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Bantam + Biddy Lenox location to become a Mexican restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Business partners Lance Gummere (left) and Shaun Doty (right) are turning the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox Square into a taqueria.  / Photo credit: Mia Yakel.

Visitors to Lenox Square might do a double take next week when they walk past the Bantam + Biddy space at the Buckhead mall. That’s because business partners Shaun Doty and Lance Grummere are replacing their casual, chicken-centric eatery with a brand new concept: ATL Taco.

The change will occur Jan. 12 and will only affect the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox; no changes are anticipated at the chain’s locations in Ansley ...

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Thanksgiving To-Go: Where to buy last-minute holiday dinners in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Alon’s Bakery & Market offers several Thanksgiving to-go options. COURTESY OF ALON’S BAKERY & MARKET.

Thanksgiving traditions don’t have to be home-made. If you’re worried about burning the turkey or don’t have time to cook a full meal, here’s a roundup of restaurants and grocery stores offering to-go Thanksgiving dinners.

North Fulton

Pick up Thanksgiving dinner while doing your normal grocery shopping. Sprouts offers several to-go options costing $29-$79. Packages include turkey, sliced hams, Hawaiian rolls, creamed kale and spinach, scalloped potatoes, spiced apples and creamy cauliflower. Orders can be made at the Sprouts deli counter or online until Nov. ...

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Review: The Federal is chef Shaun Doty’s best venture yet

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Shaun Doty’s signature Sardinian flatbread topped with an herb-heavy salad.Photograph by Iain Bagwell Shaun Doty is back in the kitchen again, and the only question you might have after dining at the Federal is, “What took so long?” We’re all the beneficiaries of the time he spent coming up with surefire moneymakers Yeah Burger and Bantam and Biddy, but opening the Federal last November has been his greatest gift yet—to Atlanta and, perhaps, to himself. Although Doty was born in Oklahoma, Belgium is where he discovered the cooking style that suited him. After a year of bouncing around kitchens ...

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Review: The Federal is chef Shaun Doty’s best venture yet

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Shaun Doty’s signature Sardinian flatbread topped with an herb-heavy salad.Photograph by Iain Bagwell Shaun Doty is back in the kitchen again, and the only question you might have after dining at the Federal is, “What took so long?” We’re all the beneficiaries of the time he spent coming up with surefire moneymakers Yeah Burger and Bantam and Biddy, but opening the Federal last November has been his greatest gift yet—to Atlanta and, perhaps, to himself. Although Doty was born in Oklahoma, Belgium is where he discovered the cooking style that suited him. After a year of bouncing around kitchens ...

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Review: The Federal is chef Shaun Doty’s best venture yet

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Shaun Doty’s signature Sardinian flatbread topped with an herb-heavy salad.Photograph by Iain Bagwell Shaun Doty is back in the kitchen again, and the only question you might have after dining at the Federal is, “What took so long?” We’re all the beneficiaries of the time he spent coming up with surefire moneymakers Yeah Burger and Bantam and Biddy, but opening the Federal last November has been his greatest gift yet—to Atlanta and, perhaps, to himself. Although Doty was born in Oklahoma, Belgium is where he discovered the cooking style that suited him. After a year of bouncing around kitchens ...

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Why the chef behind Bantam + Biddy is opening a bistro in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

061213 – Atlanta, GA — Shaun Doty, chef and owner of Shaun’s Cafe and Bar. (SEAN DRAKES / Special)

Chef and restaurateur Shaun Doty has closed the Midtown location of his chicken-centric chain Bantam + Biddy to make way for a new eatery, The Federal.

Anticipated to open in November, The Federal will focus on what Doty called “bistro cuisine” and will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The other three Bantam + Biddy spots at Ansley Mall, Avalon in Alpharetta and Lenox Square, as well as Chick-a-Biddy in Atlantic Station, all remain open.

Doty decided to make the change because ...

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The key to a great spring salad? Add these local, flavorful sprouts.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The key to a great spring salad? Add these local, flavorful sprouts.
Photograph by Rawan Althomali

Salads are usually the last item to get excited about on a dinner menu. That’s not the case at Atlas, where a smear of housemade buttermilk ricotta comes piled with three kinds of sprouts: nutty sunflower, peppery purple radish, and verdant pea shoots. The unadorned greens taste incredibly of butter, turning a deceptively simple salad into a work of art.

For Vonnie Webb, the urban farmer who supplies them, it’s hard to imagine a brighter spotlight for his crops. Inside a 3,000-square-foot greenhouse near Your DeKalb Farmers Market, Webb, who started Vonnie’s Greens back in ...

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Coming Attractions: More Lenox Square Restaurants Opening This Fall

Source: Eater Atlanta

eater414_bantambiddy.jpgLenox Square released clearer time frames for its forthcoming restaurant openings. Bantam + Biddy will open its third location next to True Food Kitchen in the fall, followed by its fourth location at Avalon later this year.

Wokdragon, a Chinese eatery focused on daily prepared ingredients, will open in the Lenox Fashion Cafe come October. Garrett Popcorn Shops, originally from Chicago, will serve gourmet popcorn on the plaza level near Bloomingdales in November. These openings follow Zinburger and True Food, which opened in June.

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