BROWNIES À LA NOSTALGIA

Marisa Meddin brings the much-loved The Dessert Place treat back to Buckhead

The original Dessert Place founders Sheryl Meddin (left) and Bennett Frisch (right) taught their famous cream cheese brownie recipe to Marisa Meddin (center), who resurrected the business.

Nearly 40 years ago, Sheryl Meddin and Bennett Frisch were looking for a place to hang out and eat dessert. When they couldn’t find one, they […]

FOOD NEWS – MAY 2017

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse has named a new chef to helm its restaurant at Phipps Plaza.

Matthew Rosekrans (right) is executive chef and has worked previously at Pricci, Blackberry Farm, Chattahoochee Country Club and the Georgia World Congress Center. Before taking on a new role at Davio’s, Rosekrans was executive sous chef at the Georgia Dome.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
3500 Peachtree Road
Atlanta 30326
404.844.4810
davios.com/atl

A second location of […]

AGREEABLE ALFRESCO

Treehouse enlivens with old favorites

So savory and flavorful, the Georgia pecan waffles at Treehouse don’t need syrup.

Walking into Treehouse is like entering a backyard get-together. If this is your neighborhood, it’s comfortable straightaway, filled with neighbors and friends who visit regularly. If new to the party, the restaurant is welcoming and informal. A sign reads, “Seat yourself.” Most folks congregate on the patio […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – MAY 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Blue Ridge Grill’s seared crottin and toasted baguette hints of lunch in the French countryside.

1Kept’s Chicken schnitzel and herbed spaetzle is comfort food with a German accent; here it’s sauced with caramelized onion cream and served atop a pile of braised red cabbage and […]

MUM’S THE WORD

Celebrate your No. 1 lady this Mother’s Day with a beverage in Buckhead

Toast mom with cocktails from the Bloody Mary bar at Dantanna’s

Public service announcement: Mother’s Day is rounding the corner—May 14, to be exact. If you have forgotten this, or are aware of the date but haven’t made any plans yet, there’s still time. Fortunately, the Buckhead area is chockablock with events […]

SATURDAY BRUNCHING

Don’t wait until Sunday when you can have one of the city’s best brunches on Saturday

If you’re a fan of Local Three Kitchen & Bar’s Sunday brunch, get in line—literally. The much-loved brunch is served buffet style, with guests weaving through the restaurant’s 6,000-square-foot kitchen while they chat with chefs and pile on their plates. It’s been a staple on Atlantans’ Sunday schedule since it debuted […]

FROM FARMERS TO SENIORS

If you don’t already get your produce from the Peachtree Road Farmers Market, we’ve got another reason why you should.

The hugely popular market at The Cathedral of St. Philip just opened for its 11th year in April and is the largest producer-only farmers market in the state. That means everyone there grew or raised the food they sell. But what many of them can’t sell to […]

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 […]