Friday, June 14, 2013

What's New on Pinterest: Seafood Sensations

Summer is crashing in and flooding the land with seafood fresh from the water.Traveling to the coast won’t be necessary with our Seafood Sensations board loaded with recipes like grilled New England seafood “bake”. Mouthwatering pictures from Lure, The Optimist and RA Sushi will have seafood lovers traveling by land, air and sea to get a bite! 

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Appetizing Aperture: Rebecca Lang Serves Up Summer, Salmon-Style!

Experience just how delicious summer can be with Rebecca Lang’s recipe for salmon topped with fresh mango and Vidalia onions. This flavorful dish can be served hot or made ahead and chilled for those on the go. Touches of mint and ginger will have taste buds soaring!

Eat It and Tweep: Downtown Atlanta Has Tweets You Won't Want to Miss!

Downtown Atlanta is more than blocks of tall buildings and heavy traffic; the city is full of enthusiastic people who are eager to share what’s happening. Follow along via Central Atlanta Progress tweets (@downtownatlanta) to see what everyone’s chatting about, from the scoop on sports to appetizing eateries.  

Sample Tweet: Central Atlanta Progress announces new Downtown Partner program for businesses, nonprofs, HOAs and individuals

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Celebrate the Longest Day of the Year at Southface Summer Solstice Party on June 19

It's almost the longest day of the year which means there's plenty of time to power up solar-churned ice cream for the Southface Summer Solstice party rising up on Wednesday, June 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Southface Energy Institute in Midtown. Southface members and friends will toast the impending arrival of summer and celebrate the biannual solstice with Southface Sangria and refreshing ice cream. With recipes provided by King + Duke Pastry Chef Chrysta Poulos, The Optimist Executive Chef Adam Evans and The Cook’s Warehouse Founder and CEO Mary Moore, there are sure to be plenty of summer sweets and savories to enjoy. These three top Atlanta foodies will be preparing dishes for the annual Southface Visionary Dinner at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on September 25. Come celebrate summer by attending one or both events. Southface members receive complimentary Summer Solstice party admission. By signing up for a membership on or before the party you'll get special perks such as a $25 discount per individual for a ticket to the Visionary Dinner, entry into a drawing for a free Visionary Dinner ticket and free admission on first visit to Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable. This day of fun is open to non-members too with a $25 Southface Fund donation

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Stop and Smell What Ray's Restaurants are Cooking Up this Father's Day

Ray's Restaurants are preparing more than just a gift for dad this year, they’re ready to give him a flavorful experience. For the father that needs a day to relax and enjoy good conversation with the family, Ray's on the River is preparing a special brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Be the first ones there or sleep ‘till noon, either way the food will be deliciously fresh all day. If celebrating two days of dad is more his style, come into Ray's on the Creek on Saturday, June 15 for a Big Green Egg cooking class. Beer, food and cooking tips make for a day he’ll never forget! 

Don't Let this Week Fly By Without Playing Chicken!

Pastured Poultry Week is here, meaning it’s time to leave the hen house and fly over to one of the many participating Atlanta restaurants. If you’re asking, “Where should I go? What are the benefits? Pastured what?” well, we have answers! No need to get your feathers in a ruffle because our Atlanta Dish blog has all the information on this flavorful week, including links to restaurants and dad-approved presents. 

Flock to ATL Restaurants During Pastured Poultry Week Plus More in this Week's Dish

Sure, trying something new can be a little scary. But this week is no time to be chicken! Pastured Poultry week has landed in Atlanta, and the city’s best restaurants are rising to the occasion. Hit the town with your flock and experience all the excitement that pastured poultry brings. Check out which restaurants are serving up farm fresh plates, plus Father’s Day dining, summer parties and more in this week’s Dish

Monday, June 10, 2013

Get More Bang for Your Buck at Ray's Restaurants


Receive 20 percent more on gift card purchases during the Ray's Restaurants summer gift card promotion! That's an extra $20 for every $100 gift card purchase made between June 15 and August 15. Purchases of $1000 or more will gain an additional 25 percent in value! Buy gift cards online or at any of the three Atlanta Ray's Restaurants - Ray's on the Creek, Ray's on the River and Ray's in the City. This could be the easiest Christmas in July, June or August shopping idea in town. And, let's not forget about wedding and anniversary gifts, birthdays and selfie-days.