Around The Dirty – Trips To Daddy D’s Barbecue, Flip Burger Boutique, La Pietra Cucina, & Varasano’s Pizzeria [Quick Hits]

Hope ya’ll had a pleasant weekend. I know I did.  As you might expect, the past few days have left me worn down and fried.  So, rather than pen a full review, first impression, or … Read more →

Herve This Launches His Molecular Gastronomy Website

Hervé This is the man who took science and applied it to food.  The easiest way to explain him to the local folk is like this: No Hervé This means no Richard Blais.  As the … Read more →

Richard Blais Making A Splash As Atlanta’s Newest Food Blogger

Richard Blais continues his metamorphosis from kitchen slinger to celebrity chef.  By now, we all know about the long waits at FLIP, his time on Top Chef, and his propensity for multi-tasking. While he has … Read more →

More On The Upcoming Locations Of FLIP Burger Boutique

By now, many of us have heard about the upcoming FLIP Burger Boutique locations. According to Richard Blais (internal), there has been a modification in their expansion plans.  A second Atlanta location is still on … Read more →

A Little On Molecular Cooking (AKA Molecular Gastronomy)

From Hervé This to Ferran Adrià to our own Richard Blais, science in the kitchen is all the rage.  Though molecular cooking finds its’ roots in molecular gastronomy, the two phrases have become synonymous with … Read more →

Want To Be The Next Richard Blais? Get Your Top Chef On! Auditions At Craft Atlanta

Have dreams of unseating Richard Blais as celebrity chef in ATL?  Here is your chance.  Planning for season six of “Top Chef” has kicked into high gear.  In that spirit, they have issued a press … Read more →

FLIP Burger Boutique To Open In Austin, TX

In addition to a new spot in East Atlanta and one in Washington DC, Richard Blais proclaimed Austin, Texas as the luckily winner in the FLIP burger boutique sweepstakes.  As this burger bug continues to … Read more →

Flip Burger Boutique To Expand

As Jimmy divulged, Richard Blais announced via twitter that three more Flip locations will open soon.  There is no word yet on whether these are traditional franchise locations, or something else. Word (via Richard and … Read more →

Rodell Visits Flip Burger Boutique

Atlanta’s most notable restaurant launch in the last few years has hit the Omnivore blog.  I dropped in for a short note, but wanted to elaborate further here. It is clear that the menu will … Read more →

Hervé This Deflates A Myth: Salt Does Not Dissolve in Oil

No, the title of this post is not some grammatical bastardization of the English language.  Hervé This is a person, and an important person at that – especially in the world of foodies.  A French … Read more →