TEX-MEX MEETS WILD WEST MEETS DEEP SOUTH

Tastes converge at neighborhood sports bar Big Sky Buckhead

With the Tres Tacos, you have your choice of delicious beef, chicken and shrimp.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Big Sky Buckhead reminds me of the small-town eatery I used to waitress at years ago in my pre-college days. No staff member was a day over 25, everyone was […]

FRESH FROM THE FARM

Area foodies will once again gather at the Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market when it reopens in mid-April.

BY: Lia Picard

Returning to its new home in City Springs, the market features an array of vendors so you can stock up on everything from organic produce and fresh eggs to pastureraised meat and handmade chocolates, salsas, jerky and more. Stop by on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon, […]

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN

IT’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY ALL YEAR LONG AT THESE LOCAL PUBS

MEEHAN’S PUBLIC HOUSE

STORY: Angela Hansberger

Come March 17, we have a valid justification for wearing green and drinking beer. But you don’t have to wait till St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate Irish culture. Both authentic and unique, Atlanta’s Irish taverns preserve a time and way of life full of laughter, comfort food and seriously […]

FOOD NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2019

Start your morning off right with a Bell Street burrito.

Fifth Group Restaurants is opening a Buckhead outpost of Alma Cocina. The Mexican eatery will make its debut in the Terminus complex in mid 2019. alma-atlanta.com

When KarmaFarm opened its doors in December, it became the first certified gluten-free, fast-casual restaurant and bakery in America. It received the designation from the nonprofit […]

A TASTE OF AFRICA

Feedel Bistro’s Tamar Telahun dishes on Ethiopian cuisine

Although Ethiopian cuisine is heavy on vegetarian options, Feedel Bistro’s menu also includes meaty stews such as the Sagla’s Tibs Spris.

BY: Lia Picard

The Buckhead and Brookhaven areas are known for their ample steakhouse options, so when Ethiopian and Eritrean restaurant Feedel Bistro opened its doors last September, it was a welcome change of pace. Feedel is the […]

YAY FOR YUMBII

Let’s taco-bout the brand Carson Young built

STORY: Carly Cooper

In 2017, Buckhead native Carson Young opened Yumbii Taco Shop in Brookwood Village. But he had introduced Atlantans to Mexican- Asian street food flavors long before that. Touted as Atlanta’s first food truck, Yumbii was founded in 2010, bringing tacos and sesame fries to people around the city.

“I’ve always had an interest in the hospitality business and creating […]

HEARTH AND HOME

Cozy up to one of Sandy Springs’ favorite pizza taverns

The ever-popular Ring of Fire is as close to perfection as pizza gets.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Hearth’s roasted Brussels sprouts are drizzled with a touch of sweet balsamic vinegar.

Hearth Pizza Tavern has a real urban feel, like the buzz of a city subway, […]

FLOWER POWER

Flower Child executive chef Matthew Schwab puts the ease in healthy eating

STORY: Carly Cooper
PHOTO: Christopher Watkins

Like the health-conscious restaurant that he leads, Flower Child executive chef Matthew Schwab is new to Buckhead. But that doesn’t mean he’s not embracing the local lifestyle from heart to stomach.

After working at busy restaurants such as The Cheesecake Factory and Cooper’s Hawk Winery in Orlando and Nashville, Schwab joined Flower […]

A SUPER BOWL SPREAD

WINNING GAME-DAY RECIPES

BY: Lia Picard
Photo: Henri Hollis

The Super Bowl is Feb. 3, and although at press time we don’t know who’s playing in it yet, we do know that Atlanta will be partying. And what’s a Super Bowl bash without good food? A proper watch party doesn’t necessarily call for gourmet eats, but they do need to be tasty.

Irby’s Tavern opened in Buckhead last June, giving us […]

ALCOHOL NOT INCLUDED

COCKTAILS REINVENTED WITH ZERO ALCOHOL

MEDICINE MAN

STORY: Angela Hansberger

APPLE-OPAL BASIL

It’s the new year, when everyone’s calendars fill with the marks of lofty resolutions and goals of self-improvement. Let’s face it: The holidays can make us feel a bit pickled. Along with working out, meditating and organizing, many of us opt to start the […]