Tropical Smoothie Cafe: Review + Giveaway

If you recall the last time you ordered a smoothie, did you think twice about where you would go to get it or even what you would want in it? Well, my recent experience at Tropical Smoothie Café has given me a far greater appreciation for both the quality of the ingredients inside these frozen beverages and the overall consumer experience when we step up to the counter to place our orders.

The Market in Historic Norcross

I’ve driven up and down Buford Hwy hundreds of times and it still amazes me to know that you can discover interesting new dining destinations simply by venturing off onto one of its many neighborhood side streets. A few days ago I intentionally made such a turn in order to locate The Market Norcross, a neighborhood eatery located in the area’s historic district.

Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week 2014

Yesterday was the start of Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week, an opportunity for diners to enjoy prix-fixe signature menus at some of the area’s dining hot spots. The menus range in price from $15, $25 and $35 with brunch, lunch and dinner options. I received an invite to attend a social media walking taste tour which included three participating restaurants. As it turns out, a progressive experience like this is a great way to explore the city and its food scene.