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Are you a myAJC subscriber? You could win free dinner

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Le Bilboquet / Photo courtesy of Rainer Shaw

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but how about a free dinner?

French restaurant Le Bilboquet is hosting a four-course bourbon dinner on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and you have the chance to win two free seats to the event.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will select two myAJC subscribers who, along with their guest, will join AJC food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras for the evening. The menu will include marinated bay scallops and ahi tuna, braised veal cheeks, roasted duck breast plus an amuse bouche and dessert. Bourbon will be ...

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Are you a myAJC subscriber? You could win free dinner

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Le Bilboquet / Photo courtesy of Rainer Shaw

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but how about a free dinner?

French restaurant Le Bilboquet is hosting a four-course bourbon dinner on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and you have the chance to win two free seats to the event.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will select two myAJC subscribers who, along with their guest, will join AJC food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras for the evening. The menu will include marinated bay scallops and ahi tuna, braised veal cheeks, roasted duck breast plus an amuse bouche and dessert. Bourbon will be ...

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New Buckhead gelato shop offers freebies this Saturday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Amorino, a European gelato shop known for its rose-shaped scoops of gelato and sorbet, will offer free gelato for a couple hours this Saturday.

On Jan. 13, patrons will receive a free regular size cup or cone from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Amorino location in the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, which opened late last month. No purchase is necessary.

The Italian chain opened a location in Lenox Square Mall in 2016 and also has locations throughout the globe, in France, England and Germany and in U.S. cities  Chicago, Boston, New York and Atlanta.

The store is located in Center ...

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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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James Beard Foundation benefit dinner, bourbon dinner and more in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday with a six-course dinner at Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours. Photo credit: Shelby Light.

Six-course dinner to benefit the James Beard Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Programs. Four-course book signing. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all three of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Monday, Jan. 15: Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere, chef Deborah VanTrece and chef Jennifer Hill Booker will host a six-course collaborative dinner and cocktail pairing at Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours beginning ...

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Buy This: 3 easy ways to enjoy more turmeric

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Turmeric is definitely trending for 2018. Not long ago, turmeric was just one in the arsenal of spices you needed to cook delicious Indian food. But now the curcumin it contains is being studied for its health benefits and people are consuming it in all kinds of new ways.

Turmeric in Your Bone Broth

Bone broths have been around as long as people have been making meat stocks, but lately they’re gaining in popularity primarily because people are recognizing that they work as a beverage that’s high in protein and low in carbs. McCormick’s Kitchen Basics line of bone broths ...

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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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Happy hour drinks and tapas are $4 and $5 weekdays at this Buckhead restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Happy hour drinks and tapas are $4 and $5 weekdays at Gypsy Kitchen. Photo credit: Gypsy Kitchen.

Unwind from the workday with happy hour wine and tapas specials from 4:30-6 p.m. weekdays at Gypsy Kitchen. A rotating selection of premium wine vintages, unique varietals and a sparkling option are available for $5 a glass; a sampling of small plates, which includes chicken croquetas and marinated olives, are $4. Specials are available at the bar, in the patio and lounge area.
3035 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-939-9840, gk-atl.com.

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3 metro Atlanta places to get $5 burgers today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get $5 burgers today at all three Dantanna’s locations. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Consider this week an opportunity to adhere to your new year’s food and drink budget. Enjoy $5 burgers from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and half price local beers all day on Tuesdays at all Dantanna’s locations. The restaurant offers several burgers including a classic beef Angus, double-stack patty bacon cheese burger and more.
Downtown – 1 CNN Center, Atlanta. 404-522-8873, dantannas.com.
Buckhead – Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Road, N.E., Atlanta. 404-760-8873.
Sandy Springs – 6649 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-705-8873.

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7 metro Atlanta restaurants to ring in the new year for free

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get the party started early with Hampton + Hudson’s regular brunch and dinner menu plus free admission before 8 p.m. Photo credit: Blue Hominy PR.

If the holidays blew your budget or you just don’t feel like dropping a wad of cash for one night or you just want a low-key, but festive New Year’s Eve celebration, this list is for you. The following seven restaurants will be offering fuss-free celebrations, no cover charge celebrations and some will offer free beer or champagne toasts. All events will occur on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31.

