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 […]

THAI SPLENDOR

Bask in the Asian spices and flavors at Bangkok Station.

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

Few cuisines are both as perplexing and awe-inspiring as that of Thailand. The core ingredients are so distinct and peculiar (think galangal, lemongrass, fish sauce, holy basil) that diners, especially in the West, must really pay attention to fully appreciate what […]

POP THE TOP

No need for bar tools with these canned cocktails.

First came canned beer, and then canned wine. Now cocktails in a can have hit the scene for those seeking something perhaps a little stronger or a little more sophisticated at those backyard barbecues and autumn tailgating parties. Because, hey, not everyone is a beer drinker. These premade drinks encased in aluminum allow you to enjoy a blended […]

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 […]