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My South is Good Eats & Sweet Treats

June 6, 2017

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival was an incredible event where winemakers, breweries and restaurants from the southern region gathered to show off their southern eats. Each restaurant was paired with a beverage from their representative state.

The 3 day event started with a” preview party” at The Stave in Atlanta and that’s when I fell in love at Little Rock, Arkansas! Chef Scott Rains from Table 28 made the most incredible, melt in your mouth, warm, addictive “Salted Molasses Pudding Cake.”

Now I am a clean comedian, but at that moment, it took a second to keep it clean after the first bite, In fact, it was good delicious that I stood in front of Chef Rains and ate another sample. After my second round, I was wondering If I should tell my husband about my new chef boo! After more convo, I asked would he be serving at another time and that’s when he told me about a Saturday morning breakfast. Initially I thought, I’ve got to find a way to sneak in since my media pass didn’t include the event. God favored me and the media was eventually invited. So who got another opportunity to taste “Salted Molasses Pudding Cake???” Me! I also had no choice but to get a second helping!

Some of the most interesting foods that intrigued me were this leg of prosciutto. Is that a hoof???

Instead of chicken & waffles, how about shrimp and waffles?

Now, I would never miss an opportunity to not brag on Alabama food! 2 restaurants from Auburn were onsite: Acre & The Hound were grilling on the Big Green Egg. Acre grilled some ribs that were topped with cilantro and peanuts. The Hound grilled some smoked pheasant sausage topped with a Greek yogurt dip and peanuts.

Another restaurant with strong Alabama ties was Hattie B’s was representing Tennessee although they open their 1st out of Tn chain in Birmingham. Instead of chicken, they showcased a bourbon peach cobbler that should be on their menu.  One word to describe it, mercy!

Another restaurant with strong Alabama ties was Hattie B’s was representing Tennessee although they open their 1st out of Tn chain in Birmingham. Instead of chicken, they showcased a bourbon peach cobbler that should be on their menu.  One word to describe it, mercy!

 

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