Use a combo of charcoal and wood to create a hotter fire, and never press down on the meat
“I like a steak with personality,” says Tony Manns Jr. To him, no slab of meat fits that profile better than a ribeye, characterized by a generous marbling of fat that adds rich, robust flavor and juiciness.
Former NFL quarterback Nate Hybl is on a quest for quality, fast-casual grilled chicken
A former Oklahoma quarterback and Jacksonville Jaguars and Cleveland Browns player, Nate Hybl is opening a fast-casual restaurant called Gusto! in Brookwood October 31. Located at 1935 Peachtree Street, Gusto! asks guests to choose from a salad, brown rice bowl, or sandwich with either chicken, portabella mushrooms, or shrimp.
Owner Michael Patrick says a restaurant is in the works as well
Come February or March, Storico Fresco, the handmade pasta shop that opened in Buckhead last year, will move to a new location and expand its offerings to be more like an Italian grocery.
Airy, crispy pies baked in wood-fired ovens
Thirteen Pies will open in Buckhead Atlanta at 250 Buckhead Avenue on October 7. Serving lunch and dinner, this full-service pizza joint offers a menu of twelve designed pizzas ranging from wild mushroom and leek to garlic and sage white.
Super Pan or El Burro Pollo may be in the works
Perhaps best known for his now-defunct Latin restaurant Pura Vida, Hector Santiago is leaving his post as executive chef at Anne Quatrano’s Abattoir to work on developing his own restaurant at Ponce City Market. Joe Schafer, who recently departed from King & Duke, is replacing him. Scheduled to open in late spring 2015, Santiago’s Ponce […]
Spanish restaurant focuses on shared plates
Scheduled to open October 14 for dinner and October 20 for lunch, Gypsy Kitchen will focus on Spanish-inspired shared plates created by executive chef Randy Lewis.
Owner and chef Hank Johnson aims for expansion, franchising
Drive toward Decatur from Midtown on Ponce de Leon Avenue and you might notice a small brown building on the north side of the road with the initials TDH on it. Then again, you might not. Fit between a barber shop and a mechanic, across from Krispy Kreme, a food stand by the name of Tom, Dick & Hank quietly opened six weeks ago.
Local ready-to-cook-meals feature recipes from Linton Hopkins, Zeb Stevenson, and more
Garnish & Gather, a local company that creates weekly ready-to-cook meals (similar to Blue Apron and Peach Dish), has announced its chef lineup for the rest of 2014. Garnish & Gather packages ingredients for any of five different recipes a week, but once a month, it features a special recipe created by one of Atlanta’s top chefs.
iSWAT Development Day event this Saturday in Southwest Atlanta
On September 20 from 9 a.m. to noon, neighborhoods in Southwest Atlanta will host iSWAT Development Day, a collection of speeches and bus tours through the area that highlight redevelopment initiatives in an effort to attract chefs, restaurateurs, and grocers. Participants will meet at 884 Murphy Avenue.
Expect a free ice cream party to celebrate
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, the Ohio-based creamery that opened its first Atlanta location on the Westside last fall, will open two more outposts in the city this year. One, a standalone building, will sit just off Decatur Square at 545 North McDonough Street and open in late October. The other will fill a stall at Inman Park’s Krog Street Market and aim for a mid-October opening.