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A look ahead at Atlanta restaurants opening in 2010

ATL Food Chatter: December 21, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) As the New Year and the “teens” approach, there are at least five new spots slated to open in 2010 that should create some anticipation and optimism among Atlanta’s food fans. These restaurants promise to Read more...

Sex on wheels: A food truck coming to Atlanta?

Food trucks were one of 2009’s hottest food trends—in other cities. Ventures such as Korean taco sensation Kogi barbecue in Los Angeles and Washington DC’s Sweetflow frozen-yogurt-stand-on-wheels have captured fans and dollars. If local entrepreneur Andrew Capron can secure a license, Atlanta may see his barbecue truck with a racy name on the streets by mid-spring 2010. Read more...

Early details on Doty's Westside burger project

ATL Food Chatter: December 7, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Shaun Doty’s announcement that he is opening a burger joint on the Westside has created interested chatter in local food circles. Doty—formerly of Mumbo Jumbo and MidCity Cuisine and Read more...

New chef, new menu at One Midtown Kitchen

ATL Food Chatter: November 30, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Last month, One Midtown Kitchen, an early hit in Concentrics Hospitality’s stable of restaurants, unveiled a new chef, a n Read more...

The Atlanta Dining Outlook: A Designer’s Forecast

ATL Food Chatter: November 23, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) I chatted recently with Ed Seiber, president of Seiber Design, Inc., about his perspective on the future of Atlanta’s di Read more...

Downtown Dining: Not Just for Tourists

ATL Food Chatter: November 16, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Downtown has generally been regarded as Atlanta’s less inspired dining destinations—an area where only tourists or event attendees dine. However, in spite of the economic malaise that has sharply curt Read more...

Bistro Niko’s preview party: A gallic gala

ATL Food Chatter: November 9, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Atlanta’s food fanatics and trendsetters were feted in grand fashion at the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group’s soigné affair last Tuesday evening celebrating the opening of Bistro Niko, their Read more...

“Five Diamond” Chef Marc Ehrler Coming To Atlanta

ATL Food Chatter: November 2, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) According to Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), a chef with an impressive, international pedigree is headed to our town to helm the restaurant at the forthcoming Loews Atlanta ho Read more...

Lupe: A First Impression

ATL Food Chatter: October 26, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) “Keeping up with the times” is how Riccardo Ullio described his decision to convert his former Spanish-themed Cuerno space into Lupe, a ninety-seat Midtown Mexican taqueria, at a friends and family event last week. He explained how economic circumstances prompted the move from “a destination restaurant to a neighborhood place.” Read more...
 

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