Grass VBQ Joint Goes!!

Grass VBQ Joint is bringing vegan smoked meat to Atlanta. Chef Terry ensures that they use fresh, local ingredients to put together these vegan handheld bites! Let’s get into it:

  • Grass VBQ Joint is black owned and connected within a brewery which adds to their aesthetic! I went here knowing that I wanted something vegan and something that will remind me of a summer barbecue. Side note: Summertime by Will Smith is always my mood. At Grass VBQ Joint, you will see a variety of sandwiches on the menu such as the Clucker, Nashville Hot Chic’n, Smoked Brat, and many others. I felt like I was on Deal or no Deal, I was analyzing and debating between sandwiches hoping I chose right. I knew I couldn’t choose wrong though!
  • I picked the clucker as my lunch, and I was pleased when I saw it. The bun was glistening, sauce was gushing, and the smell was sensational when I opened the box. Before I dove right into it, I snapped my pic and sat their cheesing at how good this baby looked. First bite in, I was bombarded by the taste of this Bama BBQ sauce. It was amazing. I could taste the freshness and smokiness in the fake meat. Grass VBQ makes their fake meat in-house, and that eliminates all that thought of “what if it tastes too processed or fake?”. This was eliminated in my mind after taking bites in the sandwich. Also, the pickles and onions add that nice touch to enhance that freshness component. By bite #4, the sandwich was on its last leg! Even though I was about full, I looked at that last bite like..

Endulge. Indulge. Both of them

Endulge Cupcakes is black women owned and began as a dream for two former educators! They pride themselves on baking fashionably scrumptious cupcakes. Let’s get into it:

  • Endulge sits a colorful neighborhood surrounded by other various stores and stops. However, Endulge catered to the customer with their drive-thru window! Call me fat, but why don’t more cupcake shops have drive thrus? I pulled up to the window and noticed their appetizing menu. They have your typical basics such as vanilla, strawberry, and lemon. Or, you can step your taste buds up and get their banana pudding, cinnamon toast, or red velvet cupcake. Before she even could say how can I help you, I blurted out yes one red velvet cupcake for me please. I looked crazy and apologized, but real fat boys know how tasty a red velvet cupcake can be.
  • When I took that first bite from of that red velvet, I had to go back to the window and ask “WHO MADE THIS CUPCAKE?”. It was perfectly moist (we all hate this word but it fits). The cream cheese icing was light and worked impeccably. 5 star rating for me! I also, had the chocolate w/ peanut butter cupcake. This was stunning as well. I have never had a more similar reese’s experience. The cake part was superb even with the strong peanut butter icing. Lastly, I had the strawberry cupcake. I am not sure who needs to hear this, but strawberry cupcakes are a top 5 flavor. And this one was quality as hell. The freshness of ingredients was noticeable. The icing was packed with flavor. Next time I hear someone say “it’s dessert time”, I am going to look at them like this and say Endulge..

Chef Foodie Friday!

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CamiCake is Queen

CamiCakes is owned by a Black woman, Andrea Hall, and has 6 locations open. From Easy Bake Over to avid baker, Andrea Hall has really put her foot into cupcakes! Let’s get into it:

  • At CamiCake Cupcakes, you will find black women, soft pink colors, and sweet aromas from all of their goodies. I had NO clue what I wanted to order, because they have tons of tasty sounding options. You will find cupcakes such as salted caramel, cookie butter, red berry, and many more! I just wouldn’t be me if I didn’t order a few to eat. I ordered cookies n cream, cookie butter, lemon drop, and strawberries n cream. I know fat kids love cake, but my ass loves cupcakes too!
  • The cookies n cream was everything I dreamt it would be. The Oreo sitting in the fluffy icing was it for me. Every bite was great! The lemon drop gave me pound cake vibes with lemon icing. The cake was moist and the perfect compliment to the light icing. The cookie butter one deserves endless praise. From the cookie on top the sweet cake, everything worked together. This satisfied all of my sweet tooth tastebuds. Lastly, the strawberries n cream gave me a bit of freshness! The contrast of flavors was amazing! After eating these, I was so pleased that I had to dance..

Chef’s Foodie Friday!

Happy Friday! I hope your day is filed with happiness, gratitude, and food! Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo, because NOW I AM HUNGRY! If you want to be featured on the next Foodie Friday instead of drooling over someone else’s photos, please message me your photos on Instagram @marseatss. #CameraEatsFirst

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Buttersweet Bakery is Better!

Buttersweet Bakery is in the heart of Hapeville, GA sitting right by the airport. They emphasize the importance of making things from scratch. I left with an organic smile too! Let’s get into it:

  • Buttersweet Bakery feels like going to your aunt’s house when you were young, and she would bake all of the time. Their menu features tons of pastries, cakes, and lunch food. From chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache to pecan pie tart to crab cake arugula salad, you’re going to have fun choosing what your taste buds desire. If there was a mood associated with the ambiance, it would be Jill Scott!
  • However, we are here to discuss how they tastes too. I ordered the Buttersweet vanilla cupcake, chocolate cupcake, and key lime cupcake. They were so pretty and neat with their display. I took one bite and had to throw my thinking cap on, because I have had freshly baked cupcakes before. BUT THESE.. felt like they were a special delivery. Moist and soft all the way throughout. Every bite was consistently tasty. The important part… the icing! It was not a cream cheese base, but it was creamy and packed with flavor. I actually dropped some icing on my lap and had to scoop it up and eat. It was too good to waste for real! The chocolate won my heart over, but it really was a close call. Since my mom and I are on the same page that the next time I want a cupcake, I will look at her like…