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Fresh on the Scene: Donetto, ARI Korean Steakhouse, Muchacho

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The frittelle antipasti at DonettoPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Donetto West Midtown needs more destination restaurants, and Donetto—part of Steve Palmer’s Indigo Road Hospitality Group (Oak Steakhouse, Colletta, O-Ku Sushi)—brings Tuscan food to a glam dining room directly across from Miller Union. Giant cuts of meat, a strength for a company known for solid if not particularly innovative food and great service, combine with accomplished mixology in a huge former industrial space with an open kitchen and a sexy bar. Partner and executive chef Michael Perez’s appetizers are lively; try the grilled aged Provolone or the squiggly frittelle mixed with ...

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Steve Palmer’s Sukoshi will be the first tenant at new food hall Main & Main

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A rendering of the Grove green space at Main & Main in Colony SquareCourtesy of Beyer Blinder Belle and Lord Aeck Sargent Colony Square was ahead of its time when it broke ground as the Southeast’s first mixed-use development in 1968, but stop by the building’s food court today and you’ll find the dining options are fairly limited (a Moe’s, a Chick-fil-A, among a few others). Steve Palmer, the man behind Oak Steakhouse, Colleta, and O-Ku, is looking to change that. He’s consulting on a new food hall called Main & Main, opening on the corner of Peachtree and 14th ...

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More details emerge on food hall coming to Midtown’s Colony Square

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Food hall Main & Main will open in Colony Square in Midtown in the fall of 2019. / Rendering by Beyer Blinder Belle and Lord Aeck Sargent

Real estate development company North American Properties announced yesterday that it will be transforming 28,000 square feet of space at Colony Square in Midtown into a food hall called Main & Main. 

Today, North American Properties managing partner Mark Toro provided more details about the scope of the project, which will bring some twelve to fifteen purveyors to the food hall, along with revitalized indoor and outdoor spaces that will be the site ...

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Jeb Aldrich will be the Clermont Hotel’s executive chef

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Jeb Aldrich, 34, will run the French brasserie at the Clermont Hotel, which is slated to open in January 2018.Photograph by Our Labor of Love Jeb Aldrich finished working with his father, Jay Swift, at Noble Fin the last week of June. Since then, he’s spent some time in Charleston, working in some of Steven Palmer’s restaurants “to get to know the culture” of the Indigo Road, because that’s the group that will run the food and beverage program at the renovated Clermont Hotel. Aldrich will be the executive chef of the hotel’s yet-to-be-named restaurant as well as its rooftop ...

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Jeb Aldrich will be the Clermont Hotel’s executive chef

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Jeb Aldrich, 34, will run the French brasserie at the Clermont Hotel, which is slated to open in January 2018.Photograph by Our Labor of Love Jeb Aldrich finished working with his father, Jay Swift, at Noble Fin the last week of June. Since then, he’s spent some time in Charleston, working in some of Steven Palmer’s restaurants “to get to know the culture” of the Indigo Road, because that’s the group that will run the food and beverage program at the renovated Clermont Hotel. Aldrich will be the executive chef of the hotel’s yet-to-be-named restaurant as well as its rooftop ...

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Indigo Road’s Steve Palmer wants to help Atlanta restaurant workers battle substance abuse

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Steve Palmer owns over fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and, Tennessee.Photograph by Andrew Stephen Cebulka The Indigo Road Restaurant Group’s Steve Palmer, an Atlanta native, owns fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia—including Atlanta’s Oak Steakhouse, Colletta, and O-Ku. Palmer says his most important work, though, is for Ben’s Friends. The 501(c)(3) is named for chef Ben Murray, Palmer’s friend and colleague who battled addiction and depression. Murray ultimately committed suicide last year, and Palmer founded Ben’s Friends soon after. “At its core, it’s a group of people who have a ...

