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Vote: What is your favorite eatery at Krog Street Market?

Vote: What is your favorite eatery at Krog Street Market?

A palate pleasing appetizer at The Cockatrice. Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza. In the last two years, Krog Street Market, with its eclectic food and retail offerings, has become a hotspot for the hungry (and hip) in the heart of Inman Park.
First Look: Chef Angus Brown is in the kitchen at 8ARM in Poncey-Highland

First Look: Chef Angus Brown is in the kitchen at 8ARM in Poncey-Highland

Grilled mackerel with tomato, cucumber, red onion and herbs. (styling by Chef Angus Brown ) (Photography by Renee Brock/Special) Chefs Angus Brown and Nhan Le built a reputation for edgy sophisticated cooking at Octopus Bar, their East Atlanta Village after-hours sensation.
Stock Up: 3 products for Atlanta food lovers

Stock Up: 3 products for Atlanta food lovers

French tea towels, local pickled okra and beer-inspired chocolate ice cream – here’s what we’re stocking up on this week.
Figo Pasta in Sandy Springs closed

Figo Pasta in Sandy Springs closed

There’s now one less Figo Pasta in metro Atlanta. The local chain sold its Sandy Springs location at 1140 Hammond Dr.
Try these 3 new spots to get frozen treats in metro Atlanta

Try these 3 new spots to get frozen treats in metro Atlanta

The Kremo Bun at Kremo Ice Cream in Duluth. Just because the air is starting to get cooler — just a bit — doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of time to enjoy a sweet frozen treat.
Celebrate National Coffee Day in Atlanta

Celebrate National Coffee Day in Atlanta

Happy National Coffee Day! For us, every day is coffee day, but it’s nice to have one specific day to celebrate all things caffeine: What are the some of the best places to drink coffee in Atlanta?
Smoke + Duck Sauce a new spot for Asian barbecue in Cobb County

Smoke + Duck Sauce a new spot for Asian barbecue in Cobb County

A new spot for Asian barbecue is open in Cobb County, courtesy of a veteran Atlanta restaurateur. Smoke + Duck Sauce, the brainchild of Gary Lin, who owns Chow Bing in Buckhead, opened today at 2014 Powers Ferry Road, Ste.
Atlanta dining deal: 25-cent wings at Smokebelly BBQ

Atlanta dining deal: 25-cent wings at Smokebelly BBQ

Get 25-cent wings on Mondays at Smokebelly BBQ. Photo credit: Sara Hanna Photography. Sometimes, it’s perfectly okay to wing it.
Find out which new restaurants are coming to Phipps Plaza

Find out which new restaurants are coming to Phipps Plaza

Fried goat cheese with honey and black pepper at Ecco. / AJC file photo Buckhead shopping center Phipps Plaza is adding several new spots to chow down as part of its multi-phase transformation.
6 places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta

6 places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta

Break out your Lederhosen and make room for beer and brats — it’s Oktoberfest time! Here are a few spots to celebrate: Der Biergarten The downtown German restaurant is hosting a “Munich on Marietta” event featuring 18 different German draft beers, bratwurst and live music from Trans Am Euro Mutts.
Best of OTP Dining: Five Reasons to Check Out Atlantic Seafood Company

Best of OTP Dining: Five Reasons to Check Out Atlantic Seafood Company

    Prawn tempura at Atlantic Seafood Company / Photo by Tori Allen PR No need to visit the coast to feast on a fresh catch of the day—in fact, you need only drive over to Atlantic Seafood Company in Alpharetta.
Ownership changes at Common Quarter restaurant in Marietta

Ownership changes at Common Quarter restaurant in Marietta

Common Quarter partner and GM Chris Talley is leaving the East Cobb restaurant / Photo by Greg Dupree Common Quarter has announced a change in ownership.
Dish of the week: The Vegetable Plate at Miller Union

Dish of the week: The Vegetable Plate at Miller Union

Miller Union Vegetable Plate. Credit: Renee Brock Dish of the week: The Vegetable Plate at Miller Union At Miller Union, chef-owner Steven Satterfield tweaks Southern traditions with sophisticated, seasonal twists.
Rize to bring new pizza concept to Poncey-Highland

