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This daiquiri will surprise you, then transport you to Ethiopia and Brazil

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Hapi Cocktail contains cachaça, rainwater Madeira and green collard shrub. Photo courtesy of The Consulate.

COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK: Hapi Cocktail at The Consulate in Midtown

A well-made daiquiri is a beautiful thing. And, that’s just what I got during a recent visit to the bar at The Consulate. But this was no ordinary daiquiri. This was a masterful riff on the classic using the rum-like Brazilian spirit cachaça, rainwater Madeira and collard green shrub made by Mr. Mike Jones, the restaurant’s gallant, and quite dapper, beverage director.

The travel-inspired themes of the food and beverage menus ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Oysterfest in Buckhead, Avalon Restaurant Week and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Oak Steakhouse will participate in Avalon Restaurant Week, a week of prix fixe lunch or dinner options for $15, $25 or $35. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Schuck it up at Oysterfest. Enjoy prix fixe lunch at dinner in Alpharetta during Avalon Restaurant Week. There are several fun, food events happening in 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.

Now through Oct. 21: Head to North Fulton for Avalon Restaurant Week, a week of prix fixe lunch or dinner for $15, $25 ...

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Free slice of pizza for everyone from this Italian chain restaurant today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Everyone will get a free slice of pizza today from Villa Italian Kitchen. Photo credit: BML Public Relations.

Look up. At the pizza picture, of course. Look how yummy it is. And it’s free.

For its eighth annual Have a Slice Day, Villa Italian Kitchen will give patrons a free slice of cheese pizza. To cash in on the offer, visit freesliceday.com, complete a 30-second form and you’ll receive a coupon for free pizza. The offer is valid today only, and cannot be combined with other offers. Limit one Neapolitan slice per customer.
Villa Italian Kitchen at Cumberland Mall, ...

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Get a sneak peek of Avalon Restaurant Week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Big Braut Burger is one of the offerings at Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar during Avalon Restaurant Week (Oct. 14-21), which features special prix fixe menus from several restaurants.

In the days ahead, food lovers can sample a plethora of discounted fare in Alpharetta.

Avalon Restaurant Week kicks off this Saturday and runs through Oct. 21. Ten Avalon eateries will be offering prix fixe menus at $15, $25 or $35 for lunch and dinner.

Participating restaurants include Antico, Brine Seafood Shack, Kona Grill, CRU Wine Bar, Branch & Barrel, Ted’s Montana Grill, Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar, Café Intermezzo, ...

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Here’s how you can get 50-percent off your bill any day, any time at three metro Atlanta restaurants

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get 50-percent off your bill any time at Brine Seafood Shack, Chicken and the Egg and FEED Fried Chicken + Such. Photo credit: James Camp.

Show your badge of honor.

To celebrate the hard work and dedication of first responders, Marc Taft’s Brine Seafood ShackChicken and the Egg and FEED Fried Chicken + Such is offering 50-percent off their bill any day, any time. First responders must show their badge for this promotion. That’s it.
Brine Seafood Shack, 6165 1st St., Alpharetta. 470-226-2190, brineseafoodshack.com.
Chicken and the Egg, 800 Whitlock Ave. N.W., Marietta. 678-388-8813, chickandtheegg.com.
FEED Fried Chicken and ...

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Get unlimited 50-cent burgers at this chain restaurant today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get unlimited 50-cent burgers at Krystal today. Photo credit: Ink Link Marketing.

Two quarters, one burger.

Atlanta-based Krystal is offering unlimited burgers for 50-cents at all locations today in celebration of its 85th anniversary. That’s it. No coupons, no sign up online, no nothing.

But you knew there was more, didn’t you? If you’re interested in a chance to win $1 million dollars (that’s a lot of quarters!) or a bunch of other prizes, order a Coke Zero Sugar-branded cup now through Nov. 12 as part of your purchase, check the bottom of the cup, which has a special code, ...

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Make it dessert first – no regrets – with this restaurant’s bread pudding

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Praline Bread Pudding Souffle at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen / Ligaya Figueras

DISH OF THE WEEK: Praline Bread Pudding Souffle at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Have you ever walked into a restaurant and ordered dessert as your main affair? I hadn’t, until recently.

No decisions about which meat or three sides. Skip the soup of the day. Give me the dessert menu and take me to straight to sugar purgatory.

“The first bread pudding order of the day!” said the server.

Oh, the liberation! Not quite. It  brought on a mea culpa moment. That I somehow need to explain this dessert lunch ...

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$15 meals, Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fuji Hana Thai Peppers will host its third full moon party featuring specially priced food and drink. Photo credit: The Rosen Group Atlanta.

