TRAVEL: LAGOS, NIGERIA

TRAVEL: LAGOS, NIGERIA

    Recently I was invited to Lagos, Nigeria to teach a Master Class at the GT Bank Food and Drink Fair.   I was beyond excited for many reasons – I was headed to Africa for the first time, I would be doing my first live demo and it was before 450 people and I was beyond proud to represent our culture and to take our cuisine across the globe.    My husband took a few days off so that I...Read more …
SEOUL OF THE SOUTH TOUR 2

SEOUL OF THE SOUTH TOUR 2

I was fortunate to be invited along on another Seoul of the South Tour which featured 3 all new restaurants and 1 of my favorites from the last food tour.  You can read all about the first food tour by clicking here.  I was excited to have another taste of what Korea has to offer in the city of Duluth.  Known as K-Town, Duluth’s large population of Koreans has impacted it’s food scene; come along with me as I share...Read more …
TRUE FOOD KITCHEN

TRUE FOOD KITCHEN

I popped into True Food Kitchen located in Lenox Mall in Buckhead for an early dinner with Milla of Happily Eating.  This wasn’t my first visit and I was eager to be back. Based on an anti-inflammatory diet, the menu offers a wide selection of vegan, gluten free and vegetarian options, as well as dishes for meat lovers. There’s a selection of fresh pressed juices as well as handcrafted cocktails made with organic spirits and fresh ingredients, which is obvious at the...Read more …
AFWF RECAP + GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)

AFWF RECAP + GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)

The past 3 days have been amazing for a foodie like myself. Thanks to @atlfoodandwine and @wolfgourmet for an amazing time!! If you haven't been to the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival you totally should. Lots of classes, dinners and events…oh and the fact that for $100 you can have unlimited beer, cocktails, wines and food from top chefs from all over the Southern US as well as countries in the southern hemisphere. Until next year ? cheers. Pictured: prosecco...Read more …
DINING OUT: ILLEGAL FOOD

DINING OUT: ILLEGAL FOOD

Brunch is a big deal in Atlanta and most restaurants have a brunch menu or some sort of breakfast item on the menu.  It’s not uncommon to be greeted with a wait on Saturday and Sunday afternoons as the brunch crowd flock to the restaurants for a bite. I love brunch but I’m not big on breakfast foods – I know, weird.  What I do love are the creative dishes and a great cocktail, I also love the easy vibe...Read more …
ATLANTIC STATION FOOD CRAWL

ATLANTIC STATION FOOD CRAWL

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going on a Foodie Crawl at various restaurants in Atlantic Station.  Atlanta Station is located in the heart of Midtown and is a mixed used space with restaurants, shops, condos and even a movie theater; you can shop, catch a move and dine all within walking distance. There are a variety of places to grab a bite in Atlantic Station.  I began my food crawl at Rosa Mexicano where we they...Read more …
TRINIDAD FOOD CRAWL

TRINIDAD FOOD CRAWL

The last time I was in Trinidad I put together a list of local eats that you must try such as Richard’s Bake and Shark, pholourie and Trinidad’s most popular street food doubles.  This time around I wanted to show you a different side of Trinidad that goes beyond doubles.  When Maria of Trini Chow heard I was head to town, she reached out to take me on a food crawl and of course I accepted!  TriniChow.com is the authority...Read more …
SEOUL OF THE SOUTH TOUR

SEOUL OF THE SOUTH TOUR

If you follow me on Snapchat (Jehancancook) and Instagram then I’m sure you saw me on an epic Korean Food tour in Duluth, Georgia.  I was invited to experience all the tastes of Korea right in Gwinnett County.  We started the Seoul of the South tour at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce where they took us by trolley to 3 different Korean restaurants and a bakery.   Our first stop was at Harue Food and Cake where we enjoyed a wide...Read more …
DINING OUT: UNCLE MADDIO’S PIZZA

DINING OUT: UNCLE MADDIO’S PIZZA

I love to discover new restaurants here in Atlanta so when I received an invitation from Uncle Maddio’s Pizza to taste their new Thai flavors, I immediately accepted.  We’ve been eating out more and more lately and so I’ve always on the lookout for family friendly restaurants where there is something on the menu for us all.  Uncle Maddio’s Pizza is a place where you can build your own pizza with all the ingredients that you love and the best...Read more …