FEATURED RESTAURANTS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Peek gai tod—Thai-style chicken— and the bonus accompaniments are a must-try at Bangkok Station.

Anis’ exquisitely prepared salads are always top quality. Here, a deconstructed salade Niçoise.

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a […]

A TRANSATLANTIC TASTE SENSATION

Savoring small plates and big flavors at Eclipse di Luna

Eclipse di Luna’s paella del día is brimming with shrimp, chicken, chorizo and authentic Calasparra rice.

It’s been several years since I’ve reflected on the days I worked the line in a restaurant, but it came to mind the other night while eating at Eclipse di Luna. The trigger was the bits of mise en […]

HOLIDAY CHEER

Take a winter staycation, even if it’s just for a few hours, and visit the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta for its Southern Winter Wonderland celebration Dec. 19-23.

Savor the season at the Southern Winter Wonderland.

Held in the hotel’s garden, the winter village will delight guests with movie screenings of holiday classics such as Home Alone and Love Actually, as well as live music. A makeshift […]

NIBBLES FOR NIGHT OWLS

New to Andrews Square, adjoining restaurants Bar Americano and Bar Crema give Buckhead residents the chance to indulge their late-night hunger pangs.

Explains Executive Chef Adam Waller, “In a neighborhood known for its late-night bar scene, we noticed that the late-night food offerings were limited.” To remedy this, Bar Americano offers a selection of pizzas, two or three salads, bar snacks and a charcuterie plate until 2 […]

POP THE CORK! OUR CHAMPAGNE 101 GUIDE

Every time you open a bottle of Champagne, it’s a celebration.

A cork of champagne popping out of a bottle. Taken in studio with a 5D mark III.

The very mention of the word conjures up images of ship sendoffs, toasts, promotions and romance. Yet perhaps because they drink it so infrequently, many know virtually nothing about this wine, its fizzes and its inherent elegance. […]

BAKER’S DOZENS

Hundreds of desserts later, Ami Dand celebrates five years as Legendary Events’ executive pastry chef

EXTRA BITE Says Dand: “I’m very artistically inclined. I took a calligraphy class a couple of years ago. I make greeting cards with stamps and paint.”

If you’ve lived in Atlanta for a while, you’ve probably sampled at least one of Ami Dand’s desserts. As executive pastry chef at Buckhead-based […]

THE DAILY GRIND

EAST POLE COFFEE PERKS UP BUCKHEAD

Just in time for the cooler weather, Buckhead residents can cozy up to locally roasted brews at the newly opened East Pole Coffee. The creation of Jared Karr and Jules Tompkins, East Pole is the latest resident of the ever-expanding Armour Yards development. The aesthetic is crisp and modern, encouraging you to sit for a spell with your cup of joe […]

YOUR NEW NEIGHBORHOOD JOINT

Whenever anyone opens a restaurant, the focus tends to be on the food and decor. Mark Nelson, general manager of Hobnob Tavern, which opened its second location in Town Brookhaven in July, said there was another major factor they considered: a sense of community.

Here, Nelson explains why having patrons feel at home was just as important as what was being served.

Your owner, Sean Yeremyan, has said […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – OCTOBER 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead.

Classic bistro dishes such as steak frites tantalize diners’ taste buds at F&B.

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a plane ticket to France: traditional Provençal dishes, relaxed patio dining and often a small congregation of French-speaking diners to help set the mood. Grilled […]

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

F&B executive chef Gabriel Capo Camargo fell into cooking for all the wrong reasons.

This is not your typical boy meets girl story. When he was 16 years old, Gabriel Capo Camargo met a friend of his sister’s who worked as a chef. “She told me being a chef was a good job, that you could travel and cook and meet people,” says Camargo, now 34 and […]