Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information Story: June 18, 2015

Weekend Festival Celebrates Caribbean Culture In Georgia: It might be a little too late to plan a summer trip to the Caribbean, but this weekend, a bit of the island life is coming to Georgia.

This year's McDonough Caribbean Cultural Festival is happening Saturday, June 20th from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Alexander Park in McDonough. The event is one of two big festivals presented by the Caribbean Association of Georgia (the other is the Atlanta Caribbean Cultural Festival in August) Saturday's schedule includes live music and entertainment and health screenings, and of course there are plenty of traditional Caribbean dishes to sample.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning in McDonough getting a preview of this weekend's festivities! For more information click here.

AAA of the South's Garrett Townsend joins us to talk about the top summer destinations. For more click here.

Throwback Thursday update on the "Mr. Meowgi," the kitten that was featured on Good Day Atlanta a few months ago and became an internet sensation.  For more click here. 

Good Day Atlanta pet of the day from PAWS Atlanta. For more information click here.

Father-son baseball duo Georgia Tech: He took his high school to a state championship...and despite being drafted by the Atlanta Braves but he decided to go play for his dad instead. Father and son duo Danny and Carter Hall from Georgia Tech join us with the latest on GA Tech baseball. For more on Danny Hall's baseball camp click here.

For the latest on GA Tech Baseball click here.

Father's Day cooking with Maya Steaks & Seafood in Sandy Springs. Chef and restaurateur Mimmo Albomeh brings his Spanish Flair for an extraordinary Father's Day cooking segment. For more information click here.  Recipe below.

Maya Steakhouse | Prime Bone In Ribeye

Prep Time 60 minutes | Servings 2 to 4 people


-2 prime bone in ribeye 22 ounce each

-4 tablespoons olive oil

-2 sprigs fresh rosemary

-4 sprigs fresh thyme

-2 sprigs fresh oregano

-2 teaspoon kosher salt

-1/4 teaspoon pepper ‘butcher ground'

-1/4 teaspoon granulated onion

-1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
-1 teaspoon seasoned salt ‘McCormick'

-4 oz melted salted AA butter


rub the steaks with olive oil and put aside if possible for one hour with the fresh herbs to marinade, sprinkle some salt-pepper mix and pan sear for about 6 minutes on each side  depending on desired finished temperature.  Brush lightly with butter while cooking. Slice thin and serve with………

-16 jumbo asparagus, trimmed, peeled and blanched for 6 minutes

-3/4 cup hollandaise

-1 lb colossal crab meat  lightly heated with olive oil and 1 teaspoon of salt mix

-8 thick slices of local bacon seared on each side for two minutes

-4 ounces blue cheese crumbles ‘Valdeón Spanish Blue'

Hollandaise Ingredients:

-4 egg yokes

-2 tablespoon white wine

-8 ounces clarified butter unsalted

-1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce

-1/2 teaspoon Tabasco

-1 tablespoon lemon juice

-1 teaspoon salt-pepper

-1 teaspoon white pepper


on a double boil beat egg yokes until triple volume, add melted butter gradually then remaining ingredients. keep at room temperature

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