SMOKE ’EM IF YOU GOT ’EM

THE ART OF PAIRING CIGARS WITH SUITABLE LIBATIONS

STORY: Angela Hansberger
PHOTO: Brett Ferencz

Peanut butter and jelly, avocado and toast—they just go together. Similarly, a fine cigar has a harmonious relationship with spirits. Think of classical pairings, such as a stogie with a glass of scotch or cognac. But today, the art of creating such a melodious experience has also moved into beer and wine.

Pairing beverages with cigars […]

A SLICE OF HEAVEN AT HAVEN

The Brookhaven eatery is an oasis of good taste and casual elegance

Masterful food and wine pairing is one of Haven’s many charms.

Masterful food and wine pairing is one of Haven’s many charms.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Haven’s succulent, seared Georges Bank scallops are served on a bed of sweet creamed corn. Mouth watering yet? […]

KITCHEN MAKEOVER

CHEWING THE FAT WITH WATERSHED’S NEW OWNER-CHEF MATT MARCUS

BY: Lia Picard

Atlanta native Matt Marcus purchased Watershed on Peachtree in April, shocking Atlantans with the suddenness in the change of ownership of such a landmark eatery. Formerly the executive chef of Portofino and BlueTop, Marcus has also taken over the reins in the kitchen, where he embraces a creative plating style with whimsical touches. We caught up […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – SEPTEMBER 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Buttermilk Kitchen’s fluffy pancakes never, ever go out of style.

Buttermilk Kitchen’s fluffy pancakes never, ever go out of style.

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 […]

FOOD NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2018

Biltong Bar makes traditional South African beef jerky in-house.

Biltong Bar makes traditional South African beef jerky in-house.

Jerky lovers can get their fix at the South African-inspired Biltong Bar, scheduled to open its second location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta this month. biltong-bar.com 

Lobster rolls aren’t just a summertime treat anymore. Cousins Maine Lobster, which started as a food truck in Los […]

EAT GOOD, DO GOOD

Stephanie Anne Photography. www.StephanieAnneGodfrey.com

Get your fill of great food and drink Sept. 20 at the 15th annual Taste of Buckhead. Hosted by the Buckhead Business Association at The Stave Room, the event features more than 20 chefs from the area’s best restaurants, including The Southern Gentleman, Davio’s and Southern Baked Pie Company. VIP tickets include an exclusive tour of the American Spirit Whiskey […]

FROM BRITAIN TO BUCKHEAD

MISSION + MARKET’S IAN WINSLADE TAKES US BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

FUN FACT Winslade’s dream job is race car driver. “The adrenaline you feel working in a restaurant is similar to what you feel moving at high speeds,” he says. FUN FACT Winslade’s dream job is race car driver. “The adrenaline you feel working in a restaurant is similar to what you feel […]

FOOD NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

Grub Burger’s killer Bacon Love #9 might take two hands to hold.

BY: Lia Picard

Savi Provisions has a new location on Pharr Road. Besides the usual gourmet grocery and wine offerings, it also features a drive-through Jittery Joe’s for a convenient caffeine fix, and a rooftop bar and restaurant called Rise & Revelry. saviprovisions.com 

Head to Town Brookhaven and feast on Italian […]

FIRE UP THE GRILL

TWO BUCKHEAD CHEFS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE WAYS TO BARBECUE THIS SUMMER

Stephen Herman

Stephen Herman

BY: Lia Picard

If there’s one thing that makes the Atlanta summer heat bearable, it’s grilling. There’s something about firing up the coals and sipping a beer while friends and family gather in eager anticipation of smoky meat. For two Buckhead chefs, it’s the ultimate pastime—and their jobs. To get the lowdown […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

1Kept’s salad offerings include this colorful pick with beets, strawberries, rhubarb, arugula, candied pecans and blue-cheese crumbles.

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 […]