Peanut Butter Fudge Joy

Every good Southerner knows that November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month. To celebrate, the Southern Peanut Growers are hosting the #myPBjoy Instagram contest this month! What could be more fun than eating peanut butter and taking pictures? How about winning prizes for doing so! So here’s the deal: Follow @peanut.butter.lovers on Instagram. Eat peanut butter […]

Home For The Holidays With Four Roses Bourbon

As soon as there is a little nip in the air, we get a craving for “brown liquor,” you know, whiskey, scotch, cognac, brandy, etc. In the South, the brown liquor of choice is (of course) bourbon. So you can imagine our delight when we were invited to participate in a “Home for the Holidays” […]

Not So Humble Chicken & Dumplings

As the cold, rainy season sets in, we find ourselves wanting comfort foods; those dishes that warm us from the inside out. In the South, chicken and dumplings is one of those iconic dishes. A humble meal of sautéed vegetables, elevated by homemade chicken broth and completed with doughy dumplings that fills stomachs and hearts […]

Chef Matlock Brings Southern-Inspired Tapas To Midtown

What better way to spend the first day of autumn than in an open-air restaurant enjoying food and drinks with colleagues. The cooler weather made dining at 10th and Piedmont with its large open windows and great views of the Midtown skyline a rare treat. Executive Chef Michelle Matlock who was recently hired by Gilbert Yeremian, […]

Ribs and Sauce Perfect for Labor Day

Growing up, Labor Day always marked the unofficial end of summer, and the beginning of football season, toasted marshmallows over an outdoor fire, and wondering whether the hot apple cider needs more cinnamon. The first Labor Day was held in 1882 to honor the American labor movement and the contributions workers have made to the […]

Squirrel Season Begins

For all of you that look forward to going out to the country to do a little hunting for wild game, I have some good news for you: the hunting season for the Sciurus Carolinensis or the common squirrel opens TODAY! According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, squirrel season begins on August 15th […]

It’s “Bowled” Peanut Time Again

Growing up in the north Georgia, the appearance of signs along rural highways advertising “Boiled Peanuts” (pronounced bowled peynuts) signaled the end of summer and the beginning of football season. As the temperature began to drop, we would put away our flip flops, don our flannel shirts and head for the Appalachian Mountains to “see […]