Foodie Frenzy ~ Super Chix!

by Peggy Smith for The Aha! Connection   My family of four stopped by Super Chix this weekend to grab some food to go.  I ordered the Southwest Salad which had really tasty fried tenders on the top with slices of avocado and a yummy ranch.  It wasn’t a lot of food but it was enough to fill me up. … Read More »

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Foodie Frenzy – Two Absolutely Amazing Auburn, Alabama Restaurants

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

In case you didn’t already know, I should tell you that I grew up just outside of Auburn, Alabama.  I graduated from Auburn University (as did my father, husband and countless other people close to me including Foodie Patty).  I also sent both of my children to Auburn University. … Read More »

Ruchi serves up solid Bangladeshi and Indian favorites in Chamblee

Foodie Patty loved Bangladeshi and Indian food….heck, she loved food.  This article made me think of and long for her.  If she were here we would have headed directly to this restaurant today.  Actually, she would have known about it well before I read this article so I probably would have already gone there…..

I’ll check it out soon.  … Read More »

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized in fire-roasting high-quality meats for 26 years. …Fogo is proudly gluten friendly but not vegan friendly…no surprise!!

Fairly new on our restaurant scene is the Dunwoody Fogo De Chao.  The other Fogo in town (Buckhead) has been very successful, so I expect the Dunwoody location will also thrive. … Read More »

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Da Vinci’s Donuts

by Patty Moncrief

After picking my daughter up from school on Wednesday, I told her that we needed to make a quick stop at Publix.  After all of the protests, she began to negotiate.  She would go to the store with me, if we could go to Da Vinci’s Donuts afterward.  It was such a sacrifice for me to make (not). … Read More »

Foodie Patty: One Eared Stag

Foodie Frenzy #24 – One Eared Stag

For our next lunch date, I wanted to find a restaurant in the Inman Park/Old Fourth Ward/Krog Street area.  We were somewhat limited by restaurants that serve lunch, however there were quite a few to choose from.  I ultimately chose One Eared Stag because they featured a unique gluten-free fried chicken. … Read More »

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Rumi’s Kitchen

     Rumi’s Kitchen has been on our short list for quite some time since I have seen and heard rave reviews. Creative Persian cuisine had us intrigued. I have two colleagues who are Persian and according to both of them, Rumi’s Kitchen is the best of its kind in the city.  Judging by the crowd when we walked in at noon, it is quite the popular lunch spot. … Read More »

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Alon’s Bakery-Market

I hope every mother got to enjoy a wonderful day that’s all about you!  For those of you who went to brunch/lunch and enjoyed it, I would love to hear about where you went.  Personally I had quite possibly my most enjoyable Mother’s day ever.  My husband Ed, and two daughters, Alaina and Sophia, started out by ushering at the contemporary service at DUMC.… Read More »

Foodie Patty’s Mother’s Day Brunch Suggestions

Following is a smorgasbord of restaurants all over the city that have Mother’s Day brunches/lunches.  Please call in advance to double check their menu options and to make reservations.  This Sunday is such a popular day to enjoy lunch out.

Alon’s-Dunwoody Park Place Use phone 678-397-1781 for reservations

Park Tavern-Piedmont Park in Midtown

South City Kitchen-Midtown

Eclipse di Luna-Dunwoody Park Place

Seasons 52-Dunwoody


Sweet Tomatoes-Dunwoody

57th Fighter Group-Chamblee

Horseradish Grill-Chastain Park

Double Zero Napoletana – Sandy Springs

The Capital Grill-Dunwoody

Food 101-Sandy Springs

Buttermilk Kitchen

Local Three


Anis Bistro-Buckhead (where Ed and I had our rehearsal dinner 18 years ago)

Marlow’s Tavern-Dunwoody

Astor Court at the St.Read More »

Patty’s Foodie Frenzy: Under the Cork Tree

Foodie Frenzy #21 Under the Cork Tree

Under the Cork Tree opened only a few months ago but with surprisingly little fanfare since it is from the same team behind Hammocks but a little more upscale.  It’s located in the Prado shopping center on Roswell Road in the space vacated by Joli Kobe.  It is billed as a stylish spot for tapas and Mediterranean entrees, plus a global wine bar. … Read More »

Recipes you will LOVE: Today’s Featured Chef: Matt Wright

Click here to read Foodie Patty’s introduction to this series.


Aha! Connection Recipes you will LOVE

A common thread that most of our “chefs” share is Murphey Candler Park. Matt is no exception. He coaches all four of his sons in baseball, serves on the men’s board and coaches on the football side too. As if that isn’t enough, Matt is the co-owner of Wright’s Gourmet in Dunwoody with his father.… Read More »