FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

The boeuf au poivre at Anis Café is served with lyonnaise potatoes and roasted portobello mushrooms.

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

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a plane ticket: traditional Provençal dishes, relaxed patio dining and often a small […]

THE WHOLE ENCHILADA

For Chido + Padre’s Executive Chef Jonathan Mercado, cooking is a family affair

STORY: Carly Cooper
PHOTO: Chris Watkins

Buckhead foodies may have noticed that Chido + Padre’s, a Mexican restaurant, took over the old Smokebelly space on Andrews Drive a few months ago. At the helm of the festive new spot is Jonathan Mercado. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando, he has worked at Bartaco, Rosa […]

A HISTORIC FEAST

A NEW EXHIBIT SERVES UP A SMORGASBORD OF BARBECUE CULTURE

BY: Lia Picard

Atlanta is a city that loves its barbecue. But other than knowing the best places to eat it, few people know how deep its roots really go. “Barbecue Nation,” a new exhibit on view at the Atlanta History Center through June 16, 2019, sheds light on the history of the cuisine. For instance, did you […]

DINNER AND A SHOW

Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi surprises with its diverse bites and knife-wielding chefs

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

At first blush, so much of Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi emits a flashy Times Square vibe. With its primo real estate, valet-only parking, glitzy interiors and excessively friendly waiters, one can hardly expect much from the food. Right?

The teppanyaki New […]

FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2018

Secreto’s smothered and covered Southern fried chicken.

Public Kitchen & Bar, now open in Phipps Plaza, brings Daniel Reed Hospitality’s Savannah concept to Atlanta. With a focus on featuring the best possible ingredients, its beef and most of the produce is sourced from managing partner Jamie Durrence’s family farm in Glennville, Georgia. thepublickitchen.com 

Chef Boyd A. Rose of Secreto Southern Kitchen & […]

A SUMMER DAY SURPRISE

PRESENTING FIVE WARM WEATHER SCOTCH COCKTAILS

Scotch, served in refreshing cocktails such as Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern’s Christmas in Ireland

STORY: Angela Hansberger

W e tend to gravitate to different spirits when the seasons change. Scotch isn’t the libation that springs to mind when the temperature rises, but there’s no reason why it shouldn’t; it doesn’t have to only be a wintertime ambassador. It’s warmth and occasional […]

SUMMER TREAT

BEAT THE HEAT WITH A SOOTHING SMOOTHIE

BY: Lia Picard

High temps are back, and if you’re like most people this time of year, you’re probably shying away from heavy meals. Smoothies to the rescue! They’re cool, packed with nutrients and an easy way to grab a bite on the go. Stop in for a sip at one of these area smoothie spots.

KALE ME CRAZY

You can’t beat Kale […]

PEACHY KEEN

The Hungry Peach is a perfect respite for peckish design enthusiasts

Rub shoulders with decorating pros at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center’s intimate dining room

No one loves The Hungry Peach more than I do. Tucked away inside the esteemed halls of the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) in Buckhead, The Hungry Peach is a little bit country and a little bit rock ’n’ roll—just […]

PERSEVERANCE [ WITH A SIDE OF PIE ]

Amanda Wilbanks, the founder of Southern Baked Pie Company, was so determined to make her business work, she once called 911 to secure a booth at a food festival.

The Southern belle learned that sort of perseverance working in sales before learning to bake from her mother-in-law. “[Being in sales] taught me not to fear rejection,” she says. “When I started Southern Baked Pie in 2012, I […]

THE SECRET IS THE SWIZZLE

With the arrival of rising temperatures, it’s time to add a swizzle to your repertoire.

Inspired by the changing of the seasons, Atlas’ My Secret Answer swizzle is a treat for the senses.

It may sound like a hot new dance move, but swizzles are actually a class of cocktail named for the manner in which the drink is mixed rather than its ingredients. Essentially, […]