Tag Archives: Fresh on the Scene

Fresh on the Scene: Rose + Rye, Bar Americano, Deep End

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Rose + Rye team from left to right: pastry chef Charity Everett, sous chef Anu Adebara, general manager Jessica Schilling, and executive chef Lindsay OwensPhoto by Sara Hanna Rose + Rye Rose + Rye’s backstory makes you want to like it. First, the staff is overwhelmingly female, and our city’s restaurants could use more women in charge. Executive chef Lindsay Owens and sous chef Anu Adebara make up the back of the house, and general manager Jessica Schilling runs the front. Second, Rose + Rye brings Midtown’s quirky “Castle,” a 1900s mansion that sat mostly empty for years, back ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Donetto, ARI Korean Steakhouse, Muchacho

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The frittelle antipasti at DonettoPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Donetto West Midtown needs more destination restaurants, and Donetto—part of Steve Palmer’s Indigo Road Hospitality Group (Oak Steakhouse, Colletta, O-Ku Sushi)—brings Tuscan food to a glam dining room directly across from Miller Union. Giant cuts of meat, a strength for a company known for solid if not particularly innovative food and great service, combine with accomplished mixology in a huge former industrial space with an open kitchen and a sexy bar. Partner and executive chef Michael Perez’s appetizers are lively; try the grilled aged Provolone or the squiggly frittelle mixed with ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Varuni Napoli, Dish, Mix’d Up Burgers, Whiskey Bird

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Varuni Napoli sells the best cannoli in town.Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Varuni Napoli From the counter seats at Luca Varuni’s new spot in Krog Street Market, it’s impossible to miss the robin’s egg blue wood-burning oven, emblazoned with red letters spelling out the restaurant’s name like a soccer team jersey. Unlike the flagship in Morningside, this newcomer doesn’t offer pasta, the list of pizzas is smaller, and the pies themselves are smaller, too (12 inches versus 14). The best thing on the menu is a specialty only served at this location: the fried pizza stuffed with spicy spreadable pork ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Rreal Tacos
Watch out, Taqueria del Sol. There’s a new fast-paced competitor in town. Adrian Villarreal returns to his Monterrey roots with fresh corn tacos filled with grilled fish, al pastor seasoned with pineapple-smoked chiles, slow-cooked beef barbacoa, and refried beans with fried avocado. A cheerful decor, crisp aguas frescas, and thoughtful sides like vegan guajillo bean soup and kale salad with chayote are a delight to those of us who’ve been eagerly awaiting this Midtown lunch spot. 110 Sixth Street, 404-458-5887.

Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit
Prime rib at the Mercury

Photograph by Emily Schultz

The Mercury
The newest restaurant in Ponce City Market ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Rreal Tacos
Watch out, Taqueria del Sol. There’s a new fast-paced competitor in town. Adrian Villarreal returns to his Monterrey roots with fresh corn tacos filled with grilled fish, al pastor seasoned with pineapple-smoked chiles, slow-cooked beef barbacoa, and refried beans with fried avocado. A cheerful decor, crisp aguas frescas, and thoughtful sides like vegan guajillo bean soup and kale salad with chayote are a delight to those of us who’ve been eagerly awaiting this Midtown lunch spot. 110 Sixth Street, 404-458-5887.

Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit
Prime rib at the Mercury

Photograph by Emily Schultz

The Mercury
The newest restaurant in Ponce City Market ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Rreal Tacos
Watch out, Taqueria del Sol. There’s a new fast-paced competitor in town. Adrian Villarreal returns to his Monterrey roots with fresh corn tacos filled with grilled fish, al pastor seasoned with pineapple-smoked chiles, slow-cooked beef barbacoa, and refried beans with fried avocado. A cheerful decor, crisp aguas frescas, and thoughtful sides like vegan guajillo bean soup and kale salad with chayote are a delight to those of us who’ve been eagerly awaiting this Midtown lunch spot. 110 Sixth Street, 404-458-5887.

Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit
Prime rib at the Mercury

Photograph by Emily Schultz

The Mercury
The newest restaurant in Ponce City Market ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Rreal Tacos, The Mercury, BeetleCat, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Rreal Tacos Watch out, Taqueria del Sol. There’s a new fast-paced competitor in town. Adrian Villarreal returns to his Monterrey roots with fresh corn tacos filled with grilled fish, al pastor seasoned with pineapple-smoked chiles, slow-cooked beef barbacoa, and refried beans with fried avocado. A cheerful decor, crisp aguas frescas, and thoughtful sides like vegan guajillo bean soup and kale salad with chayote are a delight to those of us who’ve been eagerly awaiting this Midtown lunch spot. 110 Sixth Street, 404-458-5887. Prime rib at the MercuryPhotograph by Emily Schultz The Mercury The newest restaurant in Ponce City Market channels 1950s-era ...

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