GET STEEPED

SAVORING THE RITUAL OF MATCHA TEA

STORY: Angela Hansberger

Tranquil voices, the gentle sound of a bamboo whisk, steaming bowls of foamed molten vibrant green—there’s so much more to a cup of matcha than pouring hot water over crushed tea leaves. Matcha is Zen in a cup. Matcha is on drink menus and in pastry cases these days in everything from ice cream to doughnuts. You can even […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – January / February 2020

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

A glass of Sicilian Morgante Nero d’Avola is the perfect accompaniment to the flavorful chicken parmigiana at Cibo e Beve.

A glass of Sicilian Morgante Nero d’Avola is the perfect accompaniment to the flavorful chicken parmigiana at Cibo e Beve.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope […]

IN FULL BLOOM

Healthy food cafe Flower Child blossoms in Sandy Springs

Flower Child’s decor is as light and fun as its food.

Flower Child’s decor is as light and fun as its food. Interior photo: Mia Yakel

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

The tender and juicy grass-fed beef in the Forbidden Rice bowl could rival any chophouse in town. […]

ICE COLD

Nitrolicious brings liquid nitrogen ice cream to Buckhead

BY: Lia Picard
Photos: cromwellparkes.com

Don’t let the cold outside keep you from a cool treat. After owning a Häagen-Dazs franchise, Ken Mansfield and his business partners, Tanja McPeters and Natasha Mann, recently opened their own ice cream shop, Nitrolicious. But it’s not your typical ice cream parlor, as the ice cream is made instantly in front of you with liquid […]

ONE OF THE SELECT

Dave Green helms Sandy Springs’ new 1920s-style restaurant

STORY: Carly Cooper

Born to an U.S. Air Force colonel, Dave Green lived all over the world—Ohio, Spain, Maryland, Florida, Germany and Hawaii—before settling in Sandy Springs. So it should come as no surprise that his latest restaurant, The Select, has global inspirations.

Named after the famed Paris brasserie, Le Select, where cultural icons such as Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso […]

WORTH THE SQUEEZE

MATT AND NICOLE SCOTT ARE ON A MISSION TO SAVE LIVES THROUGH JUICE

With Press Blend Squeeze, the Scotts are out to prove healthy food can taste good.

With Press Blend Squeeze, the Scotts are out to prove healthy food can taste good.

BY: Lia Picard

We’ve all been there: You’re hungry but in a rush, so you grab the nearest convenient bite, which isn’t usually that […]

FOOD NEWS – January / February 2020

BY: Lia Picard

Give yourself a midweek boost by going to Le Bilboquet for its new Wine and Cheese Wednesdays, which feature three wine and cheese pairings for $35. lebilboquetatlanta.com

Beard Papa’s, a Japanese-based franchise, recently brought its famous cream puff treats to Sandy Springs. Flavors include green tea, strawberry and Nutella. beardpapas.com 

The General Muir, the popular Jewish […]

FROM KFC TO QUINOA

R. Thomas: a health food phoenix rises from the fryer

Kids and adults alike clamor for R. Thomas’ French toast platter, piled with thick, sugar dusted slices of egg soaked sourdough.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Marinated, grilled and tossed with tangy sauce, the hot wings practically fly off the menu.

It’s hard to believe that […]

THE EGG TO HIS ROLL

Business partners Joe King and Rick Wahlstedt bring Le Colonial to Buckhead

STORY: Carly Cooper

Five years ago, restaurateur Rick Wahlstedt brought Le Bilboquet bistro and bar to The Shops Buckhead, and it quickly became an area staple. A few months ago, Wahlstedt and business partner, Joe King, opened their French-Vietnamese concept Le Colonial less than 100 feet away.

The new Le Colonial Atlanta joins sister spots in Chicago […]

THE HEAT IS ON

WINTER COCKTAILS THAT WARM FROM WITHIN

The Smoke in the Valley is the perfect drink for sipping next to the fire pits on Arnette’s Chop Shop’s second-story terrace.

STORY: Angela Hansberger

The Iberian Pig’s Amigo, the Devil arrives in a glass bottle. photo: Heidi Harris

As the seasons change, so does our quest for pleasing cocktails. […]