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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FOOD NEWS – OCTOBER 2018

Casi Cielo’s rib eye with cilantro chimichurri.

Sarpino’s, the national pizza chain specializing in quick-prepped pizzas and late-night delivery, has opened a second Atlanta location on Piedmont Road in Buckhead. The pies come with creative toppings. The Super Taco pizza, for example, has ground beef, sautéed onions, cheese and salsa. You’ll also find calzones and wings on the menu. gosarpinos.com 

La Cosecha […]

A NOT-SO-SCARY TREAT

A health-focused blogger shares a Halloween recipe

BY: Lia Picard

Buckhead resident Athena Pearson is the woman behind the Instablog Southern Healthy Living (southernhealthyliving), where she posts beautiful photos of homemade dishes along with recipes. To get in the spirit of Halloween, we asked her to share a healthy but fun treat. The result is Witch’s Goo, a pudding made with avocado, chocolate and a […]

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

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 […]

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 […]