At George’s Lowcountry Table in Athens, Georgia, you can get two dozen oysters for $12 on Tuesday. I like my oysters raw, but they also chargrill them.
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During the Windows Champions event in Seattle, we were treated to a wonderful dinner at the Palace Ballroom and entertained with a cooking demo (that was more of a cooking philosophy session) by restaurateur extraordinaire, Tom Douglas. Tom is a wonderful storyteller and inspirational as a man who passionate about good quality food and loves [...]
During the Windows Champions event in Seattle, we were taken to the home office of Allrecipes.com to try out the Allrecipes Windows 8 app and do a little cooking. We had a great time making (and drinking/eating) mojitos, Vietnamese spring rolls, crab cakes and an apple fold-it-up dessert while we tried out the Allrecipes app [...]
With summer nearly here, that means it’s time to hit the road, the beach, or the trail. Instead of stopping for fast food or a convenience store on the way to your summer destination, bring a healthy snack along, preferably one that doesn’t need refrigeration like homemade trail mix. This recipe can be made gluten [...]
Last week, the folks from Microsoft took us Windows Champion bloggers to Pikes Place Market in Seattle to take pictures with the Samsung ATIV Odyssey™ (Verizon) Windows® Phone. The Pikes Place Market is just as wonderful as everyone says it is. I could have spent the whole day there eating, touring the food stalls, shopping, [...]
Are you a golf fan traveling to Jacksonville to view THE PLAYERS May 6-12? If so, you’ll be interested to learn about the addition of several new social venues at THE PLAYERS that will give fans chance to cool off in the shade, grab a drink and some delicious local food, and watch the likes [...]
The National and Ciné’s Dinner & A Movie happens three nights a week, Sunday through Tuesday. It’s a great way to try out celebrity chef Hugh Acheson’s The National restaurant for a reasonable price. Plus it makes a great date night since the Ciné movie theater is just next door. You can check out the [...]
We adore the Local Republic and anytime we’re near Lawrenceville, we try to stop there for a meal. The restaurant fills up quickly, so try to get their early – like before 6 pm – even during the week. They have an amazing craft beer selection, and their specials are terrific no matter if it’s [...]
At the Food Blog South 2013 conference, the food was provided by Saw’s Soul Kitchen, Jim ‘n Nick’s Bar-B-Q, Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Juban’s (alligator and frog leg gumbo!) along with awesome beer at the Good People Brewing Company. While I was there, I also had a a mixture of Greek and Southern food [...]
I wanted to point out the picture of the Southern mansion on the left and the three pictures above it. Those pictures are taken at the Boone Hall Plantation, which was the setting of Halle Berry’s first movie, Alex Haley’s Queen. It’s a must to visit if you’re ever in Charleston, South Carolina.
Last December, my husband and I had an amazing dinner at Tristan in Charleston, South Carolina. (We left the kids back at the condo we were renting.) Paul had the wine accompaniment. I had a glass of Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka on the rocks. The menu is below. We ordered variation on the five course [...]
Last month, I attended the Buick Encore Lifestyle Event in Atlanta as the “plus one” of my friend, Eileen Calandro, the Chief Mom Connector of Mom Central. She was invited to test drive the new Buick Encore before it hits dealerships in February, 2013. I was looking forward to spending time with Eileen while driving [...]
Hyman’s Seafood is THE restaurant to go to when you visit Charleston, SC according to everyone we talked to from neighbors to coworkers. It’s very family friendly. The service is terrific. The amount of food you get is enormous and delicious. And Hyman’s even has a gluten free menu (just ask)! From upper left going [...]
Lucie and I took my mom for English tea at the Madison Tea Room & Garden while she was visiting during Thanksgiving. I highly recommend it as a terrific girls’ day out for lunch. Lucie and her mémé loved it. And any excuse to wear funny hats, drink tea, and eat little sandwiches and desserts [...]
Are you headed for a long road trip with the kids this holiday season? While many truck stops, gas stations and fast food places are offering healthier fare, packing your own healthy snacks is a great way to save money and avoid temptation. Here’s a list of a few healthy snacks my family and I [...]