Hurricane Edition: Putnam Provisions Company
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by Candace Nelson
8h ago
Putnam Provisions Company is a coffee shop and artisan shop in a coworking space. "The concept behind Putnam Provisions is to provide a place not only to get DRIP Coffee, but also a store front for Good Horse Scents, LLC products. In addition, provide a place for you to shop from local artisans, local food producers and local value-added products," reads the website. They offer coffee, cold brew, espresso, hot chocolates, lattes, mochas, teas, fruit smoothies, and other specialty drinks offered hot, iced, or frozen. Plus avocado toast, chicken salad sandwiches and bacon, lettuce, avocado ..read more
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Birmingham, AL Edition: Milo's Hamburgers
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by Candace Nelson
1d ago
Since 1946, Milos Hamburgers has been serving up fast fresh burgers smothered in our original sauce, served with fried pies, milkshakes and seasoned fries. Based in Alabama, Milo's Hamburgers was founded by Milo Carlton as Milo's Hamburger Shop in 1946. Milo's has more than 20 locations across Alabama. Their signature menu item is the secret-recipe hamburger sauce and sweet tea. The hamburger sauce is sweet, smoky and savory. It's like a mix of ketchup, chili powder and some other flavors. Since the 1980s, they have distributed their own Sweet Tea brand in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorad ..read more
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Birmingham, AL Edition: Jack's
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by Candace Nelson
3d ago
Jack's has almost 200 locations across Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi. "In 1960, Jack’s fired up its very first grill in Homewood, Alabama. Our walk-up hamburger joint was an instant hit. Who could turn down our 10-cent sodas, 15-cent fries and 20-cent shakes?" the website reads. The regional fast food chain serves up breakfast, sandwiches, chicken, drinks, sides, salads and desserts. I went for the original cheeseburger - One juicy beef patty topped with American cheese, onions, pickles and Jack’s secret sauce. Served up on a toasted premium homestyle bun. Plus a side ..read more
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Atlanta, GA Edition: Miller Union
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by Candace Nelson
4d ago
"Miller Union is named after the former Miller Union Stockyards that occupied one full city block in Atlanta’s old meatpacking district in the 1880s. The stockyard building suffered a fire after the turn of the century and was later replaced with an industrial warehouse, typical of the time period. Miller Union, the restaurant, was founded in 2009 by Steven Satterfield and Neal McCarthy in the refurbished warehouse that sits on the former site and has since contributed to the evolution of the neighborhood. They created a rustic, yet modern atmosphere with a respect for the history of the ne ..read more
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Chef Paul’s James Beard Watch Party at Capitol Market
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by Candace Nelson
4d ago
Chef Paul won a James Beard Award for Best Chef Southeast earlier this week, and the Capitol Market had a watch party for the historic event. And there was a TON of good food. Ristorante Abruzzi Chase Collier Hernshaw Farms Mushroom Arancini - San Marzano tomato sauce, parmesan foam Smoked Salmon Crostini - Smoked Salmon, herbed goat cheese, arugula, crispy capers, pickled red onions, spicy citrus honey, toasted Charleston Bread baguette Coco's Jesse Lyons & Chasity Thomas Mini crab cakes with specialty sauce Bogey's at Capitol Market Andrew Ford & Jay Nelson Smoked beef rib ..read more
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Atlanta, GA Edition: The Busy Bee
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by Candace Nelson
6d ago
"IN 1947 LUCY JACKSON, A SELF-TAUGHT COOK DECIDED TO OPEN HER OWN RESTAURANT. WHILE WORKING ON DEVELOPING A NAME FOR THE BUSINESS, SHE RECEIVED SOME UNCOMMON INSPIRATION FROM A COUPLE OF SOURCES. FIRST, WHILE ON A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA, SHE SAW A PICTURE OF A BEE ON A LARGE MOVING SIGN, AND VIEWING IT AS A SIGN, DECIDED TO NAME HER RESTAURANT AFTER IT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER, SHE WAS MOVED TO HELP AN AFRICAN MISSIONARY BY PROVIDING AHOT MEAL FOR HER. THE MISSIONARY WAS PREVIOUSLY IN ANOTHER WELL KNOWN RESTAURANT, BUT COULDN’T AFFORD TO BUY ANYTHING TO EAT. SHE WAS TOLD, “GO DOWN TO BUSY BEE, MOMMA ..read more
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Atlanta, GA Edition: Little Tart Bakeshop
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by Candace Nelson
1w ago
"Ohio-native Sarah O’Brien started Little Tart Bakeshop at Atlanta’s farmers markets in 2010. Drawn to the south by its long growing season, excellent produce, and friends who had made the vibrant city of Atlanta home, O’Brien opened her first brick and mortar shop at the Jane in Grant Park in 2011. A stall at the Krog Street Market followed in 2014, plus a new location in Summerhill in 2019, and Little Tart can still be found at farmers markets around town," reads the website. "Today, Little Tart is made up of passionate bakers, baristas, and counter staff who work diligently every day t ..read more
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Atlanta, GA Edition: W.H. Stiles Fish Camp
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by Candace Nelson
1w ago
"W.H. Stiles Fish Camp is a modern, urban fish shack serving freshly caught seafood from the South (mostly)," reads the website. Named after Chef/Owner Anne Quatrano's great-great-great-great grandfather, W. H. Stiles, Fish Camp is affectionately referred to as "Dub's." "Fish Camp features a raw shellfish bar with a rotating selection of oysters, clams, and crudo, sandwiches (po'boy, lobster roll, catch of the day), salads, bowls of fish, shellfish, and chowder, homemade seltzers, and a selection of beer and wine. For those who like to linger, Dub's retail section offers an eclectic array ..read more
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A Taste of Talent Reception at the Coliseum Parlor Club
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by Candace Nelson
1w ago
I was so fortunate this evening to be able to attend the Taste of Talent reception at the Coliseum. This event showcases some of the culinary talent at the facility. A total of six groups dished out tasty bites as part of a competition. The winning team gets to have their dish featured on the Parlor Room menu. The Parlor Room is an exclusive VIP area for select ticket holders where you can relax, enjoy drinks, and have some tasty food. One of the dishes I had tonight will soon be on the menu. My first dish of the night was a vegetable stuffed puff pastry with a Sriracha sauce. Then, I mo ..read more
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Atlanta, GA Edition: King of Pops
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by Candace Nelson
1w ago
"King of Pops started with a couple thousand bucks, a used ice cream pushcart, and a whole lot of luck. Our success is due to amazing community support (which we’ve received since day one). We do our best to respond to that support with love, gratitude, and some laughs," reads the website. This popsicle spot has made more than 500 different flavors that are all between 3-5 ingredients. Blueberry lemonade, strawberries & cream, thai iced tea, peach, key lime pie and so much more. I had a super refreshing banana pudding pop. I know it's the south, but this is the first one I've ever ..read more
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