Tag Archives: Restaurants

Beer Pick: Red Brick Sea Otter Stout

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sea Otter Stout. Red Brick Brewing Co.

Atlanta’s Red Brick Brick Brewing Co. has been partnering with the Georgia Aquarium to create limited edition offerings with the goal of bringing attention to the Aquarium and its mission.

The the third in the series is Sea Otter Stout, a roasty American stout brewed to celebrate one of the Aquarium’s most beloved animals, the Southern sea otter.

A portion of the sales will go towards Georgia Aquarium’s Southern sea otter research and preservation efforts.

And with that in mind, Sea Otter Stout is this week’s Beer Pick.

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Giveaway: Win a $100 Gift Certificate to Mistral KoP

Source: AroundMainLine.com -- Food

The meaning of Mistral derives from a strong Mediterranean wind that sweeps through, bringing fresh air and clearing weather to those sailing upon the sea. Now the Main Line region and western burbs of Philly can enjoy the talents of Chef Scott Anderson and his culinary team as they embrace the chance to create ever-changing, seasonal offerings that can be adjusted to the prevailing winds of their unsurpassed creativity and taste.

Mistral restaurant opened to much acclaim on March 1st this year in the King of Prussia Mall–across from Neiman Marcus. It is the sister restaurant of the original Mistral ...

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Atlanta weather: Which metro Atlanta restaurants are open or closed?

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The dusting of snow — more in some places — is making it beautiful out there. Road conditions, though — that’s a different story.

Find out which Atlanta restaurants are closing early because of the weather, and keep checking back for more updates.

Get the latest on weather conditions at ajc.com.

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The guide to buying the perfect gift for every food (and drink) lover in your life

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Everyone needs to eat (and drink), right? Which means that no matter who you’re buying presents for this holiday season, there’s bound to be a foodie gift that’ll be perfect for them. Keep reading to find out what to get everyone on your “nice” list (and some gifts for the “naughty” ones, too).

Salud! Cooking School is offered inside Whole Foods Market in Johns Creek and Whole Foods Market at Avalon in Alpharetta. Photo courtesy of Alpharetta CVB.

If they’re cooking newbies…

Get them something that’ll give them the confidence to whip up something new in the kitchen (a great ...

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Partnership between Scofflaw Brewing and BrewDog USA announced

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Scofflaw Brewing Co. beer. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Atlanta’s rapidly expanding Scofflaw Brewing Co. has announced a new partnership agreement with BrewDog, the international brewery and pub chain based in Scotland. The agreement will give Scofflaw access to the brewing and canning operation at BrewDog USA’s new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters near Columbus, Ohio.

More details from the press release from Scofflaw:

Scofflaw will use exclusive access to the eco-friendly Ohio brewery to expand production of its canned beer for distribution in Georgia. The one-year agreement enables BrewDog to utilize excess brewing capacity while the company, which is celebrated for its ...

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Find out how to win one year of sandwiches from this chain restaurant tomorrow

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Cinnabon six-pack could get you free sandwiches for a year. Photo credit: Schlotzsky’s.

Tomorrow will be a great day for a six-pack.

Schlotzsky’s, a chain restaurant that offers sandwiches, Cinnabons, pizzas and more, will celebrate guest appreciation day by offering one free small Original Sandwich each week for a year to the first 100 people who purchase a Cinnabon six-pack Dec. 9. This offer is available at metro Atlanta locations at Cumberland, Alpharetta, Duluth, Marietta and Woodstock.

All locations are also offering meals — sandwich, drink and chips — for $5 all day tomorrow.

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These 3 Atlanta restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 2017 list of best restaurants in America

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sushi at Umi in Buckhead. / AJC file photo

Whittling down the list of best restaurants in the country is no small task, but reservation site OpenTable thinks its users are up to the challenge.

Its list of best restaurants in the country — generated by diner reviews collected from Nov. 1 2016-Oct. 31, 2017 — includes three Atlanta entries, which all happen to be located in Buckhead:

Bones: The steakhouse, in business since 1979, was recently named to Business Insider’s list of expensive steakhouses worth the price.

La Grotta: Serving up Northern Italian pastas and other Italian dishes since ...

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Little Pearl will be a coffee shop and wine bar like no other in Washington

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Little Pearl chef B.J. Lieberman has created a gravlax sandwich that’s an homage to the Swan Oyster Depot, the historic seafood counter in San Francisco where the kitchen layers cured salmon on a slice of sourdough. It’s a lovely nod to the city’s famous bread. “It plays to my Jewish sensibilities,” says Lieberman, who will […]

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5 places to buy Christmas ham in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Photo courtesy of The Fresh Market

Between gift shopping and holiday parties, it can be difficult to find time to cook the perfect Christmas dinner. Let the professionals take something off your plate — or, more accurately, put something on your plate — and handle the main course. Here are five places to buy Christmas ham in Atlanta this holiday season.

The Fresh Market

The Fresh Market’s spiral sliced ham is available year-round, but it tastes best paired with Christmas cheer. The ham is double-glazed with honey and baked sugar then smoked over hickory hardwood. Serve eight to 10 ...

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STATS Brewpub launches house-brewed beers and new menu

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

STATS Brewpub brewer Austin Edwards. Credit: Tori Allen.

