Where to Eat When in Georgia: 4 Places Worth a Visit

Scrolling down my Facebook wall, I often encounter  pictures of nostalgia, the emotional  expression of Military friends glad to be home, as they stand in the Walmart parking lot- arms up in celebration- or peek in the drive-thru window of In-N-Out  Burger, giddy with anticipation. With every trip, especially to a place that’s called home (even…

#YokoChopped: Making the Cut

    I’ve sat in front the TV many evenings. The cleaver comes flying down in the midst of the letters C-H-O-P-P-E-D to the suspenseful, gameshow-like music. The competitors are introduced and welcomed, and the somewhere-between-cavalier-and-prestigious voice of Ted Allen makes clear the rules: “Welcome, chefs! Here are the rules: There are three rounds- mandatory ingredients for each course….

Would You Make It On Chopped? Round 2

You know the rules! 4 cooks, 3 rounds, and 4 ingredients per round, but only one winner. Below are the required mystery ingredients from the second day of competition and the allowed times. What masterpiece would you prepare? Would you triumph or would you be CHOPPED? To submit your dish, click the REPLY button up top. APPETIZER…

Would You Make it on Chopped?: Day 1

4 cooks, 3 rounds, and 4 ingredients per round, but only one winner. Below are the required mystery ingredients from the first day of completion and the allowed times. What masterpiece would you prepare? Would you triumph or would you be CHOPPED?

Neptune: More than the Chicken of the Sea

Here I am in Boston. On my way into the city, I knew I’d be here for a while. Before I hit the tarmac on the runways of Boston Logan International Airport, I was determined to find out what grounds I must cover, culinary and otherwise. Besides chowda, I knew I couldn’t leave the New…

Where to Eat AllYouCanEat Stir-fry: A Tale of Two Cities

It is not my intention to renovate the Tip of the Tongue to make room for a forum for compare and contrast essays and expositions. Yet since I’ve arrived to Boston, I’ve visited a restaurant that perhaps rivals Atlanta’s  The Real Chow Baby. After a visit, some thoughts bombarded my mind- for one: the fact…