HAPPY PERSIAN NEW YEAR!

Every March, Persians around the world celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. Nowruz translates to mean “new day,” and it marks the beginning of spring. This year it falls on March 21, and what better way to honor it than by highlighting three Persian restaurants?

Divan’s doublecut lamb rib chops are by far the restaurant’s best item.

Rumi’s Kitchen

Iranian Ali Mesghali has been the chef […]

THE SWEETEST THING

SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH THIS SPRING WITH A DESSERT-INSPIRED DRINK.

Farmburger’s Adult Float

Savory flavors have had a big moment in cocktails the last several years with ingredients such as truffle and bacon infusions, pickle brine and bacon garnishes enticing the thirsty. While savory is still welcome, why not mix up your early spring sipping with something sweeter? Supplement the season’s famed julep with a […]

FROM FOOD TRUCK TO FOOD TABLES

Yumbii food truck fanatics will be thrilled to know they no longer have to track those tacos any longer.

We spoke with owner Carson Young (below) a few months ago, just after the doors opened to his permanent restaurant across from Piedmont Hospital, about his plans and what he’s doing next.

When did you start your first food truck?

We launched […]

TIMELESS BRASSERIE STYLE

F&B is both charming and decadent.

F&B’s menu is filled with simple yet luminous dishes, such as this starter of crab claws.

Chef Gabriel Capo’s menu is bolstered by the flavors of the Mediterranean.

F&B charms, even tucked away on the ground floor of the glitzy Ritz Carlton Residences. It’s the kind of place you can […]

SUJIT SHARMA SAYS “DRINK UP”

This Sandy Springs resident wants Atlantans to think about what they consume

A pediatric emergency room doctor at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Dr. Sujit Sharma believes encouraging better eating habits is one of the solutions to obesity in both children and adults. As CEO of Chuice, an Atlanta-based health drink created in 2011, Sharma is on a mission to bring this bottled beverage with more than 35 […]

DRINKING LESSONS, LEARNED

Make 2017 the year you become a beverage expert.

It’s a new year, which means new opportunities for enhancing your bartending skills, becoming a homebrewer or learning to talk intelligently about wine and beer. As you polish off this year’s self-improvement plan, take note of the myriad options for increasing your beverage knowledge— all within the Buckhead area!

Learn How to Taste

Of course you know how to drink […]

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

MAKE FOOD YOUR FOREPLAY WHEN YOU DINE ON THESE APHRODISIAC DISHES

Start your night off with a shaved asparagus salad from Yebo Ski Haus

Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating you and your honey. But how can you spice up your evening and set the mood? With the right dinner. These four flirty foods are steeped with the goods to get your libidos going. So forget […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]