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FOOD REVIEW: OK Café, Atlanta GA

FOOD REVIEW: OK Café, Atlanta GA

We both were a little skittish about even trying OK Café once we learned it was a diner but take heart, dear readers, another jewel has been discovered.

First, be prepared to wait. The good news? There is order – not chaos.

Local Heroes Brave Weather to Feed Austell Seniors

Local Heroes Brave Weather to Feed Austell Seniors

AUSTELL, GA -- Many seniors in assisted living homes depend on outside help to provide them with balanced meals.

Parkland Manor, an Austell apartment complex for independent seniors, does not have an on-site chef and therefore relies on the community to feed its residents.

FOOD REVIEW: Marietta Diner, Marietta GA

FOOD REVIEW: Marietta Diner, Marietta GA

We’ve had Marietta Diner on our radar for quite some time. This Saturday night it was COLD, COLD , COLD and I was happy to find a parking place close but our troubles were not over.

THE PLACE WAS PACKED! Normally I take this as a good sign that the food must be incredible, the service impeccable and certainly worth any wait we could experience. Unfortunately, this was not the case.

READ THE REST on Atlanta-Food-Critic.com >> http://atlanta-food-critic.com/2011/01/marietta-diner-marietta-ga/

Marietta Ice Rink Hosts National Meat Cutting Challenge

MARIETTA, GA -- The Marietta Ice Center (4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, 30068) is usually reserved for figure skaters and hockey players, but it is about to play host to a different type of event -- Round Two of the National Meat Cutting Challenge.

The large venue and frigid conditions make it the perfect place to test the skills of Texas Roadhouse master meat cutters from six states, including Georgia. The competition will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The meat cutters will showcase their skills during a timed "cut-off," during which each individual receives 50 pounds of beef consisting of two top-butts, two tenderloins and one rib loin.

Pinkberry Hosts Job Auditions in Marietta

MARIETTA, GA -- Pinkberry, a West Hollywood-based frozen yogurt shop, is searching for enthusiastic "Swirlers" for its newest location in East Cobb, which is set to open in mid-October.

To be hired, job seekers must attend one of Pinkberry's auditions. Audition dates include:

* Monday, Sept. 27 to Wednesday. Sept. 29 at 6:00 p.m. (please arrive at 5:45 p.m. to fill out paperwork)
* Saturday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 3 at 2:00 p.m. (please arrive at 1:45 p.m. to fill out paperwork)

Auditions are being held at the site of the new location at Merchants Walk (1281 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 108, Marietta, 30068).

Candidates must email their résumés and the audition date they plan to attend to the store.

Cobb Restaurant Week Participants Announced

COBB COUNTY, GA -- Thirty-two restaurants are participating in Cobb County Restaurant Week, Sept.

Atlanta Bread Among Top 5 Healthiest Fast Food Options

SMYRNA, GA -- In the recently released 2010 Zagat Fast Food Survey, which included 136 national restaurant chains, Atlanta Bread received top five distinctions in two key categories.

The survey's more than 6,500 participants voted Atlanta Bread among the top five large chains (places with less than 5,000 locations) in the Healthy Options and Facilities categories. This is the second straight year that Atlanta Bread placed among the top five chains in these two categories.