Lately at Lunch with Lauren: Wine Wednesdays • Peach & Mozzarella Salad • Frozen Margarita • Mushroom Medley • Food Hacks & More!

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

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8/5/2021

#WineWednesday is a day late because I got a new phone and it’s been super traumatic. If you haven’t already, Storypoint Pinot Noir is a must for red drinkers and white wine drinkers who don’t like heavy tannins.… Read More »

Vacation with Lauren: Asheville, North Carolina!

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Our family was lucky enough to take a summer getaway to Asheville, North Carolina. My husband and I had visited many years ago, but we have never been with our children. Since it was really a trip for my husband, I opted to stay in a VRBO about 20 miles from Asheville on a 40-acre horse farm and not a hotel downtown.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren ~ New El Azteca • C&S • Yummy Non-Alcoholic Drinks • Fried Chicken • MacNCheese • Macaroons • El Capitan

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

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July 5:

Tomorrow is National Fried Chicken Day, so that means marinating your chicken today. I marinate chicken overnight in buttermilk, cayenne, paprika, salt and pepper. But some people like to brine chicken.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren ~ Juneteenth Food • Build Your Own Poke • Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog • Fresh Peeled Garlic and So Much More!

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

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6/18/21:  Here are some ways to partake in Juneteenth this week

6/15/21: 

Build-your-own poké bowl doesn’t require that much cooking, but definitely some prep work. I make sushi rice in the rice cooker; cook meat or heat up leftover meat, and dice tofu.… Read More »

Charcuterie Design and Charcuterie Trays Workskhop–WITH LAUREN!

Join us for Charcuterie and Trays! Learn the art of creating a Charcuterie tray with guest instructor, local food writer, and culinary expert, Lauren Townsend.  This event will involve learning how to setup a Charcuterie tray, and a DIY workshop to make a wood Plank Tray, Pedestal Tray, Box Tray, Lazy Susan or Round Sign/Tray. Customize your project with your choice of (non-toxic!)… Read More »

Tum Pok Pok ~ a Lunch with Lauren Review

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Tum Pok Pok is authentic Thai street food in a bright, fun, and casual setting on Buford Highway in Chamblee. If you are familiar with Bangkok Thyme in Sandy Springs, Tum Pok Pok has the same owner, Adidsara Weerasin. From the second you walk in, you are transformed to Thai Isan, which is the Northeastern region.… Read More »

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Recently at Lunch with Lauren: The Classic Greek, Karv Kitchen, The Ginger Room, Zentea and more!

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

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5/13:  Don’t tell me Dunwoody only has pizza places

5/12:  My friend shared some of her treats from The Classic Greek and now I can’t stop. Despina Lamas, walk me through what I’ve eaten here.… Read More »

Saint Patrick’s Day the Kona Grill Way

Shamrocks, pinching, and getting lucky – St. Patrick’s Day is approaching quickly and Kona Grill at Avalon in Alpharetta is celebrating! Starting Monday, March 15th through Saturday, March 20th, get lucky at Kona Grill with Lil’ Corned Beef Sliders for $6 and wash them down with Green Beer, Sake, and Seltzers available for $3 during happy hour from 2 p.m… Read More »

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Lately at Lunch with Lauren ~ Roasted Chicken + Beets & Goat Cheese + Crab Cake Sandwiches + Muffins and More!

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

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A perfectly roasted chicken is a thing of beauty. Not only is it pure comfort food (tender meat, crunchy skin, buttery drippings) but there are so many other meals you can turn it into.… Read More »

Birria Tacos!

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

What are Birria Tacos? I’m glad you asked because birria tacos seem to be all the rage around the nation and here in Atlanta. What you typically see around Atlanta (and in the U.S.) is actually a quesabirria taco. “The tortilla is dipped in birria broth and griddled, before being topped with meat and cheese and then folded into the now crunchy, red-tinged tortilla.”… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren: Wright’s Gourmet Cakes + Leftover Magic + Myungrang Hotdog

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

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For everyone looking for their Wright’s cake fix. Go to Porter BBQ & Brewery  for bbq, stay for cake

I love when random stuff from my fridge/freezer come together for a delicious meal.… Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren: Pizza Jeans • Big Dave’s Cheese-Steaks • TGM Menu

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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The sauce is what makes the margarita pizza from Pizza Jeans so perfect. I was worried when it was the only cheese pizza they offered because my children have refused the same pie at other places.… Read More »

Kwality Ice Cream ~ Audra’s Review

by Audra H Anders for The Aha! Connection

I will admit that ice-cream is not one of my weaknesses.   I like it but I can easily do without it.   However, my hubby is ADDICTED to ice-cream.   So my oldest and I were getting ready to leave TGM and he decided to see if he could find a new ice-cream place to grab some ice-cream for Dad.  … Read More »