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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

A HISTORIC FEAST

A NEW EXHIBIT SERVES UP A SMORGASBORD OF BARBECUE CULTURE

BY: Lia Picard

Atlanta is a city that loves its barbecue. But other than knowing the best places to eat it, few people know how deep its roots really go. “Barbecue Nation,” a new exhibit on view at the Atlanta History Center through June 16, 2019, sheds light on the history of the cuisine. For instance, did you […]

FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2018

Secreto’s smothered and covered Southern fried chicken.

Public Kitchen & Bar, now open in Phipps Plaza, brings Daniel Reed Hospitality’s Savannah concept to Atlanta. With a focus on featuring the best possible ingredients, its beef and most of the produce is sourced from managing partner Jamie Durrence’s family farm in Glennville, Georgia. thepublickitchen.com 

Chef Boyd A. Rose of Secreto Southern Kitchen & […]

SUMMER TREAT

BEAT THE HEAT WITH A SOOTHING SMOOTHIE

BY: Lia Picard

High temps are back, and if you’re like most people this time of year, you’re probably shying away from heavy meals. Smoothies to the rescue! They’re cool, packed with nutrients and an easy way to grab a bite on the go. Stop in for a sip at one of these area smoothie spots.

KALE ME CRAZY

You can’t beat Kale […]

FOOD NEWS – MAY 2018

Make your morning memorable at Pour. AM.

 Breakfast has arrived in Brookhaven, thanks to Pour. AM, from the folks at Pour. Kitchen + Bar. Stop in for a cup of joe from Rev Coffee Roasters, pastries from Alon’s and made-to-order breakfast burritos. Pour also hopes to serve as a community meet-up spot and place where professionals can work. pourwinebrookhaven.com 

An outpost of […]

TREATS FOR THAT SPECIAL LADY

EDIBLE GIFTS TO GIVE FOR A TASTY MOTHER’S DAY

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How do you plan on treating the woman who gave you life on Mother’s Day? We have some delicious ideas to inspire you.

Swing by Lucy’s Market and grab a “Georgia Grown” basket with cheese straws, extra-virgin olive oil, raw honeycomb, peach jam and other goodies. lucysmarket.com 

Mae’s […]