Friday, March 22, 2019

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Whole Foods Midtown Atlanta opens April 5

Rooftop brunch, multiple bars, yoga, and a veggie butcher: What to expect at Whole Foods Midtown

On April 5, the Southeast's largest Whole Foods will open on 14th Street in Midtown, boasting food carts, a coffee-and-wine bar, sunrise yoga on the roof, exclusive local items, a bike tune-up area, giant Jenga, and more.
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An ode to Southern slaw dogs

It took a while for me to appreciate the joy of a boiled hot dog in a warmed bun, topped with biting yellow mustard that’s the perfect foil to sweet, tangy, creamy coleslaw. Slaw dogs first popped up in West Virginia in the early 1920s and became popular in that region during the Great Depression, when hot dogs and cabbage were affordable for most struggling families.
Pancake Social Atlanta menu

Anne Quatrano walks us through the menu for Pancake Social

Pancake Social cofounder Anne Quatrano takes us on a tour of the menu for Ponce City Market's new all-day breakfast spot, where you can order dishes such as puffy Dutch baby pancakes and buckwheat pancakes with chocolate chips and cocoa nibs.

The rise of Southwest Atlanta’s food scene

Darius Williams's Greens & Gravy, D Cafe, Pink Cole's Slutty Vegan, Monday Night Brewing's Garage, and much more. Southwest Atlanta's food scene has become a resurgence of black-owned businesses built to cater to the community.
Pinky Cole Slutty Vegan Atlanta

How Pinky Cole used Instagram to make Slutty Vegan’s burgers a viral hit IRL

In just nine short months, Pinky Cole, a former television producer, took Westview's Slutty Vegan from a commercial kitchen to a food truck to a line-forming, celebrity-championed phenomenon. How Instagram played a major role.
Giving Kitchen earns Humanitarian of the Year award from James Beard Foundation

Giving Kitchen named James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year

Atlantans already know this, but the James Beard Foundation has made it even more clear: The work that Giving Kitchen is doing in Atlanta is some of the most important food-related philanthropic work in the country.

A new Spanish tapas spot, Buena Vida, is set to open on the BeltLine later this year

Adam Berlin and Juan Calle, owners of Big Sky Buckhead, are opening Buena Vida Tapas & Sol on the ground floor of the North and Line apartment complex in Old Fourth Ward in late 2019.
Atlanta Food and Wine Fest 2019

What’s new at this year’s Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Themed this year as "Off the Eaten Path," expect a brand new location for the tasting tents, a kickoff event focused on late-night bites, and classes focused on unexpected pairings, like pancakes and beer.
Grocery store eats: Mediterranean Bakery

Three Atlanta grocery stores where you can have a sit-down meal

If you’re looking for an exceptional—and cheap and fast—sit-down meal, you might do better to skip a restaurant and hit up a grocery store. From Manila Mart to Supermercado Chicago to Your DeKalb Farmers Market, here are three more of our favorite spots for simultaneously filling your cart and your belly.
Harvesting Georgia oysters legislation

It could soon be legal to harvest oysters in Georgia—but why is the proposed law so murky?

The nearly identical House Bill 501 and Senate Bill 182 recently passed their respective chambers—which bodes well for passage of legislation to make harvesting oysters legal in Georgia. But the regulations in the bills—which are intended to usher in a new oyster era—may stifle rather than kickstart the resurgence.
Grandma Pie O4W Pizza Nina & Rafi

The grandma pie is coming to Nina & Rafi for one night

ITP fans of Anthony Spina's grandma pie were heartbroken when he announced it wouldn't be served at Nina & Rafi. But the restaurant has promised to bring the grandma pie back for one-night-only pop-ups, the first of which is in March.

1. Staplehouse

Two years after we gave it four out of four stars, Staplehouse is still on top.

2. Miller Union

Few chefs celebrate the region like Steven Satterfield does. He loves Georgia and accepts—with glee—what its soil gives him.

3. Masterpiece

As long as Rui Liu's fermented long beans with “streaky pork” and fish braised in chili oil are on the menu, Masterpiece's crowds won’t wane.

4. Spring

Spring's dining room is intimate— just 14 tables—and Brian So’s cooking is technical, restrained, even reverent.

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