Rize to bring new pizza concept to Poncey-Highland

Get ready to “rize” up for a new spot for pizza in Atlanta. Rize Artisan Pizza + Salads is set to open in the new mixed-use development at 675 N.
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q?셲 ?쏲ue-osk??opening Oct. 3

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q?셲 ?쏲ue-osk??opening Oct. 3

Credit: Fox Bros. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s “Que-osk,” the standalone barbecue kiosk announced in March, will officially open its doors at Armour Yards campus on Oct.
First Look: Char Korean Bar & Grill in Inman Quarter

First Look: Char Korean Bar & Grill in Inman Quarter

When Char Korean Bar & Grill opened for dinner last week at Inman Quarter in Inman Park, the liquor license still hadn’t been approved.
East Pole Coffee Co. coming to Armour Yards in Atlanta

East Pole Coffee Co. coming to Armour Yards in Atlanta

You can already get hydrated in the form of beer and spirits at Armour Yards, and pretty soon you’ll be able to get caffeinated, too.
Former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele opening new brewery on the Beltline

Former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele opening new brewery on the Beltline

Mitch Steele. Credit: Stone Brewing Co. In June, brewmaster Mitch Steele announced that he was leaving Stone Brewing, the iconic craft beer company headquartered in Escondido, California, to open a brewery of his own.
Last call for Ticonderoga Club Spiedie, but new cocktails today

Last call for Ticonderoga Club Spiedie, but new cocktails today

The TC Spiedie. Credit: Bart Sasso. Only a couple hours left to get a Spiedie. Following lunch service today, the Ticonderoga Club’s Atlanta-by-way-of-Binghamton grilled chicken sandwich will go on indefinite hiatus and the Krog Street Market restaurant will no longer be open for lunch during the week.
Sukoshi coming soon to Colony Square in Midtown

Sukoshi coming soon to Colony Square in Midtown

Credit: O-Ku Atlanta The culinary team behind the popular O-Ku Atlanta has a developed new concept called Sukoshi, a long-term sushi pop-up concept, set to open at 1197 Peachtree Street N.
Four things to order at Vingenzo?셲 in Woodstock

Four things to order at Vingenzo?셲 in Woodstock

You might not think to head to Woodstock, Ga. for dinner, but Vingenzo’s gives you plenty of reason to trek to this small historic downtown area in Cherokee County.
Make a meal of veggies at this new Sandy Springs restaurant

Make a meal of veggies at this new Sandy Springs restaurant

Venerated Veggie Bowl at Honey Tupelo Cafe / Photo: Phase 3 Marketing & Communications Dish of the Week: Venerated Veggie Bowl at Tupelo Honey Cafe The South is known for meat-and-three joints, but when we’re not in the mood for fried chicken or smothered steak, it’s getting easier all the time to fill up on vegetables.
Yumbii to open in South Buckhead next month

Yumbii to open in South Buckhead next month

Yumbii, the popular Asian-Mexican fusion truck, will open its first brick-and-mortar location — named Yumbii Taco Shop — next month at 1927 Peachtree Road NE in South Buckhead in Brookwood Village.
Soccer pub opening in Brookhaven and other dining and food news from the week

Soccer pub opening in Brookhaven and other dining and food news from the week

Openings, closing and news Tavola in East Cobb closing to make way for Egg Harbor Cafe AG reopened at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta New executive chef named at One Flew South in Hartsfield-Jackson Soccer-focused sports bar FC Hudson to open in Brookhaven 8ARM now open in Poncey-Highland Truman Tavern opening Wednesday in Decatur First it was Cafe 640, then it was Cafe Highlands, now it’s Tierras Alto.
AG reopened at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

AG reopened at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

Enchanted Springs trout at AG. Credit: The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. Dubbed “a modern steakhouse experience with Southern hospitality in a traditional yet contemporary restaurant,” AG has reopened for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the second floor of the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta.
Double Zero opening Sept. 6 in Emory Village

Double Zero opening Sept. 6 in Emory Village

After recently closing its Sandy Springs location, Castellucci Hospitality Group is set to reopen Double Zero in its new Emory Village location on Sept.
Truman Tavern & Bar opening Wednesday in Decatur

