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 […]

BUCKHEAD RESTAURANTS MAKE THE LIST

FOUR LOCAL EATERIES ARE NAMED AMONG THE COUNTRY’S BEST OF THE BEST

Blue Ridge Grill’s Georgia trout

BY: Lia Picard

Making any list is an accomplishment, but to make restaurant reservation platform OpenTable’s “100 Best Restaurants in America” is especially so. Such is the case for four Buckhead restaurants. Umi, Atlas, Bones and Blue Ridge Grill were chosen for the accolade based on an analysis of […]

FOOD NEWS – MAY 2019

Joseph Paire

The Southern Gentleman recently welcomed new executive chef Joseph Paire (above). He’s added delicious new menu items such as a cinnamon roll with bourbon pecan glaze and a fried chicken and skillet pancake. thesoutherngentlemanatl.com

King + Duke has reformatted its menu to focus on shared plates. Dishes prepared over an open fire, such as the smoked lamb ribs, are […]

NOT SO SECRET SOCIETY

GEORGIA ORGANICS INTRODUCES AN INITIATIVE FOR ATLANTA FOODIES

At an exclusive event, Cast Iron & Collards Society members enjoyed a five-course dinner introducing Gunshow’s new chef.

BY: Lia Picard

Georgia Organics, the Buckhead based nonprofit focused on empowering farmers, has launched a new initiative, the Cast Iron & Collards Society. While most of its programs are geared towards farmers and workers in the food service industry, […]

A WINNING NEW SPOT

WIN Indonesian Grill co-owner Ivan Raintung chats about his new restaurant

At WIN Indonesian Grill, dishes such as the rendang, in which short ribs are braised for 24 hours, demonstrate the cuisine’s “complex flavors,” says partner Ivan Raintung .

Buckhead can now add an Indonesian restaurant to its portfolio of upscale eateries. WIN (Wonderful Indonesia) Indonesian Grill & Gastrobar opened in the Peachtree Battle Condominiums […]

FRESH FROM THE FARM

Area foodies will once again gather at the Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market when it reopens in mid-April.

BY: Lia Picard

Returning to its new home in City Springs, the market features an array of vendors so you can stock up on everything from organic produce and fresh eggs to pastureraised meat and handmade chocolates, salsas, jerky and more. Stop by on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon, […]

FOOD NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2019

Start your morning off right with a Bell Street burrito.

Fifth Group Restaurants is opening a Buckhead outpost of Alma Cocina. The Mexican eatery will make its debut in the Terminus complex in mid 2019. alma-atlanta.com

When KarmaFarm opened its doors in December, it became the first certified gluten-free, fast-casual restaurant and bakery in America. It received the designation from the nonprofit […]