National Noodle Day

NATIONAL NOODLE DAY Is there anyone that grew up on Oodles of Noodles like me?  Come on, do not get embarrassed.  We do what we have to do,  just like syrup sandwiches.  Fortunate for most, as you grew up you learned what n...


National Food Day

      Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Food Day, created by Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), is powered by a diverse coal...


DINING DETAILS–Granny’s

dining Details Granny’s  1/2 SOUTHERN Technically, I was born in Washington, DC so most would call me a Northerner.  But the sweet homes of “Atlanta” and all things southern hold a special place in my life.  Because I ...


DINING DETAILS – Social Eatz

DINING DETAILS Social Eatz , AMERICAN with an Asian kick I do not give “celebrity chefs” the benefit of the doubt. In fact, as a chef, I think I can be (as most chefs are) quite critical of other chefs and their food. But t...



Easter Dinner Part 2

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Happy 40th Popeye’s

  MR. FOODTASTIC Yes; I like fried chicken! Big surprise! And while my taste buds have matured to knowing the difference between run-of-the-mill chicken to technically perfect chicken, I still “Love That Chicken From...


The Notorious P-I-G

THE NOTORIOUS P-I-G MR. FOODTASTIC I love thee for thy succulence. I love thee for thy crisped skin. I love thee for thy inherited flavor. Yes, thy four- legged, portly friend, I love thee unconditionally. Whether thy hail from...



Restaurant Rewind – The Rendezvous for Wahoo

MR. FOODTASTIC Monday 70 degrees; Tuesday 68 degrees; Wednesday 40 degrees . . . what? Fickle Mother Nature gave me a gentle reminder today when I saw snow flurries a day after I was just thinking flip flops could be a part of ...


Sunday Drive – by water

MR. FOODTASTIC   The last time I went fishing I had a curfew, transformer pajamas and a Huffy BMX bike. Okay, I still have the PJ’s but everything else has changed. Pull out the tackle box and bait; we’re going...