Princi Italia: Media Blogger Brunch

Doing brunch on a Saturday morning is pure love. It works because you’re allowed to wake up at a non-hurried pace, get yourself together, then show up at a lovely brunch destination like Princi Italia for casual dining and conversation with friends. That’s how it felt for me this past weekend.

I was invited to a Media Blogger Brunch by our hostess Linda Carmical who has a new Food the Fire brand launching soon. Around the table were several other talents from Atlanta’s social and blogger scene, all of whom have some pretty impressive projects in the works. I feel like I was in the right place to be inspired.

Squeeze Play Lemonade

I remember the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium from back in the day. I worked there for a little while in concessions. I’m telling my age but this was during the time when Dale Murphy, Bob Horner, Terry Harper, Glenn Hubbard, Rick Mahler, Ken Oberkfell, Rafael Ramirez, Ozzie Virgil and Claudell Washington were on the Roster. As with all things in life, time brought about change. New names and new digs....

For the Love of Basketball, Wine & Astor Chocolate

When the Atlanta Hawks played the Phoenix Suns, I was perched atop a stool in the Astor Chocolate Suite with a fantastic view of the game and a lovely spread of Wine and delicious Chocolates. I was there with several members of the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society as well as a select group of creative Hawks fans for a true VIP experience. The spirit of the night was obviously about...

White Chocolate Dipped Caramelized Pineapple Macaroons

Growing up, I remember my mom buying packages of macaroons and allowing my siblings and I to share in her indulgence from time to time. They were sweet, soft and chewy and always gone before we knew it. I considered our macaroon moments special and have craved them often over the years, but never acted on it because I didn’t want to replace that memory with anything else. When I...