STATS Brewpub is now officially serving its own beers, created by brewmaster Austin Edwards. The restaurant was converted to a brewpub earlier this summer by adding a full-scale brewery on the lower level, and revamping its menu to pair with the new beers.
Guests can now sample six house-brewed beers for $6 each in addition to other imported, local and craft beers. The new beers include:
Atlanta Brewnited Pale Ale – A copper colored, clean and crisp pale ale with moderate to high bitterness
Bushwood IPA –  An East Coast IPA with ...

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This new fast-casual Indian restaurant serves spicy rice bowls and masala gin and tonics

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Ordering at Rasa, a new fast-casual restaurant opening Wednesday in Navy Yard, will probably feel familiar: Pick your base, choose a topping, finish things off with a sauce. Some ingredients, like tikki, podi and kokum, though, may feel a little new. The restaurant is one of the few in the area serving Indian food in the Chipotle-style manner, […]

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Free boneless wings all day in Midtown today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free boneless wings all day at Wing Zone in Atlanta. Photo credit: No Limit Agency.

Wing Zone is giving away five free boneless wings at all U.S. locations including the restaurant on the campus of Georgia Tech today. The company is highlighting their new Korean Q flavor, but also raising money for the Ben Abercrombie Fund hosted by the family’s community church in Hoover, Alabama. Ben is the son of Marty Abercrombie, who owns two restaurant locations in Alabama. During Ben’s first collegiate game with Harvard University this past September, he was paralyzed from the neck down and is now undergoing ...

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We tried the ‘veggie burger that bleeds’ – find out what we thought

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Imossible Burger and salad from The Counter in Roswell. / Photo by Erica Hernandez

The Impossible Burger — known as ‘the veggie burger that bleeds — became available in Atlanta for the first time earlier this month, good news for those who love beef but are trying to eat less of it and vegetarians who miss a big, juicy burger.

But does the plant-based vegan patty — made of water, plant proteins, coconut oil and heme, a natural molecule that gives burgers their distinctive taste and is also found in plants — live up to they hype? We ...

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Off the Menu: Scampi, From Altamarea Group Alumnus, Opens in Flatiron District

Source: NY Times Food

The restaurateur Joe Campanale opens a wine-focused spot in Park Slope, Victoria Blamey leaves Chumley’s, and other restaurant news.

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These are the top dining picks in Atlanta for 2017, according to Eater

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

It’s December, which means it’s time for everyone’s best-of lists and awards.

Food website Eater announced its Eater Award winners today, recognizing restaurants, chefs, and other hospitality experts in 24 cities around the world. The awards also include national categories including #Brand of the Year (KFC) and Media Personality of the Year (Chrissy Teigen).

In Atlanta, the winners ranged from a brand new lounge to a much-lauded barbecue restaurant:

A full array of meats and sides at B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue in Riverside. CONTRIBUTED BY MIA YAKEL

Restaurant of the Year: B’s Cracklin’ BBQ

The second barbecue spot from Bryan ...

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes at il Giallo Osteria & Bar. Photo credit: he Rosen Group Atlanta.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends at the following four restaurants. Menus items will be available on Sunday, Dec. 24.

Ellet’s Steakhouse: Start a new Christmas Eve tradition where someone else does all the work. Choose from the full dinner menu or seasonal specials like table-side carved roast beef with freshly grated horseradish or croquembouche. Wine and cocktails will be available by the glass.
2605 Circle 75 Pkwy., Atlanta. 678-996-5344, c-ellets.com.

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Bacon giveaway in Atlanta and Alpharetta, holiday events for kids and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wahoo! Grill will host its annual breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Free bacon today and tomorrow. Breakfast with Santa events. 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.

Dec. 5 – 6: Spread cheer, the bacon way. Applegate, a natural and organic meat brand, will feature The Bacon Express, a pop-up food truck that will distribute free bacon outside Whole Foods in Alpharetta (2800 Old Milton ...

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Duke’s Grocery is opening a second, bigger location in Foggy Bottom

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Proper Burger lovers rejoice: Duke’s Grocery is opening a location of the British-inspired restaurant in Foggy Bottom. Set to debut in late 2018, the new locale will be the largest yet of the Duke’s concepts, which also includes the family-friendly Duke’s Counter across from the National Zoo. Fans will recognize many of the menu items, including the white […]

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Revelator Coffee concept now open in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Interior of Mourning Dove Cafe. / Photo courtesy of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

A new coffee shop has taken up residence at Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Mourning Dove Coffee, from Birmingham, Ala.-based Revelator Coffee, opened over the weekend in the upscale shopping complex at 3065 Peachtree Road NE. It replaces Corso Coffee, which closed in August.

The shop will offer a coffee program similar to other Revelator locations, with alcohol and food also being offered.

Andrea Kirshtein, who previously served as a pastry chef at Empire State South, will serve as a managing partner.

Revelator, which announced earlier this year that ...

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Your Parents Will Love These 23 Philly Restaurants

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

A visit from the parents can be stressful, no matter how great your relationship is. But even the happiest family outings can run into trouble when […]

The post Your Parents Will Love These 23 Philly Restaurants appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Longtime Roswell restaurant to close next week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pancakes are on the menu at Public House in Roswell. / Photo from the Public House Facebook page

A Roswell Square restaurant that has been open in some iteration since the 1970s is shutting its doors next week.

Public House, located at 605 Atlanta St., announced the closure on its Facebook page over the weekend:

General manager David Wood said the building’s landlord had a “different vision” for the building, leading to the sudden closure.

The restaurant, which started as a Peasant eatery in the mid-197os eventually became a Public House, focused on fine dining. Breakfast chain J. Christopher’s acquired ...

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