Friday, August 2, 2013

Extreme Mammals at Fernbank Museum: Friday, August 2, 2013

Extreme Mammals at Fernbank Museum: Friday, August 2, 2013

Fernbank Museum of Natural History presents Extreme Mammals, an exhibit featuring "the biggest, smallest, and most amazing mammals of all time." From the 16-foot-tall indricotherium, the largest land mammal that ever lived, to the Bumblebee bat, which only weighs in at about as much as a dime, the exhibit showcases fossils and vivid reconstructions, while also examining the ancestry and evolution of numerous species. Free-$17.50 The show starts at 10:00 AM

Here's what you do on Friday, August 2, 2013


Extreme Mammals at Fernbank Museum

Enjoy!! The show starts at 10:00 AM


Scallops at C & S

C & S in Vinings brings some great seafood to the table. And, perhaps their best is the scallops. Broiled and resting atop a bed of edamame-corn-red pepper-succotash, they melt in your mouth. Start with a plate of oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and horseradish. Get your server to recommend the oysters. Think of them as your oyster sommelier. They know. Accompany it all with a super cold beer. Then move to a glass of pinot noir and get your scallops on. Yum!



You need your rest for tonight.


Farm Egg at Empire State South

It's a little bowl of heaven, with crunchy rice at the bottom and topped with a sunny-side up egg. Think of it a crucible for the chefs at Empire to experiment with their magic. Because what's in the middle changes by season. Sometimes beech mushrooms. Sometimes house-made bologna. Sometimes squash blossoms. Flavors blend. Everything locally sourced. Always good. Start out with the melons and peppercorn salumi. Pair with a pinot grigio. Then order a syrah, and the farm egg. A great meal.

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