Spring Harvest Dinner Series at Asador

Sous Chef Brooke Mallory, Executive Chef Brad Phillips. Photo Credit: Shana Anderson

Asador, the farm-to-fire Dean James Max restaurant concept invites guests to enjoy a spring Harvest Dinner. The family-style dinner features the best of the season and showcases local ingredients in a modern and creative style. Each course is paired with a cocktail crafted by or wine hand selected by the award winning bar team. Executive […]

Soulman’s adds a BBQ twist to the Frito Pie

The Soul Bowl

Something big is happening at Soulman’s Bar-B-Que. For the first time in 17 years, Soulman’s is introducing a new item to their menu – The Soul Bowl. The Soul Bowl is made with a base of FRITOS Corn Chips and topped with home-made pinto beans, cheddar cheese, Pulled pork, smoked sausage and BBQ sauce.”  Guests can even […]

Research confirms a higher plant-based diet reduces heart disease risk

Source: American Heart Association

BALTIMORE – A pro-vegetarian diet – one that has a higher proportion of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods is linked to lower risks of dying from heart disease and stroke, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting. In an observational study, researchers analyzed the eating and lifestyle habits […]

Hungry and thirsty: Jim Beam and Carso Mediterranean Grill has an invite for you

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Jim Beam and Carso Mediterranean Grill, located at the Hilton Granite Park Hotel, are partnering to host a very special dinner Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. The evening will feature a four course meal with custom cocktail pairings. The cost is $50 and if that whet’s your appetite make your reservations by email at Edward.Searle@Hilton.com or […]

Shape of glass and color of wine might influence how tipsy you get

"If you want to pour and drink less wine, stick to the narrow wine glasses and only pour if your glass is on the table or counter and not in your hand—in either case you'll pour about 9 to 12 percent less," says Brian Wansink. (Credit: Dave Dugdale/Flickr)

(Futurity) Most people think of a wine glass as one serving, but it could be closer to two or three. Researchers find why pours vary, and how it leads to over consumption. In the study, published in the journal Substance Use and Misuse, participants were asked to pour what they considered a normal drink using […]

Southwest Airlines adds two new beers to their menu


(PRNewswire) Southwest Airlines earlier this month announced two new beers will be taking to the skies. The airline will stock Leinenkugel’s seasonal craft beers in addition to Dos Equis Lager Especial onboard every flight with a price point of $5 or a valid Southwest Business Select or Rapid Rewards drink coupon per beer. And it’s not […]

How will you celebrate National Peanut Butter Day?

National Peanut Day

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — Many foods have a day or week set aside to honor them.  But perhaps no food has more celebrations planned year in and year out than the mighty peanut.  And National Peanut Butter Day on Saturday kicks off the fun. “I’m not certain anyone knows for sure why Americans have named so many […]

Party goers have plenty of low calorie and non-alcoholic cocktails options

Skinnygirl Meyer Lemon Vodka is low cal but the perfect starter for your favorite cocktail.

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor So if your New Year’s resolutions include calorie counting you know that too often we drink too many of our calories and so perhaps you are thinking club soda is your only option. No, this is 2015 you have options – delicious options! First, the Skinnygirl Cocktails line has expanded […]

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