Feast on This

A smorgasbord of ways to profit from your passion for food


When Chris “Ludacris” Bridges purchased a property in downtown Atlanta, the entertainer was just looking to rent out the space. But after meeting Singaporean chef Chris Yeo at a Ludacris Foundation event, the two partnered and opened Straits Atlanta in 2007. While most restaurants fail within their first year, Straits has thrived. “It’s been some of the greatest years of my life,” says Bridges. “I love to be able to provide a service for people in a city that I’m passionate about.”

B. Smith: B. Smith’s in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Sag Harbor, New York

Michael Jordan: Michael Jordan’s Steak House in Chicago, New York City, and Uncasville, Connecticut; one sixtyblue in Chicago; Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe and SolToro Tequila Grill in Uncasville, Connecticut

Gladys Knight: Gladys Knight and Ron Winans’ Chicken & Waffles in Atlanta, and Lithonia, Georgia; Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles Bistro in Union City, Georgia

Jay-Z: 40/40 Club in New York City and Atlantic City, New Jersey

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  • Angel

    Ryan, it is so GREAT seeing your heart for God, and spnaedirg His truth whether it is at LBCCS or elsewhere. I’m sure that over the last two years at LBCCS that you have been a big encouragement to people, but I am also totally convinced that as you move on into what God has for you in the future, that you will continue to be a GREAT blessing and encouragement to those who cross your path.

  • Bthina

    Wow, I can’t even find the words to express how tochued I am. I absolutely love it! The story you created through these photographs and the composition in which you have presented them has tochued my heart and once again I have counted my blessings. Not only have I thanked God for the blessing of my family shown in these pictures but, also for my family that made these beautiful images possible. Thank you, T2 and Sarah. However, Sarah IS in the pictures which I think is very cool!!!!!!! We love you both!

  • Yulie

    Ma’m, I’m new in cooking benagli food for my husband & as im living in australia, mostly i call my mom back in Bangladesh for any kind of recipes,instructions. but as im a born hindu married to a christian (Foriegner who seems to love the bangladeshi cooking style!!), my mom cant help me out with beef recipes (Not that she knows i cook beef at home haha) anyway i was looking online for a beef liver bhuna recipe for the last 3 hours & only now I found ur blog & I have a feeling this will b very helpful! thank u so mch for blogging these wonderful recipes here & a special thanks to ur children who help u put these recipes on ur blog.Best wishes,R