May 2013

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we suki suki banh mi
Atlanta Restaurants

We Suki Suki

Background: We Suki Suki sits in the middle of East Atlanta Village, and serves up some mighty killer Vietnamese sandwiches. I was immediately surprised by the intimacy of the restaurant.  Very small and only two people behind the counter.  The lady at the counter is extremely outgoing and friendly, and

Atlanta Restaurants

Eats Atlanta

Background: Since their inception in 1993, Eats has provided quality meals at an even better prices.  Growing up, and going to school down the road, I was always at Eats.  Located just across from City Hall East, they offer not only a dynamic crowd, but menu as well. Whether you

Bobs Famous Recipe for Ribs
Recipes

Recipe for Ribs

Bob’s Famous Recipe for Ribs: This recipe for ribs has been getting rave reviews for over 35 years.  I learned the recipe when I was a kitchen cook at the Black Angus, a steak restaurant in Minneapolis, which is now long gone.  The dressy restaurant had a bar-b-que station in

Sautee chicken taco recipe ingredients
Recipes

Chicken Taco Recipe

Chicken Tacos are a fun and easy way to make healthy and tasty Mexican food at home.  They have been a mainstay at our house for years.  The only real magic in this chicken taco recipe is the technique for cooking, shredding and then sauteing the Chicken.  Once you have

Voodoo Burger from the Vortex in Atlanta
Atlanta Burger

The Vortex Burger

Unique Burger Experience: The Vortex burger is a one of a kind, and if you live in Atlanta, you know all about them.  The Vortex has locations in both Midtown and Little Five Points, and both provide unique attractions and great food. Located in the heart of Little Five Points,

Apples with almond butter and coconut
Healthy

Healthy Apple Recipe

Background: The myriad of healthy apple recipes on the internet reflects how ingrained the apple is in American Culture. We love the apple, and everyone has grown up on his or her own favorite healthy apple recipe. From apple cake, to apples and honey, the possibilities seem endless.  We discovered

Yeah! Burger with bacon and a side of fries
Atlanta Burger

Yeah Burger

The Burger that Keeps it Real: Yeah Burger was one of those spur of the moment, impulse stops.  We saw the sign for $3 Tacos, and I admit my initial hesitation, but our curiosity was overwhelming.  Upon arriving, the patio immediately catches your eye, and is a great place to

Thai Salmon with Curry
Atlanta Restaurants

Surin of Thailand

Aaron and I were hungry and we decided to see if we could find a parking spot near Surin of Thailand, located in Poncey Highland, within a mile of home.  Well, there was a parking spot right smack dab in front of the restaurant.  So we decided to re-visit this

tortillas, oil, butter
Gluten Free Recipes

Homemade Chips Recipe

Today I discovered just how easy it is to make homemade chips.  These chips are baked and are Gluten free! Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Take the best corn tortillas you can find (or make your own).  Cut them into quarters.  Brush both sides with a healthy high heat-able oil. 

easy guacamole recipe picture
Gluten Free Recipes

Easy Guacamole Recipe

  People have been asking for my easy Guacamole recipe for years.  It is so simple – and so good. Ingredients:  2 just ripe Haas Avocados, 1/4 – 1/2 cup diced sweet onion, 1/2 – 1 teaspoon garlic salt (or your own mix of garlic powder and sea salt), 1/2

Farmer's Market Peppers
Atlanta Markets

Buford Highway Farmer’s Market

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An International Cornucopia: There is no better place to take the honor of our first market post like the Buford Highway Farmers Market.  This amazing farmer’s market, located on Buford Highway, just outside I-285, is a cornucopia of foods from all corners of the earth.  You enter this huge market

Fox Bros BBQ Wing Plate
Atlanta BBQ

Fox Bros BBQ

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you looking for the top places for BBQ in Atlanta? You have to go to Fox Bros BBQ by Little Five Points.  I have been living in Tampa for the past year, and this is one of the places I missed the most.  Before, I was not the biggest