Where Atlanta, 2017 Guest Book
Unearthing deep-rooted truths about the food industry’s most important and least understood movement

 


17th South, January 2017
8 Arm is on the verge of bringin healthful, chef-driven cuisine to Atlanta’s food scene

 


USA Today Modern Woman, Winter 2016
Foolproof Recipes to Sweeten the Season…

 


17th South, November/December 2016
At Botiwalla, Meherwan Irani opens diners’ minds to a new iteration of Indian food…

 


USA Today Best Years, Fall 2016
Who says you need an elaborate girlfriends’ getaway to stay connected…

 


Brides, October/November 2016
Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue or a city banquet, it’s easy to create an unforgettable wedding meal…

 


17th South, October 2016
Born out of a crushing loss, Staplehouse is a temple of inventive cuisine, Southern soul and familial spirit…

 


Costco Connection, September 2016
How to spice up your kitchen repertoire…

 


17th South, September 2016
Seasonal ingredients and on-point execution define dining at Billy Allin’s Bread & Butterfly…

 


17th South, August 2016
Inventive farm-fresh fare steals the show at this Old Fourth Ward live music venue…

 


17th South, June 2016
Bellina Alimentari infuses Italian flavors into Ponce City Market’s popular food hall…

 


Jezebel, March 2016
I contributed copy for the write-ups on Umi, Himitsu, Gunshow, Yebo and 10 Degrees South…

 


Plate, Jan/Feb 2016
Turn your vegetable scraps, tops and roots into waste-free pestos…

 


Georgia Travel Guide, 2016
A Georgia wine expert spills on his favorite pours around the state…

 


OpenTable, January 2016
Full of flavor, vibrant, lively, and bursting with antioxidants — it’s easy to see why curry has taken hold across the globe…

 


OpenTable, January 2016
The holidays — a time when legendary pecan pie reigns supreme in the South — may be over. But we’re still longing for the sweet, nutty flavors through winter and beyond…

 


Costco Connection, January 2016
Eating seaweed may sound a bit strange, but not only have you likely eaten it before, but seaweed has been in diets around the world since people began eating…

 


Delta Sky, November 2015
Eat your way through the city and you’ll get a taste of the world…

 


OpenTable, November 2015
So in honor of National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day, we’re putting a fun twist on the expressive holiday and rounding up five kinds of chicken soup from around the world…

 


Details, October 2015
A bar that would make Bond envious-but can you get past the iris scanner?…

 


OpenTable, October 2015
With the country’s most historic (and easily most storied) cuisine and a slew of accomplished chefs pushing the envelope as they marry tradition with innovation, Southern food has never tasted so good. Here are five Southern chefs to watch…

 


OpenTable, October 2015
Tried + True and Hot + New Restaurants: An Atlanta dining guide to the ATL’s long-running and newly opened restaurants…

 


OpenTable, October 2015
On this momentous day, then, we thought it only apropos to round up some of our favorite global noodles for a delicious World Pasta Day – each of which you can find right here in the states…

 


Jezebel, September 2015
A former Ecco chef takes it back to basics at Midtown’s new Princi Italia…


Jezebel, August 2015
MF Sushi makes a triumphant return to the A in Inman Park…


Plate, July/August 2015
Once upon a time, Alaskan cuisine meant salmon, moose and potatoes. But today, chefs in this somewhat remote state are creating dishes far more exciting than canned fish…


USA Today Back to School Guide, Fall 2015
By now we all know the virtues of starting the day with a healthy breakfast…


Costco Connection, August 2015
It’s summertime, and perhaps no ingredient is more appropriate for your next cookout than meaty mollusks…


USA Today, May 2015
When your state is dubbed The Big Peach, it’s no wonder the juicy fruits make their way onto nearly every summer menu. Kate explores the creative ways chefs will implement the ingredient into dishes and desserts this season…


Collaborate, Apr/May 2015
Any planner knows that what’s on the menu may be just as (if not more) important to attendees as what’s on the meeting agenda. And destinations are taking notice…


USA Today, March 2015
Thousands of tourists flock to The Big Peach every year to catch a glimpse of the whale sharks at Atlanta’s celebrated Aquarium or for a sip of historic soda at the Coca-Cola Museum. But Atlanta offers much more to discover, namely delicious and storied food served up by some of the best chefs in the country…


Travel + Leisure, February 2015
A whole new breed of chef’s table has arrived. The scene now flowers with avant-garde cocktails, front-row seats at super-casual seafood meccas, and stellar sushi tastings…


Yahoo, February 2015
A host of chef-driven entertainment venues where the eats are as remarkable as the amusement have opened across the country in the past few years…


Thrivent Magazine, Winter 2015
The sky is blue, the earth is round and a home-cooked meal is cheaper and better for you than a restaurant meal. But is that last fact really true?


