Category Archives: Ambassador Posts

Big Green Egg BBQ

Tailgating on The Big Green Egg

by Serena Hale

When you think of entertaining and cooking, what do you usually think of? Ovens, stovetop cooking, and BBQ grills. But it is time to expand your way of thinking when it comes to entertaining and cooking. I had a chance to change it by attending my first Big Green Egg cooking class in Atlanta. Continue Reading

Whole Hogging It Up

by Serena Hale

Have you always wondered where various parts of the pig come from? Have you wondered about the process of how bacon is made or pork butt? Did you know that the pork butt actually comes from the shoulder of the pig?  Some of these qu...

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Get In Grilling Shape At The Big Green Egg Boot Camp

by Colleen Callahan

How would you like to learn how to smoke ribs, bake a pizza, smoke cheddar, and bake an apple pie all on a Big Green Egg? Well, you can do just that at Boot Camp at the Big Green Egg Culinary Center in Atlanta. The only one of its kind, the Culinary Center hosts classes for owners and future owners of the iconic grill and smoker. Continue Reading

My Journey to Woodstock – Rootstock and Vine

by Loren Ashley Browne

I will admit that I have never been to Woodstock, Georgia. When I got the opportunity to have a pre-NYE dinner, as a Culinary Local ambassador, I jumped at the opportunity. I am happy to introduce you to a brand new restaurant, seriously under three months old, called Rootstock and Vine. Continue Reading

Ringing in the New at Rootstock and Vine

by Colleen Callahan

New Year’s Eve at the new Rootstock and Vine wine bar in historic Woodstock, GA was a delightfully intimate affair. Two seatings of their wine pairing dinner were available giving guests a chance to experience four courses of delicious foods paired with delightful wines. The ambiance at Rootstock and Vine is cozy even with the open loft decor. The staff was attentive and the food and wine wer...

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Four Roses Five-Course Dinner with Under the Cork Tree

by Abby Banks

"All you have to do is take one sip, and you'll discover something that may both surprise and delight you." A perfect representation described by the Kentucky bourbon whiskey distillery Four Roses. Four Roses is an award-winning family brand who has undoubtedly mastered the art of manliness by producing a prohibition survived bourbon that's guaranteed to put hair on your chest. I'm no purist, so F...

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Experience Cultural Diversity at the Atlanta International Night Market

by Colleen Callahan

The first weekend in November found me immersed in the culture of 70 countries, all without leaving Atlanta. How is this possible? I attended the Atlanta International Night Market of course. With food and drink choices from all across the globe along with fantastically authentic entertainment and a wide variety of artisan and retail goods, this international market was a feast for all the senses....

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Worlds of Fun at the Atlanta International Night Market

by Candyce Vaughan

Over 75,000 people had the chance to Taste the World at the first Atlanta International Night Market. The concept for this special event was inspired by the incredible outdoor markets found throughout Europe and Asia. These ni...

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Atlanta Night Market – Taste the World

by Loren Ashley Browne

Atlanta has hosted the 2nd edition of the INTERNATIONAL NIGHT MARKET and I cannot be more thrilled.  Imagine 70+ countries represented with over 200 independent vendors as they demonstrate so many aspects of their culture through food, beverages, music, and art. As a CulinaryLocal Ambassador, I had the pleasure to attend this event and I plan to attend every Continue Reading

OurSong Presents Vino & Voices

by Candyce Vaughan

Music has a magical way of bringing people together. So does great wine and delicious food. I had the opportunity to experience all three at Vino & Voices, presented by OurSong. OurSong is Atlanta's Gay and Lesbian Chorus, and it was founded in 2002. This talented group of men and women from all over the Continue Reading

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