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Cigarbque: Pork, Booze and Ciggys

[caption id="attachment_1824" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Cigarbque-festival-review Photo Credit: Cigarbque[/caption] CigarBQue is an intimate evening of fine food prepared by some of the country’s best chefs. Cigarbque is a traveling festival. CigarBQue was started when three chefs from Chicago got together to combined their love of food, entertainment and cigars. It turned into such a success they decided to take it across the country, with Atlanta being the kickoff city.  Atlanta's event took place in Downtown Atlanta's Georgia Freight Depot. CigarBQue features chef's barbeque-like creations, creative cocktails, wine, beer, and the world’s finest Read More


Sud de France Festival – New York City

Have you heard of this incredible food and wine festival happening in NYC next week? Sud De France is an organization created by the region’s government in 2006. Its aim is to support and encourage international exchange with businesses in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, and to promote the region’s history, heritage, gastronomy and culture both at home and abroad. Since not everyone can make it to this beautiful region of France, they are bringing it to you with the Sud De France Festival, beginning on June 9. For three weeks attendees can try mouth-watering versions of staples like cassoulet, bourride sétoise, cod brandade, and more, all paired with wines from the region. For a complete list of events and participating stores as well as information on how to purchase tickets, please visit their website: suddefrancefestival.com Camille Becerra, executive chef of Navy, the new restaurant and raw bar in SoHo. The menu at Navy showcases Becerra’s commitment to seasonal and local ingredients and her affection for approachable yet refined New American cuisine. Here is a recipe from Navy: Fresh Anchovies w...

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Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

You've no doubt heard about the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival which goes down next month. The Atlanta Food and Wine Festival takes place from May 19 - May 22. This weekend long celebration will include not only award-winning chefs, Master Sommeliers, but barbecue pitmasters and local growers. It is wonderful that we are finally celebrating the rich food and beverage traditions of the South. Festival goers have the opportunity to not only sample food but see cooking demonstrations, panel discussions, special dinners with celebrity chefs. Tickets start at $75 and go to $2,500. The festival is focused on highlighting the rich traditions of the South in three different ways. Old Traditions - farm-to-table, soul food, barbecue, Cajun & Creole, meat & three, sweets, bourbon New Traditions - New Southern food and beverage traditions, techniques and flavors, celebrity chefs “Other Southern”- Food, wine and spirits from other Southern regions around the globe, including Southern Europe (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece), South Africa, South America, Southern Hemisphere (Australia and New Zealand) and South-of-the-Bord...

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