Tag Archives: Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market taps chef Hugh Acheson for winter dish at Roast restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Slow-Roasted Annatto Pork Bowl by Georgia chef Hugh Acheson will debut at Whole Foods Market’s The Roast restaurant Jan. 16. / Photo credit: Whole Foods Market

By Becca Godwin

The Roast’s winter menu will feature a signature dish from celebrity chef Hugh Acheson.

The fast-casual eatery adjoining Whole Foods Market in Midtown focuses on the Brazilian style of grilled meat known as churrasco. It always features a bowl created by an influential chef on its seasonal menus. The latest features Acheson’s creation, Slow-Roasted Annatto Pork Bowl, which debuts Monday. The dish, priced at $13, includes parsley farro with roasted ...

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Interesting People With Interests

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Hobbies are good for you

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The latest wine and dine action in Chamblee

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chamblee wine shop Le Caveau will close at the end of July.

Le Caveau, a wine shop in Chamblee, will be closing at month’s end.

The store, located at 5256 Peachtree Road, is currently selling its remaining inventory at a discount. Wines are 20 percent off, accessories are also marked down and fixtures are also for sale. Le Caveau could stay open as late as July 30, but will shutter earlier if its wares are all sold, said an employee.

While Le Caveau, which opened in 2010, is closing for good, numerous other food- and drink-related businesses on and ...

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First Look: The Roast debuts fast-casual dining at Whole Foods

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chimichurri Beef bowl, Crispy Cauliflower bowl, and Peachy Duck Buck Mule cocktail at The Roast./ Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

While the news nationally is the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods, here in Atlanta it’s the opening of The Roast, a new fast-casual restaurant located adjacent to the recently remodeled Whole Foods Market on Ponce De Leon Avenue, near Ponce City Market.

Positioned as a first-of-its-kind dining concept for Whole Foods, the Brazilian-style churrasco offers a variety of build your own bowls, with fire-roasted proteins and vegetables, greens, grains and signature sauces, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

There are ...

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Six culinary summer camps for kids

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For rising 3rd – 6th graders, one of several cooking camps offered at the MJCCA is Cooking Capers, where campers prepare and eat delicious appetizers, main courses like pasta, and desserts from Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Israel./Photo courtesy of MJCCA

School is out. Kids are home for the summer. And parents are scrambling to find ways to keep them busy. Metro Atlanta has a host of activities that can entertain kids no matter their interests, including various hands-on camps and classes that get kids engaged in the kitchen.

Tired of hearing, “Mom, I’m bored?” Sign him up. By the ...

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Six culinary summer camps for kids

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For rising 3rd – 6th graders, one of several cooking camps offered at the MJCCA is Cooking Capers, where campers prepare and eat delicious appetizers, main courses like pasta, and desserts from Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Israel./Photo courtesy of MJCCA

School is out. Kids are home for the summer. And parents are scrambling to find ways to keep them busy. Metro Atlanta has a host of activities that can entertain kids no matter their interests, including various hands-on camps and classes that get kids engaged in the kitchen.

Tired of hearing, “Mom, I’m bored?” Sign him up. By the ...

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Summer-long ice cream pop-up now open in Marietta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

High Road Craft Ice Cream is operating a pop-up ice cream shop in Marietta this summer. 

If you find yourself in a northern Atlanta ‘burb this summer and in need of a cool, frosty treat, local ice cream company High Road has you covered.

High Road has teamed up with Whole Foods Market to offer a pop-up ice cream shop outside the Whole Foods Merchant’s Walk location at 1311 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta.

Every weekend throughout summer, High Road will set up its stand to offer ice cream cups, cones, sundaes, floats and more. Specials this weekend include an ...

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Whole Foods to open free-standing restaurant in Midtown on June 1

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

On June 1, Whole Foods Market will open free-standing restaurant The Roast adjacent to its location on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown.

Whole Foods Market is about to open its first ever free-standing restaurant. And it happens to be in Atlanta.

Called The Roast, the 48-seat eatery sits adjacent to the store’s renovated and expanded location at 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown. It opens to the public June 1.

Open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., The Roast will be a fast-casual eatery focused on churrasco, Brazilian-style grilled meat.

Customers can use digital ordering kiosks ...

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Midtown’s Whole Foods Market will open a fast-casual Brazilian restaurant this spring

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Come May, you’ll have another reason to spend more time and money at Whole Foods. The health-conscious organic grocery store is continuing the expansion and renovation of its 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue location with a fast-casual Brazilian restaurant. Tentatively titled the Roast, the restaurant will be the first of its kind for the company. “We’re excited to introduce this new restaurant concept to Whole Foods Market and the Midtown community. We’re putting a fast-casual spin on a typical Brazilian churrasco concept,” says Quentin Arndt, Whole Foods Market South region prepared foods coordinator. “Customers will select a protein and build out their ...

