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Shop, then eat at these restaurants around metro Atlanta malls

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

We know it’s only an expression, but we really don’t want you to shop til you drop! Check out these spots to get some sustenance while you do your holiday shopping.

Barleygarden Fried Cauliflower with parmesan and smoked paprika. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

North Fulton

Avalon, 2200 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. experienceavalon.com

Tasty choices abound within the Avalon premises, including Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar, Brine Seafood Shack, Rumi’s Kitchen, District 3, Oak Steakhouse, Coletta and more.

 

Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. perimetermall.com/en.html

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Restaurants in Atlanta still accepting RSVPs for Thanksgiving meals

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Guests will be treated to a three-course meal for Thanksgiving at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta. Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.

Eat, but don’t cook.

Thanksgiving is less than a week ago. If you haven’t done so already, now—like today—is  a good time to make reservations for breakfast, lunch or dinner at the following metro Atlanta restaurants. On Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day, you’ll just need to round up your family and friends then head out to a bountiful meal—no dishes and maybe a little something leftover to nosh on the following day. Currently, each restaurant listed below still has availability; call ...

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Wear flannel, get a free meal every Friday at this Midtown restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wear flannel, get a free meal every Friday at gusto!. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Got flannel? Get free food.

Local restaurant, gusto!, offers Flannel Fridays, a food and fashion event that gives guests a buy one, get one free meal. Here’s how it works: wear a flannel shirt, receive a BOGO ticket and eat. No coupons, no catch. Valid at the Ponce de Leon location only throughout winter.
782 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-330-8114, whatsyourgusto.com.

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Where to get $5 cocktails in Atlanta every weekday

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Get $5 cocktails in Atlanta every weekday at Food 101. Photo credit: Henri Hollis.

Get happier with a wallet friendly drink deal.

Select cocktails are five bucks at Food 101 every weekday from 4-6 p.m. While celebrating the end of the day or another reason for cheers, check out the food menu, which includes daily specials like salmon patties, pot pies and crab-stuffed shrimp plus a “between the bun” option with — you guessed it — meat in between buns.
4969 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-497-9700, food101atl.com.

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Thanksgiving To-Go: Where to buy last-minute holiday dinners in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Alon’s Bakery & Market offers several Thanksgiving to-go options. COURTESY OF ALON’S BAKERY & MARKET.

Thanksgiving traditions don’t have to be home-made. If you’re worried about burning the turkey or don’t have time to cook a full meal, here’s a roundup of restaurants and grocery stores offering to-go Thanksgiving dinners.

North Fulton

Pick up Thanksgiving dinner while doing your normal grocery shopping. Sprouts offers several to-go options costing $29-$79. Packages include turkey, sliced hams, Hawaiian rolls, creamed kale and spinach, scalloped potatoes, spiced apples and creamy cauliflower. Orders can be made at the Sprouts deli counter or online until Nov. ...

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Beer Town: Sam Smith III talks Samuel Smith’s ales

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sam Smith III from Samuel Smith Brewery recently visited the U.S. for the first release of Oatmeal Stout in kegs. CONTRIBUTED BY: Samuel Smith Brewery.

Samuel Smith, otherwise known as the Old Brewery at Tadcaster, was founded in Yorkshire in 1758. It’s a truly historic institution, as well as one of the few remaining independent breweries in England.

Celebrated for draft ales at its pubs around England, and around the world for its distinctive bottled beers, such as Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Taddy Porter and Imperial Stout, the company has never been much for marketing in the modern sense.

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Grant Park Market now open in The Larkin

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

There’s a new spot for sandwiches and food products in Grant Park.

Grant Park Market — a second location of Candler Park Market — is in soft open mode in the Larkin on Memorial development at 519 Memorial Drive.

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Candler Park Market, located at 1642 McLendon Ave., has been open for nearly 15 years.

 

The 63,000 square foot mixed-use Larkin re-development from Paces Property will have several more food options available in the next few months, including Firepit Pizza Tavern, a creation of Leslie Cohen, an Atlanta native and winner of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen; restaurant ...

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Seafood dinner special, fire pit party and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Osteria Mattone is celebrating its four-year anniversary this week with a special dinner. Photo: Iain Bagwell.

Enjoy a four-course dinner with seafood in Roswell. Warm up with s’mores, drinks and more. 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 through Nov. 15: Osteria Mattone is celebrating its fourth anniversary with a four-course menu featuring crispy oysters, baked rigatoni, swordfish and chocolate bonet from 5-9:30 p.m. This limited-edition dinner menu is available for $44 ...

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Just 5: The stories to read if you love food

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

What should be on your plate this week? Here are 5 ideas for where to eat and what to cook.

 

Allora Fennel Sausage Pizza with San Marzano Passata, Calabrian Chiles Cherry Tomatoes, Sicilian Oregano at Allora. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

  1. Take a first look at Allora, the new Italian restaurant in TWELVE Hotel at Atlantic Station. 

 

Just 5:  The stories to read if you love food

Calzone with marinara sauce at Oz Pizza. / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

2. If you’ve never considered south Fulton as a dining destination — you’re missing out. East Point is bursting with under-the-radar spots that should be part of your regular ...