Eating Well, Nov/Dec 2014
This holiday season let your party guests practice some merry mixology with a do-it-yourself sparkling-wine cocktail station…


Travel + Leisure, November 2014
Cheers to these restaurants that work overtime to deck the halls and concoct special Christmastime menus…


Flight Centre Australia’s Travel Ideas, August 2014
Take your tastebuds on a tour and discover there’s more to American cuisine than burgers and fries…


Travel + Leisure, June 2014
From fiery curries to crispy noodles, find out what’s cooking at these outstanding Thai restaurants…


Flight Centre Australia’s Travel Ideas, August 2014
There’s perhaps nothing Marylanders are more proud of than their prized crab cakes…


Travel + Leisure, Apr 2014

Brunch isn’t the only weekend dining ritual. Gather your friends for Chinese small plates at one of these top dim sum restaurants…

 


The Atlantan, April 2014
Savor the five-star views at five of Atlanta’s new or revamped sky-high restaurants…


Plate, Mar/Apr 2014

It’s a standard sight in a Southern mom-and-pop diner or corner store: a big jar of pickled eggs. But how did pickled eggs go from homey to hip?…

 


Jezebel, February 2014
For this feature, I wrote the blurbs for Gunshow, Miso Izakaya and Chai Pani…


Costco Connection, February 2014

Cauliflower packs a nutritional punch…

 


Yahoo!, Feburary 2014

Chefs’ favorite ‘last meal’ restaurants are some of the world’s best…

 


Business Traveller, January 2014

Kate Parham samples a quartet of restaurants in Atlanta…

 


Travel + Leisure, December 2013

Gather your friends for small plates and sangria at one of these bustling tapas restaurants…

 


DRAFT, Nov/Dec 2013

The legendary Greg Engert’s tailored line of style-forward beers is this year’s most exciting debut…

 


Publix, Winter 2013

Native Georgian Kate Parham recounts her journey to learning about and loving wine…

 


Business Traveller, November 2013

Kate Parham samples a quartet of restaurants in America’s capital…

 


Yahoo!, November 2013

Gourmet Airport Food: Making The Security Lines Worth It…

 


Travel + Leisure, November 2013

Our abridged meal-by-meal guide to where and what to eat now…

 


Yahoo!, October 2013

From Seattle to Orlando, more and more winemakers are crafting whites and reds in cities rather than the countryside…

 


USA Today, Fall 2013

Perk up your midday meal with new flavors and creative pairings…

 


USA Today, Fall 2013

A signature drink can make a statement—or make for a dull night out. Swap your standby sip for something sinfully delicious, and try one of these trends as recommended by two of the country’s top mixologists…

 


USA Weekend, October 2013

Look beyond tomatoes for your fall preserves menu…

 


USA Today, September 2013

Renowned chef Aarón Sánchez demonstrates how heritage and culture play a tasty role in Latin American cuisine…

 


Yahoo!, September 2013
We’ve all been there…You know you just saw that same bottle at your local wine store for $15 last week, but they’re charging $30 for it. How can this be?

 


DETAILS, October 2013
Forget dinner at 8–in praise of the late, late meal…

 


Yahoo!, September 2013

The Spanish have tapas. The Brits, gastropubs. In Greece, it’s mezze. China, dim sum. And in Japan, these shared, small plates are found in izakayas…

 


Travel + Leisure, August 2013

Savor the atmosphere and views at these cool open-air restaurants found on rooftops, sidewalks, even gardens…

 


DETAILS, August 2013

Forget signature cocktails—bars and distillers are teaming up to create liquors that are truly one of a kind…

 


Wine Enthusiast, July 2013

The once-humble Mexican tortilla is the new edible canvas of the culinary world…

 


