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 meant to be eaten family-style. kinganddukeatl.com 

Chido & Padre’s has a refreshing new addition to its weekend brunch service. The agua fresca bar features a variety of tequila-spiked fruity waters in flavors including hibiscus, watermelon and pineapple; nonalcoholic options are also available. chidoandpadres.com