Margaritas will be the specialty at Guac y Margys / Photo from the Guac y Margys Facebook page
Get ready to chip, dip and sip just off the Beltline this summer.
Guac y Margys is set to open at 661 Auburn Ave. #120 on the bottom floor of the Residences at Studioplex in late May, just off the Eastside Beltline. The spot is keeping it simple during the week with a menu offering 10 different margaritas and guacamole, salsa and queso with chips, according to co-owner David Barton. Look for a more expanded food menu on the weekends.
Banshee is being launched by former employees of Ford Fry restaurants and Wrecking Bar, including partner and general manager Peter Chvala, partner and executive chef Nolan Wynn and partner/bar managers Katie McDonald and Faielle Stocco.
A Banshee is defined as a spirit that is said to visit a home before someone who lives there is about to die.
The craft beer destination from former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele and his veteran beer business partners Carey Falcone and Bob Powers includes a state-of-the-art production brewery, a pilot brewery and a restaurant, all housed in a stunning facility overlooking the Beltline.
The interior of Babette’s Cafe / Photo contributed by Adrienne Harris
Looking for some romance this Valentine’s Day or beyond? One site says two Georgia restaurants are among the top eateries in the country where love is in the air.
Restaurant reservation site OpenTable has released its list of 100 most romantic restaurants in the U.S., as determined by 12 million verified OpenTable diner reviews collected between Dec. 2016 and Nov. 2017. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of ...
It’s National Pizza Day, and there are plenty of restaurants that are here to help you save some dough. Fancy yourself a pizzaiolo in the making? We’ve also got recipes for you to craft the perfect pie at your place. Read on for deals, some of our favorite spots for pizza, pizza news and recipes.
Deals at local restaurants
Want to win free pizza for a month? The recently opened The Local Pizzaiolo has a contest that can help you do just that.
You can enter three ways:
1) Follow them on Instagram and tag your favorite pizza loving friend.
The Sweet Jane doughnut at Doughnut Dollies is messy, but worth it – a plain doughnut is overfilled with vanilla cream and covered in powdered sugar. / CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS
A popular Marietta doughnut shop is taking its sweet treats ITP.
Doughnut Dollies — which Chris and Anna Gatti opened in the downstairs space of their Canvas Cafe & Bakery in 2015 — is set to open a second location on Howell Mill Road in the Collier Hills area by June, according to Anna Gatti.
The doughnut shop — named for the Red Cross volunteers who delivered doughnuts and ...
Enjoy the Steak for One dinner at Torched Hop Brewing Company / Photo from Torched Hop Brewing Company
If the trappings of Valentine’s Day make you roll your eyes, several metro Atlanta bars and restaurants are hosting events that’ll help you celebrate in your own way.
Grab your gals
Celebrate the ladies in your life with this Pre-Galentine’s Day Waffles and Bellinis Brunch at Hampton + Hudson, offering Bellini specials as well as family-style waffle boards with toppings, a photo booth and sweet treats.
Old Fourth Distillery is turning its tasting room into the Locker Room starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Atlanta Business Chronicle first reported. The club is named for the private clubs that popped up around Atlanta during the early 1900s, when alcohol was locked up and only served to members.
Open, wait, crack. Those are the instructions printed on the foil wrapper covering new Magnum crackable ice cream tubs. A cracking chocolate shell meant to be broken and swirled into the ice cream make for a sweet treat similar to Magnum bars but doled out by the spoonful. We tried dark chocolate with raspberry, milk chocolate with vanilla and white chocolate with vanilla — watch the video below to find out what we thought.
The elote creamed corn at DAS BBQ captures the flavor and flair of Mexican street corn. / CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS
Dish of the Week: Elote Creamed Corn at DAS BBQ
The elote creamed corn at DAS BBQ isn’t your grandad’s creamed corn. If you think of creamed corn as the watery, bland side dish dumped from a can and sitting untouched on the cafeteria buffet, be prepared to have your eyes opened at this Westside smokehouse.
The name itself reveals the inspiration for the flavors in DAS BBQ’s version. Elote is the Mexican street corn roasted on a ...
Get free cuppings Saturday mornings at East Pole Coffee Co. Photo credit: Blue Hominy PR.
Get free cuppings Saturday mornings. Kids will be able to decorate cards, get a free mini milkshake and more. 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.
Thursday, Feb. 8: 101 Steak will host a five-course pairing dinner featuring wines from around the world from 7-10 p.m. The dinner will start with a reception featuring East and West Coast ...
Get $2 tacos every Tuesdays at Babalu Tapas & Tacos. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.
It takes two to get this deal.
Babalu Tapas & Tacos offers $2 tacos every Tuesday during lunch and dinner hours. Taco options include pork, vegetable, spice seared saku tuna and braised short rib. This dining deal is available for dine-in guests only.