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Midtown’s Whole Foods Market will open a fast-casual Brazilian restaurant this spring

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Come May, you’ll have another reason to spend more time and money at Whole Foods. The health-conscious organic grocery store is continuing the expansion and renovation of its 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue location with a fast-casual Brazilian restaurant. Tentatively titled the Roast, the restaurant will be the first of its kind for the company. “We’re excited to introduce this new restaurant concept to Whole Foods Market and the Midtown community. We’re putting a fast-casual spin on a typical Brazilian Churrasco concept,” says Quentin Arndt, Whole Foods Market South region prepared foods coordinator. “Customers will select a protein and build out their ...

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Buy This: 3 Atlanta-made products for healthier eating in 2017

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Try a spoonful of Super Topper, a line of nuts, seeds, dried fruit and spices, on yogurt for a delicious, healthy snack.

Did you vow to eat better in 2017? Check out these three local products that will keep you on the whole foods track – even when a snack attack strikes.

Good Habit Super Toppers

If eating a better breakfast is on your list of resolutions, oatmeal is an excellent source of fiber, and plain yogurt delivers a nice dose of protein. But let’s admit it: by themselves, they can be a bit boring. Toppings like nuts, seeds and ...

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3-day grand reopening party at Whole Foods Market in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Now that the dust has settled, Whole Foods Market on Ponce de Leon Ave. in Midtown Atlanta will host a three-day grand reopening party with gifts, music, beer and more from Thursday, Nov. 3 – Sunday, Nov. 6. Each day, guests will be treated to a variety of freebies including free coffee and donuts, popsicles from Pop Stars ATL, craft for kids, live music, DJs, a hog roast and local brewery tap takeovers. The first 500 customers on Nov. 3 will also receive commemorative shopping bags. For the full details, click here. Wondering what’s new and cool at this ...

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Whole Foods “365” Store – Competitor to Trader Joe’s – Confirmed For Just North of Decatur

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

It’s the Whole Foods/Trader Joe’s news you’ve been waiting for!  Here’s the release from the folks at Whole Foods… 365 by Whole Foods Market™, a concept grocery store that provides simple, affordable and convenient everyday shopping without sacrificing the quality standards and dedication to food transparency that Whole Foods Market pioneered, has chosen Decatur, Georgia […]

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Where to buy fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: White Oak Pastures

It’s better to be an early bird, especially the fresh kind.

Opt for an organic, pastured-raised turkey from a local farmer or fresh, but frozen one this holiday season. While you may have to reserve your bird or visit a farmer’s market, it can be worth the investment—literally—since shopping locally helps the community. Plus, you can feel confident that your fresh turkey will not contain additives unlike the typical, store-bought frozen turkey, which may be injected with up to 12-percent of a solution containing ingredients like sugar, salt and artificial flavorings. The easiest way to ...

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Food, fitness and free: Whole Foods Market, Escorpion and others offer free yoga, salsa lessons and belly dancing

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: Escorpion

Photo credit: Escorpion

With free strengthening and dance classes, dining at the following places will keep you fed and fit.

Escorpion: Kick start your weekend with dinner and dancing at this regionally-inspired Mexican tequila bar and cantina in Midtown, which features food faves like quesadillas, tamales and molcajete. At 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, the restaurant will host a live band and offer free salsa lessons.

Whole Foods Market: In all likelihood, you’re shopping and eating here because you appreciate the selection of natural and organic foods, right? And, it helps that you can taste almost everything in ...

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Report: Whole Foods Scouting For Store in the Decatur Area

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

A report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle this morning about Whole Foods opening a new store at Peachtree Crossing in Chamblee includes this little nugget… Whole Foods is also scouting for another store in the Decatur area and possibly the Cumberland Galleria, according to people familiar with the talks. With 600 new apartments being built in […]

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EaterWire: Goddesses of Food; Gowanus Whole Foods’ Opening Date

Source: Eater NY

Shin-Tsujimura-thumb.jpgR.I.P — Chef Shin Tsujimura of Nobu 57 passed away earlier today. He worked with with Nobu Matsuhisa and that world class team for almost 20 years. Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern files a post in honor of his friend: “[H]e fed me like a son. Always remembering my favorites, always making sure I ate whatever had come right in that afternoon and always making sure I ate something new. He delighted in that. The hospitality business is all about taking care of people’s happiness, being responsible for it while they are under your roof. Shin Tsujimura ...

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