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Do-It-Yourself Tito’s Infusions

Brought to you by Tito's Handmade Vodka In case you missed this year's Tito's Handmade Vodka Infusion class with Theo Hall, here's a crash course in mastering the art of do-it-yourself vodka infusions at home... At Tito’s Handmade Vodka we make just 1 flavor of vodka...

A LUXURIOUS TASTE OF DESIGN | ADAC & RATHBUNS’ WATCH LIST

A LUXURIOUS TASTE OF DESIGN  |  ADAC & RATHBUNS’ WATCH LIST On Saturday, June 4 the ADAC doors opened for gourmet diners and luxury design lovers! Marking the fifth annual event hosted by Chef Kevin Rathbun, this year’s event features a special selection...

PNC 2016 BEST OF THE FEST

PNC 2016 BEST OF THE FEST Sponsored by PNC Bank Congratulations to John Lasater of Hattie B’s for winning the 2016 Best of the Fest. At this year’s 6th annual Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, PNC Bank hosted its first ever Best of the Fest contest which encouraged...

A TASTE OF DESIGN IN THE DEEP SOUTH

A TASTE OF DESIGN IN THE DEEP SOUTH Behind the Scenes with Rathbuns’ Watch List Designer Lisa Palmer, SUMMERHOUSE Sponsored post by ADAC. In preparation for Saturday’s Rathbuns’ Watch List event with ADAC and The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, featured Mississippi...

FROM HAUTE CUISINE TO HOT CHICKEN: Todd Richards

By James Oxendine Star Chef Todd Richards, whose culinary fingerprints are all over Atlanta’s burgeoning dining scene, has had a dynamic 24 year long, career arch that has carried the Chicago naive from haute cuisine to hot chicken. The talented toque, musician -and...

Restaurant 356

Post Sponsored by Porsche Located on the second level of the Porsche Experience Center, 356 offers innovative cuisine served in a refined, contemporary setting. The Porsche restaurant offers fine-dining with a refined yet approachable menu highlighting a wine program...

a look back at a weekend that was

It’s official: the 2015 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival has come and gone. This was the fifth installment of Atlanta’s preier food and beverage Festival, and with their 2015 event, AF&WF founders, Elizabeth Feichter and Dominique Love, have reminded Atlanta why their Festival is number one. This year’s Festival was the biggest to date, and with an innumerable collection of wonderful Southern plates and drinks, it was most certainly the best.

the history of the mint julep

Every year the Kentucky Derby sells about 120,000 mint juleps in a two-day span. Fans pack the stands to watch 20 horses rumble ‘round the track, with the fastest earning the roses they are all running for. Invariably, almost every hand is holding a julep cup filled...

Linton Hopkins’ Latest

By James Oxendine James Beard award winning chef-restaurateur, Linton Hopkins, recently announced his plans to open his latest concept, H&F Burger, at the highly anticipated Ponce City Market in 2015. Hopkins chatted with me about the project and how the project came...

Delysia Chocolatier Features Flavors of the South

This guest post comes from 2015 Talent Nicole Patel of Delysia Chocolatier in Austin, TX The South - and Texas in particular - provides so much flavor inspiration. Some elements of the South’s unique regional dishes, culinary specialties, and infamous Southern heat...

Get Your Fix of Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Join Tito’s Handmade Vodka at the following delicious activities throughout the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival weekend: Pig Out: Market Style Thursday, May 28th, 7:30pm at Ponce City Market Help us kickoff the festival with an evening focused on pigging out Market Style...

Grilling Brunch

Sponsored by Big Green Egg Spring and summer are a great time to enjoy a nice backyard BBQ, but if you’re looking to switch up the type of party you’re throwing, try brunch! Big Green Egg, the Presenting Sponsor of the Sunday Brunch (SOLD OUT), is sharing some tips...