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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.
I’ve always had a thing for spoons—their shape, their size, their depth, the roundness of their bowls. But far too often, I am given the wrong kind of spoon—if I get one at all. Plus, praise for Mary Ingersoll-Weeks and Alon’s Bakery's cheese counter.
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.
When Alon Balshan left Israel, he was 25 years old and his bank account—which was his pocket—contained 500 American dollars. He made his way to Atlanta and, in 1992, opened his bakery in Morningside. We talked to Balshan about his culinary roots and his time in the South.
These beautiful and tasty treats that will take the pressure off anyone with less-than-stellar baking skills—and get some gifts out of the way, too. Holidays, handled.
Reservations Required: Atlanta Food Events, July 23-29, Tomato Prix-Fixe at Haven, Sockeye Salmon Dinner at Canoe, Peg Leg Porker at Fox Bros.
All-You-Can-Eat Pizza at Alon’s in Dunwoody on Mon., July 23 Alon’s Bakery & Market in Dunwoody recently installed a new wood burning pizza oven and now offers weekly all-you-can-eat pizza nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Monday. The cost is $12 per adult and free for children four and younger.
Sometimes I feel like a walking, talking French cliche. Pessimist? Check. Contrarian? Check. Obsessed with cheese? Check! I can’t remember a time when I didn’t eat cheese, and while I would rather die than drink a sip of milk, I have internalized the sentiment of immortal epicurean Brillat-Savarin that “a meal without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”