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, […]

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 […]