Table Talk: Obama dines at the Varsity, the Peach Jam returns, and Travel Channel films Atlanta Food Trucks


Your weekly roundup of Atlanta’s biggest dining news

Get Delicious! talks Atlanta’s ‘Barbeque, Bacon, and Other Adventures in Meat’
Bearded renaissance man Jim Stacy of PBA30’s “Get Delicious!” went gallivanting across Atlanta in search of barbecue. Wyatt Williams caught up with the show’s co-producer to talk the latest meat trends in Atlanta and what viewers can expect. 

Atlanta Wine School expands in Dunwoody with Vino Venue
We’ll toast to this. A new wine concept featuring a wine bar, a wine store, and a demonstration kitchen offering Mediterranean small plates is coming to Dunwoody.

Stacking the H&F Burger against the Bocado Burger Stack
It’s burger time. Evan Mah looks at the similarities and differences between the H&F Burger and the Bocado Burger Stack, two of Atlanta’s greatest double-stacks.  

Peach Jam ’12: Let’s toast, or grill, our fave fruit
Deborah Geering gives a peachy outlook on this weekend with a number of events across Atlanta that celebrate Georgia’s favorite fruit.

Richard Blais double-header at HD1 and The Spence
As a sort of culinary experiment, Wyatt Williams and a friend visited both of Richard Blais’s restaurants — HD1 and The Spence — on the same day. What did they find?

President Obama dines at the Varsity
Don’t tell Michelle. President Obama made an executive decision to dine at The Varsity, where he ordered five chili dogs, four naked dogs, and one hamburger.

The Travel Channel Loves Atlanta Food Trucks
The Travel Channel filmed at the Atlanta Food Truck Park for a series that highlights street food around the world. 

Highland Bakery owner Stacey Eames named one of Buckhead’s rising stars in Simply Buckhead
Simply Buckhead spotlighted a number of talented Atlanta phenoms and named Stacey Eames one of Buckhead’s rising stars. Before Eames ran Highland Bakery, she was pushing a coffee cart around Piedmont Hospital.

ATL food personality Grace Lee purchases Las Palmeras
What Now Atlanta is reporting that Grace Lee of the restaurant site Atlanta G Spots has purchased Las Palmeras in Midtown. Lee has plans to give the restaurant and its menu a new look.

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