Yvonne Zusel

Yvonne Zusel is a digital audience specialist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ajc.com and accessAtlanta.com

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Learn to make this restaurant’s decadent mac and cheese
 Muss and Turner’s Truffleupagus. / Photo by Chris Hunt It’s getting cold out there, which means it’s comfort food season, and nothing says “comfort” quite like a giant bowl of mac
            and cheese. There are plenty of spots around metro Atlanta to scoop up the tasty dish, 
            (check out 
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Posted: 19 hours ago

Muss and Turner’s Truffleupagus. / Photo by Chris Hunt It’s getting cold out there, which means it’s comfort food season, and nothing says “comfort” quite like a giant bowl of mac and cheese. There are plenty of spots around metro Atlanta to scoop up the tasty dish, (check out ...
Atlanta brewery set to expand for the third time
 Scofflaw Brewing Company is set to expand. Photo courtesy of Scofflaw Brewing Co. Third time might just be the charm for a fast-growing Atlanta brewery. Plans are in place for a third expansion at
            
               Scofflaw Brewing Company
            , known for its IPAs and barrel-aged stouts. A 50-barrel, four-vessel brewhouse...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Scofflaw Brewing Company is set to expand. Photo courtesy of Scofflaw Brewing Co. Third time might just be the charm for a fast-growing Atlanta brewery. Plans are in place for a third expansion at Scofflaw Brewing Company , known for its IPAs and barrel-aged stouts. A 50-barrel, four-vessel brewhouse...
We tried Thanksgiving-flavored sushi and potato chips — here’s what we thought
 Boulder Canyon ‘Thanksgiving flavored’ potato chips and the Gobble-Gobble-ooshi roll from Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar / Photo
               by Erica Hernandez   This Thanksgiving, we’re giving thanks — for the hilarious ways that food companies find to cram the taste of the holidays
            into unexpected food...

Posted: a day ago

Boulder Canyon ‘Thanksgiving flavored’ potato chips and the Gobble-Gobble-ooshi roll from Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar / Photo by Erica Hernandez   This Thanksgiving, we’re giving thanks — for the hilarious ways that food companies find to cram the taste of the holidays into unexpected food...
Find gifts and stocking stuffers for food lovers at these metro Atlanta stores
 Buy PROOF Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup in metro Atlanta. At a loss for what to get the food lover in your life for the holidays? Metro Atlanta stores and producers have plenty of
            ways to put a smile on your loved ones’ faces with stocking stuffers and gifts, with everything from cocktail syrup and pie-making
           ...

Posted: a day ago

Buy PROOF Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup in metro Atlanta. At a loss for what to get the food lover in your life for the holidays? Metro Atlanta stores and producers have plenty of ways to put a smile on your loved ones’ faces with stocking stuffers and gifts, with everything from cocktail syrup and pie-making ...
Metro Atlanta restaurants offering free Thanksgiving meals for the community
 Thanksgiving turkey / (Dreamstime/TNS) If you’re at a loss for who to celebrate Thanksgiving with this year, these metro Atlanta restaurants are opening their doors
            to you. Taqueria del Mar in Peachtree Corners
             is hosting “Jose Feeds the Hungry,” a free traditional Thanksgiving meal from 2-4 p.m...

Posted: 2 days ago

Thanksgiving turkey / (Dreamstime/TNS) If you’re at a loss for who to celebrate Thanksgiving with this year, these metro Atlanta restaurants are opening their doors to you. Taqueria del Mar in Peachtree Corners is hosting “Jose Feeds the Hungry,” a free traditional Thanksgiving meal from 2-4 p.m...
Barcelona Wine Bar employee killed during robbery at restaurant
 A woman died after a robbery in which she was shot, police said. An employee of Barcelona Wine Bar Westside was 
            
               shot and killed during a robbery at early Sunday morning, and three suspects are on run, according to police. Chelsea Beller, 29, of Atlanta was shot in the shoulder after being forced to open a safe...

