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Sip Christmas Cocktails and Dank, Dark Beers at The Cambridge

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Today, December 21st, is the winter solstice — that is, the shortest day of the year. That also means that tonight is the longest night […]

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7 Philly Restaurants Serving the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably familiar with some iconic holiday foods: candy canes, cookies and milk put out for Santa, eggnog, maybe oranges and […]

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Puyero Is Serving Christmas Cheer, Venezuelan Style

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The folks at Puyero are wrapping up some Venezuelan Christmas cheer. For owners Gil and Simon Arends and Gil’s wife Manuela Villasmil, that means two things: […]

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4 holiday-themed and foodie events in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fill up with food from Livingston Restaurant + Bar’s buffet before seeing “The Nutcracker” at Fox Theatre. Photo credit: Green Olive Media.

Classic Christmas movie. Party in Decatur. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time. And, Merry Christmas, good people.

Thursday, Dec. 21: The Iberian Pig in Decatur will transform into a Wall Street-themed trading pit for an evening of food, drinks at fluctuating prices (remember to buy low), dancing, theatrics and gluttony ...

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S.O.S Tiki Bar’s cocktails go “full-on tacky Christmas”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The over-the-top “Christmas Morning” cocktail at S.O.S Tiki BarPhotograph by Caleb Wheelus. With the wild success of last year’s Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bar, which is back for a second year with a second location to boot, it’s no surprise other Atlanta cocktail bars are getting into the Christmas game. Not letting Midtown and Buckhead have all the fun, Decatur fan favorite S.O.S Tiki Bar has been hosting its “Tiki Holiday” all month long. “Tiki and Christmas kind of go hand in hand, so it’s a very like fun, Christmas-in-July kind of thing,” says owner Caleb Wheelus. “We decided ...

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6 foodie stocking stuffers under $30

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Emily & Meritt mugs are perfect any time of year. Photo credit: Pottery Barn.

’Tis the season to great gifts while sticking to you budget.

This Christmas, give the gift of something spicy, best for two, a little educational and more. The price tag may be small — they are all under $30 — but the gifts are big on taste and style.

Hot sauce: For those who like their food spicy, give the gift of three hot sauces — habanero, jalapeño and roja — from Bartaco. $20.
3802 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 678-871-8226.
969 Marietta St. N.W., ...

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13 of the Most Festive Restaurants in Philly Right Now

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Cake Life, Fishtown ‘Tis the season for sweets — and no one makes more festive desserts than this Frankford Avenue bakeshop. Harp & Crown, Center […]

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Home for Dinner: Mac Powell of Third Day

Source: Atlanta Magazine

“We wanted to show that love can go beyond the color of your skin,” says musician Mac Powell of the blended family he’s created with his wife, Aimee. The couple, who have three biological offspring—Scout, 18; Cash, 15; and Camie Love, 14—adopted two more children with the help of Bethany Christian Services. Emmanuel, eight, came first, and then in 2010, the need grew for good homes for children affected by the earthquake in Haiti. Along came Birdie Clare, seven. “We were blessed to receive the children that we did,” says Mac. Almost all of the Powells are seated around the ...

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20 great holiday restaurant gift card deals in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For each $100 gift card purchased, guests will receive an extra $20 at One Sushi + as well as other restaurants this holiday season. Photo credit: Tori Allen PR.

Did you make your list and check it twice?

For last minute gifts, consider gift cards from the following 20 metro Atlanta restaurants. With slew of bonus dollar deals, each will be a gift of something good to eat. And, if you’re wanting a treat for you, there’s that too; some bonus offers feature a second gift card so you can give and get a gift. All offers are available online ...

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Bingo, Santa and games at Krog Street Market, beer and pie party and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Since food and fitness go well together, Life Time Fitness will host a special breakfast with Santa featuring healthy options. Photo credit: M Squared PR.

Bingo, Santa, games and more at Krog Street Market. Four-course beer dinner. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Tuesday, Dec. 12: Marlow’s Tavern in Alpharetta and small-scale brewery, Abbey of the Holy Goats, will host a four-course beer dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. today. The menu ...

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta 2017

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Time to get festive with family and friends! If you don’t want to cook for Christmas or are just looking for a fun pre-holiday meal out, here’s where you can dine in Atlanta. Christmas Eve Eve (December 23) The General Muir For the second year in a row, the General Muir will serve a Chinese-inspired menu on December 22 and 23. For $35, diners can enjoy a potato scallion pancake, beef and broccoli, General Tso’s chicken, Carolina Gold rice, and almond cookies, as well as hot tea. Reservations required. 1540 Avenue Place, 678-927-9131 Christmas Eve and Christmas Day C&S Seafood ...

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5 Christmas gifts for junior chefs

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sprinkle magic into holiday baking and more with a three-piece sugar set. Photo credit: Beautiful Briny Sea.

