Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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I am tip toe-ing into trying to lose my quaran-ten extra pounds. Deven Jenkins at Camp Gladiator has made me realize my eating habits are less than ideal. While I do eat pretty healthy, I also skip a lot of meals bc of work or knowing I’m going to eat some insane meal later that day.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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My husband and youngest daughter love black beans and rice. They will sit down and eat it all themselves, which is fine because Peyton and I are not big fans. Growing up in Texas, black beans reminder me too much of deer poop.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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Ok, what’s everyone feeding Dad for Father’s Day?

I don’t drink enough water, period. If drinking it hot or with lemon will help with my stress eating, I’m im.

I got home from being out of town and certainly didn’t want to deal with dinner.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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Leigh Anne Collins won this cheese board via our Facebook giveaway.  

This is actually a much better list. A lot of mentions of Chef Rob’s in Sandy Springs and Sublime. I also love Le Petite Mache, Busy bee, Atlanta Breakfast Club, Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks, Desta and as Amy and I’d hoped, the Blaxican.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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Seasoned batter may be secret to fried okra

I can’t wait to try out this fried okra recipe from Marlow’s Tavern (1317 Dunwoody Village Parkway, Suite 102,…! I’ve never made it like this before.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren: S’more Kit, Snack Form, Fried Rice, Homemade Bread, Corned Beef, Cabbage and More!

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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I bought this mix/kit from Walmart a few weeks ago. The girls made these s’mores cookies tonight and they were SO good. The only difference is that I flashed them under the broiler for a few seconds to toast, but the girls were able to do the rest.… Read More »

Recent Highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Pack Lunch, Eating Intentional, Cultural Awareness, GS Cookie Recipes and more!

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group

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3/10/20

It’s National Pack Your Lunch Day! Moms be like…yeah that’s erryday. I do try to pack my lunch, but then I forget to eat breakfast so I eat my lunch at like 10 and end up eating desk cookies for the rest of the day.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: NFA Burger

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

I finally stopped into the Chevron on Chamblee Dunwoody to try NFA Burger. Despite the hype, I hadn’t made it in. Obviously I have no bias to it being in a gas station, more so that I’d heard that it’s busy all the time. For those who don’t know, NFA Burger is helmed by Dunwoody resident, Billy Kramer, who is well known for his burger pop-ups around Atlanta.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: Field Day

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

I was excited to see Field Day pop up in my Eater Atlanta feed, especially given it’s close ties to a Dunwoody family. It’s no surprise when you look at the pedigree of staff associated with the Fourth Ward eatery. Mike Pitts (co-owner and executive chef) is associated with BeetleCat, Nobu and Townsend family favorite, Momofoku while bar manager, David Petro, hails from One Eared Stag. … Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: The Whiskey Project and 11 other awesome date night ideas!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Every year, we go out to dinner with the same groups of friends on New Year’s Eve eve. Sometimes there are new people, sometimes it’s just the 8 of us.  It is one of my favorite traditions because these people truly make me so happy and I know my face will hurt from laughing.… Read More »

Recent highlights from Lunch with Lauren: GS Cookie Recipes, Nai Thai, Dim Sum and Creamy Coconut Chocolate Pops!

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group:

Girl Scout cookie season is upon us. Here are some fun recipes for those parents who get stuck helping their scouts “meet their goals.” 😋 But also maybe a fun way to spend time. Here’s a plug for my scout and feel free to drop yours in the comments.… Read More »