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South City Kitchen’s new Avalon location will serve daily breakfast

Source: Atlanta Magazine

South City Kitchen AvalonCourtesy of the Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry South City Kitchen is bringing its elegant Southern fare to Alpharetta on January 16. Part of the new Hotel at Avalon, the Fifth Group restaurant’s fourth location (other outposts are in Midtown, Buckhead, and Vinings) will have something none of the others do: a daily breakfast offering. Starting January 17 and created by chef David Gross, formerly of the W Hotel Buckhead, the menu will include a stacked chicken biscuit with Gouda, pecan-smoked bacon, and apple butter; and avocado toast on whole grain H&F bread topped with poached eggs ...

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Popular Mexican restaurant to open its second location in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The guacamole and salsa tasting at Alma Cocina. Alma Cocina will open a Buckhead location in mid-2019. / Photo by Fifth Group Restaurants

By Becca Godwin

Fifth Group Restaurants announced Wednesday plans to open a second location of Alma Cocina, its Mexican and Latin American concept with an original location in downtown Atlanta.

The new, 7,000-square-foot Alma Cocina is set to open in mid-2019 in the former Bricktop’s space at the Terminus development in Buckhead.

“Buckhead has been a major area of growth for Fifth Group in the past several years – we opened South City Kitchen Buckhead in 2016 ...

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Where to eat on Thanksgiving 2017 in Atlanta (or get your turkey to-go)

Source: Atlanta Magazine

You can order D.B.A.’s turkey to-go before Thanksgiving.Photograph courtesy of D.B.A. Whether you prefer to dine out or host at home, it’s time you let someone else do the heavy lifting. These Atlanta restaurants are serving your favorite traditional (and not-so-traditional) Thanksgiving foods. Dine-in 103 West Big appetite? Choose your appetizer and then nosh on turkey and trimmings served family-style. After the meal, the sides will be replenished and packed up for guests to enjoy at home the next day. There’s a four-guest minimum, and the cost is $84 per adult, $36 for ages 7-12, and free for kids 6 ...

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Three events for tomato lovers to enjoy this month

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

It’s tomato season. Celebrate with these events./Photo credit: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.

Tomato lovers rejoice! July is full of tomato-themed events to enjoy.

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival– The ninth annual festival returns to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park on Sunday, July 16. Created by chef and restauranteur Ford Fry, the festival brings together the South’s top chefs, mixologists and local farmers to celebrate local, organically grown food.

TomatoJam at South City Kitchen Vinings- South City Kitchen Vinings is celebrating the tomato with its annual special menu, TomatoJam. The offerings on this limited-time menu include tomato pie with bacon ...

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How to make South City Kitchen’s shrimp and grits

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The rustic texture and toasty corn flavor of stone-ground grits bear little resemblance to the bland porridge of Jason Starnes’s youth. At South City Kitchen, he uses a 50/50 blend of earthy, yellow grits from Mills Farm in Athens and sweeter-tasting white grits from Riverview Farms in Ranger. Slow cooking and constant stirring bring out the natural starch and create an ultra-creamy consistency. Starnes pairs them with shrimp, housemade Tasso ham, and smoked tomato-poblano gravy. “There are a million ways to go with grits,” he says.  1 Pour 3 cups water and 1 cup heavy cream—any more will make the ...

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How to make South City Kitchen’s shrimp and grits

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The rustic texture and toasty corn flavor of stone-ground grits bear little resemblance to the bland porridge of Jason Starnes’s youth. At South City Kitchen, he uses a 50/50 blend of earthy, yellow grits from Mills Farm in Athens and sweeter-tasting white grits from Riverview Farms in Ranger. Slow cooking and constant stirring bring out the natural starch and create an ultra-creamy consistency. Starnes pairs them with shrimp, housemade Tasso ham, and smoked tomato-poblano gravy. “There are a million ways to go with grits,” he says.  1 Pour 3 cups water and 1 cup heavy cream—any more will make the ...

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The best bets for dining in Atlanta May 30 – June 3

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chocolate Caramel Angel Pie from the South City Kitchen bake shop. South City Kitchen recently opened a location in Buckhead.  (BECKY STEIN PHOTOGRAPHY)

Whether you want to check out the newest location of one of Atlanta’s beloved restaurants, sip stellar vino at a popular wine bar or join in the she-bang that is the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, this week promises food- and drink-filled fun for everyone. Here are our four top dining picks.

Check out the new South City Kitchen in Buckhead

The third location of the iconic South City Kitchen outpost is now open for lunch and ...

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Pig out: 7 restaurants with perfect pork sandwiches in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Photo credit: Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta

Smoked. Braised. Pulled. Those words are recipes for a good pork sandwich, and the following metro Atlanta restaurants will tantalize your taste buds with the perfect pork sandwich—plus a few favorite fixings on the side.

Smokebelly BBQ: With a pig as part of its logo, it is pretty obvious that pork plays an important role at this Buckhead restaurant. Stop in for their classic pulled pork sandwich with pickles. For a nominal charge, guests can add a side like pig’s tail mac ’n cheese.

Twenty-Two Storys: Despite the name, this bar is ...

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$10 – $25 off at One.midtown kitchen, TWO urban licks, South City Kitchen and more

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: Alma Cocina

Photo credit: Alma Cocina

Savor and save this summer with enticing dollars-off deals at several metro Atlanta restaurants.

Fifth Group Restaurants is offering $10 – $20 off e-gift cards from Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19 during their “Double Up Your Summer” promotion. This half off deal is valid at all their restaurants including South City Kitchen, Ecco, Alma Cocina and Lure. Here’s the full list of deals to indulge in:

  • $30 of food and drink at South City Kitchen Midtown for $15
  • $30 of food and drink at South City Kitchen Vinings for $15
  • $40 of food and ...

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Eater Maps: Readers’ Picks for Fried Chicken in Atlanta

Source: Eater Atlanta

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We recently conducted an open thread, asking readers to comment, email, and tweet us with their picks for the best fried chicken in Atlanta. After a lively discussion and choices sent in through various mediums, we’ve come up with a list of 10 favorites. From old school to upscale, our map covers some of the city’s best examples of the Southern staple. Don’t see your favorite? Let us know in the comments or via the tipline.

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Pick 5: Local Tomatoes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pick 5: Local TomatoesLa Tavola’s speck-wrapped monkfish with grilled peach panzanella (photo credit Scott Long)
Earlier this week, we got some tips from farmers about this season’s tomato crop in Georgia. Now that you’ve got the scoop from the farms, let’s turn to the dining scene and see how chefs are tossing together tomatoes. La Tavola’s “TomatoFeast” is under way, where executive chef Brent Banda was able to use many techniques with the tomato while keeping its essence.
“The inspiration for the Tomatofeast menu comes from the ability to bring Italy to Atlanta and feature our local farmers. It gives the ...

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