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Interview with Christina Meddin: My Sister-In-Law, and Frequenter of The Dessert Place as a Kid

Interview with Christina Meddin: My Sister-In-Law, and Frequenter of The Dessert Place as a Kid

While Christina officially became a Meddin in 2012 when she married my brother, Shea, she has felt like a part of our family for over a decade. Shea and Christina became best friends during their freshman year of high school at Paideia. While the two did not start dating until their Junior year...

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Interview with Shea Meddin - My Older Brother, and The Reason The Dessert Place Closed?!

Interview with Shea Meddin - My Older Brother, and The Reason The Dessert Place Closed?!

      Next up on the blog...introducing my older brother, Shea!  Shea and I spent quite a bit of time at The Dessert Place as kids. We would often hang out with our mom and godmother while they worked in their office at the Buckhead location [read: we were...

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A Look Back at 2016...The Full Story Behind the Return of The Dessert Place

A Look Back at 2016...The Full Story Behind the Return of The Dessert Place

Since relaunching The Dessert Place, I often get asked how and why I decided to bring back this business. While I will never forget the exact moment when the idea came together (which happened on this day exactly one year ago), the business is the result of a lot of big changes...

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Interview with Clare Habif - Fan of The Dessert Place Since Opening Night in 1979

Interview with Clare Habif - Fan of The Dessert Place Since Opening Night in 1979

My favorite part of bringing back The Dessert Place has been hearing stories from fans of the original restaurants. While I have childhood memories of hanging in The Dessert Place kitchen on occasional afternoons and skipping long lines in early evenings, I'm learning that it was the late night nature...

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Interview with Bennett Frisch: My Godmother & Co-Founder of the Original Dessert Place

Interview with Bennett Frisch: My Godmother & Co-Founder of the Original Dessert Place

Bennett (or "Meow" as my whole family calls her...the nickname my brother gave to her as a small child) is a "forever friend" of my dad from their days growing up together in Charleston, SC.  Bennett became best friends with my mom as well when they all moved to Atlanta in their...

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