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Beer Pick: Steady Hand Flower Business Double IPA

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

On Saturday from 4-7 p.m., Steady Hand Beer Co. is teaming up with the Chastain Park Conservancy for Goat Fest, an autumn beer festival featuring the likes of Georgia Farmhouse Ale, Imperial Coffee Stout, and Rye Saison. Tickets can be purchased here.

Steady Hand has acquired the space and equipment for a taproom and production facility set to open on the Westside in spring 2018.

In the meantime, though, brewmaster Brian Sullivan has been producing the company’s beers at Jailhouse Brewing Co. in Hampton, GA.

And last week, Steady Hand released its first batch of canned beers, including Paradise Waits ...

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Where to eat free on Veterans Day in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Veterans will receive a free all-you-care-to-eat meal at On The Border restaurant tomorrow. Photo credit: Ink Link Marketing.

As a thank you, veterans and active military members will eat free at the following three restaurants; one restaurant will offer a military discount. Offers will only be available on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. Be sure to bring your military identification to redeem the offers at each restaurant.

Shoney’s: Receive a free all-you-care-to-eat meal at the freshly prepared breakfast bar, which features scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, fresh fruit and more from 6-11 a.m.
5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 678-847-6175, ...

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Staplehouse beverage director Melissa Davis says serve these wines at Thanksgiving

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Staplehouse sommelier and beverage director Melissa Davis. Photo: Melissa Golden

Thanksgiving is likely the most gut-busting meal of the year. For hosts, it’s certainly one of the most stressful to prepare. Thanksgiving for some equates to weeks of planning and days of cooking a multi-dish, family-style throwdown accompanied by an oversized turkey with a pie course. Choosing wines for a meal that incorporates a slew of sweet, savory and buttery rich flavors only adds to the stress.  

Melissa Davis, beverage director and assistant general manager at Staplehouse, says choosing wines for a large meal such as Thanksgiving doesn’t ...

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Krog Street Market to get sweeter with new candy stall

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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We’re sweet on the upcoming addition to Atlanta food hall Krog Street Market.

Sweet Inman’s Candies  is set to open later this month, and will serve as Krog Street Market’s final stall tenant.

The 1,000-square-foot stall will “boast a metropolitan feel with bold colors throughout while standout tile flooring creates a delightful contrast to the usual concrete found inside the market,” according to a press release.

Expect old school treats including jelly beans, hard candies and multiple flavors of cotton candy as well as more modern selections. The stall will also offer boxed candy, bulk candy and a ...

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7 dishes you should be eating in East Point right now

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Crabcakes at Spondivits / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

If you’ve never considered South Fulton as dining destination — you’re missing out. Hapeville, College Park and East Point are all bursting with under-the-radar spots that should be part of your regular restaurant rotation, not to mention tasty spots in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Check out our map of spots to find seven must-try dishes in East Point, and read more here about what to order when you go.

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Seafood is $4 every day at this upscale downtown Atlanta restaurant

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Seafood is $4 every day at ROOM in downtown Atlanta. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

It’s time to rock n’ roll – with sushi roll that is.

Get spicy tuna rolls, California rolls, sakura rolls and more for $4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. every day at ROOM, a modern American steakhouse and sushi spot located in the TWELVE Centennial Park hotel.
400 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-418-1250, twelvehotels.com/centennialpark.

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Allora Italian restaurant now open at TWELVE Atlantic Station

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Midtown, Marietta getting new comedy club-restaurant venues

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The interior of Cosmopolitan Live, which will soon be Delray Diner. / Photo courtesy of Cosmopolitan Live

A funny thing happened after Broadway Diner closed its doors — a chef snapped up the space with designs on turning it into a comedy club and restaurant.

Nicholas Lambrou plans to open Peachtree & North at 620 W. Peachtree St. NW, What Now Atlanta reports. The spot will serve as a full-service restaurant, bakery and bar, and will offer live entertainment in conjunction with Punchline Comedy, which is housed at 3652 Roswell Road as part of Landmark Diner.

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2 Atlanta restaurants make 2017 Eater’s America’s Essential Restaurants list

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vegetable plate at Miller Union. / Photo by Renee Brock

Three Georgia restaurants — two in Atlanta — are among the nation’s must-visit restaurants, according to a new ranking.

Food site Eater has released its America’s 38 Essential Restaurants list as compiled by critic Bill Addison, and the much-lauded  Miller Union and Staplehouse both made the cut. Staplehouse is new to the list, while Miller Union has made appearances in the past. Savannah spot The Grey is also new to the list.

Of Staplehouse, Eater writes, “Chef Ryan Smith’s genius has been obvious from the day Staplehouse opened in October ...

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5 places to purchase Thanksgiving pies in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get pies and more for Thanksgiving at Southern Art. Photo credit: Phase:3 Marketing and Communications.

