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Had the opportunity to try this spot at an event at work. The social committee somehow put together a miniature “Taste of Atlanta”. I was very pleased with the barbecue chicken wings. A little spice, but not too much (and I am sensitive to that kind of heat). And yes, I did want to lick the bone!
I’m looking forward to visiting for an after-work meal! Something that good should not be rushed.
I thought I took a picture… sad face for my absent mindedness… next time!
I hadn’t heard of The OMG Diet until I saw this clip from Bethenny Frankel‘s new talk show. It doesn’t air where I live, but I’ve enjoyed all the clips that I’ve seen. Bethenny has become something of a healthy living resource. She graduated from The Natural Gourmet Institute and has published several diet and exercise books. Here is her opinion on the book (see below for mine).
I’m not an expert, but I do think a lot about what I eat. I’m related to Nutritionist who keeps the family on their toes. And I intend post a lot more about healthy eating on this site.
The book is called “Six Weeks to OMG”. See below for the book overview listed on BN.com… If this diet appeals to you, I hope you’ll consult a Medical Doctor AS WELL AS a Registered Dietitian. Good luck. Read the rest of this entry »
When it came out, I was told that it was a gruesome depiction of the food industry intended to insight fear in consumers– so I never went to see it or rent it. Recently a friend announced that she was off meat after seeing a documentary on how meat is processed, so I had to know more.
After seeing Food, Inc. for myself (only seconds ago), I HIGHLY recommend it. Your threshold for blood and guts may be much lower than mine. And with that said, I want to warn you that there are some images of animal slaughter. But, to be honest, I understand that animals have to die for me to eat them, so… It was actually the statistics on corn by-products, protein-feed, dark houses, ammonia cleansing, antibiotics, pesticides and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that made me nervous.
I’ve been doing my best to buy local and organic produce for a long time, but I never considered how meat made it to my table. Here and now I pledge to seek out, support and promote small, local, cage-free, organic, grass-fed farms and dairies. Thank you Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser for shedding some light.
The final sequence of the film really hit home: It is so much cheaper to eat unhealthy foods; a fast food hamburger is cheaper than a head of broccoli. But we don’t have to settle for what is given to us. We can decide! You vote for what is provided in stores every time the cashier scans the items in your basket. If we buy better foods, the retailers will stock more of it. And the more they stock the cheaper it becomes. It’s a cycle that we as consumers control without knowing!
Below is the trailer. The full-length documentary is available online at Netflix, iTunes (rent $4.99) and Amazon (instant video $2.99). Check it out.