Saturday I participated in one of a series of swanky soirees presented by The Broke Socialite.  It was so much fun!  I love doing this kind of thing.  I guess that is why I do what I do!

As a Family and Consumer Science teacher (aka Home Economics teacher) I have participated in every kind of tour.  This is just a short list:  fabric plants, cookware plants, all kinds of restaurants including kitchen tours of Joel in Atlanta and Sensi at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, culinary schools,  Julia Child’s kitchen,  all kinds of homes from the Old Governor’s Mansion, Swan House and  the Haye House.  I have had high tea at the Ritz Carlton and at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. To get my point across I have done my share of tours and this one was about the most fun I have ever had.

We started out early at 8:30!  We got our assignments to a brand spanking new Cadillac SRX  driven by @Chatterbox.  She was a wonderful driver entertaining us the entire morning.

Our first stop was No Mas Cantina for a wonderful breakfast buffet served with our choice of drink.  I chose the Mexican Hot Chocolate which was smooth and creamy and delicious.  Here are a couple of photos of what we enjoyed at No Mas Cantina.

Potatoes, Eggs over easy and Beans with Salsa

It was so good!

This is Helen writer of Sweet Tartlette.  She is a pastry chef from France and  she  enjoyed the Sugar Coma, also.   Check her blog out. Her photography is beautiful.  I really enjoyed talking with her.  Very sweet and ready to help anyone out.

Our second shop was Cacao Atlanta.  On my!  When I walked into the shop the chocolate aroma was heavenly.  We got to sample their Hot Chocolate which was by far the best that I have even had topped with homemade marshmallows.  I thought that I had died and gone to heaven.  Take a look at all the chocolate.  And another thing, Kristin knows chocolate!

Just feast your eyes on this place.  Joli Kobe had the most magnificent pastries and cakes waiting for us when we walked in the door.  Drool a bit over these.

Look at the detail here!

Now it has started to rain but just because we are in a Sugar Coma doesn’t mean we are going to melt.  We are just getting started.  We have two more stops then lunch.

This is the Cookie Studio.  It is a cute little bakery with the kitchen out there for everyone to see.  I loved this place.  It so reminded me of the bakery where I grew up and spent almost every day after school trying to decide between the cream horns or the butter cookies for a snack. One thing that happened while we were there that I thought was funny.  This older gentleman came in to pick up a beautifully wrapped package of cookies and looking around at the twenty four of us and said to me ” What in the world is going on here.”  And I said, ” We are participating in a Sugar Coma!”  I wish I had a picture of his face.  He said , “OK.”  Took his cookies and left.

Here is the menu above the cash register

Our last stop was also a cute bakery called Sweet N’Sinful.  The owner had prepared lots of her cupcakes in miniature form just for us to taste.  Of course she knew this was the last leg of our tour and we could be in a Sugar Coma!  She had to go boxes which all of us quickly filled!  Here are some more droolable ( is that a word?) photos.

We then traveled to Le Fai Do Do for lunch catered by Black Tie Barbecue.  It was fabulous!!  Even after tasting all the wonderful sweets all morning  I can say it was one of the best catered lunches I have had.  For starters we had a spring salad with strawberries and candied pecans with a wonderful dressing.  Black Tie grilled two main dishes chicken and salmon fillets.  My favorite was the salmon.  Side dishes of rice pilaf and the most wonderful bok choy that I have ever tasted.  It was to die for!!!

So that was my Sugar Coma.  It was a wonderful way to spend a Saturday.

Enjoy your cooking,

The Teacher Cooks



Filed under Bar Cookies, Cake, Candy, Cookies, Cupcakes, Desserts, suger coma

39 responses to “SUGAR COMA!!!!!

  1. it was wonderful to meet you! you got some great shots!!!

  2. So fun!!!! Sounds like the perfect day.

  3. Oh, that sounds like so much fun! Everything looks wonderful! Looks like you had a great time!

  4. I am absolutely thrilled that you participated in the tour with us! We hope you’ll join us again: we’ve more swanky soirees on the horizon and I agree: you got some wonderful shots! Cheers to you!

  5. “swanky soirees” Love it! That must have been fabulous! PS- I have been meaning to tell you that you remind me of Helen Mirren in your pic. I think she’s beautiful and so are you!

  6. I just gained 5 pounds from the pics…beautiful!!

  7. Sugar coma is right! I got heart burn just looking at all the wonderful pictures!


  8. tennessee friend

    I also gained 5lbs looking at the pictures. What a great job sharing your day – the pictures were great

  9. oh heavens. you know, i willingly enter into sugar comas more often than i care to admit. is that bad? meanwhile, that plate of beany heaven looks pretty appealing too. 🙂

  10. What fun and lucky you to meet Tartelette! Fortunately I was NOT there or my diet would be long over. Loved seeing your photos, though. I can drool and not taste. 😉

  11. Linda Stagner

    The pics are great. What kind of camera are you using? I’ve always wondered how you stay so slim especially after viewing these pictures!!!

  12. Radiance Marshall

    These sweets look so delicious but I couldn’t eat all of this. I would have to try one at the time. Lol 😀 but the people who made them did an excellent job.

  13. Haylee Wise

    I LOVE sweets! Everything looked so good!

  14. Anna Lester

    Where you live affects what food you eat

  15. Kamryn Storey

    These look good. I have a big sweet tooth!

  16. Brittany Pirkle

    Yummy! (: I have a big sweet tooth, and oh my those look DELICIOUS!

  17. Tatiana Guerrier

    This looks real good. I love baked goods. I never heard of a Sugar Coma but it looks delicious. I also like the cupcakes. They’re one of my favorite desserts !

  18. Brandi Bradford

    They look delicious (: When I have spare time, I’m probably going to make me some (:

  19. Alexis A 1st period

    I thought all these pastries looked scrumptious. They are all delicately designed and put together so perfectly.

  20. Danielle R

    These look really good!! I might make me some of these sweets!

  21. Shalynne Williams 1st period

    This event would have been a great place to learn about pastries. I thought the pretty pink cakes look delicious.

  22. Tommie H. p1

    I dont eat very much sweets but all the look good!!!!!

  23. Chelsea M 1st

    Oh wow! Those all look amazing!

  24. Rachel S. 1st

    These sweets look so good!(:

  25. chasity wilson

    omg all this looks good im a sugar person and looks like yall enjoy yourself.

  26. Abby T.

    All of this looks so sweet and delicious!!
    im definitely gonna try to make some.

  27. andre c

    i love sugar i want some

  28. amy w

    these look tastey 🙂 & full of calories ha

  29. amy w

    this looks yummy

  30. Vaida Rutledge

    All of these desserts look delightful. They seem like they would make fantastic finger foods for a get together! (:

  31. Tania I.

    all this looks so delicious!!! :]

  32. Sarah Jeffery

    Wow, all of the sweets look amazing. I’m a junk food fanatic lol so every sweet looks great to me. 😀

  33. Lexus Jackson

    Aww! I L O V E cupcakes!

  34. Callie 2nd

    Everything looks wonderful!! I cant believe someone can eat so many sweets all in one day!!

  35. i love sugar! i didn’t know there were so many types of pastries! i would eat all of those! at once….

  36. kim s 2nd period

    i don’t really like sweets that much but i love the sweets with fruit added:) they don’t seem as bad for you

  37. I love cookies! those look really well prepared!

  38. And now I wish I wasn’t at my desk at work eating an apple.

    Yum! (Coincidentally I am giving away a great book about making macarons on my blog this week!)

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