FOOD NEWS – January / February 2018

Himitsu. This posh cocktail lounge next to Umi, which was designed by Brit Tom Dixon, was named Best Bar in the World in the inaugural Surface Travel Awards. Surface, the design magazine, chose the honorees based on their thoughtfully conceived spaces and products. 

Himitsu
3050 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta 30305
puraibeto.com/himitsu

Johnny’s Hideaway. Though the iconic Buckhead spot recently celebrated its 38th birthday, it’s keeping things fresh […]

THREE CHEERS FOR SPORTS BARS

WHERE TO CATCH THE SEASON’S BIG GAMES

It’s game on at Dantanna’s, where your favorite teams are on the tube and your favorite steaks are on the menu.

It’s game on at Dantanna’s, where your favorite teams are on the tube and your favorite steaks are on the menu.

Come January and February, there are countless great sporting events you’ll want to watch on the tube. […]

DUCK, DUCK, DOUGHNUT

Duck Donuts, the East Coast doughnut chain with a cult following, recently opened an outpost in Buckhead.

The first location sprang up in Duck on North Carolina’s Outer Banks when Russ DiGilio saw the lack of made-to-order doughnut shops in the area. The new Roswell Road sweet spot brings the original’s beachy vibes with it, but the best holdover is the custom made treats. Choose from a […]

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 […]

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 […]

SIP, SIP HOORAY!

In Wine Spectator’s annual Restaurant Awards, Buckhead’s La Grotta Ristorante Italiano was recently recognized for its notable wine selection.

La Grotta’s Dan Hott enjoying one of his favorite reds.

Given the nod, we asked sommelier Dan Hott for his top picks.

Best wine for a date night: 2008 Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose Champagne ($129)

“Whether you’re celebrating your anniversary or trying to impress a first date, our […]

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. […]