Entries by Taste-the-Love

Thanksgiving: What to bring when you are the guest.

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Or, do you get to play the lucky “guest” role? If it the latter, give some extra thought as to the hostess gift. Flowers or a bottle of wine are fine, but expected. With a little pre-planning and some instructions from us, you can show up with something exciting and memorable from our bakery! […]

BOO! Autumn and Halloween Fun Facts.

Come October, carving pumpkins, running through corn mazes and eating lots of candy are all traditions that everyone is familiar with. However, we thought we would look at some other Halloween and autumn traditions and how they got their start, as well as some Fun Facts about the season. Orange and Black.  This striking color combination was established […]


  Tastes Like Fall. Introducing our SNICKERDOODLE MARTINI Premium ABSOLUT®  Vodka, Butterscotch Schnapps and Cream Shaken and poured in to a layered glass of drizzled caramel, garnished with our infamous Snickerdoodle Cookie. Taste the Snickerdoodle. Taste the Love.

Apples, Pumpkins and Other Homey Fall Ingredients

Ahh… it’s finally that time of year when the blazing Atlanta sun at last gives us a break and the temperatures start to drop. Now, we can all begin to contemplate the homey flavors of fall. At Alpine, our fall dessert preparations are in full swing. Our fall favorites include our Rustic Apple Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Classic Pumpkin […]

Ragu vs Bolognese: The subtle but powerful difference.

Ragu is not Bolognese. It’s true that both are Italian favorites, both are sauces made with meat, but’s it’s also true that they are different. Ragu is also a meat-based Italian sauce and stay with me here, is a distinct variation of Ragu. Most people think of Ragu as a tomato sauce, but it’s actually a meat-based (veal, […]

Sept 13-20: Celebratory Prix Fixe Dinner

Join us as our Month Long Anniversary Celebration Continues  With A Week Long Prix Fixe 2 Course Dinner!  Beginning September 13-20, we will be offering a $25 prix fixe dinner menu as follows: $25 Dinner Menu Course 1 (Appetizer) Calamari or Mozzarella Sticks or Rice Balls with Italian Sausage Course 2 (Entrée) Parmigiana with angelhair […]

Happy Anniversary…. to Us!

Here at Alpine, we help couples celebrate their anniversaries all the time. They come to Alpine to enjoy a great bottle of wine, a fantastic dinner and their favorite desserts to celebrate what is a very significant occasion…their anniversary! We are thrilled when they spend their special day with us! And now, we’d like to invite each […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables (3 of 3)

The final three members of the Magnificent Seven are chard, peaches and corn. The bright and sunny possibilities are endless and once summer’s gone, it’s just not the same. So get busy now, or come in and find them popping up in our weekly chef’s features! Chard Tender, young chard is most often used raw in salads while the […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Bring on the Berries (2 of 3)

Beautiful, Bountiful Berries. While it’s borderline criminal to not include the beautiful and virtuous raspberries and blackberries in this blog post, we are going to focus on the two most consumed berries in summer months, blueberries and strawberries. Blueberries Holding the title of “The World’s Healthiest Food”, blueberries rank second to only strawberries in popularity according to […]

The Magnificent SEVEN: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables (1 of 3)

Summer is the season for cooking fresh and fabulous feasts. Here at Alpine, we take full advantage of nature’s summer bounty and incorporate the juicy produce that these prime harvest months afford us. Just check out the local Farmers Markets who are now in their glory days with colorful displays and an abundance of choices. There are many, […]