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New Year’s Eve parties, New Year’s Day celebration and more this week in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nakato Japanese Restaurant will celebrate its 45th anniversary with a three-course menu on Jan. 1. Photo credit: The Rosen Group Atlanta.

Boxing Day brunch. New Year’s Eve parties. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time. And, happy new year, good people.

Tuesday, Dec. 26: Celebrate Boxing Day at One Eared Stag with brunch prepared by Chef Robert Phalen from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
1029 Edgewood Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-525-4479, oneearedstagatl.com.

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This downtown upscale restaurant offers $5 martinis every Tuesday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get $5 martinis every Tuesday at ROOM. Photo credit: Our Labor of Love.

Shaken or stirred?

For $5 specialty martinis including pomegranate, lemon drop, Cosmo, chocolate and dry and dirty, visit ROOM, an American steakhouse and sushi restaurant located in TWELVE hotel. Available all day on Tuesdays at the Downtown location only.
400 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-418-1250, twelvehotels.com/centennialpark.

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The gelato shop known for its rose-shaped scoops will open in Buckhead this weekend

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Credit: Amorino USA.

Buckhead is about to get the second location of a European gelato shop.

Amorino, known for its rose-shaped scoops of gelato and sorbet, will open its first Georgia brick-and-mortar location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta this Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Italian chain opened a location in Lenox Square Mall in 2016 and also has 200 locations in countries including France, England and Germany and U.S. cities including Chicago, Boston and New York City.

Amorino’s menu features gelato flavors such as Stracciatella, Tiramisu, Pistachio Verde di Bronte, and Mango Alfonso d’India, gluten-free flavors and cones, ...

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6 places to eat and party on New Year’s Eve in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Head to STK Atlanta for a fete featuring seasonal specials, drinks, music and more. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Eat, drink and be merry while toasting the old and ringing in 2018. The following six restaurants in metro Atlanta will offer a range of dining and festive options. All events will take place on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31.

St. Cecilia: Celebrate the upcoming year with a four-course menu that will begin with an amuse-bouche turnip and apple soup accompanied by caviar and pumpkin seeds. For the antipasti course, savor tuna crudo, Jonah lump crab or kompachi followed by pear and winter greens ravioli, spaghetti or risotto. Entree options ...

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Only one Atlanta Flip Burger left after Buckhead location closes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Flip Stack Burger / Photo from Flip Burger

And then there was one.

Flip Burger, the upscale burger joint started by “Top Chef” alum and former Atlanta resident Richard Blais, has closed its Buckhead location at 3655 Roswell Road:

The Roswell Road closure means only the original Flip Burger on Howell Mill Road remains — the Poncey-Highland location closed in 2015.

The first Flip opened in 2008 under Richard Blais, the “Top Chef” alum who also owned Midtown restaurant The Spence before it closed in 2015. Blais moved to San Diego from Atlanta several years ago to open ...

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4 holiday-themed and foodie events in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fill up with food from Livingston Restaurant + Bar’s buffet before seeing “The Nutcracker” at Fox Theatre. Photo credit: Green Olive Media.

Classic Christmas movie. Party in Decatur. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time. And, Merry Christmas, good people.

Thursday, Dec. 21: The Iberian Pig in Decatur will transform into a Wall Street-themed trading pit for an evening of food, drinks at fluctuating prices (remember to buy low), dancing, theatrics and gluttony ...

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Your favorite cupcake shop in Buckhead is giving away free cupcakes today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a free cupcake at Sprinkles in Buckhead today. Photo credit: Engelman & Co.

You could take your sweet time getting to Buckhead, but you may miss this dining deal.

In honor of National Cupcake Day, today, Friday, Dec. 15, the first 50 customers in line at Sprinkles will receive a free limited-edition strawberry Sprinkles cupcake topped with cream cheese frosting and rainbow sprinkles.

Treat yourself; show up early, get a free cupcake and have a happier Friday.

Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-846-1599, sprinkles.com.

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Dolce Italian closing at Shops Buckhead Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Dolce dining room

One of the first restaurant to open in the Shops Buckhead Atlanta development will close its doors by the end of the year.

Dolce Italian, which opened in September 2015 and was the winner of Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant” hosted by Tom Colicchio, will close Dec. 30, according to a press release from John Meadow, founder and president of LDV Hospitality.