FoxNews, July 2013

Restaurants lure in diners with exclusive food collaborations…

 


Wine Enthusiast, June 2013

Put your palate on burn notice, the charevolution is here…

 


Vegetarian Times, June 2013
Also called butter beans down South, lima beans…


Sante, Summer 2013
Much like his restaurants, which are housed in revamped gas stations, mortuaries, and brothels…


DETAILS, May 2013
Something surprising is climbing to the top of the gourmet-food pyramid…


Washington Post, May 2013
I remember it so clearly. I was at Estadio, Logan Circle’s Spanish hot spot…


USA Today, Spring 2013
A professional chef tells you how to host a daylong Latin American barbecue, where the meats are charred to smoky, mouth-watering perfection…


Modern Luxury, Summer 2013
These bars are upping the brewsky ante…


Fox News, May 2013
Should kids be allowed in fine-dining restaurants?


Sante, Spring 2013
Wine lists meet 21st century technology…


FoxNews, April 2013
Though once a staple of Southern cuisine, fried chicken is taking on some decidedly interesting twists…


Washington Post, February 2013
Valentine’s Day: Taking our dinner to the bitter end…


Travel + Leisure, February 2013
Gather your friends for dim sum brunch or a Chinese New Year banquet at one of these authentic restaurants…


Esquire, February 2013
How to cook an entire salmon…


Houston Chronicle, January 2013
As the nation readies to watch the second inauguration of Barack Obama, restaurants in the capital also have eyes on the president—for culinary inspiration…


Esquire, January 2013
The secret to slow-poaching the perfect egg…


American Way, January 2013
In a time when restaurants boast about how many bottles of wine they have in their cellars, diners have never been more thirsty — or more overwhelmed…


Conde Nast Traveler, January 2013
D.C. Restaurants with Secret Service Entrances…


Wine Enthusiast, December 2012
Grab your Lipitor. The fat-washed cocktail trend is taking hold and coming to your local bar…


Sante, Winter 2013
Take Italy, with its Mediterranean culture and terroir, and Turkey, with its Middle Eastern spices, and smash them together. That’s Greek food…


Wine Enthusiast, December 2012
Sidra, or hard apple cider—which in 12th century Europe was said to be more popular than wine…


Livability, Winter 2012
The farm-to-table movement that helped Asheville earn its status as a “Foodtopia” continues to grow…


Livability, Winter 2012
THE CITY’S FOODTOPIA REPUTATION IS SHOWCASED IN AREA RESTAURANTS…


Conde Nast Traveler, October 2012
Whether you’re voting for Obama or Romney, these are the Washington, D.C., hot spots where you can drink like a politician…


Sante, Fall 2012
In a sea of chain restaurants sits PassionFish, a 9,500-square-foot seafood restaurant in Reston, VA…


Capitol File, October 2012
HOMEMADE AND ARTISANAL BITTERS ARE SPICING UP SOME OF DC’S MOST INTRIGUING COCKTAILS…


Conde Nast Traveler, October 2012
We have insider tips from three Washington D.C. restaurants on how to spot the power player next time you’re dining out in the capital…


USA Today, October 2012
These four libations were not only handcrafted by expert mixologists, they’re packed with myriad health benefits too…


Every Day with Rachael Ray, October 2012
The lowdown on Humane Certification…


Washingtonian, September 2012
Pimiento cheese is no longer just a zesty, creamy spread…


American Way, September 2012
A round-up on the new cocktail trend: fat-washing…


USA Weekend, September 2012
CHOCK-FULL of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids (the good fat), salmon reduces inflammation, protects lungs and boosts immunity…


American Way, August 2012
Washington, D.C.’s upscale Italian hot spot Fiola is perhaps best known my locals for its decadent lobster ravioli…


Baltimore Sun/Chesapeake Home + Living, August 2012
Skip the trip to Bordeaux and head instead to one of the world’s best wine travel destinations, practically in our own backyard…


Baltimore Sun/Chesapeake Home + Living, August 2012
PABU’s Izakaya-style dining translates as fresh sushi, sashimi and shared small plates, paired with sake and topped off with a potent whiskey ceremony…


Every Day with Rachael Ray, July 2012
For this month’s issue, I wrote the entire Supermarket Smarts department…