Truman Tavern & Bar opening Wednesday in Decatur

Raising the sign at Truman Tavern & Bar on East Court Square in Decatur. Credit: Truman Tavern. Truman Tavern & Bar is set to open for dinner Wednesday in the the former Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar on Decatur Square.
Check out the tortas at this tiny Atlanta taqueria

Check out the tortas at this tiny Atlanta taqueria

Dish of the Week: Torta de Chorizo at Carniceria Ramirez Carniceria Ramirez is a tiny market and taqueria that serves many purposes.
Soccer-focused sports bar Hudson FC to open in Brookhaven

Soccer-focused sports bar Hudson FC to open in Brookhaven

Soccer is having a moment in Atlanta. MLS team Atlanta United FC will debut at the new Mercedez-Benz Stadium in 2017, and this fall, Brookhaven will get its own soccer and international sports pub.
Stock up: 3 food and kitchen gifts from Atlanta

Stock up: 3 food and kitchen gifts from Atlanta

Whether you’re looking to support local food producers or give a gift that expresses your enthusiasm for Atlanta, these three products fit the bill.
Mellow Mushroom coming back to Decatur and other Atlanta food and dining news from the week

Mellow Mushroom coming back to Decatur and other Atlanta food and dining news from the week

In case you missed it, here’s what happened in the Atlanta food and dining scene this week: Openings and closings King of Pops opening mini farmers market at Ponce City Market Mellow Mushroom coming back to Decatur this year Flatlands Bourbon and Bayou in Alpharetta to celebrate grand opening this weekend Piatto Fresh Kitchen now open in Duluth Rocket Fizz set to open this weekend in Decatur Grabbagreen coming to Atlanta Bo Bo Garden 2 now open in Duluth Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles in Lithonia closed   Wine & Beer Orange wine?
Atlanta dining deal: Discounted dining at Rathbun restaurants

Atlanta dining deal: Discounted dining at Rathbun restaurants

This family of steakhouses gives guests something to sink their teeth into. Rathbun’s, Kevin Rathbun Steak and KR SteakBar are showing customers some love during the annual guest appreciation week.
Rocket Fizz set to open in Decatur this weekend

Rocket Fizz set to open in Decatur this weekend

Rocket Fizz is opening in Decatur this weekend. After finding success with its Marietta Square location, soda pop and candy shop Rocket Fizz is set to open in Decatur this weekend.
Grabbagreen coming to Atlanta

Grabbagreen coming to Atlanta

Photo courtesy of Grabbagreen Atlanta will soon get another option for healthy eating. Fast-casual concept Grabbagreen will enter the Atlanta market with locations in Midtown, Buckhead and Perimeter over the next two years, with the first slated to open at the beginning of 2017.
Where to find flitters (not fritters) in Atlanta

Where to find flitters (not fritters) in Atlanta

Pearl’s Flitters at Ticonderoga Club at Krog Street Market. Credit Bart Sasso. At Ticonderoga Club at Krog Street Market, chef David Bies features dishes influenced by his travels in Asia and time living in Central America.

Hugh Acheson joins Punch Bowl Social as ?쁟ulinary partner??

Hugh Acheson Hugh Acheson — the man behind Empire State South in Midtown, 5 & 10 and The National in Athens and The Florence in Savannah — is adding another job to his already long resume.
Former One Flew South chef Duane Nutter reveals his plans and other Atlanta food and restaurant news from this week

Former One Flew South chef Duane Nutter reveals his plans and other Atlanta food and restaurant news from this week

Chef Duane Nutter. Photo by Heidi Geldhauser. In case you missed it, here’s what happened in the Atlanta food and dining scene this week: Openings Margaritaville could be headed to downtown Atlanta MiDiCi – The Neapolitan Pizza Company coming to Midtown; more metro Atlanta locations planned Latin American-Indian fusion restaurant Affairs opens in Alpharetta Butcher & Brew opening in Alpharetta Aug.
Here?셲 where to find chocolate slushies in Atlanta

