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Goodbye, Peachtree Road: Pop Icon Elton John’s Buckhead condo is available for $5M

One of the most successful solo musicians in history is leaving Atlanta, his home base since the early 1990s. As much as we hate to see him go, his art-filled, Architectural Digest-featured penthouse is now on the market for some lucky buyer. For just under $5 million, you could have the coveted views and 13,336 square feet to entertain in style like the “Tiny Dancer” singer.
Holeman & Finch Public House Review

Review: The new Holeman & Finch is less offal, but still pretty good

Fifteen years ago, a somewhat hidden South Buckhead gastropub became a local and national sensation, based on an approach to food and drink that made it one of the coolest culinary kids in town. But yesterday’s Holeman & Finch is not today’s Holeman & Finch.
Bar Ti Amo replaces Portofino in Buckhead

Tuscan restaurant Bar Ti Amo replaces Portofino in Buckhead

When Portofino closed last year, it took with it 22 years of fine dining history. Marco Betti, owner of Antica Posta and Sauce Buckhead pizza bar, hopes to create his own memories with the introduction of Bar Ti Amo in the space.

New dessert boutique, pop-ups, and “underground” tasting menu arrive at Atlas and the Garden Room

Fine dining restaurant Atlas and its sister spot, the Instagrammable Garden Room, are switching things up this summer with a variety of pop-ups around the St. Regis Hotel. A kitchen renovation caused the team to get creative in developing ways to continue serving guests, albeit in new places.

Prefecture, Atlanta’s first omakase steakhouse, opens in South Buckhead

Chef Sean Park is known for his omakase offerings at NoriFish in Sandy Springs. Soon, however, he hopes to be known for his omakase steak service at his newest restaurant, Prefecture Japanese Steakhouse, in South Buckhead.
Things we like: Arak

Things we like: Arak

When you order arak service at Zakia, a bottle is brought to you tableside on a golden cart—it’s an event, a presentation. “Would you like me to prepare this?” your server will ask before gently combining the spirit with cold water and ice, which is the traditional way to drink it. It’s a bit of a magic trick—the clear liquor turns a hazy white as soon as the other elements are added. This is because the essential oil of aniseed is soluble in alcohol but not in water.

Storico Vino to become Pachengo’s Mexican taqueria in late July

When the Storico team opened Italian focaccia bar concept Yeppa & Co. in February, they knew there was a good chance they’d cannibalize their own business from wine bar Storico Vino nearby. So, they started planning a new restaurant—something vastly different from what they’ve done at Storico Fresco and Forza Storico. Enter Pachengo’s, an elevated Mexican restaurant that will replace Storico Vino in late July.
Room Envy

Room Envy: A beachy retreat in Buckhead

This retreat channels both Florida’s Palm Beach and the French Riviera, although it belongs to a family home in Buckhead.

The Salty opens serving strawberry shortcake doughnuts and maple brown sugar cold brew

The Salty features eight to 10 doughnut flavors at each location at a time, in addition to other baked goods. Flavors vary by location and rotate every few weeks. Expect a brioche-based glazed, vanilla cake-based brown butter sea salt, cookie butter cake doughnuts, white chocolate chai, and strawberry shortcake doughnuts.

Carmel, the newest restaurant from Aziza’s Tal Baum, brings coastal cuisine to Buckhead Village

“It started as a love letter to the coast,” Tal Baum says. “It’s light and airy and welcoming. We want to bring you that sensation of liberation and relaxation [you get] when you’re on the coast.”

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