For this episode of Take 5, we head to Hollywood where the food and drink scene is often mistakenly overlooked. Our host Joey takes us to five spots that are perfect for anyone in search of a good bite or drink in Tinseltown.
Take 5 is a video series that explores a city’s thriving dining scene, hosted by our very own Joey Skladany. We feature five restaurants in five different categories, hand-picked by five local celebrities and influencers.
In this episode, we head to Atlanta for restaurant picks from reality TV star Ms. Juicy, CBS Sports writer Barrett Sallee, TV and Broadway star Merle Dandridge, CNN/HLN journalist Henna Bakshi, and Joey’s first grade teacher Freda Hubbard Pittard.
Our list includes: MetroFresh, Irby’s Tavern, Yebo Ski/Beach Haus, R. Thomas’ Deluxe Grill,
and Sublime Donuts.
Jeffrey’s dad had a bad experience with the Brandy Alexander back in the '70s. Could the cause be related to the ice cream used as an ingredient or the fact that they used a blender to mix up batches? Perhaps it was that they drank three full blenders of the rich concoction? We will never know. What we do know, is that the Alexander is a type of drink in which any base spirit, arguably, can be used. Originally, it was made with gin as opposed to today’s more popular variation containing brandy. In this episode, Jeffrey makes a Gin Alexander that his dad will never drink but would be proud of.