Tag Archives: C. Ellet’s

Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta 2017

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Time to get festive with family and friends! If you don’t want to cook for Christmas or are just looking for a fun pre-holiday meal out, here’s where you can dine in Atlanta. Christmas Eve Eve (December 23) The General Muir For the second year in a row, the General Muir will serve a Chinese-inspired menu on December 22 and 23. For $35, diners can enjoy a potato scallion pancake, beef and broccoli, General Tso’s chicken, Carolina Gold rice, and almond cookies, as well as hot tea. Reservations required. 1540 Avenue Place, 678-927-9131 Christmas Eve and Christmas Day C&S Seafood ...

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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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Why some Atlanta restaurants are ditching OpenTable

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Click on that “Reservations” button at the top of most restaurant websites, and there’s a good chance you’ll be punted to OpenTable. But those chances are beginning to slim. While OpenTable may have created the online restaurant reservations market in July 1998, some Atlanta restaurant operators are pulling away, seeking the advantages of newer companies that have tweaked the model. OpenTable’s fees seem to be the biggest pain point. “It’s gotten really expensive to operate a busy restaurant since OpenTable charges by reservations,” says Canoe general manager Vincent Palermo. And because of its massive size, OpenTable also has better Google ...

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Here’s what Linton Hopkins will serve at C. Ellet’s steakhouse

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The 64-ounce Tomahawk steak at C. Ellet’s steakhousePhotograph by Andrew Thomas Lee Linton Hopkins (Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch) will open his steakhouse, C. Ellet’s, at the Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park later this month. The restaurant is named for Hopkins’s great-grandfather, Charles Ellet, Jr., who worked as a a U.S. Army Corps engineer building bridges connecting the Southeast. (Ellett fought with the Union Navy and ultimately lost his life in the Battle of Memphis.) Hopkins has put together a team of heavy hitters to run the place: He plucked chef Damon Wise from New York City’s Maison Premiere and Sauvage, ...

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Celebrated New York chef Damon Wise is moving to Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Damon WisePhoto courtesy Phase:3 After see-sawing from New York to Charleston and back to New York again, celebrated chef Damon Wise had decide to move to Atlanta. And that’s where he plans to stay for a while. “I’m tired of moving around,” he said. “I’m ready to settled down and live.” On the phone from Sauvage, one of the two Brooklyn restaurants Wise has been running since December 2016 (the other is the beloved oyster and cocktail house Maison Premiere), Wise said that he starts work this Monday, May 8, as the culinary director for all of Linton and ...

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Celebrated New York chef Damon Wise is moving to Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Chef Damon WisePhoto courtesy Phase:3 After see-sawing from New York to Charleston and back to New York again, celebrated chef Damon Wise had decide to move to Atlanta. And that’s where he plans to stay for a while. “I’m tired of moving around,” he said. “I’m ready to settled down and live.” On the phone from Sauvage, one of the two Brooklyn restaurants Wise has been running since December 2016 (the other is the beloved oyster and cocktail house Maison Premiere), Wise said that he starts work this Monday, May 8, as the culinary director for all of Linton and ...

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