SOUTHERN COMFORT

The Southern Gentleman delivers on gentility and gourmet eats

Springer Mountain fried chicken with dreamy classic sides is a handsdown winner.

Knowing that The Southern Gentleman (TSG) lives up to its name is about the greatest comfort one can hope for in these times of political divisiveness, doublespeak and distressing headlines. TSG is not fake news. It is the real deal, boasting terrific, fairly priced […]

FOOD NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2017

Valenza has offered a little slice of Italy right here in Atlanta for the last 10 years.

Buckhead restaurateur Linton Hopkins recently launched his newest eatery, a modern steakhouse, at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park. C. Ellet’s offers an extensive menu of meat, seafood and oysters, plus a stellar wine program you’d expect from the team behind Restaurant Eugene. 

C. Ellet’s
2605 Circle 75 Parkway
Atlanta […]

LAST CHANCE SUMMER

If, like us, you’re big fans of Yebo Beach Haus, you’re running out of time to enjoy the Buckhead eatery’s summer inspired menu.

Yebo’s summer-only coconut ceviche.

That’s because in November, Yebo will close for a few days while the staff transforms its decor and dishes once again to create Yebo Ski Haus, so that guests can dine on winter-focused foods throughout the cold months. […]

WISER THAN HER YEARS

At 27, Niki Pattharakositkul is introducing Atlantans to authentic Thai cooking

Pattharakositkul started a live jazz program at Thai 26. Check it out on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Last summer, Niki Pattharakositkul opened 26 Thai Kitchen & Bar at Lindbergh City Center in Buckhead. She was just 26 years old (hence the number 26 in the eatery’s name). Though she grew up in Thailand and […]

RON 2.0

WE TALK WITH CHEF RON EYESTER ABOUT THE LAST 18 MONTHS AND HIS NEW DIRECTION

Executive chef and “Top Chef” season 12 alum Ron Eyester made news in 2015 when he got “in over his head” and had to sell his popular restaurants, including Rosebud and The Family Dog in Morningside, and also close Diner in Atlantic Station. (Basically, when Eyester added Diner to the mix, it […]

ALE SHARPTON’S DRAFT PICKS

Atlanta’s beer expert shares his favorite spots to indulge in craft brews.

Photo: Ale Sharpton

Photo: Natrice Miller

As a beer journalist and dedicated authority on what I consider the world’s most interesting beverage, I spend grueling hours unselfishly unearthing the best places for fellow advocates to imbibe. Okay, I am being a bit facetious […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – SEPTEMBER 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

The pièce de résistance at Anis Café & Bistro? Creamy chocolate mousse topped with fresh berries.

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 […]

SUMMER, DISTILLED

Looking for something smooth to sip on this summer?

Try the Peach State’s own Richland Rum, available at many of your favorite Buckhead bars and restaurants, including Canoe, Holeman and Finch and the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. A recent partnership with Fifth Group Restaurants will add even more locations. Not only is this top-notch “sipping rum” created in Georgia, it’s America’s only single-estate rum distillery. Single-estate means they’re […]

FOOD NEWS – JULY 2017

Diners at Le Bilboquet, the classic French bistro located in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, will be seeing a fresh new face pouring wine these days.

Dennis Wood has joined the restaurant as sommelier, wine director and assistant general manager. Wood has overseen the wine lists at numerous area establishments, including Chops and Chops Lobster Bar.

Le Bilboquet
3035 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta 30305
404.869.9944
lebilboquetatlanta.com

Echoing what many local […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JULY 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Copper Cove’s rogan gosht lamb dish gets a kick from green chiles, red peppers and cilantro.

10 DEGREES SOUTH

After 15 years on the scene, this Roswell Road establishment is a highly original destination where food and wine from the tip of the Southern Hemisphere are celebrated with flair. Before we could pose the server with a […]