definitely something to celebrate! To commemorate turning 90 next month, Atkins Park Tavern is hosting a special Prohibition Dinner on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Featuring dishes that […]

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The Atlanta Opera Presents “The Golden Ticket” – Fellow Willy Wonka Lovers, Won’t You Join Me?

The Atlanta Opera Presents “The Golden Ticket” – Fellow Willy Wonka Lovers, Won’t You Join Me?

One of my favorite books of all time is Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It’s whimsical, it’s fantastical, it was made into one of my favorite movies of all time: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, as in the original 1971 version (not the creepy and downright strange 2005 Tim Burton version). And […]

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Dine Out TONIGHT For a Great Cause at Meehan’s Public House in Vinings – Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Dine Out TONIGHT For a Great Cause at Meehan’s Public House in Vinings – Tuesday, February 21, 2012

It’s a rare opportunity that we get to do something good for someone we don’t know. Here’s your chance, Atlanta – and you can do it tonight! Today – Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – from 4:00 PM until midnight, Meehan’s Public House in Vinings is having a fundraiser for the Carmo Family. On Sunday, Jan. 29, […]

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