A JOLLY TREAT

Kathleen McDaniel is the executive pastry chef and a partner of Zambawango, a gluten-free, sugar-free and low-carb bakery in Sandy Springs.

BY: Lia Picard

McDaniel came up with the recipe for the Jolly Bar after speaking with a diabetic customer who missed the cranberry bar served seasonally at Starbucks. McDaniel made some clever substitutions, and it became one of her best-sellers. Now you can make it at home […]

FA-LA-LA-LIGHT BITES

WHERE TO GO IF YOU NEED A BREAK FROM HEAVY HOLIDAY MEALS

Feeling heavy with all that holiday food around? Turn to local eateries such as, Chopt, Cafe West Express and Clean Juice for lighter fare that won’t weigh you down.

BY: Lia Picard

The holidays tend to leave us feeling as stuffed as the turkey on our dinner table. Cooking nutritious meals may be a […]

GET INTO OUT OF THE KITCHEN

Twenty of Atlanta’s best chefs will gather at The St. Regis Atlanta in Buckhead on Oct. 30 for the star studded Out of the Kitchen event.

At Out of the Kitchen, diners are treated to meals made tableside by expert chefs such as the St. Regis’ Jordan Barnett (below). At Out of the Kitchen, diners are treated to meals made tableside by expert chefs such […]

RISE TO THE TOP

Catching up with Legendary Events’ new executive chef Diana Watkins

BY: Lia Picard

When it comes to preparing meals for Buckhead’s biggest soirees, Legendary Events lives up to its name. The company, which has planned parties for everyone from Jane Fonda to Tyler Perry, recently appointed Diana Watkins as its executive chef, but having been with Legendary Events for nine years already, she was more than ready to […]

SAVED BY THE BELL

A SAVORY AFTER-SCHOOL SNACK

BY: Lia Picard

School’s back in full swing, and if you’re like a lot of parents, you may be scratching your head trying to come up with fun and healthy after-school treats for your hungry kiddos. We asked Jaime Foster, the founder of Georgia Grinders, which makes premium all-natural nut butters (which are available online at georgiagrinders.com and at the […]

FOOD NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2019

Zinburger’s new catering service will deliver a box of mouthwatering burgers right to your door.

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, with a location in Lenox Square, recently launched a catering program. Have a tailgating party, office shindig or other event coming up? The team there can feed your crowd a variety of burgers and treats sure to satisfy. zinburger.com 

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FOOD NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2019

 

City Springs in Sandy Springs recently welcomed 1920s-inspired restaurant The Select. Driven by Dave Green and David Lester, the team behind Paces & Vine, and executed by executive chef Matt Rainey, the restaurant’s menu takes inspiration from both American and European cuisine, as well as fresh, farm-to-table cooking. The bar menu highlights seasonal craft cocktails, local beer and wine. theselectatl.com

Mexican food and margaritas have arrived at Northside Parkway’s Whole Foods Market 365. Onsite restaurant […]

WHAT’S BREWING

SWEETWATER’S RENOVATED TAPROOM REVEALS NEW MENU OF BEER-FRIENDLY DISHES

Chef Nick Anderson designed SweetWater’s new menu to pair with the plentiful suds on tap.

BY: Claire Ruhlin

SweetWater Brewing Company fans now have the option to dine while they drink. The taproom recently debuted its highly anticipated renovation, which includes a new menu from executive chef Nick Anderson, formerly of Canoe, Rathbun’s and Ormsby’s.

The options include […]

CLASSIC COMFORT

Zesto rings in its 70th anniversary with special menu items and deals

BY: Claire Ruhlin

A fixture on Piedmont Road in Buckhead since opening 70 years ago, Zesto Atlanta began its legacy with a menu comprised exclusively of soft-serve ice cream that was designed to compete with Dairy Queen. In the mid-1950s, as a move to boost sales, owner John Livaditis added hamburgers as an option and began […]

SWEET SUMMER DELIGHT

The Mohalskis more than cut the mustard when it comes to frozen custard

At Southern Custard, Heather and Matthew Mohalski dish out frozen custard in crispy waffle cones and alongside delicious Dutch poffertjes

BY: Lia Picard

In the thick of summer, it’s good to know where to cool off. You could jump in a pool or hide out in the movie theater, but our favorite way […]