Briefly at Bocado

Sometimes the simplest things make the strongest impression. Like the combination of bok choy and sesame in a wintery salad of crisp radishes and bold Bing cherries that we happened upon at Bocado last night. We’d just ducked in for a couple of cocktails to escape the dreary fog that seemed to smother the whole city, and were pleased to see other discerning Atlanta diners, like Chocolate Maker Kristen Hard, had the same idea. Our smokey concoction of Fidencio Mezcal with... Read More

Chewing the Fat: Obesity Ads

Georgia’s childhood obesity ads are getting plenty of attention. But has the campaign from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta bitten off more than kids can chew? As an Atlantan I see the ads. As a parent I see that at this week’s middle school basketball game the booster club is giving away free hotdogs. What’s a kid, of any size, to do? They’re bombarded with misinformation. Every party involves a pizza, and even the vegetarian options are all about... Read More

Nibble at Cardamom Hill

Since the night I sat down on Asha Gomez’s spotless living room floor and enjoyed a lively Sadya dinner knee-to-knee with other Spice Route Supper Club goers, I’ve longed for another taste of Asha’s expertly prepared Southern Indian fare. So, when her new restaurant, Cardamom Hill, opened last night in Atlanta’s Berkley Heights, I was among the first to the table. I admit, I missed the fun of kicking off shoes, the intimacy of sitting on pillows, and the sensual indulgence... Read More

Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat





        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

you must enter by 


         - Chinese proverb

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