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This Atlanta scientist wants you to eat insects

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A classic wedge topped with not-so classic palembus dermestoides, or buffalo wormsPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Chelsea Thomas cuts celery stalks into bite-sized pieces and slathers each with peanut butter. A few dozen kids and their dutiful parents have taken seats in the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s outdoor kitchen, where the 27-year-old is demonstrating how to make “ants on a log.” She picks up a vial the size of a blood sample and removes the lid to extract her secret ingredient: actual ants, lightly roasted. “Have you tasted them before?” one boy asks. “Yes,” Thomas, who is wearing a dress printed ...

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5 holiday-themed foodie festivities in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Marshmallow roasting at the Atlanta Botanical GardenPhotograph by Jason Getz Marshmallow Roasting Atlanta Botanical Garden After wandering the garden’s sparkly light displays, warm up by making s’mores, then wash them down with a signature cocktail. November 12–January 7. Prices start at $23 for adults and $17 for children; children under 3 free; discount for members. ICE Holiday Market Yaarab Temple Shopping for the locavore who has everything? Find cool gifts at the Indie Craft Experience’s last pop-up market of the season, and refuel with a cookie sandwich from Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. December 11. $5; children 12 and under free. ...

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5 holiday-themed foodie festivities in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Marshmallow roasting at the Atlanta Botanical GardenPhotograph by Jason Getz Marshmallow Roasting Atlanta Botanical Garden After wandering the garden’s sparkly light displays, warm up by making s’mores, then wash them down with a signature cocktail. November 12–January 7. Prices start at $23 for adults and $17 for children; children under 3 free; discount for members. ICE Holiday Market Yaarab Temple Shopping for the locavore who has everything? Find cool gifts at the Indie Craft Experience’s last pop-up market of the season, and refuel with a cookie sandwich from Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. December 11. $5; children 12 and under free. ...

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5 holiday-themed foodie festivities in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Marshmallow roasting at the Atlanta Botanical GardenPhotograph by Jason Getz Marshmallow Roasting Atlanta Botanical Garden After wandering the garden’s sparkly light displays, warm up by making s’mores, then wash them down with a signature cocktail. November 12–January 7. Prices start at $23 for adults and $17 for children; children under 3 free; discount for members. ICE Holiday Market Yaarab Temple Shopping for the locavore who has everything? Find cool gifts at the Indie Craft Experience’s last pop-up market of the season, and refuel with a cookie sandwich from Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. December 11. $5; children 12 and under free. ...

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5 holiday-themed foodie festivities in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Marshmallow roasting at the Atlanta Botanical GardenPhotograph by Jason Getz Marshmallow Roasting Atlanta Botanical Garden After wandering the garden’s sparkly light displays, warm up by making s’mores, then wash them down with a signature cocktail. November 12–January 7. Prices start at $23 for adults and $17 for children; children under 3 free; discount for members. ICE Holiday Market Yaarab Temple Shopping for the locavore who has everything? Find cool gifts at the Indie Craft Experience’s last pop-up market of the season, and refuel with a cookie sandwich from Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. December 11. $5; children 12 and under free. ...

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5 holiday-themed foodie festivities in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Marshmallow roasting at the Atlanta Botanical GardenPhotograph by Jason Getz Marshmallow Roasting Atlanta Botanical Garden After wandering the garden’s sparkly light displays, warm up by making s’mores, then wash them down with a signature cocktail. November 12–January 7. Prices start at $23 for adults and $17 for children; children under 3 free; discount for members. ICE Holiday Market Yaarab Temple Shopping for the locavore who has everything? Find cool gifts at the Indie Craft Experience’s last pop-up market of the season, and refuel with a cookie sandwich from Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. December 11. $5; children 12 and under free. ...

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Make merry with punch at these 5 Atlanta bars

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peach Zinger punch with prosecco and peach schnapps at Lure. Photo courtesy of Lure.

“You may talk of brisk Claret, sing Praises of Sherry, Speak well of old Hock, Mum, Cider and Perry; But you must drink Punch if you mean to be Merry.” – Songs of the Vine with a Medley for Maltworms

Drinking songs like the above have long been sung gathered around the flowing bowl to celebrate and eventually succumb to the heady charms of punch. These songs are a foreshadowing of what’s to come for those unaware of its gracious deceptiveness. For others, the songs are ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Linton’s, Botiwalla, Morningside Kitchen, and Brush Sushi Izakaya

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Linton’s
Linton Hopkins has closed his quiet cafe and opened an expansive, full-service restaurant at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Wrapped in glass and stone, the modern space is led by executive chef Jason Paolini. He delivers colorful, locally sourced dishes like chilled pea soup, Georgia trout with dandelion greens, and johnnycakes topped with a poached egg, frisée, and fried shallots. Don’t skip dessert, like the madeleines with chocolate sauce or the lemon curd and strawberry tart. To make the most of your meal (and the garden admission price—you have to buy a ticket to dine), stroll through the Chihuly exhibition ...

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Linton’s in the Garden names executive chef

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jason Paolini / Photo credit: Linton’s in the Garden

Linton’s in the Garden, the Linton Hopkins spot opening at Atlanta Botanical Garden this spring, has named an executive chef.

Jason Paolini who previously worked at Hopkins-owned spots Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House and H&F Burger, will helm the kitchen at the new venture.

Linton’s in the Garden names executive chef

A rendering of Linton’s in the Garden

Cafe at Linton’s in the Garden, which opened in 2014, will relocate as part of Linton’s in the Garden — the restaurant will consist of a full dining room, along with a café portion. The ...

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