Sante, June 2012
Most nights at Woodberry Kitchen you won’t find salmon on the menu…


Forbes Travel Guide, June 2012
They say behind every great man is a great woman…


Women’s Health, May 2012
A guide to confusing food labels…


Baltimore Sun, May 2012
We caught up with some of chefs in town to find out where they go when they’re not dishing out fare at their own spots…


Forbes Travel Guide, May 2012
It’s National Burger Month, but we don’t need a reason to celebrate this All-American staple…


DC Modern Luxury, May 2012
Charm City is catching up. Baltimore has finally found its place on the culinary map…


American Way, April 2012
Seattle and Portland, Ore., may have started the trend, but epicurean markets are cropping up all over the country…


Modern Luxury, April 2012
Chefs have to work harder than an omelet and a mimose to stake a claim on brunch…


Club & Resort Business, March 2012
Clubs and resorts are making their seafood options more versatile and kid-friendly…


American Way, February 2012
Forget rooftop patios and gardens. The newest dining craze? Rooftop Apiaries…


Club & Resort Business, February 2012
The blended beverage has emerged as one of the best menu options for clubs…


Club & Resort Business, February 2012
The Carolina Club has flourished by embracing the full flavor and spirit of the University of North Carolina community…


Fort Worth Tourism, February 2012
Tex-Mex and BBQ and Beef, Oh my…


DC Modern Luxury, January 2012
How long will porcine delights continue to shine?


Dallas Brides, Winter 2011
Today’s brides want locavore and luscious, and wedding pros make it happen…


Star-Telegram, January 2012
North Texas foodies list favorite apps for shopping, cooking and dining out…


Star-Telegram, December 2011
Twas the week before Christmas…


Visitor’s Guide, December 2011
Lexington’s Japanese restaurants dish up an authentic taste of the Far East…


Plate, Nov/Dec 2011
The beauty of the bread basket lies in the variety of colors and textures…


USA Today, November 2011
Hands washed? Check. Flu shot? Check. Immunity-boosting diet? Uh … what?


Club & Resort Business, November 2011
At the end of a satisfying meal, it takes a tempting dessert menu to entice members and guests to order that final course…


Times of the Islands, October 2011
The weather may be sultry, but fine dining in Provo never takes a break…


Indulge, October 2011
THIS MONTH, CHEF JON BONNELL CELEBRATES A DECADE OF DEFINING TEXAS CUISINE, AND HE’S GOT PLENTY MORE ON HIS PLATE…


SELF, August 2011
We tested dozens of low-cal mixers to find slim sips that taste every bit as delicious as the originals…


Plate, July 2011
The Koreans have soju, the Japanese have sake, and the Greeks have ouzo as their celebratory spirit…


Plate, July 2011
With a father who distilled his own grappas and a mother who made cherry herring…


Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 2011
Fort Worth’s Louis Lambert distills a lifetime of recipes and memories into a “uniquely Texan” cookbook…


Modern Luxury, July 2011
Texas winemakers have found a new love– she’s full-bodied, comfortable in her skin, highly desired and eminently ripe…


Modern Luxury, July 2011
Panna cotta is the new darling of desserts…


PL Buyer, June 2011
Consumers want artisanal, fresh cheeses they won’t have to feel guilty about eating…


Plate, May/June 2011
Forget what you think you know about pairing wine with chocolate…


Quizzle, May 2011
Good wine under $10? You may be thinking that’s an oxymoron…


Professional Candy Buyer, May 2011
Many retailers are recognizing store-brand candy as a growing part of their business plans…


Restaurant Management, May 2011
One of the first things to go in a down economy is a non-necessity like eating out…


Dallas Morning News, February 2011
You may know her from her award winning blog…


Modern Luxury, Fall 2009
Wine decanters are the current craze…


Modern Luxury, February 2010
Where does the dynamic duo responsible for the wildly…


Modern Luxury, January 2010
One of the country’s foremost authorities on Mexican cooking…


Modern Luxury, December 2009
Reigning chef of the year Suzanne Tracht owns the elegant…


Daily Candy, September 2009
Exotic edibles. Flowing wine. Easy-on-the-eyes restaurateurs…


Modern Luxury, October 2009
Wine decanters, the designer objet de l’annèe…


Modern Luxury, Summer 2009
Why settle for boring old wine decanters…