Nose Dive, Bacon Bros., Mekong [Greenville, SC]

July 11, 2014

If you are ever visiting Greenville, SC (and many do, can you just believe how cute the downtown is!) here are three restaurants I feel confident in recommending to you, fellow eater. A year ago I likely wouldn’t have sent you there, but The Nose Dive is really putting out some excellent food and beverage. A gastropub from restauranteur Carl Sobocinski of […]

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Moonie’s Texas BBQ Revisit

June 19, 2014

This past weekend I revisited Moonie’s Texas BBQ in Flowery Branch. Twice. We were on our way to spend some time with family in Highlands, NC like proper Atlantans (spoken in three syllables) do in the summer, when I realized we would pass the Flowery Branch exit on 985, and Moonie’s is just a short mile off […]

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Stovetop (Pork) Steak

May 19, 2014

Recently the New York Times’ Julia Moskin wrote an article about cooking steaks on the stovetop. The article reads like cooking a steak on a skillet is a novel or intimidating process, but it had a few interesting thoughts. I’m always reading articles about seemingly simple and time tested methods like cooking a steak or […]

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July 19, 2013

“Hey yo fat girl, c’mere–are ya ticklish? Yeah, I called ya fat; look at me, I’m skinny It never stopped me from getting busy” – Shock G Your inner fat person is asking you to make this – the all-belly porchetta from Serious Eats. The recipe is perfect. Your house will fill with smoke as […]

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Villains Wicked Heroes

April 27, 2013

Villains Wicked Heroes, the anticipated sandwich shop from Alex Brounstein (Grindhouse), Jason McClure (FLIP Buckhead), and Jared Lee Plyes (HD1) just opened in Midtown this week. Having all week had a strong craving for a satisfying sandwich, I decided to make an early visit, which can be risky. But it’s a sandwich shop, I wouldn’t […]

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Moonie’s Texas Barbeque

April 4, 2013

Have you heard of Moonie’s Texas BBQ in Flowery Branch? Probably not. Though it pains me as a world-famous blogger to admit, until a few days ago, I too was in the dark on this one. A friend (who happens to be leaving today on a multi-day Texas BBQ eating trip from Houston to Dallas) told […]

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Photos from Cochon 555

February 25, 2013

Photos from Cochon 555. A fun event, there were many pork-snacks to be had. It’s tough to beat Guy Wong’s tonkotsu ramen – so satisfying. The craziest/best bite to me was Ryan Smith’s bologna soup dumpling (as in, the wrapper was made of pork). They weren’t even sure it would work until just before the […]

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Cochon 555

February 6, 2013

Cochon 555, the swine and wine bacchanal so named for the involvement of five local chefs, five pigs, and five wineries is coming to Atlanta in less than two weeks, on Sunday the 17th. Created by Atlanta local Brady Lowe, Cochon 555 is an exposé of some very good chefs (and very good pork) and […]

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