FOOD NEWS – JANUARY 2017

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Executive chef Ford Fry, owner of Buckhead’s St. Cecilia, King + Duke and Superica, recently won the Cochon555 Heritage BBQ contest at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. Ford was named “King of BBQ,” beating out other Atlanta chefs Kevin Rathbun, Hector Santiago, Terry Koval and Nick Melvin. Cochon555 contestants were given whole, heritage […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JANUARY 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead.

Beloved by celebrities and hometown fans the Buckhead Diner has helped define what Atlanta eats for more than a quarter-century.

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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 […]

SMALL PLATES, BIG FLAVORS

Saltyard offers a lesson in worldly comfort food.

Crispy skin of duck confit with tangy mustard jus and Southern fried cabbage.

Crispy skin of duck confit with tangy mustard jus and Southern fried cabbage.

The bone white plate held a burnished bronze portion of duck. A tawny pool of jus gathered around, while a bundle of pan-fried shavings of maroon and green-white local cabbage huddled […]

SOME LIKE IT HOT!

STAY WARM THIS WINTER WITH A FEW OF BUCKHEAD’S SPICY DISHES

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If you’re one of those people who’s not afraid of a little heat, then get your taste buds ready. Buckhead may not be known as a hotbed of international cuisine with spicy dishes (as is, say, Buford Highway), but the neighborhood still has plenty of places to punish your palate.

FOOD NEWS – NOVEMBER 2016

The reservation-only Japanese cocktail lounge in Buckhead, Himitsu, was recently honored for its stunning design.

The reservation-only Japanese cocktail lounge in Buckhead, Himitsu, was recently honored for its stunning design.

Himitsu Japanese cocktail lounge was nominated by the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards as one of eight finalists for the honor in North and South America. While the co owner Farshid Arshid didn’t take […]

FOOD SCIENCE

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Executive Chef Zeb Stevenson has elevated the food at Watershed on Peachtree since he took the reins in January 2015. He’s overseen the Southern comfort menu’s evolution into one that’s a sophisticated reflection of his abilities as a chef with touches such as making his own vinegars. He cooks with and incorporates them into many of the menu items.

During our last visit, Stevenson had almost […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – NOVEMBER 2016

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead.

A mix-and-match assortment of sweets at Kyma: baklava with pistachio ice cream; Greek donuts; and yogurt with honey and walnuts.

A mix-and-match assortment of sweets at Kyma: baklava with pistachio ice cream; Greek donuts; and yogurt with honey and walnuts.

10 DEGREES SOUTH

After 15 years on the scene, this Roswell Road establishment is a highly original […]

ENTHUSED? INFUSE!

Ranging from herbs and fruits to vegetables and spices, infused liquors are all the rage.

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Infusing liquors with new, flavorful ingredients has become a popular way to incorporate depth and personality into both classic and contemporary cocktails.

“The benefit of creating an infusion [over using an ingredient in a simple syrup or muddling it] is that it’s consistent,” says Ben Yabrow, beverage director at Himitsu in Buckhead […]

THE PERFECT TREAT

Brookwood resident Finia Jahangard is the Macaron Queen

Finia Jahangard (right) and her daughter Nina at the Fox 5 Atlanta studios to promote the launch of Macaron Boutique and Bar at North Point Mall.

Finia Jahangard (right) and her daughter Nina at the Fox 5 Atlanta studios to promote the launch of Macaron Boutique and Bar at North Point Mall.

When Finia Jahangard first opened […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – OCTOBER 2016

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A KR SteakBar signature, the “shell steak” is an 8-ounce New York strip perked up with shaved fresh horseradish and espresso sauce.

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

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 [...]
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