FOOD NEWS – MARCH 2017

Eclipse di Luna Buckhead celebrated 20 years in Atlanta on Jan. 29.

Eclipse di Luna
764 Miami Circle, No. 138
Atlanta 30324
404.846.0449
eclipsediluna.net

Sweet Hut Bakery & Cafe, an Asian-inspired desserts bakery, will open in April at Lenox Square’s Fashion Café.

Sweet Hut Bakery & Cafe
Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Road
Atlanta 30326
sweethutbakery.com

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern is scheduled to open a second location in Town Brookhaven in May.

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – MARCH 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead…

Inviting and casual, inside and out, Pasta Vino triumphs with classics like eggplant Parmesan.

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the collaborative kitchen strives to keep up with the contemporary culinary game. When they nail […]

BLUE RIDGE BUZZ

A Buckhead institution stays relevant with unparalleled hospitality…

A seared crottin and toasted baguette hints of lunch in the French countryside.

Occasionally, new eateries get so much chatter that even skeptical foodies get giddy with anticipation. But a 23-year-old place that still has everyone talking? This I had to see and taste to believe.

Casual […]

HAPPY PERSIAN NEW YEAR!

Every March, Persians around the world celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. Nowruz translates to mean “new day,” and it marks the beginning of spring. This year it falls on March 21, and what better way to honor it than by highlighting three Persian restaurants?

Divan’s doublecut lamb rib chops are by far the restaurant’s best item.

Rumi’s Kitchen

Iranian Ali Mesghali has been the chef […]

THE SWEETEST THING

SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH THIS SPRING WITH A DESSERT-INSPIRED DRINK.

Farmburger’s Adult Float

Savory flavors have had a big moment in cocktails the last several years with ingredients such as truffle and bacon infusions, pickle brine and bacon garnishes enticing the thirsty. While savory is still welcome, why not mix up your early spring sipping with something sweeter? Supplement the season’s famed julep with a […]

FROM FOOD TRUCK TO FOOD TABLES

Yumbii food truck fanatics will be thrilled to know they no longer have to track those tacos any longer.

We spoke with owner Carson Young (below) a few months ago, just after the doors opened to his permanent restaurant across from Piedmont Hospital, about his plans and what he’s doing next.

When did you start your first food truck?

We launched […]

TIMELESS BRASSERIE STYLE

F&B is both charming and decadent.

F&B’s menu is filled with simple yet luminous dishes, such as this starter of crab claws.

Chef Gabriel Capo’s menu is bolstered by the flavors of the Mediterranean.

F&B charms, even tucked away on the ground floor of the glitzy Ritz Carlton Residences. It’s the kind of place you can […]

SUJIT SHARMA SAYS “DRINK UP”

This Sandy Springs resident wants Atlantans to think about what they consume

A pediatric emergency room doctor at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Dr. Sujit Sharma believes encouraging better eating habits is one of the solutions to obesity in both children and adults. As CEO of Chuice, an Atlanta-based health drink created in 2011, Sharma is on a mission to bring this bottled beverage with more than 35 […]

DRINKING LESSONS, LEARNED

Make 2017 the year you become a beverage expert.

It’s a new year, which means new opportunities for enhancing your bartending skills, becoming a homebrewer or learning to talk intelligently about wine and beer. As you polish off this year’s self-improvement plan, take note of the myriad options for increasing your beverage knowledge— all within the Buckhead area!

Learn How to Taste

Of course you know how to drink […]

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

MAKE FOOD YOUR FOREPLAY WHEN YOU DINE ON THESE APHRODISIAC DISHES

Start your night off with a shaved asparagus salad from Yebo Ski Haus

Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating you and your honey. But how can you spice up your evening and set the mood? With the right dinner. These four flirty foods are steeped with the goods to get your libidos going. So forget […]