The group also owns Shops Buckhead concepts American Cut steakhouse and the Regent Cocktail Club, and also owned Corso Coffee, which closed earlier this year to make way for Revelator Coffee concept The Mourning ...

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20 great holiday restaurant gift card deals in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For each $100 gift card purchased, guests will receive an extra $20 at One Sushi + as well as other restaurants this holiday season. Photo credit: Tori Allen PR.

Did you make your list and check it twice?

For last minute gifts, consider gift cards from the following 20 metro Atlanta restaurants. With slew of bonus dollar deals, each will be a gift of something good to eat. And, if you’re wanting a treat for you, there’s that too; some bonus offers feature a second gift card so you can give and get a gift. All offers are available online ...

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You need to try the hot, fresh cake doughnuts at Duck Donuts

Source: Atlanta Magazine

An assortment of “classics” at Duck DonutsPhotograph by Jennifer Zyman. With what feels like a new shop opening every other month, Atlanta’s doughnut craze shows no sign of slowing down. One of the newest to open is national franchise Duck Donuts. The brand was founded in North Carolina’s Outer Banks (in the town of Duck, hence the name) by Russ DiGilio in 2006. In the past decade, the company has grown to include 100 stores along the East Coast, the most recent being in Buckhead’s Tuxedo Festival shopping center. (Another store is set to open soon in Toco Hills.) But ...

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These 3 Atlanta restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 2017 list of best restaurants in America

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sushi at Umi in Buckhead. / AJC file photo

Whittling down the list of best restaurants in the country is no small task, but reservation site OpenTable thinks its users are up to the challenge.

Its list of best restaurants in the country — generated by diner reviews collected from Nov. 1 2016-Oct. 31, 2017 — includes three Atlanta entries, which all happen to be located in Buckhead:

Bones: The steakhouse, in business since 1979, was recently named to Business Insider’s list of expensive steakhouses worth the price.

La Grotta: Serving up Northern Italian pastas and other Italian dishes since ...

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5 places to buy Christmas ham in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Photo courtesy of The Fresh Market

Between gift shopping and holiday parties, it can be difficult to find time to cook the perfect Christmas dinner. Let the professionals take something off your plate — or, more accurately, put something on your plate — and handle the main course. Here are five places to buy Christmas ham in Atlanta this holiday season.

The Fresh Market

The Fresh Market’s spiral sliced ham is available year-round, but it tastes best paired with Christmas cheer. The ham is double-glazed with honey and baked sugar then smoked over hickory hardwood. Serve eight to 10 ...

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Bacon giveaway in Atlanta and Alpharetta, holiday events for kids and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wahoo! Grill will host its annual breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Free bacon today and tomorrow. Breakfast with Santa events. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Dec. 5 – 6: Spread cheer, the bacon way. Applegate, a natural and organic meat brand, will feature The Bacon Express, a pop-up food truck that will distribute free bacon outside Whole Foods in Alpharetta (2800 Old Milton ...

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Revelator Coffee concept now open in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Interior of Mourning Dove Cafe. / Photo courtesy of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

A new coffee shop has taken up residence at Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Mourning Dove Coffee, from Birmingham, Ala.-based Revelator Coffee, opened over the weekend in the upscale shopping complex at 3065 Peachtree Road NE. It replaces Corso Coffee, which closed in August.

The shop will offer a coffee program similar to other Revelator locations, with alcohol and food also being offered.

Andrea Kirshtein, who previously served as a pastry chef at Empire State South, will serve as a managing partner.

Revelator, which announced earlier this year that ...

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Best events for metro Atlanta food lovers in December

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chefs Jennifer Hill Booker (from left) and Deborah VanTrece and mixologist Tiffanie Barriere will be part of a “Cocktails, Cuisine & Conversation” event on Dec. 4. / Contributed by Shelby Light

Eat, drink and be merry this month with food events that’ll teach you something while you chow down and imbibe.

Taste your way through the South with three culinary trailblazers

Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere and chefs Deborah VanTrece and Jennifer Hill Booker will prepare Southern-inspired small plates and craft cocktails as they talk about their experiences in the food service industry and the challenges African-American women face in the business ...

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