This Food Friday, I wanted to do something different. We of course love all the local restaurants we have the privilege of visiting, but I wanted to find one that was health conscious as well as community conscious and give it a try.
We lucked out! Dandelion Communitea Cafe on Thornton Road in Orlando is by far one of the best food experiences we have had here at The Backstage Beat.
Located in a wonderfully diverse and artistic neighborhood, Dandelion Communitea Cafe embraces the local flare and is a beacon of hope for hungry travelers everyday. Situated in a beautiful 1920’s home, this little tea house is more than meets the eye!
They offer a wide range of Tea, all organic and some of the herb teas are actually picked fresh that morning from their amazing garden.
521 Kitchen and Que = Our Pick for Holiday Meat!
521 Kitchen and Que is located in Atlanta off Roswell Road and is our pick for ordering your Holiday Meal this year, and dinner tonight!
Owned by local Atlanta couple, Drew and Roma Kirkland, this is by far one of the best BBQ’s we have been to. One thing that strikes us in particular about this restaurant is their commitment to locally sourced and fresh food. Also, they are vegetarian and gluten free friendly. Vegetarian? A BBQ restaurant is vegetarian friendly? Yes, believe it or not, as Roma told us, there are quite a lot of vegetarians that love to grab a bite at 521 Kitchen and Que.
As someone that works with my significant other, I loved the fact that the “521” in 521 Kitchen and Que is their anniversary date. Awe… Heart melts.
So, long story short; We sampled all the yummy goodies they have and for your holiday meals, do yourself a favor and let them cook it.
Must have picks:
Turkey – Moist and Delicious. All your guests will be impressed.
Kale Slaw – So delightful! It doesn’t have the bitterness you might expect from Kale. It is definitely worth getting
Baked Sweet Potato – Cooked perfectly, season with salt and pepper
Brisket – Melt in your mouth delicious!
Let’s just say that we loved everything we tried and we are certain you will too.
Go ahead and try them for lunch or dinner! While you are there, place your holiday order! Do it quickly!
Murphy’s Farmer’s Table Dinner Series Continues
ATLANTA – Any frequenter of Murphy’s knows that each plate is made up of delicious ingredients, locally grown and thoughtfully prepared. To honor the sources of these ingredients, Murphy’s is excited to continue their Farmer’s Table Dinner Series. Already proven to be a fan favorite after a sold out dinner in June, the series will take place the last Wednesday of each month. Guests are invited to enjoy a multi-course meal highlighting local farmers and their contributions to Murphy’s menu.
The first dinner of the series, a successful “trial run”, took place Wednesday, June 24, 2015 and featured farmer Richard Kessler (“RJ”) from Planted Rock Farms. The 4-course dinner included wine pairings and a variety of summer-inspired dishes, thoughtfully prepared by Chef de Cuisine Ricky Navas. Guests also had the opportunity to meet and mingle with RJ and Chef Ricky.
The next dinner will take place Wednesday, July 29 and will be hosted by Geezer’s Farm out of Gurley, Alabama, where Farmer David Sisk will travel to Atlanta to join the feast.
Melting Pot 1/4 Off the 4th!
Midtown-Atlanta’s scrumptious Melting Pot will have a delicious 4th of July menu available–and it’s 1/4 off! Skip the grill on your holiday, because there will be a meal for everyone to enjoy aside from burgers and hot dogs. Personally, I’d get all over that watermelon and feta salad. And the Buffalo chicken.
MUSIC10 years ago
The Best Rock in Town – Charley Magruders Memories
Tough Mudder10 years ago
10 Musts to Survive Tough Mudder
GeekChic!6 years ago
7 Tips On How To Be Successful at Dragon*Con
Music Gallery5 years ago
Turkuaz at Aisle 5
Comedy5 years ago
Ho Ho Ho Steve-O? Holiday Laughs with Steve-O at the Improv Atlanta
Aural Pleasure6 years ago
Exclusive : Tom Arnold Interview with The Backstage Beat
Concert Reviews6 years ago
Hundred Waters Entrance The Sinclair
Dance5 years ago
Wabi Sabi Enchants Again