Birthday Brunch at Time Restaurant & Lounge

Celebrity Chef Birthday Brunch Featuring Revamped Southern Classics

“Brunching” is a favorite weekend pastime for Atlanta Diners and this week we were treated to one of the best in town. Time Restaurant & Lounge hosted a Birthday Brunch for two amazing chefs: Chef Mike Valli and Pastry Chef Bree Miller. Time’s Executive Chef Virgil Harper pulled out all the stops on this amazing Brunch Menu with the collaboration ... Read More »

A Taste of Community

The delicious and heart-warming embrace of Henry’s and Campagnolo

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time in the early aughts when Midtown was a shadow of its current self. There was an almost palpable lack of cohesion, and very few places for locals to gather and call their own. Maureen Kalmanson was one of the many who helped to fill that void. She spent several years in ... Read More »

From Basqueto to Bordeaux

Discovering a World of flavor in the Southwest of France

By Monica Parpal Tucked into the southwest corner of France, bordered by the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic coastline, lies the French region of Aquitaine. About the size of Belgium, Aquitaine (French for “land of water”) encapsulates diverse geographical, historical, and cultural characteristics. The terrain climbs skyward with imposing peaks to the south, descends into vinecovered landscape to the north, ... Read More »

Spring 2015: 30 Things We Love Right Now

In No Particular Order

1 | Penthouse Bliss at Suite Food Lounge In real estate, they say it’s all about location, location, location. For the Atlanta dining/club scene, Suite Food Lounge certainly makes a claim as a top destination, simply by sitting pretty in the burgeoning Luckie Marietta district at the nexus of downtown and Midtown West. It helps, of course, that this new player on the ... Read More »

The Antico Phenomenon

Tableside chat with the champ, Giovanni Di Palma

By David Danzig It’s not uncommon for a new restaurant to make an impact on the local dining scene. Sometimes, a new cuisine momentarily captures the scene’s collective imagination. Sometimes, a notable new interior design garners buzz. Sometimes, a new dish strikes a chord and causes both patrons and local chefs to sit up and take notice. But in most ... Read More »

Stars of the FOH

Nominate your favorite front-of-house pro!

Most of the time, chefs get all the glory when it comes to rave reviews and restaurant accolades, while front-of-the-house professionals toil away with little credit. If you’ve ever had your dining experience shine because of a sensational server, host, general manager, bartender, or other front-of-house pro, nominate him or her here: Loading… Read More »

A Rejuvenating Escape

Food Therapy's Culinary Paradise

Therapy comes in many forms, and while we seldom think of food as the gateway to spiritual peace and calm, it holds tremendous rejuvenating power. Over on Briarcliff Road, Owner Tamar Telahun’s Food Therapy dishes up classic Mediterranean fare based on just such a principle. “We opened in 2011 as a simple coffee bar and lounge,” Telahun says. “Only a ... Read More »

Chef Roundtable

Winter 2014

You recently found out you have to make a three-course holiday meal for 15 people. You have 12 hours to come up with the menu and prepare everything. What do you prepare and what wines would you pair with each course? First course: Margiritsa Soup composed of lamb offal, scallions, onion, fresh dill, romaine, and avgolemono (egg-lemon mixture) Wine Pairing: ... Read More »

Benvenuiti a Little Italia

The flavors of the Old World find a welcome home in Atlanta

Atlanta is, without a doubt, the crown jewel of the South. Its character and charm make it a darling not only of Southern culture, but of Southern dining. And yet, who would have thought it boasts and Italian diaspora-lovingly dubbed Little Italia-equally as charming as its Southern mainstays? It does indeed, all the thanks to the grace and ambition of ... Read More »

Kings of the Continent

Welcoming the European panache of Cafe M Rouge

By Jennifer Mangon Native Atlantans are proud of their city—and for good reason. From bustling nightlife to quarters of high-energy business, there’s always something exciting happening in Atlanta. One example of that zest for life lies in Buckhead—an up-and-coming neighborhood to the north that has courted a wealth of world-renowned fine-dining. The name of this newly-minted Atlantan? Cafe M Rouge. ... Read More »