Thursday, November 15, 2018

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For the Love of Ponce

Perhaps more than any stretch of pavement in the city, the expanse of Ponce de Leon Avenue between Mary Mac’s Tea Room and the Majestic Diner possesses the historic charm, the culinary creativity, and the total weirdness that makes Atlanta, well, Atlanta. Our ode to Ponce.
Where to eat on Thanksgiving in Atlanta what's open

Where to eat on Thanksgiving 2018 in Atlanta (or get turkey and fixings to-go)

Let these Atlanta restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day and offering Thanksgiving to-go meals help you feed your family so all that’s left on your to-do list is to be thankful.

You need chef Zeb Stevenson’s papaya squash pie on your Thanksgiving table

Chef Zeb Stevenson, formerly of Watershed, relies on Green Ola Acres’s papaya squash as the foundation of a savory pie that’s perfect for Thanksgiving. Although you can use different varieties for this recipe, papaya squash has the right amount of sweetness, complexity, and water content, and its distinct nuttiness makes it perfect for a pie.
Ecco Buckhead

First Look: How the new Ecco Buckhead is different from the Midtown original

After several months of construction, Ecco Buckhead will open its doors on Tuesday, November 13. The third outpost of this Fifth Group restaurant is a departure in design and menu offerings from the original location in Midtown.
Bully Boy Old Fourth Ward

First look: Bully Boy brings global coastal fare to Old Fourth Ward

Bully Boy, the newest venture from Concentrics Restaurants (Two Urban Licks, Parish, Molly B's) will be a celebration of coastal fare with global influences beyond just seafood. The restaurant is set to open in the former Nexto space in November with Two Urban Licks chef Michael Bertozzi at the helm. Here's a first look at what you'll find on the menu and at the decor.
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Review: Hattie B’s Hot Chicken delivers a fiery kick to Atlanta

As its name suggests, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken serves hot chicken, a style of bird born and perfected in Nashville (and, so far, unrivaled elsewhere) that’s coated in an earthy and fiery slick of spiced fryer oil after it’s been cooked to a golden crisp. Located on Moreland Avenue, Hattie B’s is Atlanta’s first Nashville hot chicken import.
The Brasserie at Bazati

The verdict on 3 newcomers to Atlanta’s dining scene

Our mini-reviews on the Brasserie at Bazati, a French-themed restaurant; Grant Park's Full Commission, a neighborhood spot with an all-purpose feel; and Decatur's Son of a Bear, a fun Korean joint.
Doughnut Dollies

Doughnut Dollies set to open its second location in West Midtown in January

Anna and Chris Gatti's doughnut shop made a splash in Marietta after opening its doors in 2015. The new shop, opening at 1963 Howell Mill Road, will be 625-square-feet and feature a walk-up window for people who have placed call-in orders.
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The best beer and wine pairings for your favorite football snacks, according to Atlanta experts

If you’ve been washing your favorite tailgate snacks down with watery beer, stop. We chatted with Perrine Prieur Gallardo, founder of Perrine’s Wine Shop in West Midtown, and Kraig Torres, owner of Hop City Craft Beer and Wine, about which beverages go best with game day food.
Christiane Chronicles

The Christiane Chronicles: Stop cooking my vegetables to death

The best carrot I ever ate wasn’t charred, blistered, sous-vided, dusted with ashes, or suffering any of the indignities chefs now routinely submit our vegetables to. The best carrot I ever ate came right out of the ground.
Chef Carla Hall Atlanta History Center

In her new book, Chef Carla Hall reclaims soul food: “It’s part of my DNA.”

For many years, chef Carla Hall resisted being called a soul food cook, but now she's fully embracing her Southern roots. The Nashville-born Top Chef alum, former Chew co-host, and culinary ambassador for the Smithsonian's Sweet Home Café stops by the Atlanta History Center to promote her new cookbook, Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration.

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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