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Author Archives: Broderick Smylie

Duck, Duck, Goose book by Hank Shaw

I’d like to think that I’m a bit of an adventurous eater but I’m admittedly a bit safe when it comes to my cooking. I’m pretty comfortable with chicken, pork & beef at home but I love to order duck when I see it on a menu, whether it’s a fine dining menu or at […]

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Upscale Magazine Features Savory Exposure

A couple of months ago I was approached by Upscale Magazine to share some Atlanta food picks for their national publication geared to an African-American audience. Their categories were fun and I had a great time working with them. I’m joined by bloggers in selected cities nationwide and my portrait was snapped by my friend […]

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Article 14

    Article 14, a handsome restaurant and bar at the bottom of the King and Spalding building opened a year ago and I’d been given a chance to check it out then. Y’all know that I like to keep it positive around here, and sadly there really wasn’t much that I’d be able to […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams arrive in Atlanta

Jeni’s Ice Cream from my home state of Ohio has arrived in Atlanta and began scooping to the public today. I’d actually already moved on from the Buckeye State by the time the empire began and first learned of Jeni’s right next door to the new Westside shop at Star Provisions. Jeni, pictured above, has […]

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Three Taverns Craft Brewery

  Three Taverns Craft Brewery  opened their Decatur doors to the public this week, and if you’re reading this early on Saturday, tickets are still available for their grand opening weekend. After years of supporting Atlanta and Athens craft beer scene, it’s great to see that Decatur has their own homegrown beers. Nearby, Blue Tarp […]

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