All posts tagged: Atlanta

2018 Taste of Atlanta VIP Ticket Giveaway

The 2018 Taste of Atlanta is back in Old Fourth Ward Park on October 19-21st. I’m teaming up with Taste of Atlanta for an Instagram giveaway for 2 VIP tickets to 1 lucky winner to attend on Sunday, Oct. 21st. Attendees will get to taste their way around Atlanta restaurants like the ones pictured here: Hattie B’s, Bon Glaze, Poke Burri and more! The VIP tickets include 20 Taste Points and entry into the Grand Tasting Experience for craft beers, wine, cocktails and bites from restaurants not in the main festival. Who’s ready to win 2 VIP tickets? Follow the instructions enter on the Instagram post HERE View this post on Instagram A post shared by Droolius 📸 Julius Mayo Jr (@droolius) on Oct 8, 2018 at 9:01am PDT The contest begins Monday, October 8th at 12 PM EST and ends at on Friday, October 12th at 12 PM EST. The winner will be chosen at random and announced at 6pm EST on Friday, 10/12 and contacted by Instagram DM. (U.S. residents only. Giveaway is …

Droolius 8 Year Blog Anniversary & Celebrating with Sushi Donuts

The middle of August marked the 8 year blog anniversary. I started to celebrate this anniversary with a giveaway, but I also had to keep up the tradition and celebrate with food. What better way than to celebrate with 8 mini sushi donuts? Poke Burri in Atlanta, GA makes some of the most creative sushi items and they have done it again with mini sushi donuts. I’ve featured a regular sized sushi donut before, but these minis are easier to eat and as my fiancé says, “too cute” not to share. The variety of toppings and sauces compliment the slices of tuna, salmon and spicy tuna. These mini sushi donuts are a specialty item and need to be ordered in advanced. Order ahead by sliding in the @PokeBurri DM’s and sending a message with your order. Poke Burri 479 Flat Shoals Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30316 Photo above by LadyDroolius My angled shot So many angles to photograph these mini sushi donuts It’s crazy to look back on the past 8 years and how everything …

Droolius’ Top 7 Favorites of January 2016

I wanted to start a new blog series this year and thought that a monthly Top 7 Favorites of what I ate was a good start. Why Top 7? Mainly because it’s hard to just choose my favorite 5 dishes for the month and 10 dishes might be too much. So, Top 7 it is! This month I spent the entire time in Atlanta, the city where I’m working now. I’ve been going back and forth between Orlando and Atlanta in the past few months, so I’m getting to explore food in both cities. Here’s my favorite dishes from January, in the order of when the food was eaten, not by rank.   click to enlarge Cheeseburger and fries at Holeman and Finch Public House, Atlanta, GA This was my first time having the infamous Holeman and Finch cheeseburger at the actual restaurant and it was very impressive. I ate it first at Burger Bash during South Beach Wine & Food Festival in 2014, then at H&F Burger at Ponce City Market last year. Both …

Shake Shack Debuts The Chick’n Shack Sandwich Today Nationwide

Exciting news from ShakeShack today as they are debuting their new chicken sandwich and it’s called the Chick’n Shack. The Chick’n Shack is a crispy chicken breast (100% all-natural and antibiotic-free) with lettuce, pickles, buttermilk herb mayo (chives, parsley and thyme) and served on a potato roll.   (Image courtesy of Shake Shack) The description sounds so good and I’m looking forward to trying it. I remember seeing this on social media last summer being served at their Brooklyn locations and wondered if and when it would be released to the rest of us. The good news is the Chick’n Shack is available nationwide today (except for NYC’s Theater District Shack, JFK Airport Shacks and stadium Shacks, according to Shake Shack). Check out all of the info on Shake Shack about the Chick’n Shack and its concept on Shake Shack’s website. What do you think about Shake Shack launching their own Chicken Sandwich? Are you planning try this today? Let me know what you think of it in the comments below.  Shake Shackwww.shakeshack.com Facebook Page …

Droolius’ Top 25 Food & Most Memorable Meals in 2015

Keeping up with my yearly tradition, this is my Top 25 list of food and most memorable meals in 2015. The year flew by and switching from freelance work to being in the office definitely was a change for me and limited my time for culinary travel. I was still able to travel a little, visiting Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Miami, along with my first trip to Ireland. My trip to the Philippines was a short one for a family emergency. Regardless, I made the best of each travel opportunity and my favorite meals are listed below. Note: Photos are in the order of when the food was eaten, not by rank.   (click image to enlarge) • Uni, toro tuna, and more uni at Sushi & Seoul on the Roll food truck. I started 2015 by eating once a week at the Sushi & Seoul on the Roll food truck, which was parked on Monday nights at The Imperial at Washburn Imports (Lake Ivanhoe area) in Orlando, FL. This was Chef Al’s “creative night” …

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