June 29, 2011

LeRoy's Fried Chicken - Atlanta, GA

We tend to eat certain foods in waves at Green Olive - two weeks ago we ate all manner of pork in New York with 16 pitmasters from around the country at the Big Apple BBQ fest. Last week was spent on the 'Boudin Trail' in Louisiana. And this weekend we're gearing up for the Music City Hot Chicken Festival. In preparation for the chicken fest, we just stopped by the newly-opened (and in our neighborhood!) LeRoy's Fried Chicken for a snack:

June 21, 2011

Green Olive Wins SEED Awards

We're excited to announce that we won three AIGA SEED Awards (Southeastern Excellence In Design) for our work on:
Goo Goo Cluster identity rebrand
Boxcar Grocer logo design
ai3 website design

Big Apple BBQ Block Party With Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

Check out our photos of the 2011 Big Apple BBQ Block Party, taken at the Jim 'N Nick's rig. They served 8,000 sausage links and 200 gallons of pimento cheese to the 100,000 hungry New Yorkers who attended the event. Can't wait til next year.

B&G Oysters - Boston, MA

New client work has been bringing us to Boston lately, which always means a stop at one of our favorite restaurants anywhere - B&G Oysters. The only thing that can prevent us from ordering their lobster roll - fried Ipswich clams:

The Grazing Goat - London

We heartily recommend The Grazing Goat not only for the hotel rooms above the pub, but also for their signature drink, the 'Basil Fawlty' - vodka, basil syrup, and apple juice:

London's Best Fish And Chips

We sampled our fair share of fish and chips in London while searching for the best version. This one was the hands-down winner, unfortunately there's some confusion with our notes, and we're not sure which pub this was. It was likely called The Cask & Rooster or something similar:

St. John - London

We visited a couple of Fergus Henderson's restaurants in London last week - the new restaurant in the St. John Hotel, and Bread & Wine:
Langoustines and mayonnaise:Pig ear salad:Proper gin and tonic:Bread & Wine:

June 8, 2011

Green Olive Wins Four Design Awards

Four of our websites received recognition from The Communicator Awards: ai3, Olive & Sinclair, Blackhawk Grille and The Chocolaterie.

June 3, 2011

Roux - Montgomery, Ala.

Summer is here, and everyone's a-travelin'. Next stop on my road trip wish list - Roux in Montgomery, Ala. Check out the restaurant the next time you're in the area. The photos online have us drooling already...yes, I admitted that.