You can have you cake pie and eat it too.

Pumpkin pie is always an option, and certainly, this list includes a few, but there are more choices you might want to sink your teeth into. From bourbon pecan pie to apple crumble, these decadent desserts are just what you need to put the finishing touch on your Thanksgiving meal.

Alon’s Bakery and Market: This shop is offering an abundance of pies including salted caramel apple, lemon meringue, chocolate chuck and apple cranberry. Orders ...

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Acclaimed Atlanta restaurant to be featured on PBS show ‘A Chef’s Life’

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Vivian Howard of “A Chef’s Life” / Photo by Josh Wolf

Chef Vivian Howard is on the road in the Southeast for the current season of “A Chef’s Life,” and she’ll be making a pit stop in Atlanta in an upcoming episode.

Airing at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 on GPB HDTV, the episode, titled “Persimmon Style,”  will feature Howard cooking at Gunshow, the acclaimed Glenwood Park restaurant from “Top Chef” alum and James Beard Award finalist Kevin Gillespie.

Filmed during Howard’s appearance at a Gunshow “Hired Guns” dinner last October, the show films Howard as she cooks for the restaurant’s ...

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Get a start on holiday shopping, eat brunch and mix drinks in a Midtown class and more in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Seed Kitchen & Bar is serving an anniversary three-course meal this week. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Enjoy a three-course dinner in Marietta. Mix drink. Head to Suwanne for a food and wine festival. 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 through Nov. 10: Seed Kitchen & Bar is serving an anniversary three-course meal with options such as Jonah crab toast with brioche, avocado and cured egg yolk; Maple Leaf Farms duck ...

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First Look: Italian restaurant Allora debuts at Twelve Hotel Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Allora Carbonara Pizza with Pancetta, Cracked Pepper, Mozzarella, Pecorino Romano, and a Farm Egg. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

Among the current wave of Italian restaurants popping up around Atlanta, Allora is the newest concept from Concentrics Restaurants, the group behind One Midtown Kitchen, Two Urban Licks, Tap and Parish.

Located inside Twelve Hotel Midtown at Atlantic Station, it replaces another Concentrics restaurant, Lobby Bar and Bistro, and moves executive chef Chris Maher, most recently the co-executive chef at One Midtown Kitchen, to a new starring role.

The remodeled space updates the dramatic circular bar, a leftover from Lobby, ...

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Get details about the new restaurant opening in Hotel Clermont next year

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tiny Lou executive chef Jeb Aldrich; director of restaurants Nick Hassiotis and Hotel Clermont general manager Alan Rae.

The storied Clermont Lounge recently reopened its doors, and the boutique hotel bearing its name is set to do the same next year,  complete with a brand new restaurant.

Hotel Clermont — previously the Clermont Motor Hotel — will open in spring 2018 at 789 Ponce de Leon Ave NE along with American-French brasserie Tiny Lou’s. Helmed by executive chef Jeb Aldrich and Hotel Clermont director of restaurants Nick Hassiotis, the spot will be managed by the Charleston-based Indigo Road Hospitality ...

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Manny’s Grant Park Pub will anchor Paces Properties Grant Park development

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Credit: Paces Properties

In early 2016, Paces Properties purchased the Grant Park property at 588 Woodward Ave., at the corner of Woodward Ave. and Boulevard, with long-term plans to add new restaurants and other amenities to the neighborhood.

Now comes word that Manny’s Grant Park Pub, a new bar and restaurant concept from longtime Atlanta barman Manuel Maloof, who is the grandson of the founder of Manuel’s Tavern, will anchor the development.

The project, which is taking over the former Stone Soup Kitchen and No Brakes bicycle shop spaces, is expected to open in late spring 2018.

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Where to buy Thanksgiving dinner to-go in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pre-order a Thanksgiving feast from Serpas True Food. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Planning a big Thanksgiving dinner is for the birds.

This year, stress-less and save time by ordering dinner to-go—from turkeys and all the trimmings to appetizer and desserts. Contact the following restaurants in Fulton, Cobb, North Fulton, Gwinnett and DeKalb counties to place your order for pick-up. Take it home and in an instant, dinner will be served.

Fulton County

Forgo spending the day in the kitchen this holiday season and pre-order a Thanksgiving feast featuring a roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, butternut squash soup, mixed fall green ...

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Get 50 percent off nachos today at this chain restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ready to celebrate National Nacho Day?

One chain restaurant is making it easy with a deal on the Tex-Mex favorite. On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina customers who order Stacked Nachos (made with seasoned ground beef over tortilla chips and refried beans, queso, sour cream, pico de gallo, pickled jalapenos and guacamole) or Grande Fajita Nachos (made with a choice of mesquite-grilled chicken or steak, tortilla chips, refried beans, melted cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo, pickled jalapenos and guacamole) on Nov. 6 will receive 50 percent off pricing.

No coupon or code needed, and the deal is available ...

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