Tekka-Don and Viagra: Japanese Health Crack [Buddhacation]

I’ve said it before: Taka-san runs an awesome blog!  He’s funny, straight up honest, and also a master of dropping knowledge.  Yesterday, he ran an educational post on tekka-don, natto and a few other healthy … Read more →

Slicing Pizza and VPN Rules [Buddhacation]

While I was preparing my first impressions on Double Zero Napoletana, I reached out to the Verace Pizza Napoletana Americas (VPN) for some clarification on a few “pizza rules.”  The VPN is an international organization … Read more →

How To Pickle … Staplehouse Style {Pickles}

It’s not often that I get holiday cards that I hold onto for more than a few days.  Sorry … it’s true.  However, this past New Year’s Day I was pleasantly surprised when I got … Read more →

Fried Gnocchi #FAIL [Laugh Of The Day]

In addition to being one of the dumbest cooks on Earth, Steve may have the worst laugh in the world.  Witness: what happens when you take gnocchi (those little Italian dumplings) and try to deep … Read more →

How To Eat Chinese Soup Dumplings (Xiaolongbao/Tang Bao)? [Buddhacation]

Chinese Soup Dumplings (xiaolongbao and tang bao) courtesy misoponia In Atlanta, and many other cities across the states, the popularity of Asian cuisine seems to be growing.  In years past, it was essentially relegated to … Read more →

Get Your Japanese On At Taka Sushi [Cooking Classes]

Mark August 21st on your calendars ladies and gents.  In a joint event with the Japan American Society of Atlanta (website), Taka Moriuchi, the knife slinging leader of Taka Sushi in Buckhead, is hosting a … Read more →

Jerry Garcia’s Backstage Kitchen Cooking Demo – Best Cooking Video Ever!

Jerry Garcia, the rock god of granola, wasn’t just a snazzy dresser and a hell of an axe man.  Nope, turns out, the Grateful Dead’s front man was also Chef Jerry.  Oh yeah, in case … Read more →

Get Your Butcher On With Todd Mussman & Grindhouse Killer Burgers [Lessons]

I’m starting to think that I should do most of my writing after the witching hour … it’s amazing what you see late at night.  As I ho-hum here and poke around the net, this … Read more →

Rathbun’s Farm-To-Table Cooking Class [Video Style]

This past Sunday, Adam and I went to Rathbun’s in Inman Park for their farm-to-table cooking class.  There is a whole lot to say about this as I have about 200 pictures and a notebook … Read more →

Learn How Kevin Gillespie Takes Down Snail Fricassee,Top Chef Style [Lessons]

By now, you almost certainly know that Atlanta’s own Kevin Gillespie, the chef/partner at Woodfire Grill, is kicking ass and taking name on Top Chef: Las Vegas.  His latest accolade came on the heels of … Read more →