Many years in the making, the Chattahoochee Food Works food hall is now open. Curated by Food Network host Andrew Zimmern and Robert Montwaid, founder of the Gansevoort Market in New York City, the food hall boasts 31 vendors opening gradually throughout the coming months.
With its dim lights and European affectations, the Atlanta coffeehouse was practice for adulthood
The midcentury supper club reimagined, Mediterranean meets Mexican in Brookwood Hills, and Todd Richards’s soulful new spot.
“The last year has been pretty challenging industry-wide for full-service dining,” Lennox says. “Muchacho has been showing consistent growth for the last couple years. It was bursting at the seams. Golden Eagle was moving in the other direction.”
Chef Scotley Innis combines his Jamaican background and Southern experiences with Asian and African influences to create a menu full of unique dishes.
Few chefs have had as big an influence on the way I eat as David Sweeney. His innovative Edgewood Avenue restaurant, Dynamic Dish, may have lasted a scant three years—from 2007 to 2010—but it earned a place in the city’s pantheon of meaningful dining experiences.
“Virginia-Highland just got stale; it needed a refresh,” says Gene Kansas, a cultural developer and founder of Gene Kansas Commercial Real Estate. “Atlantans wanted current places to go on dates and take their children. [Virginia-Highland] didn’t have what they wanted and needed, so the community went elsewhere.”
After much success with fine-dining restaurant Lazy Betty, chef-partners Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips are planning a very different eatery on the Westside—a modern Vietnamese spot called Juniper Cafe.