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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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Bantam + Biddy Lenox location to become a Mexican restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Business partners Lance Gummere (left) and Shaun Doty (right) are turning the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox Square into a taqueria.  / Photo credit: Mia Yakel.

Visitors to Lenox Square might do a double take next week when they walk past the Bantam + Biddy space at the Buckhead mall. That’s because business partners Shaun Doty and Lance Grummere are replacing their casual, chicken-centric eatery with a brand new concept: ATL Taco.

The change will occur Jan. 12 and will only affect the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox; no changes are anticipated at the chain’s locations in Ansley ...

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The gelato shop known for its rose-shaped scoops will open in Buckhead this weekend

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution


Credit: Amorino USA.

Buckhead is about to get the second location of a European gelato shop.

Amorino, known for its rose-shaped scoops of gelato and sorbet, will open its first Georgia brick-and-mortar location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta this Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Italian chain opened a location in Lenox Square Mall in 2016 and also has 200 locations in countries including France, England and Germany and U.S. cities including Chicago, Boston and New York City.

Amorino’s menu features gelato flavors such as Stracciatella, Tiramisu, Pistachio Verde di Bronte, and Mango Alfonso d’India, gluten-free flavors and cones, ...

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6 places to eat and party on New Year’s Eve in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Head to STK Atlanta for a fete featuring seasonal specials, drinks, music and more. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Eat, drink and be merry while toasting the old and ringing in 2018. The following six restaurants in metro Atlanta will offer a range of dining and festive options. All events will take place on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31.

St. Cecilia: Celebrate the upcoming year with a four-course menu that will begin with an amuse-bouche turnip and apple soup accompanied by caviar and pumpkin seeds. For the antipasti course, savor tuna crudo, Jonah lump crab or kompachi followed by pear and winter greens ravioli, spaghetti or risotto. Entree options ...

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Only one Atlanta Flip Burger left after Buckhead location closes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Flip Stack Burger / Photo from Flip Burger

And then there was one.

Flip Burger, the upscale burger joint started by “Top Chef” alum and former Atlanta resident Richard Blais, has closed its Buckhead location at 3655 Roswell Road:

The Roswell Road closure means only the original Flip Burger on Howell Mill Road remains — the Poncey-Highland location closed in 2015.

The first Flip opened in 2008 under Richard Blais, the “Top Chef” alum who also owned Midtown restaurant The Spence before it closed in 2015. Blais moved to San Diego from Atlanta several years ago to open ...

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Your favorite cupcake shop in Buckhead is giving away free cupcakes today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a free cupcake at Sprinkles in Buckhead today. Photo credit: Engelman & Co.

You could take your sweet time getting to Buckhead, but you may miss this dining deal.

In honor of National Cupcake Day, today, Friday, Dec. 15, the first 50 customers in line at Sprinkles will receive a free limited-edition strawberry Sprinkles cupcake topped with cream cheese frosting and rainbow sprinkles.

Treat yourself; show up early, get a free cupcake and have a happier Friday.

Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-846-1599, sprinkles.com.

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9 metro Atlanta bars serving up hot cocktails this season

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the classic hot toddy to mulled wine to wassail, here are nine Atlanta bars doling out warm cups of good cheer this season.

Hot Buttered Rum from S.O.S. Tiki Bar / Photo by Natasha Adams

Hot buttered rum

This warm drink dates back to the 18th-century and incorporates rum, hot water or hot cider, and a pat of butter or butter batter comprised of baking spices. While it leans on the richer side, if made properly, this warm cocktail can be surprisingly light on the palate as well as soothing. Sip the classic made with spiced rum, unsalted butter, ...

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Dolce Italian closing at Shops Buckhead Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Dolce dining room

One of the first restaurant to open in the Shops Buckhead Atlanta development will close its doors by the end of the year.

Dolce Italian, which opened in September 2015 and was the winner of Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant” hosted by Tom Colicchio, will close Dec. 30, according to a press release from John Meadow, founder and president of LDV Hospitality.

The group also owns Shops Buckhead concepts American Cut steakhouse and the Regent Cocktail Club, and also owned Corso Coffee, which closed earlier this year to make way for Revelator Coffee concept The Mourning ...

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20 great holiday restaurant gift card deals in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For each $100 gift card purchased, guests will receive an extra $20 at One Sushi + as well as other restaurants this holiday season. Photo credit: Tori Allen PR.

Did you make your list and check it twice?

For last minute gifts, consider gift cards from the following 20 metro Atlanta restaurants. With slew of bonus dollar deals, each will be a gift of something good to eat. And, if you’re wanting a treat for you, there’s that too; some bonus offers feature a second gift card so you can give and get a gift. All offers are available online ...

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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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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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Best events for metro Atlanta food lovers in December

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chefs Jennifer Hill Booker (from left) and Deborah VanTrece and mixologist Tiffanie Barriere will be part of a “Cocktails, Cuisine & Conversation” event on Dec. 4. / Contributed by Shelby Light

Eat, drink and be merry this month with food events that’ll teach you something while you chow down and imbibe.

Taste your way through the South with three culinary trailblazers

Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere and chefs Deborah VanTrece and Jennifer Hill Booker will prepare Southern-inspired small plates and craft cocktails as they talk about their experiences in the food service industry and the challenges African-American women face in the business ...

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New Brash Coffee location planned for Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

At Brash in West Midtown, cascara tea is brewed to order with the extra served in a sidecar. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

Small Westside coffeehouse Brash Coffee will open a second location in the heart of Buckhead next month. The forthcoming coffee shop will open next to Souper Jenny in the recently renovated Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW.

According to an Instagram post from the company, the new location will be nearly identical to the first, though it will be equipped with a Modbar espresso system. Pricey Modbar espresso machines house most of their components ...

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Take a look at the menus for Bar Americano, Bar Crema now open in Buckhead, and more Atlanta dining news

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pizza from Bar Americano / Photo courtesy of Bar Americano

November is ending with a bang for a growing Atlanta restaurant group.

Bar Americano and Bar Crema, two concepts from Ten Apart, the team behind The Mercury, The Pinewood and Proof Cocktail Syrups, is now open in Buckhead. The group also opened late-night taco spot Deep End earlier this month.

Located in the Andrews Square development (formerly known as the East Andrews Entertainment District), Bar Americano will serve as an Italian-inspired bar and restaurant offering pizza, pasta, sandwiches, salads, and main dishes, as well as a program featuring aperitivos, ...

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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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Nobu restaurant to open in Atlanta as part of Phipps Plaza expansion

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A rendering shows a new 12-story office tower, Nobu hotel and restaurant and a 60,000-square-foot Life Time fitness complex. / Photo contributed by Simon

A Japanese restaurant that’s a favorite with celebrities will set up shop in Atlanta.

Nobu Atlanta Restaurant will open as part of the Nobu Hotel at the Phipps Plaza mixed-use development in Buckhead.

The expansion, which will roll out in phases through 2020, will also feature an office tower and fitness complex. The restaurant will operate in a 10,000 square-foot space.

The restaurant and hotel have a star pedigree; founding Nobu investors include actor and director ...

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