South City Kitchen AvalonCourtesy of the Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry South City Kitchen is bringing its elegant Southern fare to Alpharetta on January 16. Part of the new Hotel at Avalon, the Fifth Group restaurant’s fourth location (other outposts are in Midtown, Buckhead, and Vinings) will have something none of the others do: a daily breakfast offering. Starting January 17 and created by chef David Gross, formerly of the W Hotel Buckhead, the menu will include a stacked chicken biscuit with Gouda, pecan-smoked bacon, and apple butter; and avocado toast on whole grain H&F bread topped with poached eggs ...
The guacamole and salsa tasting at Alma Cocina features three types each of guacamole and salsa with plantain chips and tortilla chips. / Photo by Fifth Group Restaurants
Dish of the Week: Guacamole & Salsa Tasting at Alma Cocina
Some Mexican restaurants toss out unlimited complimentary chips and salsa. Others charge for it. At Alma Cocina in downtown Atlanta, we’re shifting focus entirely from free versus paid and going straight for the shebang rendition of this quintessential Mexican snack: the Guacamole & Salsa Tasting.
Alma Cocina executive chef Chad Clevenger gets clever – and caters to the party of many palates ...
Rant The Weakest Clink
Now that so many bartenders are using sophisticated machines to freeze water into all shapes and sizes, I’ve started to worry about what kind of ice might appear in my tumbler. I’m all for a crystal-clear, slow-melting cube that won’t immediately dilute my drink. What I did not sign up for are massive icebergs that hog most of the room in the glass, forcing me to suck the beverage through my teeth just to avoid irreparable dental damage. Flavored ice cubes, like the ones at Alma Cocina, or cubes made with smoke-infused ...
Taqueria del Sol will be featured on the Cooking Channel.
Foodies across the country are about to get a taste of how spicy Atlanta can . Four local restaurants will be featured on tonight’s episode of Cooking Channel’s “Taco Trip,” which is a show about — well, we’ll give you one guess. Host Aarón Sanchez, a chef who owns several high-profile Mexican spots in Baltimore, New Orleans and Connecticut, will visit The Original El Taco in Virgina Highland, will eat wild boar at Bar Taco and chorizo at Alma Cocina and make a stop at Taqueria Del Sol, where he’ll ...
Look for Bellwoods Social House’s “Gangsta Fries” at this year’s Taste of Atlanta. CONTRIBUTED BY CAROLYN DESALU
Chow down. Drink up. The Taste of Atlanta festival will feature over 90 restaurants, all serving tapas-size dishes that cost one, two or three Points each. Dishes will not exceed three Taste Points. With the new ticket-less system, festivalgoers will have a free hand or two to eat, drink and be merry without having to fold and tuck away tickets.
Here’s a sample of some of the palate pleasing dishes that will be available, listed by points.
If you need incentive to dine out and save a few dollars, it’s here, in the form of Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week. From July 18-26, diners will be able to enjoy signature brunch, lunch and dinner prix fixe menus for $15, $25 or $35 at over 35 restaurants. Prices are per person and exclude alcohol, tax and gratuity.
Savor and save this summer with enticing dollars-off deals at several metro Atlanta restaurants.
Fifth Group Restaurants is offering $10 – $20 off e-gift cards from Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19 during their “Double Up Your Summer” promotion. This half off deal is valid at all their restaurants including South City Kitchen, Ecco, Alma Cocina and Lure. Here’s the full list of deals to indulge in:
$30 of food and drink at South City Kitchen Midtown for $15
$30 of food and drink at South City Kitchen Vinings for $15