Here?셲 where to find chocolate slushies in Atlanta

Atlanta chocolatier Xocolatl recently debuted frozen drinking chocolate, a chocolate slushie made with small- batch chocolate and coconut milk.
Buy this: Georgia cheese, fruit vinegar and a crafty pepper grinder

Buy this: Georgia cheese, fruit vinegar and a crafty pepper grinder

Condor’s Ruin, an award-winning sheep’s cheese from Georgia farmstead Many Fold Farm. Photo: Anthony-Masterson Stock Up: 3 food and drink picks for Atlanta shoppers Georgia sheep’s cheese Looking for something to pair with that glass of cooling rose wine?
Lolli & Pops candy store opens first Georgia location

Lolli & Pops candy store opens first Georgia location

Perimeter Mall just got a little sweeter. San Francisco-based confectioner Lolli & Pops has opened its first Georgia location in the mall.
Poll results: What?셲 your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?

Poll results: What?셲 your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?

With almost 30 to choose from, what’s your favorite eatery? Photo credit: Ponce City Market. According to the recent poll “What is your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?
Poll results: What?셲 your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?

Poll results: What?셲 your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?

With almost 30 to choose from, what’s your favorite eatery? Photo credit: Ponce City Market. According to the recent poll “What is your favorite eatery at Ponce City Market?
Get some of the best bottles of wine at drastically lower prices at this Atlanta restaurant

Get some of the best bottles of wine at drastically lower prices at this Atlanta restaurant

Photo courtesy of Vine & Tap Restaurant patrons are accustomed to paying more for the same bottle of wine sold at liquor stores or wine shops, but when that bottle is priced as much as four or five times the retail price, the vino may sit in the cellar collecting dust for a very long time.
Louisiana Bistreaux set to open in Decatur this month

Louisiana Bistreaux set to open in Decatur this month

Photo courtesy of Louisiana Bistreaux. A taste  of Cajun country is coming to Decatur. Louisiana Bistreaux, which has an existing location at 1375 Virginia Ave.
Atlanta drink deal: Yoga and beer for $20 at Second Self Beer Company

Atlanta drink deal: Yoga and beer for $20 at Second Self Beer Company

In good company: yoga and beer this Sunday. Photo credit: Second Self Beer Company. Second Self Beer Company is hosting its monthly Yoga & Hoppiness event, which features a bring-your-own-mat, all-level one hour yoga class from 1-2 p.
Twisted Soul reopening in West Midtown; Bone Lick BBQ closing in same space

Twisted Soul reopening in West Midtown; Bone Lick BBQ closing in same space

Chef Deborah VanTrece will reopen Twisted Soul in November. / Photo by Henri Hollis. If you were heartbroken after Chef Deborah VanTrece announced she was closing her Twisted Soul restaurant in Decatur at the end of last year, we’ve got some good news for you.
Ice cream shop 8 Fahrenheit opening Marietta location

Ice cream shop 8 Fahrenheit opening Marietta location

Thai ice cream rolls from 8 Fahrenheit. After making their mark in Duluth and Doraville, Thai-style ice cream rolls will soon hit Marietta.
Atlanta dining deal: Free McDonald?셲 McNugget?셲 with drink purchase

Atlanta dining deal: Free McDonald?셲 McNugget?셲 with drink purchase

Download the app, get free McNuggets. Photo credit: Cohn & Wolfe. McDonald’s recently announced major changes to ingredients in nearly half of the food on the menu including the new Chicken McNuggets, which are now made with no artificial colors and flavors as well as no artificial preservatives.
Get your fix of Georgia peaches at this Atlanta restaurant

Get your fix of Georgia peaches at this Atlanta restaurant

The Georgia peach salad at Vine & Tap features peach skin cracklins. Photo: Henri Hollis. Dish of the week: Georgia Peach Salad at Vine & Tap Peaches are the best pitted fruit on the planet.
Renovated Manuel?셲 Tavern set to reopen at 6 p.m. tonight

Renovated Manuel?셲 Tavern set to reopen at 6 p.m. tonight

Manuel’s Tavern before the renovation. Credit: Becky Stein. The 60-year-old Atlanta drinking and dining institution, Manuel’s Tavern closed for extensive renovations some seven months ago.
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