Himitsu Japanese cocktail lounge was nominated by the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards as one of eight finalists for the honor in North and South America. While the co owner Farshid Arshid didn’t take home the top award in London on Sept. 29, it was still quite a recognition considering the global awards receive more than 5,000 entries.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead has a new program for budding pastry chefs. One lucky kid every month from now until next summer can participate in the Petite Pastry Chef experience and work alongside pastry chef Troman Felizmenio. The 2-hour class in the hotel’s kitchen is part of an exclusive weekend package priced at $1,299 that includes an overnight stay in an executive suite Friday night (with their parents of course), the pastry class with chef Felizmenio Saturday, a personalized chef’s jacket and lunch and dessert in The Café for the family afterward. Available to kids ages 7 to 14 the first Saturday of the month through August 2017.
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Phipps Plaza is getting an update, and part of that includes more food options. Fast-casual Earl of Sandwich opened in October. Savannah-based Daniel Reed’s Public Kitchen & Bar will become part of the shopping center’s new Peachtree Road entrance in fall 2017. And Ecco’s new location will be a freestanding building outside Phipps at the corner of Peachtree and Wieuca roads. It’s also scheduled to open in late 2017.
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