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Where to go for Easter brunch in metro Atlanta
Easter Sunday is quickly approaching. If you're still looking for a brunch reservation, here are a few favorite spots in metro Atlanta offering special menus for the holiday.
The Christiane Chronicles: Restaurant health scores are overrated
Chances are neither your kitchen nor mine would get a perfect score from the public health inspectors who show up unannounced at restaurants and issue ratings. Plus, rum is enjoying a cocktail revival, but there are more uses for sugarcane.
How to properly prepare Xocolatl’s hot chocolate
Ignore the instructions on the package of Xocolatl’s hot chocolate mix, which call for too little chocolate and sugar “to taste.”
Wahoo! Wine & Provisions designed with the casual drinker in mind
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a wine shop narrower than this 16-foot-wide offshoot of Wahoo! Grill. Designed with the casual drinker in mind, the affordable selection is split evenly between New World fruit bombs and Old World classics.
Xocolatl to make single-origin, dual-ingredient chocolate
Matt Weyandt and Elaine Read always had traditional jobs. He worked on political campaigns, while she focused on international aid with the Peace Corps. In 2012, they packed up their two children—ages one and four—and moved to Costa Rica for a change of scenery and the chance for adventure. There, the husband-and-wife team met cacao growers and gradually learned how to grind the beans into chocolate. They decided to bring this pure, unadulterated, single-origin, two-ingredient delicacy back home to Atlanta. And Xocolatl was born.