Lunch with Lauren: J’s Mini Hot Pot Deluxe

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection My new favorite place to lunch. I’m not sure why I haven’t tried this place sooner; probably because the idea of my child with selective hearing cooking her own food in a pot of boiling broth makes my eye twitch. Spoiler alert…it went really well. Hot pot is […]

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Lunch with Lauren: Poke City and Momonoki

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection Poke city is open Publix Dunwoody Hall shopping center. If you aren’t familiar with poke, it is traditionally, a Hawaiian raw fish salad. If you love sushi, you will love poke. Choose a base (white or brown rice or salad greens), multiple proteins, veggies, dressing and toppings. I […]

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Lunch with Lauren: King BBQ and Cousins Maine Lobster

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection I have strong opinions about BBQ. I never realized it until I left for Clemson and South Carolinians would emphatically insist that their mustard based BBQ was the best in the country. Perhaps if their insistence wasn’t so unfettered that it was the BEST in the WHOLE country […]

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Lunch with Lauren: Donuts!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection Friday is National Donut Day which is one of the few food “holidays” I honor. Luckily, in Dunwoody, we have DaVinci’s Donuts (5537 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338 in the Walgreens shopping center). DaVinci’s offers smaller, cake-style donuts in a variety of flavors. If for some reason, […]

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Lunch with Lauren: Hello Chicken & The Buford Highway Shuffle

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection This past Easter, my family friend, Chris Turner, asked me if I’d heard of the Buford Highway Shuffle, knowing my love of Buford Highway. I was immediately intrigued and found the non-profit, We Love BuHi. We Love BuHi’s goal is to strengthen the “multicultural fabric of the Buford […]

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Lunch with Lauren: Crafthall Kitchen

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection Crafthall Kitchen is open in Sandy Springs (the shopping center next to REI and Tiff’s Treats). It is  multiple restaurant concepts under one roof. Currently, the options are Fowl and Scratch, a gourmet fried chicken place; Bowl Cookhouse, nutritious ingredients…in a bowl; Urban Sammie, a globally inspired sandwich […]

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