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Indigo Road’s Steve Palmer wants to help Atlanta restaurant workers battle substance abuse

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Steve Palmer owns over fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and, Tennessee.Photograph by Andrew Stephen Cebulka The Indigo Road Restaurant Group’s Steve Palmer, an Atlanta native, owns fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia—including Atlanta’s Oak Steakhouse, Colletta, and O-Ku. Palmer says his most important work, though, is for Ben’s Friends. The 501(c)(3) is named for chef Ben Murray, Palmer’s friend and colleague who battled addiction and depression. Murray ultimately committed suicide last year, and Palmer founded Ben’s Friends soon after. “At its core, it’s a group of people who have a ...

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Indigo Road’s Steve Palmer wants to help Atlanta restaurant workers battle substance abuse

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Steve Palmer owns over fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and, Tennessee.Photograph by Andrew Stephen Cebulka The Indigo Road Restaurant Group’s Steve Palmer, an Atlanta native, owns fifteen bars and restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia—including Atlanta’s Oak Steakhouse, Colletta, and O-Ku. Palmer says his most important work, though, is for Ben’s Friends. The 501(c)(3) is named for chef Ben Murray, Palmer’s friend and colleague who battled addiction and depression. Murray ultimately committed suicide last year, and Palmer founded Ben’s Friends soon after. “At its core, it’s a group of people who have a ...

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Tuscan restaurant Donetto to open on the Westside in May

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A rendering of DonettoCourtesy of David Thompson Architect The Indigo Road restaurant group is opening its fourth restaurant in metro Atlanta and its second on the Westside. Led by Colletta executive chef Mike Perez, Donetto will serve Tuscan cuisine at 976 Brady Avenue across from Miller Union. “I love Italy. We rent a house there every year,” says Indigo Road founder Steve Palmer. “Nothing says sharing food at a table more than Italian food. That’s the spirit: good friends getting together sharing.” Unlike sister restaurant Colletta, Donetto will not have a pizza oven. Instead, it will focus on pasta and ...

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Tuscan restaurant Donetto to open on the Westside in May

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A rendering of DonettoCourtesy of David Thompson Architect The Indigo Road restaurant group is opening its fourth restaurant in metro Atlanta and its second on the Westside. Led by Colletta executive chef Mike Perez, Donetto will serve Tuscan cuisine at 976 Brady Avenue across from Miller Union. “I love Italy. We rent a house there every year,” says Indigo Road founder Steve Palmer. “Nothing says sharing food at a table more than Italian food. That’s the spirit: good friends getting together sharing.” Unlike sister restaurant Colletta, Donetto will not have a pizza oven. Instead, it will focus on pasta and ...

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Japanese concept O-Ku opens on Atlanta’s Westside

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Japanese concept O-Ku is located at in Midtown’s Westside Ironworks building at 1085 Howell Mill Road. Photo credit: O-Ku Atlanta.

Japanese concept O-Ku is located at in Midtown’s Westside Ironworks building at 1085 Howell Mill Road. Photo credit: O-Ku Atlanta.

Modern Japanese concept O-Ku Atlanta is opening doors for dinner today, Dec. 17.

The upscale restaurant, located in Midtown’s Westside Ironworks building at 1085 Howell Mill Road, is the latest addition from restaurateur Steve Palmer’s Indigo Road Restaurant Group, which recently expanded to Georgia with the opening of Colletta and a second location for Oak Steakhouse. Both are located in mixed-use development Avalon in Alpharetta. (Three more restaurants will open in Avalon by spring 2016.)

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Fundraiser: Dinner, Porsche raffle and competition judged by Ford Fry, Steve Palmer and Steve Simon

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: City of Refuge

Photo credit: City of Refuge

Dinner in the City will be an inaugural benefit featuring a three-course dinner prepared by alumni of 180° Kitchen, the culinary educational facility of City of Refuge, plus a chef’s competition judged by industry experts Ford Fry of Rocket Farm Restaurants, Steve Palmer of the Indigo Road Restaurant Group and Steve Simon of Fifth Group.

Two teams will prepare the evening’s meal. Guests will enjoy a half-portion size appetizer, entrée and dessert; post dinner, guests will cast their votes to determine the winning team.

In addition to the culinary excitement, City of ...

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