Recent highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Rustic Apple Tart • Wedge Salad

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! ConnectionHead over to our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group and join in on the fun! Meanwhile, a few of Lauren’s top recent posts can be found below!

Have we talked about this Trader Joe’s—Atlanta,GA Rustic Apple Tart?! It’s Cricket’s favorite and approved by the world’s best pie baker, Lynn Townsend 🥧 It’s not very big, but really delicious.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Floats, Lettuce Wraps, Pasta, Trader Joe, Peachtree Corners and more!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! ConnectionHead over to our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group and join in on the fun! Meanwhile, a few of Lauren’s top posts from last week can be found below!

Bacon Asparagus Pasta

Super simple. Cook bacon and remove. Cook asparagus in rendered bacon fat. Pour off extra fat and toss bacon and asparagus with pasta.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Hattie B’s • Velvet Taco • Singha 99

Head over to our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group and join in on the fun!  Meanwhile, three of Lauren’s top posts from last week can be found below!

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Have y’all been to Hattie B’s Hot Chicken- Atlanta, GA? It’s in little 5, off of Moreland. I went this week to meet a new friend and was so happy with this meal.… Read More »

Former AJC Food Critic Meridith Ford Opening Cremalosa In Decatur Instead of Old Fourth Ward

Note from Audra:  Meredith developed Novo Cucina’s gelato program and studied with Italian masters who taught her Italian techniques. 

Meridith Ford is moving forward with plans to open , but not in Old Fourth Ward. The former Atlanta-Journal Constitution (AJC) food critic and chef is bringing the shop to Plaza at Cortland Decatur East, at 2657 E.… Read More »

Dunwoody’s Public Schools – Overcrowding, Redistricting, Deforestation, Who’s To Blame and How You can Help!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Dunwoody High School’s Deforestation

At the beginning of July, Facebook exploded with images of portables teetering on cinder blocks on Dunwoody High School’s deforestation. Most were shocked when the tall trees at the corner of Vermack and Womack roads were completely leveled over spring break but outraged when faced with their replacement.… Read More »

Now Open in Dunwoody: Backyard at Parkwoods

Parkwoods, the flagship restaurant at the Crowne Plaza® Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, has officially opened its sister restaurant, Backyard at Parkwoods – a lively outdoor beer garden located behind the main restaurant on property. 

Backyard at Parkwoods’ beverage menu focuses on Georgia-based craft beers – highlighting local brews like Scofflaw Basement IPA, Gate City Copperhead, and New Realm Hazy Like a Fox.… Read More »

Audra’s Review of Restaurant Holmes~Downtown Alpharetta

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

I’ve traveled all over the state of Georgia watching my sons play baseball.  Yes, I once was a “travel baseball mom”.   I tell you this because travel baseball families eat out ALOT.  You never know where you’ll be at meal time on a travel baseball weekend so you learn how to YELP well.  … Read More »

Labor Day Pig Roast with Lauren

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

I’m not sure if there is a better way to celebrate the return of football season, than a pig roast. Some of our friends have planned an annual pig roast for the last 4 years and it is no joke. The men (and boys) camp in the backyard, tending to the smoker and making sure all the meat goes in the smoker at the right time and keeping the temperature right.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: Local Lunch Spots

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

School’s back in session so you may find some time to grab lunch with a friend. These are some of my local favorites:

It’s no secret that I love Ivy Tea House. Yes, it is adorable with it’s shabby chic interior and mix n’ match china. Yes, it’s down the street from Carolee’s adorable boutique and other fun shops.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Personal Chef, 3 Chicken Meals in 1, Fresh Market Special

Head over to our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group and join in on the fun!  Meanwhile, three of Lauren’s top posts from last week can be found below!

Personal Chef for Stress Free Occasions

Have you ever considered a personal chef to make a special occasion stress-free? A friend invited us to her beautiful home to celebrate another friend’s birthday and had Massimo Mariano cook the most wonderful meal.… Read More »

The Dunwoody Dish: The Best of Dunwoody Cooking

Hello Dunwoody!
The Dunwoody Dish is a finance business founded by Marina von Behren and Molly Clinch. We are collecting the best recipes from teachers, faculty, and Dunwoody parents to create a cookbook covering the best of Dunwoody cooking. As a part of our community, we would absolutely love to get a recipe from you! The recipe does not have to be difficult or extensive… in fact, the easier the better!… Read More »

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Contact:

Molly Clinch and Marina von Behren
(770) 262-1623
thedunwoodydish@gmail.com