New Orleans is a short flight from Atlanta, but if you’re not able to make the trip to Mardi Gras central this year, there are plenty of places in metro Atlanta to celebrate Fat Tuesday (Feb. 13) with drinks and food.
BBQ shrimp at Hugo’s Oyster Bar / Photo from the Hugo’s Oyster Bar Facebook page
Big Easy Grille: There’ll be two opportunities to celebrate at this Mardi Gras-themed restaurant, which is hosting crawfish boils on Feb. 10 and 13 with food and drink specials, beads and live music.
Fried Chicken and beer are featured on the menu at Mary Hoopa’s House of Fried Chicken & Oysters / Photo by Mia Yakel
The wait is over.
Mary Hoopa’s House of Fried Chicken & Oysters operated in soft open mode over the weekend in the 2nd + Hosea development in East Lake, and is open for regular hours starting today, Feb. 5. The restaurant is the latest from Robert Phalen, the owner and executive chef of popular Inman Park spot One Eared Stag.
The eatery — which has been in the works since late 2016 — stays true to its ...
Green lentil pasta. Edamame pasta. Chickpea pasta. All organic and all delicious. Who knew pasta could be so yummy it needed no sauce at all? That’s what we agreed when we tried the chickpea spaghetti from Explore Cuisine. It was fun to see that the only ingredient in the edamame spaghetti is edamame. And interesting to note that each serving has 24 grams of protein and only 20 carbs. It has the springiest texture of the bunch. We only tried three but there are rice pastas and black bean pastas and more. We’re looking ...
Indulge in a three-course dinner for two for $24.95 and more at HOBNOB on Mondays. Photo credit: Brandon Amato.
Make Monday a date night.
Start a new weekly traditional with your favorite friend or lover: date night at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern. Couples can enjoy a three-course dinner inclusive of a salad, choice of burgers or pizza and cobbler for dessert from 5-10 p.m. Mondays for $24.95. Guests can also order additional items from the menu a la carte. 1551 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-968-2288, hobnobatlanta.com.
804 Town Blvd., Brookhaven. 404-464-8971.
Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week:
Pizza at Wild Slice / Photo from the Wild Slice Facebook page
Family-friendly Wild Slice is open in Roswell at 580 E. Crossville Road, ScoopOTP first reported. The restaurant’s menu offers a variety of made-to-order pizzas, baked sandwiches, paninis, pastas, salads and gluten-free options. All items are offered in kid-sized portions at half the price. The restaurant says on its website that it “puts equally as much thought into the kids as the adults.”
La Calavera Bakery is set to open a location in ...
Larb from Snackboxe Bistro / Photo from the Snackboxe Bistro Facebook page
A taste of Laos is set to open tomorrow in Doraville.
Snackboxe Bistro, which will be open for lunch and dinner, will offer a variety of Lao street food including noodle soups, a variety of salads (papaya, shrimp and a meat salad known as larb), sausages, beef jerky, wings, pork skewers and other casual fare inflected with Laotian flavor, as well as drinks and traditional desserts
The eatery is owned and operated by husband and wife Vanh Sengaphone and Thip Athakhanh, who decided to open it after ...
Dantanna’s Buckhead location offers 50-cent chilled shrimp and $1 oysters. Photo credit: Caren West PR.
A couple of quarters go a long way today.
Dantanna’s Buckhead location offers 50-cent chilled shrimp and $1 oysters from 4-6 p.m. Fridays. Bring friends; this deal is too awesome to indulge in alone. Buckhead – Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Road, N.E., Atlanta. 404-760-8873.
The fermentation company will feature a kombucha bar and fermentation marketplace that will sell fermented food and beverage products including Golda kombucha as well as Wade’s Pure Abundance Cashew Cheese. The 6,000 square-foot warehouse will house areas for production, tastings and retail and will allow customers to taste, ...
If cocktails are a part of your Valentine’s Day celebration, check out this list of vibrant red and pink-hued potions that are easy to fall in love with. Whether you spend the moment with your significant other or friends, treat yourself with one of these liquid lovelies.
Your relationship shouldn’t be bitter, but your drink can be. Bar Americano beverage manager Julian Goglia uses Martini Reserva Speciale Bitter, a product new to the Atlanta market, for what he calls a “wrong Negroni.” “Sbagliato” translates to mistaken, and refers to replacing gin with bubbles. ...
Get $1 food deals at Hugo’s Oyster Bar on Super Bowl Sunday. Photo credit: Green Olive Media.
Are you ready for football? Do you enjoy meeting other fans, rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles or New England Patriots and eating good food at even better prices? The following eight restaurants will offer dining deals to keep you full, entertainment to keep you energized (flat screen TVs, anyone?) and savings in your pocket, especially with several all-you-can-eat options. All specials will be available on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4.
Dantanna’s: The Buckhead location will offer reserve seating — guests can choose ...