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Author Archives: Broderick Smylie

San Diego, California

    Twelve Months. 365 Days. One year. I honestly can’t believe that time has moved so quickly since I made the decision to try life out west.   I’ve always loved visiting friends in San Francisco, Los Angeles/Long Beach, Sonoma/Napa and here in San Diego and thought it might be a nice home base […]

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Atlanta Food & Wine Festival 2014 preview

  It’s that time again! The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival returns for its fourth year to the grounds in and around the Loews Hotel in Midtown Atlanta. Chefs from around the South will return for cooking demonstrations, create special dishes at dinners around the city and serve crowds at the popular tasting tents May […]

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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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