Posted: 3 days ago

A woman died after a robbery in which she was shot, police said. An employee of Barcelona Wine Bar Westside was shot and killed during a robbery at early Sunday morning, and three suspects are on run, according to police. Chelsea Beller, 29, of Atlanta was shot in the shoulder after being forced to open a safe...
Edible cookie dough coming to Ponce City Market next week and more Atlanta dining news
 Batter Cookie Dough Counter is opening at Ponce City Market. / Photo courtesy of Batter Cooke Dough If the gluttony of Thanksgiving isn’t enough for you, there’ll be another way for you to indulge next week. 
            
               Batter Cookie Dough Counter edible cookie dough dessert shop will open inside Ponce City Market...

Posted: 5 days ago

Batter Cookie Dough Counter is opening at Ponce City Market. / Photo courtesy of Batter Cooke Dough If the gluttony of Thanksgiving isn’t enough for you, there’ll be another way for you to indulge next week. Batter Cookie Dough Counter edible cookie dough dessert shop will open inside Ponce City Market...
Shop, then eat at these restaurants around metro Atlanta malls
 We know it’s only an expression, but we really don’t want you to shop til you drop! Check out these spots to get some sustenance
            while you do your holiday shopping. Barleygarden Fried Cauliflower with parmesan and smoked paprika. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel. Avalon, 
            2200 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 
     ...

Posted: 5 days ago

We know it’s only an expression, but we really don’t want you to shop til you drop! Check out these spots to get some sustenance while you do your holiday shopping. Barleygarden Fried Cauliflower with parmesan and smoked paprika. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel. Avalon, 2200 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. ...
A tale of two metro Atlanta sushi restaurants
 Sashimi Taku Jyo, a selection of sashimi that included Bigeye tuna, fatty tuna (Toro), sea scallop, octopus and sea urchin
               roe (Uni) at Sushi Hayakawa. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS Two Doraville sushi restaurants are giving raw fish lovers the opportunity to have to very unique, distinct experiences,. Art Hayakawa, a Japanese-born...

Posted: 6 days ago

Sashimi Taku Jyo, a selection of sashimi that included Bigeye tuna, fatty tuna (Toro), sea scallop, octopus and sea urchin roe (Uni) at Sushi Hayakawa. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS Two Doraville sushi restaurants are giving raw fish lovers the opportunity to have to very unique, distinct experiences,. Art Hayakawa, a Japanese-born...
VIDEO: Make this crowd-pleasing side dish from Ted’s Montana Grill for Thanksgiving
 Squash casserole from Ted’s Montana Grill / Photo courtesy of Ted’s Montana Grill If you’re still putting together your Thanksgiving dinner menu, Ted’s Montana Grill’s Aunt Fannie’s squash casserole should
            make the cut. The savory dish is easy to make and provides a perfect complement to main...

Posted: 6 days ago

Squash casserole from Ted’s Montana Grill / Photo courtesy of Ted’s Montana Grill If you’re still putting together your Thanksgiving dinner menu, Ted’s Montana Grill’s Aunt Fannie’s squash casserole should make the cut. The savory dish is easy to make and provides a perfect complement to main...
It’s pie time: O4W Pizza owner returning to Atlanta with new restaurant
 O4W Pizza’s Grandma Pie / Photo courtesy of Blue Hominy If you’ve been mourning the loss of an intown spot to get O4W Pizza’s Grandma Pie, it’s time to wipe your tears. Owner Anthony Spina, who closed O4W’s 
            
               Irwin Street Market spot across from Krog Street Market in mid-2016
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Posted: 6 days ago

O4W Pizza’s Grandma Pie / Photo courtesy of Blue Hominy If you’ve been mourning the loss of an intown spot to get O4W Pizza’s Grandma Pie, it’s time to wipe your tears. Owner Anthony Spina, who closed O4W’s Irwin Street Market spot across from Krog Street Market in mid-2016 ...