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Ecco’s Summer Menu Features a Taste of the Rooftop Garden and Some Delicious Surprises

Ecco is, hands-down, one of my favorite restaurants in the city. It’s date night, it’s special occasions, it’s a casual happy hour at the bar…it’s just one of those places you can go anytime. Recently, I had the opportunity to dine there and sample the new summer menu. Because Ecco’s menu changes seasonally (and oftentimes, […]

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Exploring Ecco’s Rooftop Garden with Executive Chef Craig Richards [VIDEO]

Ecco is one of Atlanta’s best-loved restaurants – known for its inventive and delicious Mediterranean fare and perfect for date night and special occasions, as well as a casual happy hour at the bar. Named “Best New Restaurant in America” by Esquire magazine in 2006, Ecco has received four stars from the Atlanta Journal Constitution […]

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Learn to Cook an Irish-Inspired Meal at The Cook’s Warehouse, Just in Time for St. Patrick’s Day – Saturday, March 12, 2011

Did you hear me talk about these Irish cooking classes on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta on Tuesday morning? Here are all the details! Every St. Patrick’s Day I cook a big traditional Irish-American meal, just like my parents always made when I was growing up: a huge hunk of corned beef with cabbage and boiled […]

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Celebrate Atlanta’s Many Historic Landmarks with the Atlanta Preservation Center’s 8th Annual Phoenix Flies

A phoenix is a mythical bird that would burn itself on a funeral pyre and then rise again as a symbol of hope and rebirth. After the Civil War (or the War of Northern Aggression, for those of you who prefer that term), Atlanta adopted the phoenix as its official symbol, as it rose from […]

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Sweetwater Brewery’s 2nd Annual Brew Your Cask Off – Saturday, March 5, 2011

Looking for a tasty, refreshing way to spend your weekend? How about Sweetwater Brewery’s Brew Your Cask Off Cask Ale Festival? Once again, Sweetwater has asked 80+ special guest brewers, including local retailers, home brewers, and charities, to create their own one-of-a-kind cask (under the tutelage and watchful eyes of Sweetwater’s brewers) for festival attendees to sample and […]

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Sweet Treats for a Good Cause at Share Our Strength’s 4th Annual Great American Baking Contest Tonight – Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Share Our Strength is a national nonprofit organization with a lofty and worthy goal: to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Their 4th Annual Great American Baking Contest is tonight – Wednesday, March 2, 2011 – and is the kickoff event for their 8th Annual Great American Bake Sale (read about last year’s Great American […]

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Spontaneous Combustion Atlanta Improv Comedy Festival is Back at The Basement Theatre! March 2-6, 2011

The 3rd Annual Spontaneous Combustion Atlanta comedy festival lights up Buckhead March 2-6, 2011 at the Basement Theatre and the laughter is sure to be heard throughout the city! Billed as “some of the funniest people you’ve never heard of,” the festival features emerging comedic talent from Minneapolis, Chicago and Raleigh-Durham, as well as some […]

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Catch Some Sweet Art at the “Attack of the Pie” Art Show Today at The Pie Hole in Roswell – Sunday, February 27, 2011

One of my favorite hole-in-the-wall dessert shops is The Pie Hole in downtown Roswell. Owner and baker Alayne Graham’s 100% from-scratch homemade pies are made with fresh, hand-rolled pie crusts and only fresh, in-season fruit (absolutely nothing frozen or canned) so the available flavors are always the freshest of the season. If you haven’t visited […]

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Join the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival for Closing Night and a Private Oscar-Viewing Party at STRIP – FREE & Open to the Public!

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is wrapping up their 11th annual festival this weekend and – as is the tradition – they’re ending it with a bang! We hope you will join us for our private closing night party, “And the Winner Is…” Academy Awards viewing party. Starting at 8:00 PM on Sunday, February 27, […]

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Sample Buckhead’s Best at Buckhead Restaurant Week – February 26 to March 6, 2011

Starting tomorrow you can 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. It’s over a full week – February 26 through March 6, 2011 – of chances to dine out in Buckhead and check out […]

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