As a kid, cooking was fun. There was no better feeling than being able to assist my mother, grandmother or great-grandmother in the kitchen. It’s the reason I love to bake today—and why any and everything that needs to be cooked in the oven falls under my responsibility.

Why is this important to you? Because. If your kids love helping you in the kitchen, they may be junior chefs in the making. And, passionate little chefs plus your busy schedule equals time for ...

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes at il Giallo Osteria & Bar. Photo credit: he Rosen Group Atlanta.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends at the following four restaurants. Menus items will be available on Sunday, Dec. 24.

Ellet’s Steakhouse: Start a new Christmas Eve tradition where someone else does all the work. Choose from the full dinner menu or seasonal specials like table-side carved roast beef with freshly grated horseradish or croquembouche. Wine and cocktails will be available by the glass.
2605 Circle 75 Pkwy., Atlanta. 678-996-5344, c-ellets.com.

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Bacon giveaway in Atlanta and Alpharetta, holiday events for kids and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wahoo! Grill will host its annual breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Free bacon today and tomorrow. Breakfast with Santa events. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Dec. 5 – 6: Spread cheer, the bacon way. Applegate, a natural and organic meat brand, will feature The Bacon Express, a pop-up food truck that will distribute free bacon outside Whole Foods in Alpharetta (2800 Old Milton ...

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4 foodie gifts for novice cooks

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Give a collection of salts and seasonings blended by Kevin Gillespie this holiday. Photo credit: Red Beard Merchandise.

There’s an old proverb that goes something like this: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime.

This Christmas, give novice cooks lifetime gifts. If they want to learn to cook, send them to culinary class where they’ll learn everything from knife basics to braising or present them with a cookbook for in-home learning. Check out the four gifts below. While they are for giving, it’s perfectly ...

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What Our Editors Are Giving (and Hoping to Receive) This Year

Source: Grub Street NY

These are our food team’s favorite gifts for the cook, restaurant lover, or Japanese-candy addict on your shopping list.

What I’m giving: BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts is, in a lot of ways, an ideal baking book — especially for someone like an Oreo lover. Stella …

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Free drinks in Buckhead this Friday, cooking demo and more events in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Check out a slow cooking demonstration. Bring a toy, get a drink. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Tuesday, Nov. 28: Do good. Visit any Farm Burger location today to participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back in each community. Farm Burger will donate a percentage of the day’s sales to help those in need.
3365 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-816-0603, farmburger.net.
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Raise a cup of good cheer: 3 holiday cocktail recipes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mulled wine is a centuries-old drink made with red wine and brandy. Photo: Beth McKibben

Raising a glass of cheer with guests during the holidays doesn’t have to mean being stuck behind the bar. These three simple, make-ahead cocktails will keep holiday guests satisfied and hosts free to mix and mingle all night long.

Mulled wine
The centuries-old drink is akin to the traditional cider or ale-based wassails of old England with roots dating back to second century Rome. This warm cocktail is batched and contains a comforting blend of dry red wine and brandy mixed with a variety of ...

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Trader Joe’s for the Holidays

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

By David Carter

This was originally published on November 24, 2015. It’s still just as useful. -ed.

Happy Holidays! From the Turkey to The Final Countdown, we have so many amazing memories ahead of us to share with our loved ones shop. So why not return home to the culinary labyrinth I taught you to survive, one more time! This is how to Survive the Holidays in a Trader Joe’s.

Have a Plan of Action
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Atlanta’s favorite over-the-top holiday bar, Miracle, is back and even bigger

Source: Atlanta Magazine

GimletPhoto by Melissa Hom Bad SantaPhoto by Melissa Hom Need a little “Ho-Ho-Ho” in your life? Big Citizen’s Eric Simpkins and Darren Carr, the team behind the Lawrence and Bon Ton, are bringing the New York City-based holiday pop-up Miracle to Atlanta for the second year. Held November 24 through December 24, Miracle is a cocktail bar with over-the-top holiday decorations, holiday-themed drinks, and small plates. “There are certain holidays like Halloween and Christmas when there’s not much for adults without children,” Simpkins says. “Miracle was created for adults to enjoy the holidays.” In 2016, the original Atlanta location Miracle ...

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Places to party for New Year’s Eve and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate with the Feast for Fortune dinner party featuring a five-course tapas style menu at Saltyard on New Year’s Eve. Photo credit: Karen Pagano.

New Year’s Eve parties. Receive $15 off from multiple restaurants. There are lots of food and fun happening around metro Atlanta this week, so add one or all seven of the following events to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time. Happy new year too!

Now thru Jan. 3: Receive a $15 off restaurant coupon from Gypsy KitchenThe Big Ketch Saltwater GrillMilton’s Cuisine & CocktailsThe ...

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