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Mi Casa Su Casa Monthly Dinner Series at El Taco in Virginia Highland – July Dinner is Pacific Seafood

One of my favorite Mexican joints in Atlanta is The Original El Taco, one of Fifth Group Restaurants’ delicious eateries. Their monthly Mi Casa Su Casa dinner series continues next week, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 6:30 until 8:00 PM, with a celebration for your tastebuds of the delicious, authentic seafood you can only […]

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Have Fun in the Sun at Virginia-Highland Summerfest This Weekend – Saturday and Sunday, June 4 & 5, 2011

For the 28th year running, the close-knit neighborhood of Virginia-Highland rolls out a giant welcome to the public and to summer with Summerfest! Two full days of public events take place this Saturday and Sunday, June 4 & 5, 2011. Taking place on the beautiful, tree-lined Virginia Avenue, between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive, […]

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Join Me Sunday, March 27 at D.B.A. Barbecue – I’ll Be Guest Bartending & I Want To See You There!

FACT: I’ve never tended bar (unless you count the Guinness-pouring class I took once at a local Irish pub – for the record, I got an A-, according to the bartender). FACT: I’m always amazed at the ability of a good bartender to mix my drink – no matter what I ask for – without […]

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#359 – La Tavola Serves Up Romance with a Special Valentine’s Day Menu and One of My New Favorite Desserts!

Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a heavenly, chocolatey dessert…except maybe a heavenly chocolatey dessert that follows two other scrumptious courses at the romantic La Tavola in Virginia Highland. La Tavola makes me think of Billy Joel’s “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” – you know, “A bottle of white, a bottle of red /¬†Perhaps a bottle […]

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#345 – Take Your Tastebuds to Italy Tonight at La Tavola’s “A Taste of Tuscany” Tonight – Saturday, January 22, 2011

La Tavola’s Executive Chef Craig Richards is a master at creating tempting, tasty menus for special events (you may have experienced Tomatofeast over the summer – just thinking about the prospect of fresh summer tomatoes is enough to get me through the rest of this frigid winter!) Tonight’s menu for A Taste of Tuscany looks […]

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#318 – Virginia Highland Tour of Homes This Weekend – December 11 & 12, 2010

The Virginia-Highland neighborhood is known for its beautiful bungalows, fantastic shopping dining, and walkability. A true “neighborhood” in every sense of the word, it’s one of the neighborhoods that even out-of-towners have heard of and want to visit – as evidenced by its most recent fans, Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, who have been spotted […]

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#317 – Glamour Paws Hosts Pictures with Santa…For Your Furry Friend at Their Store in Virginia Highland – Saturday, December 11, 2010

Even your pooch needs Pictures with Santa! Let Fido whisper his Christmas list in Santa’s ear…or give Santa a nice big, slurpy kiss – Saturday, December 11, 2010 – from 12:30 PM until 2:30 PM! Alecia Lauren, named Best Pet Photographer this year in Atlanta’s Magazine, will be on hand to snap your dog’s photo […]

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