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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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BONA FIDE BBQ

Thick slices of smoked brisket and turkey on a Delta Double combo plate.

Thick slices of smoked brisket and turkey on a Delta Double combo plate.

Smokebelly wafts over Buckhead with old-school tradition.

Driving through Buckhead, past the posh retailers of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta and the swanky St. Regis hotel, I pull into, of all places, a barbecue joint. Talk of barbecue ignites a […]

SHERRY AMOUR

The KYK Cocktail at Gypsy Kitchen, made with bourbon, Lustau East India Solera Sherry, quince and lemon.

The KYK Cocktail at Gypsy Kitchen, made with bourbon, Lustau East India Solera Sherry, quince and lemon.

The elegant aperitif is experiencing a hip rebrand as the must-have cocktail ingredient

Unless you’re a character from “Downton Abbey,” a glass of sherry after dinner may not sound particularly modern. […]

A CUT ABOVE

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Another meat-driven member has joined the ranks of Buckhead’s powerhouse, steak-serving scene. American Cut, which already has two restaurants in New York City, one in New Jersey and Puerto Rico, opened its Atlanta location last month at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. It’s a glam, multi-level space with a downstairs lounge and bar, and upstairs dining room. The menu includes dry and wet-aged steaks, such as […]