Crazy for Kale: Perfect Kale Chips for Pizza [Language NSFW]

Crazy for Kale: Perfect Kale Chips for Pizza [Language NSFW]

I used to despise kale. Really and truly. I wanted my salad bare and simple, to the point where romaine lettuce seemed like a brazen life choice. But that was then, and kale is very much now. And not just for me... kale seems to be popping up everywhere—as a power elixir, snack food, bath salts and [...]

#QuotableMondays: Conflict Kitchen & Promoting Cultural Understanding

#QuotableMondays: Conflict Kitchen & Promoting Cultural Understanding

Can an food outlet actually double as an art project? In the case of Conflict Kitchen, yes. And it's generated some important political conversations along with it. The restaurant, located in Pittsburgh, serves up cuisine from countries with which the United States is in a state of conflict. That includes places like North Korea, Cuba and Iran, [...]

San Diego Recap: Flying Flour & $520 for the Humane Society

Yes, we made a complete mess of the Sun-St. Michael's kitchen, and it became a rockin' restaurant for the evening. But it was a HUGE success, I'm proud to say. We had roughly 25 in attendance and made $520 in unfettered funds for the San Diego Humane Society. Wayne, in his infinite wisdom, asked guests [...]

Travel & Leisure’s Call For #howisummer Photos

  Although I object to using "summer" as a verb at all times, Travel & Leisure is running a spiffy social-media campaign to get users to tag their Instagrams with #howisummer. some of the entries are pretty neat—and, with partner Food & Wine magazine, it's food-specific (although many of the images tagged are not of food, [...]

‘New York Delhi’ – The Best Naan Pizza You’ll Ever Taste

‘New York Delhi’ – The Best Naan Pizza You’ll Ever Taste

A few friends recently visited Tabla, a new Indian restaurant in Midtown Atlanta, and reported having naan with cheese on it. Naturally, a lightbulb went off over my head! The result is "New York Delhi"—an easy, non-yeast, pizza version of classic Indian bread. After hitting the Google for some easy-peasy naan recipes, I settled on [...]

“Pizza for Good” Launch Party Photos

“Pizza for Good” Launch Party Photos

Stranger hugs. Joe Biden traffic. Vibrator jokes. Raffle-prize winners. Oh yeah, we also had a book to launch, too.Thanks to all who attended the "Pizza for Good" book-release party at Baraonda Caffe - right in the heart of midtown Atlanta. We had a great turn-out despite traffic grinding to a halt during a visit by [...]