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A weekend with Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

By On June 13, 2016

I love weekends. When I walk into the office on Friday mornings, it’s with a little more pep because I know what lies ahead at the end of the workday. Let me… Read More


4 Things to do in Atlanta to Celebrate National Wine Day

By On May 25, 2016

Today is a my kind of day. If you’re a wine lover, let’s band together and celebrate. If you’re in the Atlanta area, here is a quick list of things you might… Read More

Atlanta & Beyond

For the Love of Basketball, Wine & Astor Chocolate

By On April 20, 2016

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… Read More


Celebrating with Chocolate and Wine

By On February 15, 2016

This month is shaping up to be quite exciting. Recently, I celebrated a few memorable happenings with a girl’s night. We indulged ourselves with a sample bottle of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Cabernet… Read More


Mulled Harvest Spiced Red Blend

By On October 2, 2015

Have you ever tried mulled wine? If not, you’re missing something special. With the outside temps cooling, it doesn’t hurt to have something this warm and cozy to add to your Fall drink… Read More


Sangria, Slaw, Wine ‘Cue Sauce AND a Giveaway!

By On August 24, 2015

If you ever happen upon a weekend where you feel like barbecuing but the weather doesn’t want to cooperate, here are three things you can do turn that gloomy day into a… Read More


Peach Berry Cobbler + Dreaming Tree Crush

By On July 20, 2015

I so look forward to weekends. Before settling into my desk and having that first sip of coffee on Monday mornings, I’m that person who’s already planning for the next weekend. Not… Read More

Dining Out

Yes to Sushi at Fuji Hana Thai Peppers

By On June 19, 2015

A few nights ago I left work and traveled an hour and fifteen minutes to Kennesaw, GA to join a handful of food loving ladies at Fuji Hana Thai Peppers for dinner. I… Read More

Atlanta & Beyond

Cook & Sip at Portrait on a Plate

By On February 20, 2015

If you’ve ever participated in a hands-on cooking demonstration, you know it can be lots of fun, especially when you’re invited to BYOB.  Portrait on a Plate, a personal chef and event… Read More

Dining Out

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar Opens

By On June 23, 2014

For burger cravers who don’t mind immersing themselves in an energetic & modern “see and be seen setting” with a glass of wine to swirl, this is for you.… Read More

Dining Out

Dinner on the Patio at Davio’s Atlanta

By On May 23, 2014

A couple nights ago, I joined members of the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society for dinner on the patio of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Buckhead. We couldn’t have asked for a better… Read More

Dining Out

Seasons 52 Introduces Three New Mini Indulgence Desserts

By On April 30, 2014

A couple nights ago, Steeler Fan and I had an opportunity to dine at Seasons 52 to sample some of their new mini indulgence desserts. The restaurant “will now offer nine different… Read More

Agnolotti Pasta - photo by Sara Hanna Photography
Dining Out

Veni Vidi Vici: A Wish Fulfilled

By On February 8, 2014

A little more than 15 years ago I worked in a Midtown office located within walking distance from Veni Vidi Vici, an Italian restaurant which was a favorite destination of some of… Read More