Spicy lamb burgers receive the breakfast treatment with a biscuit waffle bun. Toppings include grilled halloumi cheese, grilled peppers, mustard grilled red onions, pickled beets, and a maple aioli.
Skillet-fried green tomato rings with strawberry-jalapeño sauce
Nearly every item on the menu takes a turn on the grill, manned by Bill Malone, who works with Colorful Palate.
Panzanella salad topped with flash-fried peach peels
Little helpers and Lewis use cookie cutters to make the tomato rings.
Silver dollar pancake canapés
The table setting is as alluring as the food.
Bloody Marys made with fresh grilled tomatoes.
Grilled corn bread for the panzanella salad
Staged in Thomas’ backyard garden, the gathering presents an array of bites
Pimento cheese served with sweet potato skins
Thomas’ daughter, Annabelle, helps out.
Colorful Palate co-owners Tara Letts (left) and Ragan Lewis (center) with Melissa Thomas of Flora boutique.