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All Hail the Macaron Queen!

Sweet French Pastries Takeover Atlanta

Light. Delicate. Delicious. Decadent. Macarons are all of these things and so much more. Macaron Queen has made a mark on Atlanta with their perfectly executed French treats. Launched in Spring of 2013 by mother and daughter duo Finia Jahangard and Nina Chteoui, this budding company has found a huge fanbase that keeps growing by the day. Once you taste one ... Read More »

All Things in Good Time

Atlanta’s morning voice, Ryan Cameron, partners with Simon Guobadia of Time Restaurant and Anestasia Vodka

Time

When a new restaurant emerges in Atlanta’s bustling culinary scene, heads are bound to turn. And while most resident foodies watch for big-named chefs helming gleaming kitchens stocked with local ingredients, there is a revolutionary new restaurant model that’s taking Atlanta dining to the next level. Enter Simon Guobadia—the name behind famed Buckhead Bottle Bar—and Ryan Cameron—radio host, entrepreneur, and ... Read More »

Summer/Fall 2015: 30 Things We Love About Atlanta

(in no particular order)

30 Things We Love

1: Bangkok Station’s “Thai Innovations” When it comes to creating Thai delicacies, Ratinthon Nithithanawut knows his stuff. Nithithanawut is at the helm of three Thai restaurants, including the new Bangkok Station in Buckhead—a concept that elevates Asian dining with what he calls “Thai Innovations,” or renditions of original recipes made from raw materials and placed on unique sets of dishware ... Read More »

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 »

Seasonal Sips

Four Drink Recipes We Love Right Now

Top Shelf Margarita From Agave Salt the rim of a lowball glass and set aside. In a shaker with ice, combine: 1-1/2 ounces Herradura Silver tequila 1-1/2 ounces Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 2 ounces sweet-and-sour Shake well and strain into lowball glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of lime. agaverestaurant.com   In a shaker, muddle: ... 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 »

New Face of the Old World

Village Market & Cafe treats Atlanta to fresh and casual European fare

Long has ICE Martini Bar held sway in Woodstock—an ultra-modern sushi and tapas fix for those with an appetite for electric atmosphere and mouthwatering maki. But the team behind the concept has decided to venture a bit further afield—to Europe. So we welcome Village Market & Cafe to Woodstock, an Italian-inspired deli and marketplace for locals to dine and shop. Each guest has ... Read More »