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Fail and Try Again – Making Macarons at…

Making macarons is not easy. As Vy Howard from Syndesi Desserts explains, it is a process of failing and trying again. Over the course of a year she went through a process of "honing my…

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The Prayer that Launched Syndesi Desserts

Vy Howard at Syndesi Desserts is self-taught baker who admits she has "perfectionist tendencies." She makes all of her custom desserts from her home bakery outside of Atlanta. Her passion for baking stems from a…

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Lao Food Culture

Each of the dishes served at Snackboxe Bistro showcases a bit of Lao food culture. In this post, the owners explain to us the stories behind the dishes they selected for their menu. If you…

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A Fortune Teller and an Elephant – Stories…

What do a fortune teller and a baby elephant have in common? They both provided inspiration for Atlanta's new Lao restaurant! Snackboxe Bistro owners Thip Athakhanh and Vanh Sengaphone are serving up some creative Lao…

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Early Mornings in the Cafe 120 Bakery

Cheryl Brantley shares her early morning routine in the Cafe 120 bakery. Part of owning this coffee shop is preparing the freshly baked goods they serve to their customers. Read about her mornings and the…

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Pancit Palabok – Filipino Shrimp Noodles

Mia Orino from Kamayan ATL shares her recipe for Palabok Shrimp Noodle, a Filipino dish loved by her family, and the story behind the first time she made it. Photo by Mia. Don't forget to…

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The Global Flavors of Filipino Food

There are a remarkable number of Filipino food influences. Mia Orino and Carlo Gan from Kamayan ATL Pop Up restaurant talk about the global and regional factors that are present in the food they create.…

Filipino Pop-Up Restaurant

Mia Orino and Carlo Gan have started a unique restaurant experience in Atlanta - the Kamayan pop up restaurant. Kamayan is a Filipino style of eating with your hands, sharing a large communal feast with…