Proof of the Pudding

Proof of the Pudding

 The Proof of the Pudding is in the tasting” – Cervantes, Don Quixote   What could possibly explain the motivation for a young woman, trained as a psychotherapist and without ever having even worked in a restaurant, who had never run a business, to start a catering company, and then open Atlanta’s first retail gourmet takeout business?  Many of us who love…

Julia "Who"

It was 4:30 in the afternoon when the phone rang. It was Doris Koplin, Chairperson of the local planning committee and  longtime friend. She got right to the point. “Do you have room for two more for dinner?” I hedged. Hmm...I’d have to re-set some tables, re-portion some food. She continued without missing a beat, “Julia loved your menu and wants to come to yo…