Drew Van Leuvan’s James Beard Dinner @ Seven Lamps | Atlanta, Georgia USA

Chef Drew Van Leuvan's James Beard menu. Transparency: Invited by chef and Springer Mountain Farms to partake in this awesome dinner! Thank you!!

Chef Drew Van Leuvan’s James Beard menu. Thanks to Seven Lamps / Chef Drew Van Leuvan / Springer Mountain Farms for inviting me along.

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The canapes. Description for each below.

The canapes. Description for each below.

Sicilian Pistachio Macaroons, Mortadella Mousse

Sicilian Pistachio Macaroons, Mortadella Mousse

Potato Zeppole, Whipped Yogurt, UGA Caviar, Green Onions

Potato Zeppole, Whipped Yogurt, UGA Caviar, Green Onions

Edible Cocktail, Pimms Cup, Maldon Salt

Edible Cocktail, Pimms Cup, Maldon Salt

Butcher's Pate, Foie Gras and Pork Terrine, Prunes Marinated in Armagnac, Toasted Brioche

Butcher’s Pate, Foie Gras and Pork Terrine, Prunes Marinated in Armagnac, Toasted Brioche

We did not partake in the pairing, but should have.

We did not partake in the pairing, but should have.

Winter Squash Salad, Pumpkin Seed Butter, Calabrian Chili, Country Ham, Marinated Mushrooms, Bufala Mozzarella

Winter Squash Salad, Pumpkin Seed Butter, Calabrian Chili, Country Ham, Marinated Mushrooms, Bufala Mozzarella

Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Confit, Chestnut Tortellini, Honey Crisp Apple Cider, Vandouvan Curry

Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Confit, Chestnut Tortellini, Honey Crisp Apple Cider, Vandouvan Curry

Scallops & Octopus, Pommes Maccaire, Gochujang, Cucumber, Dilled Green Tomato, Cured Yolk

Scallops & Octopus, Pommes Maccaire, Gochujang, Cucumber, Dilled Green Tomato, Cured Yolk

Braised Veal Cheeks, Sea Island Red Peas, Red Russian Mustard Greens, Lemon, Benne

Braised Veal Cheeks, Sea Island Red Peas, Red Russian Mustard Greens, Lemon, Benne

Milk Chocolate, Passion Fruit Caramel, Butter Crisp Pop-Rocks, Orange Confit

Milk Chocolate, Passion Fruit Caramel, Butter Crisp Pop-Rocks, Orange Confit

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Drew Van Leuvan’s James Beard House pre-event dinner
Seven Lamps
(information gathered 2/2015)
3400 Lenox Rd. #217
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.467.8950

Hours
LUNCH:
Mon – Fri 11:00am – 3:00pm
Sat – Sun 12:00pm – 3:00pm

DINNER:
Mon – Thurs 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Fri – Sat 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Sun 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Parking
Parking lot available

Please be advised, all edible and non edible subjects have been shot in its natural habitat/lighting with some post processing. All content is copyrighted and may not be used without permission. Got questions? Email me: mweats <dot> info <at> gmail <dot> com

References
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Seven Lamps website

 

Truly Living Well | Atlanta, Georgia USA

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Exploring Truly Living Well with chef, Asha Gomez of Spice to Table / The Third Space.

Truly Living Well (information gathered 01/2015)
75 Hilliard St NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Hours
Wheat Street Location
Fri 2:00 pm – Dusk

Parking
Parking lot

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References
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Truly Living Well website | twitter 
Asha Gomez twitter | instagram
The Third Space website | twitter | instagram
Spice To Table twitter

Four Seasons Food Truck | Atlanta, Georgia USA

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Green Onion and Cheddar Tater Tots

Green Onion and Cheddar Tater Tots

Savannah Crab Cake Sandwich w/ Old Bay remoulade

Savannah Crab Cake Sandwich w/ Old Bay remoulade

Ellijay Apple Hand Pie

Ellijay Apple Hand Pie

Candied pecans

Candied pecans

Butter pecan and peach ice cream sandwich

Butter pecan and peach ice cream sandwich

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Four Seasons Food Truck (information gathered 10/2014)
75 14th St NW #2100
Atlanta, GA 30309
404.881.9898

Hours
Four Seasons Food Truck Tour
Oct 20 – 24 Mon – Fri 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Parking
Parking valet at Four Seasons

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References
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Four Seasons  website

Atlanta Ramen Festival 2014 | Decatur, Georgia USA

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Makan’s overnight chicken and duck broth with sun noodles; topped with duck breast, 6 min egg, black garlic.

