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"Bayou 'n Bourbon" Returns to Marlow's Tavern


Marlow’s Tavern is bringing back its annual salute to Creole cuisine. Starting on Wednesday, February 15, through Monday, March 26, the popular neighborhood tavern is offering a six-week long “Bayou ‘n Bourbon” menu. During this time, all eight locations will feature dishes and jazzy cocktails that will transport guests to Bourbon Street.

 “Who doesn't love the food and culture of New Orleans?" asks Executive Chef/Co-founder John C. Metz. "From the fiery flavors to the amazing cocktails, our chefs are bringing back a little taste of the Bayou to our guests.

Marlow's Tavern Grabs The Holidays By The Tail

Marlow's Tavern Grabs The Holidays By The Tail


Back by popular demand, Marlow’s Tavern is once again offering its five-week-long “Lobsters & Libations” menu from Tuesday, November 30 through Monday, January 2. This year, the neighborhood eatery has revamped the limited-time offering by implementing guest feedback on all of last year’s lobster-themed dishes. From keeping crowd favorites to modifying other menu items, Marlow’s Tavern has truly taken its guests into consideration.  

“We are excited to bring back our ‘Lobsters & Libations’ menu,” says Executive Chef/Co-Founder John Metz. “We love how enthusiastic our guests are about the selections, and because we always offer it this time of year, it helps to get everyone in the holiday spirit,” he adds.

Much like last year’s offering, this year’s menu puts a Marlow’s twist on classic dishes.

LOCAL PROFILE: Side Dishes with Chef Jason Hill


ATLANTA – Recently, the Where U Live Team spoke with Chef Jason Hill, owner of Inman Park eatery, Wisteria about a couple of his favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. He and Executive Chef Walker Brown explained the dishes and the inspiration behind them.

Hill suggested the Collard Greens and Corn Pudding for people who want to bring a flavorful and exciting dish to their, respective, Thanksgiving dinner. In the video above, Hill walks viewers through preparation of these dishes and the recipes are listed, below.


Corn Pudding:


3/4 cup rice flour

1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

4 cups corn, cut from the cob or frozen, thawed

1/4 cup buttermilk

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, additional for the baking dish

2 large eggs, separated

2 ounces Asiago cheese (1 cup shredded)

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

Marlow's Tavern Announces Winners of Restaurant's Second Annual Grilling Recipe Contest

Marlow's Tavern Announces Winners of Restaurant's Second Annual Grilling Recipe Contest


Marlow’s Tavern is honoring the winners of the neighborhood tavern’s grilling recipe contest that took place during the six-week “Red, White and Brew” menu feature this summer. The restaurants hosted the Second Annual Marlow’s Tavern Grilling Recipe Contest from June 14 – July 25, 2011, whereby interested grillers could enter their favorite recipes online and in the restaurants. Marlow’s Executive Chef and Co-Founder John C. Metz Jr. reviewed all the entries and determined the winners.

“I was really impressed with the quality of the recipe entries this year” says Metz. “All of the winners this year really exemplified classic summer dishes with an innovative twist, as well as excellent grilling skills on the part of the home cooks.”

The grand prize winner, Tom Vann of Roswell, Ga., will receive a Big Green Egg, and the first runner up will receive a $50 Marlow’s Tavern gift card.

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

Veterans eat for free at Applebee's

ATLANTA -- Applebee's expects to serve more than one million free meals to veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day.

This is the third year in a row that the Kansas City, Mo.-based chain restaurant has held its Thank You Movement to show appreciation for the brave men and women who serve our country.

And part of that movement includes allowing members of the military to eat for free on Friday, Nov. 11.

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Active duty military members and veterans can receive their free food from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Metro Atlanta Applebee's locations include:

* 2226 West Broad Street

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

ATLANTA – It’s almost Thanksgiving, have you started preparing? If not, there may be no need; a number of local restaurants are taking the effort out of your Thanksgiving holiday, with pre-prepared and packaged meals. However, don’t hesitate placing your orders because the restaurants we’ve listed are booking up quickly.

Reading is SWEET! campaign ends Monday

Reading is SWEET! campaign ends Monday

ATLANTA -- October is both National Book Month and National Cookie Month, so why not combine the two into a sweet book drive?

The second annual Reading is SWEET! National Book Drive, sponsored by Great American Cookies, runs through Monday, Oct. 31.

Throughout the month, the stores collected new and gently used books to be donated to local charities and public libraries. Everyone who donated a book received a free cookie.

"Last year's Reading is SWEET! program was a huge success, thanks to the efforts of our store owners, customers and community partners," said Jenn Johnston, chief marketing & operations officer for GFG Management, which manages Great American Cookies. "We're excited to continue the event for 2011 and can't wait to see how many books we can collect and how many cookies we can give away."