Over 30 restaurants offer prix fixe meals during New South Culinary Week. Eat and drink for fun, philanthropic purposes. 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.

Now to Sunday, Oct. 8: During New South Culinary Week, diners can enjoy prix fixe brunch, lunch or dinner for $15, $25 or ...

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Serpas True Food owner to open barbecue joint in Brookhaven

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chef Scott Serpas will open barbecue joint Dixie Q at 2524 Caldwell Road in Brookhaven. / Ligaya Figueras

The dining scene is heating up in Brookhaven. A few weeks ago, the group behind Vero Pizza, Haven and Valenza announced it would be opening a neighborhood chophouse. Hudson FC International Sports Pub, or Hudson FC for short, is now open at 4058 Peachtree Road in the former Pub 71 space in Brookhaven Station. HOBNOB is alive and kicking in Town Brookhaven.

Now comes news that Scott Serpas, chef-owner of Serpas True Food in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward is opening ...

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Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s

Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s. Photo credit:
PRNewsfoto/Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill.

Finally, there’s a reason to do something with your penny jar.

Applebee’s is offering $1 margaritas, better known as the Dollarita, as part of a month-long celebration of its nationwide restaurants. Served on the rocks, the $1 margaritas are available from open to close at all participating Applebee’s restaurants every day in October.
Various locations, applebees.com.

Explore where to eat in Atlanta with the AJC’s Spring Dining Guide

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Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s

7 food items are 70-cents each at this chain restaurant through October

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

7 food items are 70-cents each at Shoney’s through October. Photo credit: 150 PR.

Pocket change goes a long way these days.

Shoney’s is celebrating its 70th anniversary by rolling back prices to 1947. What’s the benefit to you? Seven different food items seven days a week for 70-cents each at all locations now through Oct. 22. No exceptions. Here’s what you can eat for a few coins.:

  1. Monday: Slim Jim sandwich
  2. Tuesday: ice cream Delight
  3. Wednesday: All-American burger
  4. Thursday: Short stack pancakes
  5. Friday: Five chicken wings
  6. Saturday: Strawberry pie slice
  7. Sunday: Coke float

5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 678-847-6175, shoneys.com...

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5 restaurants will offer a fried chicken and mac and cheese meal for $12 tomorrow

Get a fried chicken and mac and cheese meal for $12 at all five Meehan’s locations. Photo credit: 101 Concepts.

Here’s a reason to make Friday your food cheat day.

Tomorrow will be the last day of Fried Chicken Friday — a meal featuring buttermilk brined fried chicken breast, three-cheese mac and cheese, green beans and house made pepper gravy for $12 — at Meehan’s Public House. Go hungry and early because the offer will begin at 11:30 a.m. and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Available at all five locations.
Buckhead, 322 E. Paces Ferry Road N.E., Atlanta. 470-355-5116. meehanspublichouse.com
Atlantic Station, 232 19th St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-249-7812.
Downtown, 200 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-214-9821.
Sandy Springs, 227 Sandy Springs Pl. N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-8058.
Vinings, 2810 Paces Ferry Road N.W., Vinings. 770-433-1920.

Explore where to eat in Atlanta with the AJC’s Spring Dining Guide

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5 restaurants will offer a fried chicken and mac and cheese meal for $12 tomorrow

This French cafe’s quiche will transport you to Paris

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mushroom and onion quiche from Café Vendome. / Ligaya Figueras

DISH OF THE WEEK: Mushroom quiche from Café Vendome

Nextdoor is a resource for more than home repair referrals, crime incident reports and lost cat notices. Folks using this private social network are also tipping neighbors off to nearby food finds.

Thanks to Nextdoor, I now know about Café Vendome, a French bakery-cafe at 4969 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. While located in the same plaza that houses Food 101 and Cibo e Beve, it’s easy to miss Café Vendome since it’s tucked away in the rear of the building. ...

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What do you cook when you are scared?

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

“I reached for my old, worn recipe box and sifted through stained cards, looking for something to make that might spark joy in the kitchen again. The jam and jelly section.”  (Chris Hunt/Special)

A couple weeks ago, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank wrote that his blood pressure has rocketed since last November. I don’t need to monitor mine to know that the state of our nation and our world has me on edge.

How can I keep the jitters at bay?

Recently, I came across an article that mentioned a study published last year in the Journal of Positive Psychology. Cooking, ...

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Canoe hosts dinner and music series, pig roast in Buckhead and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Guests will be invited to the taproom at Second Self Beer Company to design and paint their own wooden beer caddy (full of beer) to take home. Photo credit: Josh Vick.

