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13 Must-try doughnut shops in Atlanta

13 Must-try doughnut shops in metro Atlanta

Looking for great doughnut shops in metro Atlanta? Whether you’re craving a classic doughnut with a simple glaze or artisanal treats fit for Instagram, these Atlanta shops know their way around fried dough. Here are 13 to try.
Epicurean Atlanta Hotel

Culinary tourism hits a high with the Epicurean Atlanta hotel, now open in Midtown

Featuring three restaurants, themed accommodations, and a 2,000-square-foot theater designed for Food Network-style cooking classes, the hotel targets anyone with a refined palate—be it tourists or locals.
Alon's Phipps Plaza

Alon’s Bakery & Market opens a third location at Phipps Plaza

Alon Balshan is bringing his handmade pastries, fresh-baked breads, and gourmet sandwiches to Buckhead. A 5,300-square-foot Alon’s has taken over part of the former Twist restaurant space facing Peachtree Road in Phipps Plaza.

Grindhouse team to open an al fresco BeltLine bar in Reynoldstown

Alex Brounstein and Johnny Farrow, of Grindhouse Killer Burgers, and real estate mogul Merritt Lancaster have teamed up on a two-story restaurant and bar located at the former home of Stein Steel & Supply. The unnamed concept will be beverage-focused and serve lunch Thursday through Sunday and dinner nightly.
Rodney Scott's Whole Hog BBQ

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ, Antiguo Lobo, and Lamb Shack

New ’cue from a legendary pitmaster, and this month’s pop-up highlight: a sweet turn from two professional dancers
Tum Pok Pok

Review: Tum Pok Pok is one of Atlanta’s newest Thai restaurants—and its best

With the opening earlier this year of Tum Pok Pok, Buford Highway finally gets what it deserves: a superior Thai place that doesn’t pander to Western palates.
Happy Seed La Semilla

Happy Seed pop-up founders to open full-service vegan restaurant, La Semilla

Sophia Marchese and Reid Trapani have been hosting Happy Seed pop-ups for the past couple of years, primarily at A Mano and Buena Vida in Old Fourth Ward. After garnering quite a following, the duo have signed a lease for their first brick-and-mortar, a full-service vegan restaurant called La Semilla, slated to open in March 2022.
Robby Astrove

For forager Robby Astrove, Atlanta isn’t just a city in a forest. It’s a city in an orchard.

On a stroll through Oakland Cemetery, Robby Astrove rubs a bush and notes that it’s sage. Around the corner, he notices lemon thyme growing among the plots; we stop for a taste with the city as a backdrop. There’s food everywhere, he says.
Humble Mumble Atlanta

Chef Justin Dixon departs Wonderkid to focus on his Humble Mumble pop-up

Wonderkid’s opening chef Justin Dixon is leaving the restaurant to focus on his Humble Mumble pop-up. He’ll start serving his sandwiches for lunch and “Atlanta cuisine” for dinner at a variety of locations around the city next month.
Breakfast at Barney's Brunch Atlanta

4 Great New Brunch Spots in Metro Atlanta

Gold-dusted pancakes, fish and grits, Veuve Clicquot on ice: Local restaurateurs have opened a spate of buzzy brunch spots over the past year.

Tum Pok Pok owner opens Asian fusion spot Yao in Dunwoody

Opening August 26, Yao blends Thai, Chinese, and Japanese flavors in small plates designed for sharing.

3. Masterpiece

Rui Liu, a certified master chef from northeastern China, came to America on an O-1 visa given only to “individuals with extraordinary achievement.” Just wait til you bite into the more than 100 dishes on his menu.

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