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 […]

GLUTEN-FREE AND LOVING IT

BONNIE OWINGS MAKES CELIAC-FRIENDLY COOKIES, CAKES AND PIZZAS THAT ACTUALLY TASTE GOOD

STORY: Carly Cooper

Bonnie Owings started cooking and baking for her family at age 10. When she found out she was gluten-sensitive, she struggled to find gluten-free breads and desserts that actually tasted good. So she started experimenting.

“I would bake [gluten-free items] and bring them to my doctor’s office,” says Owings. “Everyone liked them, and my […]

BODACIOUS BREAKFASTS

Franchise favorite Flying Biscuit Café feels like one-of-a-kind

Come and get it, y’all! The Flying Biscuit serves a Southern breakfast in all its glory.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

I like the Flying Biscuit Café. A lot. Sure, it’s a chain—franchised, actually (at last count, there were 16 in the Southeast). What unites them is a commitment to a square meal, fairly priced, with all the […]

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 […]

SMOKE ’EM IF YOU GOT ’EM

THE ART OF PAIRING CIGARS WITH SUITABLE LIBATIONS

STORY: Angela Hansberger
PHOTO: Brett Ferencz

Peanut butter and jelly, avocado and toast—they just go together. Similarly, a fine cigar has a harmonious relationship with spirits. Think of classical pairings, such as a stogie with a glass of scotch or cognac. But today, the art of creating such a melodious experience has also moved into beer and wine.

Pairing beverages with cigars […]

A SLICE OF HEAVEN AT HAVEN

The Brookhaven eatery is an oasis of good taste and casual elegance

Masterful food and wine pairing is one of Haven’s many charms.

Masterful food and wine pairing is one of Haven’s many charms.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Haven’s succulent, seared Georges Bank scallops are served on a bed of sweet creamed corn. Mouth watering yet? […]

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 […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – SEPTEMBER 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Buttermilk Kitchen’s fluffy pancakes never, ever go out of style.

Buttermilk Kitchen’s fluffy pancakes never, ever go out of style.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the […]

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 […]