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Where to try biscuits with a Spanish bent in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Biscuits with orange marmalade at Bar Mercado / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

Dish of the Week: Biscuits at Bar Mercado

If there’s one thing in the South that I cannot get enough of, it’s biscuits. Buttery, flaky buttermilk biscuits are the best, and they make ‘em right proper here in the South. The fun, though, is not in the ranking, but in exploring all the renditions out there  – including biscuits with a Spanish bent on the brunch menu at newly opened Bar Mercado at Krog Street Market.

What makes these biscuits unusual – and so appealing in flavor ...

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Fresh on the Scene: C. Ellet’s, Bar Mercado, Bluetop

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The giant Tomahawk ribeye at C. Ellet’sPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore C. Ellet’s Linton Hopkins built this new steakhouse right next to SunTrust Park’s enormous entrance, and he lured chef Damon Wise from New York to run it. (Hopkins also just moved three-time James Beard Award nominee Jen Yee south to oversee the pastry programs at all of his restaurants.) Named for Hopkins’s great-great-grandfather, Charles Ellet Jr., the restaurant has a split personality. On the left side, curvy booths and pearlescent blue and green tones aim for glamour in the formal dining room, where beef from heavyweight producers around the ...

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Castellucci Hospitality Group reveals its new Krog Street Market stall, Recess

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Victoria ShorePhotograph by Heidi Geldhauser Castellucci Hospitality Group, the team behind the Iberian Pig, Double Zero, and Cooks & Soldiers, is opening a food stall called Recess at Krog Street Market in late fall. While it will be located near Bar Mercado—the restaurant group’s soon-to-open Spanish tapas spot—Recess is a completely separate concept and is being billed as a neighborhood café with “food that makes you feel good.” Led by chef Victoria Shore, from Cooks & Soldiers and Double Zero, Recess will serve lunch and dinner daily, as well as weekend breakfast. “Here, vegetables and seasonality are more of ...

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Scope the menu for Bar Mercado, opening in Krog Street Market in June

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Squid with sautéed ribbons, chives, esplette, gremolata, and shellfish stockPhoto by Heidi Geldhauser As the family behind the Iberian Pig and Cooks & Soldiers, the Castelluccis certainly know their Spanish cuisine. So it’s only natural that their new restaurant, Bar Mercado, focuses on tapas from multiple regions of Spain. Replacing the Cockentrice in Krog Street Market, it will open June 26, with a market stall to follow in the fall. The name Bar Mercado translates to “market bar” and is inspired by Madrid’s Mercado de San Miguel, which serves a similar function to Krog Street Market—a gathering place where people ...

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Scope the menu for Bar Mercado, opening in Krog Street Market in June

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Squid with sautéed ribbons, chives, esplette, gremolata, and shellfish stockPhoto by Heidi Geldhauser As the family behind the Iberian Pig and Cooks & Soldiers, the Castelluccis certainly know their Spanish cuisine. So it’s only natural that their new restaurant, Bar Mercado, focuses on tapas from multiple regions of Spain. Replacing the Cockentrice in Krog Street Market, it will open June 26, with a market stall to follow in the fall. The name Bar Mercado translates to “market bar” and is inspired by Madrid’s Mercado de San Miguel, which serves a similar function to Krog Street Market—a gathering place where people ...

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