Executive chef Ford Fry, owner of Buckhead’s St. Cecilia, King + Duke and Superica, recently won the Cochon555 Heritage BBQ contest at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. Ford was named “King of BBQ,” beating out other Atlanta chefs Kevin Rathbun, Hector Santiago, Terry Koval and Nick Melvin. Cochon555 contestants were given whole, heritage breed pigs and had to prepare six dishes that were judged on utilization, global influences, cooking techniques and flavor.
High-end chocolate retailer La Fête Chocolat is now open at Lenox Square. It’s the first U.S. location for the Santiago, Chile-based company that sells premium chocolates, including milk chocolate, cookies and caramels.
La Fête Chocolat
Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Road
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