Monthly Archives: August 2012

Creative Table Settings. Place mats made of Food!

I was totally wowed by award winning Chef Debra Desaulniers in 2000 when I attended an event where she had designed place mats out of pasta, beans, and candy.  I’ve always remembered that great idea so at a recent dinner party decided to give it a go.  Organic (not that it matters) split green peas! 

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Double Zero Napoletana, Sugo and Iberian Pig

  I recently was invited to a tour of CHG (Castellucci Hospitality Group) and sample their restaurants: Double Zero Napoletana in Sandy Springs, Sugo  in Roswell and John’s Creek, and The Iberian Pig located in Decatur.   I was excited because I had never dined at any of these restaurants and looked forward to trying them. 

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Century House Tavern in Woodstock GA

Only a handful of restaurants really impress me enough to make it onto my blog and Century House Tavern in Woodstock is one of those great finds! The Hubbard House,  a beautiful home built in 1894 in quaint, historic downtown Woodstock.  I immediately loved the atmosphere…large expansive beautiful trees shading diners and the like enjoying

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