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 […]

FOOD NEWS – OCTOBER 2016

Double Zero’s halibut is served with farro, broccolini, parsley, hearts of palm and beef fat foam.

Double Zero’s halibut is served with farro, broccolini, parsley, hearts of palm and beef fat foam.

Fans who had to say good-bye to Sandy Springs’ Double Zero earlier this year can get their fill of Executive Chef Edwin Molina’s Italian dishes once again. The restaurant’s new Emory Village […]

RESTAURATEUR BY DAY, MUSICIAN BY NIGHT

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Brookhaven bassist Doug Gross opens Jefe’s Tacos & Tequilas

Former Sublime cover band member, music teacher, Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub owner: These are just a few things that define Doug Gross. Now, the musician and restaurateur has opened a second restaurant in Town Brookhaven. Replacing Noche, Jefe’s Tacos & Tequilas serves lunch and dinner in a lively space with a large patio.

Gross and Executive Chef Joey […]

TALKING TASTE

This year’s Taste of Atlanta returns to Technology Square in the heart of Midtown on Oct. 21, 22 and 23 for its 15th year. More than 90 Atlanta restaurants will be there, serving up their best bites and beverages. Among those culinary savants are some of our favorite Buckhead chefs. We chatted with three of them to see what they’re most looking forward to about this annual fall foodie event.


FEATURED RESTAURANTS – SEPTEMBER 2016

Davio’s tiramisú is a layering of ladyfingers, espresso, mascarpone and espresso ice cream.

Davio’s tiramisú is a layering of ladyfingers, espresso, mascarpone and espresso ice cream.

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead.

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the collaborative kitchen […]

A STAGE FOR SUSHI

Sashimi platters are stunning with minimalist simplicity.

Sashimi platters are stunning with minimalist simplicity.

Brookhaven’s The One Sushi Plus makes room for all discerning diners.

The server lifted the glass dome from the white plate, releasing a drifting swirl of intoxicating smoke. My sushi novice friend and I were intrigued, and this smoked toro was only our first course at The One Sushi Plus. Could […]

FOOD NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2016

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Tupelo Honey’s Southern buttermilk fried tower served with biscuits, collards and macaroni and cheese.

Chef Mark with Tony Conway Founder & CEO Legendary Events

Chef Mark with Tony Conway Founder & CEO Legendary Events

Mark Alba recently joined Legendary Events, which owns Buckhead’s The Estate venue, as the special event company’s new executive […]

PUNCH DRUNK

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THE AGE-OLD, SHAREABLE BEVERAGE IS HAVING A NEW MOMENT

In terms of party drinks, punch stands on its own as the quintessential shareable beverage. Finding a role in your grandmother’s heyday and at your own college frat parties, punch had—and still has—a definitive place as a social beverage.

According to David Wondrich’s book Punch: The Delights and Dangers of the […]