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Vietnamese Shaking Beef

The Wok and “The Asian Way” of Cooking

I sat at a booth table with David and Tina Nguyen from Ba Bellies, and Mia Orino and Carlo Gan from Kamayan ATL to talk about their food and influences. Read our previous post about…

Ba Bellies bar

Stories from Ba Bellies

I had the chance to get to know Tina and David Nguyen, the brother-sister team behind the Asian-American restaurant Ba Bellies. They shared their story about growing up in the restaurant industry and how their…

lemon grapefruit meringue pie

The Pie of Second Chances

"Whenever I’m making my lemon meringue pie I always think of it as the pie of second chances." - Briana Carson, Owner of Crave Pie Studio. Second Chances "Whenever I’m making my lemon meringue pie…

sweet cream pie

The Pie Stories – Pies at Crave Pie…

Briana Carson shares some pie stories from her shop Crave Pie Studio. Located in historic Duluth, Georgia, they serve up a variety of seasonal and year-round individual pies. If you missed her background story and…

Stories from Crave Pie Studio

This weekend I sat down with Briana Carson, Owner and PiEvangelist at Crave Pie Studio. She is serving up seasonal, artfully crafted pies for the community. We shared coffee, pie, and stories at a little…

Beet Buddha Bowl

Beet Buddha Bowl

Today I set out to make something new (to me). I was inspired by Chef Christian Spiegal's experiments with beets - if you missed that post, you can catch up HERE. Originally I thought about…

Octo Pi Pizza

Stories from OctoPi – Wood Fired Pizza in…

Chef-Owner Keri Moser talks about her latest restaurant venture: Octo π, a wood-fired pizza and wine bar. This interview reveals Keri's determination and her passion for food, her employees, and fostering a positive workplace by…

A meal at 1910 Public House

Beets, Pimento Cheese, and Tuna Tacos!

These are some of the culinary creations from 1910 Public House in Lilburn, Georgia. They are straight off the summer menu, and the creative genius of Chef Christian Speigal. If you missed the interview with…

Christy McCullers and Christian Speigal at 1910 Public House

Stories from 1910 Public House

Today's story from 1910 Public House comes in two parts. Part 1 is from my conversation with Christy McCullers, General Manager, and Part 2 is from Christian Speigal, Executive Chef. 1910 Public House is located…

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Stories from Stone Mountain Public House

This time I bring you an interview with Rory Webb and Jeff Carey, owners of the Stone Mountain Public House, located off Main Street in Stone Mountain Village, Georgia. The Value of Apprenticeship Rory: "I…