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Welcome New Restaurants to the Atlanta Dining Scene

It is no secret that Atlanta is a dining epicenter of the new and delicious with dining options in in a dizzying array of cuisines and ethnicities. These recently opened Atlanta eateries are worthy of your culinary explorations: Sip Sangria at Rosso Tapas and Bar Meet the newest casual Mediterranean concept, Rosso Tapas & Bar. The name Rosso, which is …

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Taste the South’s Best Chicken Wings

Southern Wing Showdown Returns to Atlanta

The 2nd Annual Southern Wing Showdown is serving up the South’s favorite brand of chicken wings, Springer Mountain Farms, from 25 of the South’s most acclaimed restaurants including City Winery Atlanta, The Mercury, Richard’s Southern Fried and more. Taking place on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Foundry at Puritan Mill, this fun-filled festival features chefs from Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, …

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Cochon555 Atlanta Focuses Spotlight on Heritage Pork

Cochon555 is a culinary competition in support of foodways and family farms producing heritage breed pigs. The Atlanta edition of the event takes place on Sunday, June 25th at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead. Mountain Valley Farm, located in beautiful Ellijay, Georgia, is one of this year’s Cochon555 Atlanta heritage breed pork suppliers. Mountain Valley Farm has been owned and operated by …

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All Hail the Macaron Queen!

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 …

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30 Things We Love: Fall 2015

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 …

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Birthday Brunch at Time Restaurant & Lounge

“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 …

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A Taste of Community at 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 …

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From Basqueto to Bordeaux

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, and dissolves into …

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30 Things We Love: Spring 2015

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 …

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The Antico Phenomenon

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 cases, the effect …

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