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Kimball House’s Hokkaido Ramen

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Mibo Ramen’s cheese, butter and corn ramen

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Alma cocina’s beef cheek machaca ramen – Guajillo chile broth, green onions, tortilla crusted poached egg

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Apologies. Image is just an excuse to tag JCVD (Jean Claude Van Damme)

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The Lawrence’s Shoyu ramen w/ lamb belly; duck, chicken and lamb stock

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Victory’s Tonkotsu Ramen w/ lamb belly, hon shimeji, shiitake, scallion

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St Cecilia’s ramen italiano; roasted black trumpet, shaved guancialie, sun dried tomato, scallion, 7 min egg in a guanciale broth

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Chai Pani’s Sambar ramen

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At least dual servings of each type.

 

Atlanta Ramen Festival (information gathered 10/2014)
130 Clairemont Ave. Suite 100
Decatur, GA 30030
404.996.6504

Hours
October 20th 5:00 – 10:00pm

Parking
Marriott Courtyard parking deck; validate parking ticket for free parking.

Please be advised, all edible and non edible subjects have been shot in its natural habitat/lighting with some post processing. All content is copyrighted and may not be used without permission. Got questions? Email me: mweats <dot> info <at> gmail <dot> com

References
MW Eats twitter | Instagram
Makan website | twitter | Instagram
Chai Pani website | twitter
Mibo Ramen website | twitter
St. Cecilia website | twitter
Victory/Paper Plane website | twitter
Sun Noodles website | twitter
Kimball House website | twitter
The Lawrence website | twitter
Alma Cocina website | twitter

Big Gay Ice Cream Southern Tour 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia USA

Bryan Petroff in blue shades chatting with the folks of ATL.

Bryan Petroff in blue shades chatting with the folks of ATL.

Big Gay Ice Cream, via their Southern Tour 2014, visited Atlanta Oct 20 & 21.

Big Gay Ice Cream, via their Southern Tour 2014, visited Atlanta Oct 20 & 21.

Douglas Quint and Bryan Petroff

Douglas Quint and Bryan Petroff

Douglas Quint making my delicious vanilla cone (this was my second)

Douglas Quint making my delicious vanilla cone (this was my second)

Some dear Big Gay Ice Cream companions

Some dear Big Gay Ice Cream companions

Bryan handing out cones

Bryan handing out cones

Inception Fuji Instax photo

Inception Fuji Instax photo

Duality of Big Gay Ice Cream. Salty Pimp on the left, plain vanilla on right.

Duality of Big Gay Ice Cream. Salty Pimp on the left, plain vanilla on right.

 

Big Gay Ice Cream @ Bantam and Biddy (information gathered 10/2014)
1544 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Hours
Mon Oct 20, 2014 (4:00pm – 10:00pm)
Tues Oct 21, 2014 (2:00pm – 8:00pm)

Parking
Ansley Mall parking lot

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References
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Big Gay Ice Cream twitter | website
Bantam and Biddy twitter | website

Makan Fall 2014 Menu |Decatur, Georgia USA

Makan's New Menu - Fall 2014!

Makan’s New Menu – Fall 2014!

Menu Inside

Menu Inside

Chef George Yu educating staff on new dishes

Chef George Yu educating staff on new dishes

Roasted Quail - kale, ginger, garlic, Shao Xing Wine

Roasted Quail – kale, ginger, garlic, Shao Xing Wine

Lobster Salad - Lobster, wood ear mushroom, celtuse, black sesame seeds, chives

Lobster Salad – Lobster, wood ear mushroom, celtuse, black sesame seeds, chives

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Duck breast – squash, apple, celery, kimchi mostarda, rice cakes

Makan Charcuterie - daily selection of cured, smoked or prepared meats, pickles and vegetables

Makan Charcuterie – daily selection of cured, smoked or prepared meats, pickles and vegetables

Chicken Roulade - thai basil, soy sauce, sesame oil

Chicken Roulade – thai basil, soy sauce, sesame oil

Kalbi Butchered Steak - roasted mushroom, charred onions, sesame seeds, Ssamjang sauce

Kalbi Butchered Steak – roasted mushroom, charred onions, sesame seeds, Ssamjang sauce

Kimchi Stew - Pork, kimchi, ginger, tofu

Kimchi Stew – Pork, kimchi, ginger, tofu

Braised Pork Belly - Mustard greens, veg, cilantro gremolata

Braised Pork Belly – Mustard greens, veg, cilantro gremolata

Braised fish - market fish, turnips, radish, peppers

Braised fish – market fish, turnips, radish, peppers

 

Crew digging in.

Crew digging in.

 

Makan (information gathered 10/2014)
130 Clairemont Ave. Suite 100
Decatur, GA 30030
404.996.6504

Hours
Tues - Thurs: 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm 11:00pm
Sat: 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Parking
Marriott Courtyard parking deck; validate parking ticket for free parking.

Please be advised, all edible and non edible subjects have been shot in its natural habitat/lighting with some post processing. All content is copyrighted and may not be used without permission. Got questions? Email me: mweats <dot> info <at> gmail <dot> com

References
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Makan website | twitter | Instagram