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Maricela Vega 8Arm tortilla pop-up dinner

8Arm’s Maricela Vega is hosting a dinner to help restore the culture of the tortilla

8Arm chef Maricela Vega will be preparing a dinner on September 16 that weds the techniques and ingredients of ancient and modern Mexico. Her goal is to raise funds for a masa-making machine and, eventually, a brick-and-mortar shop that sells fresh, heirloom masa and tortillas.
Fina WIld Heaven West End

Wild Heaven’s new West End brewery is designed for snacking

Wild Heaven opened its new, 21,600-square-foot brewery in West End's Lee + White development and, along with it, Fina, a counter-service spot where you can order nachos, tacos, Mexican pizzas, and plenty of snacks.
Fresh on the Scene: The Deer and the Dove

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Wood’s Chapel BBQ, Sceptre Brewing Arts, the Deer and the Dove

Decatur Square's newest restaurant, The Deer and the Dove, East Atlanta Village has a new brewery, Sceptre Brewing Arts, and Summerhill has another reason to be Atlanta's big next dining neighborhood with Wood's Chapel BBQ.

Son of a Bear closes after service today, but new restaurant Salaryman opens next weekend

Michael Lo and George Yu are closing their Korean restaurant Son of a Bear in Oakhurst after service on Saturday, September 7, in order to focus on a new Japanese-Korean spot called Salaryman.
Review: Hai Authentic Chinese

Review: With Urban Wu and Hai Authentic Chinese, two legit Sichuan restaurants arrive in town

The best Sichuan restaurants in the metro area have always been OTP. Now come two new Sichuan options more proximate to intowners, which means many of us can more conveniently satiate our hot and numbing Sichuan desires.

Review: Little Rey, Ford Fry’s first fast-casual spot, proves there’s little he can’t do

Little Rey is Ford Fry’s 16th restaurant in his empire. Simpler than Superica and the El Felix, his other Tex-Mex blockbusters, this fast-casual spot primarily serves wood-roasted chicken, tacos, and margaritas on tap.

Where to eat late at night in Atlanta? Ask a bartender

We followed Bon Ton’s bar manager for a few hours of gluttonous consumption—from customized cocktails to a mega-quesadilla—at his favorite post-shift haunts.
Trader Vic's Atlanta

Why Atlanta boasts one of the last Trader Vic’s tiki bars in the U.S.

Atlanta’s Trader Vic’s is a living museum to a bygone era in American dining as tiki culture and its breezy libations are rebranded for the modern drinker.

Are canned cocktails worth it? An Atlanta bartender tries local brands.

We enlisted Kendall Dreyer, lead bartender at Poor Hendrix, to taste-test a few of Tip Top Proper Cocktails and Post Meridiem Spirit Company's canned cocktails and speculate on their place in cocktail culture.
Seoul Chikin Korean fried chicken pop-up

A pop-up specializing in Korean fried chicken stops by Ponce City Market

It was her mother's Korean fried chicken recipe, and a "growing obsession to show everyone just how out-of-this-world it is,” that inspired marketing consultant Stephanie Watson to become a chef.
R. Thomas

As a misfit teen, R. Thomas was my late-night savior

No other place came as close to satisfying my simultaneous yearnings for discovery and acceptance as this weirdly tropical and uncharacteristically health-focused restaurant. When I found R. Thomas, it didn’t fit in, and I therefore believed in my teenage heart that it was just like me.

2. Staplehouse

Staplehouse is a fine-dining experience as innovative as it is unfussy.

1. Miller Union

At Miller Union, Georgia native Steven Satterfield gathers every misguided notion about Southern food and tosses them in the compost heap.

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.

4. Spring

In 2016, a clever little restaurant sprang onto the scene and broke all the rules.

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