FOOD NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

Grub Burger’s killer Bacon Love #9 might take two hands to hold.

BY: Lia Picard

Savi Provisions has a new location on Pharr Road. Besides the usual gourmet grocery and wine offerings, it also features a drive-through Jittery Joe’s for a convenient caffeine fix, and a rooftop bar and restaurant called Rise & Revelry. saviprovisions.com 

Head to Town Brookhaven and feast on Italian […]

FIRE UP THE GRILL

TWO BUCKHEAD CHEFS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE WAYS TO BARBECUE THIS SUMMER

Stephen Herman

Stephen Herman

BY: Lia Picard

If there’s one thing that makes the Atlanta summer heat bearable, it’s grilling. There’s something about firing up the coals and sipping a beer while friends and family gather in eager anticipation of smoky meat. For two Buckhead chefs, it’s the ultimate pastime—and their jobs. To get the lowdown […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

1Kept’s salad offerings include this colorful pick with beets, strawberries, rhubarb, arugula, candied pecans and blue-cheese crumbles.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

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 […]

THINK INSIDE THE BOX

A BOXED WINE TASTING WITH AN ATLANTA SOMMELIER

During our taste test, St. Cecilia Sommelier Clarke Anderson sniffed, swirled and sipped a handful of boxed wines.

STORY & PHOTOS: Angela Hansberger

Believe it or not, the much maligned box of wine has grown into a thing. Once scoffed at as low-quality or a cheap buzz, cartons of vino […]

HEALTH FOOD HAVEN

True Food Kitchen is the real deal —not to mention really delicious

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Since this is your first time, let me tell you, we’re based on an anti-inflammatory diet,” announces the server at True Food Kitchen. Ah, so that explains why the menu reads like the Rosetta Stone of health food. Thankfully, the food itself is user friendly, delicious and affordable, evidenced by the […]

EVERY DAY, I’M JUGGLING

FOR RESTAURATEUR DEEDEE NIYOMKUL, LIFE IS A BALANCING ACT

STORY: Carly Cooper
PHOTO: Chucky Kahng

DeeDee Niyomkul is a chef, restaurateur, wife and mother—and a woman who loves to travel, bike and dine at new spots around town. The Collier Hills resident owns Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft in Brookwood Place and opened upscale modern Thai restaurant Chai Yo in Buckhead in January. Her numerous roles keep her engaged […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

The boeuf au poivre at Anis Café is served with lyonnaise potatoes and roasted portobello mushrooms.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a plane ticket: traditional Provençal dishes, relaxed patio dining and often a small […]

THE WHOLE ENCHILADA

For Chido + Padre’s Executive Chef Jonathan Mercado, cooking is a family affair

STORY: Carly Cooper
PHOTO: Chris Watkins

Buckhead foodies may have noticed that Chido + Padre’s, a Mexican restaurant, took over the old Smokebelly space on Andrews Drive a few months ago. At the helm of the festive new spot is Jonathan Mercado. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando, he has worked at Bartaco, Rosa […]

A HISTORIC FEAST

A NEW EXHIBIT SERVES UP A SMORGASBORD OF BARBECUE CULTURE

BY: Lia Picard

Atlanta is a city that loves its barbecue. But other than knowing the best places to eat it, few people know how deep its roots really go. “Barbecue Nation,” a new exhibit on view at the Atlanta History Center through June 16, 2019, sheds light on the history of the cuisine. For instance, did you […]

DINNER AND A SHOW

Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi surprises with its diverse bites and knife-wielding chefs

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

At first blush, so much of Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi emits a flashy Times Square vibe. With its primo real estate, valet-only parking, glitzy interiors and excessively friendly waiters, one can hardly expect much from the food. Right?

The teppanyaki New […]