PROVENÇAL ESCAPE

Anis Café & Bistro’s French-inspired patio dining provides a Buckhead oasis

On a recent Friday at 3 p.m., I called Anis Café & Bistro and was surprised to procure a same-day 7 p.m. reservation. Despite the bottleneck at the door upon arrival, my companion and I received a gracious welcome and were escorted promptly to the cozy patio.

HAVE TOQUE, WILL TRAVEL

St. Cecilia’s Craig Richards is taking Atlantans on a Tuscan culinary tour

As vice president of culinary for Ford Fry Restaurants, Craig Richards manages and educates the restaurant group’s chefs, including those at St. Cecilia in Buckhead, where he’s served as executive chef for three years. Not only is he well-versed at cooking for a multitude of audiences locally—Ford Fry Restaurants include Mex-Tex spots Superica and El […]

SETTING THE BAR

10 essentials for creating a proper at-home bar

Whether you have room for a single tray, a cabinet or a bona fide wet bar, a proper home bar adds an element of sophistication to your space. To help you take your entertaining up a notch, we pulled together the essential items you need to get started, with help from a local expert. As bar manager at The […]

COOKING UP A BOOK

YEARS IN THE MAKING, PANO KARATASSOS’ COOKBOOK WILL HIT STANDS IN 2018

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect,” said famed writer Anaïs Nin. These words were taken to heart by Culinary Director of the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group and Kyma Executive Chef Pano Karatassos as he embarked on his new still-unnamed cookbook project focusing on Greek-inspired cuisine that is set to […]

HOPPY HOBBY

Three local homebrewers discuss their craft

CAMERON ALME, CHRIS COLLIER, NATE WATKINS

Half art, half science, homebrewing is a hobby that satisfies the curious, detail-oriented mind. Collectively, the estimated 1.2 million homebrewers in the U.S. produce more than 2 million barrels of brew a year. It’s like a grown-up chemistry set for expressing creativity. With a supportive beer community in Atlanta, the craft beer scene […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2017

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.

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 […]

SETTING THE SCENE

People obviously go to a restaurant for the food, but its decor and atmosphere play a big role in the overall dining experience, too.

Local restaurant designer Bill Johnson put the sizzle in steakhouse at Kaiser’s Chophouse.

Bill Johnson, associate principal at hospitality design firm The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry, explains how he approached the design of Kaiser’s Chophouse, a new steakhouse in Sandy […]

CHICKEN SALAD, ANYONE?

Set to open on Roswell Road in Buckhead this month, Chicken Salad Chick specializes in—you guessed it—chicken salad.

Chicken Salad Chick’s yummy Chick Trio.

There are 12 different flavors, in fact, with names such as Olivia’s Old South, Cranberry Kelli and Jalapeno Holly. The Classic Carol is the recipe that started it all back in 2008, when Chicken Salad Chick founder Stacy Brown was forced […]

CAFFEINE DRIP

Jonathan Silver has been keeping Atlanta caffeinated for more than 20 years

Ever dined at Bone’s or Aria and wondered what type of coffee or tea you’re drinking? What about Souper Jenny or OK Cafe? Atlanta Coffee Supply Group, founded by Sandy Springs resident Jonathan Silver, has been distributing the caffeinated beverages to local restaurants like these for more than 20 years. The company distributes 11 brands […]

THE SPICES OF LIFE

Modest ambitions make Copper Cove Indian Bistro a neighborhood favorite

Marinated and tandoorcharred chicken never disappoints.

Don’t be fooled by a few empty tables on a Friday night. And don’t let the informality of the staff scare you off. As completely void of pretense as it is, Buckhead’s Copper Cove Indian Bistro is the real deal. It’s no surprise when you consider the source: Co-owners […]