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 […]

A TASTE OF AFRICA

Feedel Bistro’s Tamar Telahun dishes on Ethiopian cuisine

Although Ethiopian cuisine is heavy on vegetarian options, Feedel Bistro’s menu also includes meaty stews such as the Sagla’s Tibs Spris.

BY: Lia Picard

The Buckhead and Brookhaven areas are known for their ample steakhouse options, so when Ethiopian and Eritrean restaurant Feedel Bistro opened its doors last September, it was a welcome change of pace. Feedel is the […]

A SUPER BOWL SPREAD

WINNING GAME-DAY RECIPES

BY: Lia Picard
Photo: Henri Hollis

The Super Bowl is Feb. 3, and although at press time we don’t know who’s playing in it yet, we do know that Atlanta will be partying. And what’s a Super Bowl bash without good food? A proper watch party doesn’t necessarily call for gourmet eats, but they do need to be tasty.

Irby’s Tavern opened in Buckhead last June, giving us […]

FOOD NEWS – January / February 2019

Le Colonial specializes in upscale Vietnamese food with a French twist.

Fifth Group Restaurants opened the first Buckhead location of Ecco in November. Executive chef Andrea Montobbio, who hails from Italy, helms the kitchen, where he prepares “elevated European cuisine” such as roasted lamb agnolotti and wood-grilled dorade. fifthgroup.com

In March, Buckhead will welcome Georgia’s first outpost of the popular Dallas-based eatery […]

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, […]