OH, SHERRY

LEARN THE NUANCES OF THE WINE WORLD’S UNDERDOG

photo: Brett Ferencz

STORY: Angela Hansberger

While it’s the darling of sommeliers and cocktail makers, sherry is a hard sell for the average tippler. An aficionado knows of its transportive qualities that conjure halcyon days near the Mediterranean seaside, but the average drinker is often dissuaded by images of sweet stuff being dusted off for the holidays or […]

FOOD NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018

Aria’s selection of wines was recently recognized by the experts at Wine Spectator. photo: Tuan Huynh

Pho 24 has opened a seventh location on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Find delicious pho and other Vietnamese delights at the new spot in the Square One apartment building. pho24chamblee.com 

Of the 3,759 restaurants worldwide recently honored by Wine Spectator for their strong wine programs, […]

GATHERING TABLE

CHRIS HALL OF LOCAL THREE SHARES A RECIPE SURE TO DELIGHT HOLIDAY GUESTS

BY: Lia Picard

If the holiday season means an uptick in visitors, you may be asking yourself how you’re going to feed everyone. The solution is found in a Southern cuisine classic: shrimp and grits. In a recipe provided by Chris Hall, chef/partner of Local Three Kitchen & Bar, you’ll find a delicious way to […]

TIME TO MAKE THE DONUTS

For Bon Glaze’s general manager, the early bird gets the worm

STORY: Carly Cooper
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Carmalita Pridgen, general manager of gourmet donut shop Bon Glaze, is not what you’d expect from a donut maker. A former quartermaster in the Army, she worked part-time in hospitality before graduating from Georgia State University. While working at a Pinkberry yogurt shop, she met Bon Glaze owner Kelly Keith. “Her card […]

A KALEIDOSCOPE OF FLAVORS

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub is colorful and ever-evolving, as the name implies

Convivial patrons fill the seats at Kaleidoscope come mealtime.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

While hanging near the bar on my inaugural visit to Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub, I examined the room with its vaguely industrial energy, soaring ceiling and expressionistic oil canvases (a permanent collection by artist Tyler Blum). The walls are amber-hued […]

CHEERS TO 20 YEARS

BUCKHEAD STAPLE 10 DEGREES SOUTH CELEBRATES A MILESTONE

BY: Lia Picard

In 1998, 10 Degrees South opened its doors in Buckhead as the first South African restaurant in America. Twenty years later, the eatery has since grown into a restaurant group, True Story Brands, and spawned several sibling restaurants, including Yebo Beach Haus on West Paces Ferry Road and the new outpost of Biltong Bar in The Shops […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

The Famous Flying Biscuit Breakfast features “creamy dreamy” grits, fried eggs, chicken sausage and those yummy biscuits.

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

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a plane ticket: traditional Provençal dishes, relaxed patio dining and often a […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – OCTOBER 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Ceviche de ahi atun— raw tuna with spicy ponzu sauce—is a fusion favorite at Eclipse di Luna.

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

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 […]

WINE GLASS 101

WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR VINO DRINKING VESSEL, SHAPE MATTERS

STORY: Angela Hansberger

Why are there so many types of stemware on store shelves? Because the enjoyment of wine actually begins with the right glass. The proper vessel allows the drinker to explore the intricacies of the tastes and scents, while the wrong one can flatten a vintage.

“Part of my job as the chief sommelier at Restaurant Eugene […]

HOG HEAVEN

DECATUR’S POPULAR IBERIAN PIG SET TO OPEN NEW BUCKHEAD LOCATION

BY: Lia Picard
Photos: Heidi Geldhauser

When the owners of the Castellucci Hospitality Group (CHG) opened The Iberian Pig in Decatur in 2009, they knew they had a winner on their hands. The Spanish-inspired restaurant has won people over with its creative takes on tapas and cocktails. CHG is opening a second outpost this winter in the Hanover Buckhead […]