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South City Kitchen’s new Avalon location will serve daily breakfast

Source: Atlanta Magazine

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 ...

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Popular Mexican restaurant to open its second location in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The guacamole and salsa tasting at Alma Cocina. Alma Cocina will open a Buckhead location in mid-2019. / Photo by Fifth Group Restaurants

By Becca Godwin

Fifth Group Restaurants announced Wednesday plans to open a second location of Alma Cocina, its Mexican and Latin American concept with an original location in downtown Atlanta.

The new, 7,000-square-foot Alma Cocina is set to open in mid-2019 in the former Bricktop’s space at the Terminus development in Buckhead.

“Buckhead has been a major area of growth for Fifth Group in the past several years – we opened South City Kitchen Buckhead in 2016 ...

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Not your ordinary chips and salsa at this Mexican restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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 ...

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The Christiane Chronicles: Attack of the giant ice cubes, and popcorn perfection

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Christiane Chronicles: Attack of the giant ice cubes, and popcorn perfection
Illustration by Zohar Lazar

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 ...

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Atlanta restaurants featured on Cooking Channel show ‘Taco Trip’

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Taqueria del Sol will be featured on the Cooking Channel.

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 ...

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Try these dishes at the Taste of Atlanta festival

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Look for Bellwoods Social House’s “Gangsta Fries” at this year’s Taste of Atlanta. CONTRIBUTED BY CAROLYN DESALU

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.

One Taste Point:

Waffle House: It ...

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Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week kicks off Saturday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: The Reynolds Group

Photo credit: The Reynolds Group

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.

Participating restaurants include favorites such as Polaris, Pittypat’s Porch, Ray’s In The City, Alma Cocina, Asante and Braves’s All-Star Grill.

Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week is the original of all Atlanta neighborhood ...

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$10 – $25 off at One.midtown kitchen, TWO urban licks, South City Kitchen and more

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: Alma Cocina

Photo credit: Alma Cocina

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
  • $40 of food and ...

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