Dinner and music in the garden at Canoe. Learn to make a beer caddy and take home a six-pack. There are several fun, food events happening in 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.

Wednesday Sept. 27: Guests will be able to enjoy appetizers or dinner at garden tables while listening ...

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Savannah is getting its own rum distillery

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Savannah Spirits amber rum. Courtesy of Savannah Spirits Group

A rum distillery in the heart of historic Savannah is set to open next spring.

Savannah Spirits Group announced last week it will be opening a 12,000-square-foot distillery in the city’s historic district. Production is anticipated to begin in March 2018.

Initially, the company will produce silver and amber rum. Vodka, gin and, eventually, whiskey are planned for the future.

The distillery will also include an “upscale” chophouse next door with a private event space. Both the distillery and restaurant will be located along Whitaker Street in several renovated buildings that ...

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Edible cookie dough concept coming to Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Edible cookie dough concept Batter Cookie Dough Counter is opening this fall at Ponce City Market. / Batter Cookie Dough Counter

Ponce City Market offers a pletora of eating options: tacos, seafood, pasta, dumplings, burgers, fried chicken, salad, gelato and more. Add edible cookie dough to the list.

Atlanta’s first edible cookie dough shop, Batter Cookie Dough Counter, is joining the ranks of vendors at the popular food hall. Batter is expected to open in mid-November.

Located in a stall across from Honeysuckle Gelato, the dessert shop will offer a total of 10 flavors of traditional and ...

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Fine dining Italian concept Osteria di Mare opening in Peachtree Corners

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Italian fine dining restaurant Osteria di Mare will open Oct. 1 in Peachtree Corners. / Photo: Osteria di Mare

Dining options continue to grow in Peachtree Corners.

Last year saw the addition of notables like Noble Fin, Ba Bellies and popular Lawrenceville diner Peachtree Cafe. Earlier this month, restaurateur Mark Taft, whose FEED Fried Chicken & Such recently opened at The Battery at SunTrust Park, announced that he’ll bring that concept to the Town Center mixed-use development in Peachtree Corners in 2018.

Now, Andrew Hoppen, Peachtree Corners resident and owner of Mexican concept Taqueria del Mar, is poised ...

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Here’s how you could pay 64-cents for a steakhouse dinner at Marcel

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here’s how you could pay 64-cents for a steakhouse dinner at Marcel. Photo credit: Marcel.

You may actually eat a hearty dinner instead of just looking at one on Instagram.

Marcel will offer shrimp boullettes, fried frog legs, USDA Prime meat and more for 64-cents beginning at 11 p.m. (drinks available on the patio beginning at 10 p.m.) Friday, Sept. 29. This special dinner price will be an ode to the early 1900s, but the menu, created by executive chef Craig Richards along with chef Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon Butcher, is modern.

While the event is invite-only, 20 tickets will be made available to the ...

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Enjoy fall weather on these 7 OTP restaurant patios

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fall officially kicks off tomorrow, bringing with it cooler temps and the perfect weather for swarming restaurant patios across metro Atlanta. If you’re in the mood to breathe in fresh fall air while enjoying your next meal, consider checking out one of these seven patios at restaurants outside the Perimeter.

Enjoy oysters and other fresh seafood on one of Atlantic Seafood Company’s two patios. / Photo credit: Atlantic Seafood Company

Atlantic Seafood Company
You might not realize Atlantic Seafood Company has an outdoor dining option, but this Alpharetta mainstay actually has two patios, both great for enjoying the fall weather. ...

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Another steakhouse headed to Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse will open a location in Dunwoody in 2018. / Photo: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

This year has seen numerous steakhouses open in and around Atlanta, including Kaiser’s Chophouse in Sandy Springs and C. Ellet’s at The Battery, a concept by restaurateur Linton Hopkins. The latest to join the primal-cut scene is national chain Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, which has announced that it will open a location in Atlanta next year.

A holding of Texas-based Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, the chophouse will open at 236 Perimeter Center Parkway, in Dunwoody’s Park Center, ...

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Dunwoody gets a pizza joint

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vintage Pizzeria recently opened its third location on Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody Village. / Dunwoody Convention and Visitors Bureau

By Caleigh Derreberry

Dunwoody residents and office workers have one more nearby dining option: Vintage Pizzeria.

The local, family-owned restaurant, known for New Jersey-style pizza, recently opened a location at 5510 Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody Village.

The new location offers two dining areas – one geared toward families, the other for adults. Both sections have a covered outdoor patio.

Besides thin-crust pizza, the Vintage menu includes traditional Italian appetizers, salads and sandwiches.

This marks the third location for Vintage, whose ...

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