Real Fix Pizzeria to bring family-friendly dining to downtown Roswell
Real Fix Pizzeria, a new concept by the guys behind Opulent, Little Alley Steak, and Salt Factory Pub, is set to open in downtown Roswell later this spring. Restaurateurs Hicham Azhari and Fikret Kovac and culinary director Bob McDonough named the casual spot Fix, as in “getting your pizza fix.” Fix is also Kovac’s nickname. Designed to be family-friendly, Real Fix Pizzeria will serve New York-style, Neapolitan, and fried pizza for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
Bartender Greg Best’s hangover cure? Chick-fil-A or a lot of eggs
Ticonderoga Club's Greg Best discusses New Orleans, a cocktail trend he's over, and his favorite dive bar.
Arianne Fielder leaves Seven Lamps, starts at Article 14 next week
Arianne Fielder, head “mixtress” and beverage manager at Seven Lamps has left the Buckhead establishment, Eater Atlanta reports. She will take over as head mixologist and beverage manager at Midtown’s Article 14 next week. This change comes at a notable time, as Article 14’s sister restaurant, Olmsted, recently decided to become a private events space, leaving its “power lunches” to Article 14, which also serves dinner.
Ford Fry signs on as Justin Bieber’s personal chef
In a rather strange turn of events, executive chef and restaurateur Ford Fry—the man behind St. Cecilia, King Duke, the Optimist, No. 246, and JCT Kitchen—has signed on as Justin Bieber’s personal chef for the next three months.
Hugh Acheson on the difference between “real” and “fake” Southern food
Empire State South chef Hugh Acheson reveals the one dish he wishes he knew how to cook, his favorite cookbooks, and why he hates Jell-O.
What’s the craziest thing El Super Pan’s Hector Santiago has ever butchered?
El Super Pan's Hector Santiago discusses Top Chef, Spam, and the problem with culinary school now.
7 restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner
Maybe you’re too tired to haul a turkey from the store and into your oven or you don’t want to dirty the kitchen before Black Friday. Either way, you have choices this coming Thanksgiving. Below are seven restaurants that will be open next week. Reservations are highly recommended.
Shucks and Common Quarter open, Rathbun’s offers cooking classes, and more
Common Quarter begins serving
The East Cobb restaurant from the Local Three and Muss & Turner's crew kicks off service tonight, offering the likes of crawfish rolls, cauliflower risotto, Low Country bouillabaisse, rabbit stroganoff, fried apple pie, and more. According to UrbanDaddy, Common Quarter embraces its theme to the core, with Savannah-style gas lamps and an oversize map of St. Simons.
Gerry Klaskala of Aria talks Atlas at the St. Regis
Walking through the construction site at the St. Regis Atlanta—a mess of concrete and dust that will soon be transformed into upscale American restaurant Atlas—you can tell consulting chef and restaurateur Gerry Klaskala is excited. He practically skips around the room, painting a vivid picture of the space, which he describes as having a modern country club vibe.
What’s the worst dish Gunshow’s Kevin Gillespie has ever made?
Kevin Gillespie discusses fried chicken, hunting, and the weirdest thing about being on Top Chef.