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The Ponce de Leon Avenue den of cool never stopped being revolutionary. 8Arm's new chef, Maricela Vega, has made it even more deliciously subversive.
Community Farmers Markets—a nonprofit network that likely includes at least one of your favorite Atlanta farmers markets—is hosting its inaugural Red Clay Soirée fundraising gala on Friday, November 10. The event will feature chefs from Kimball House, 8 Arm, the General Muir, Rising Sun, El Super Pan, and other favorite Atlanta restaurants.
After more than 40 years of professional dining experience, I can safely say this: The later you eat, the worse you are likely to eat.
This was supposed to be the year that Nhan Le stepped away from the kitchen and focused on growing the mini dining empire that he and partner, chef Angus Brown, were building. Those plans shifted when Brown passed away on January 4. Le talks to us about what's next for their restaurants.
The chef at 8Arm was found dead Wednesday morning. He was 35. "I can't believe it. We lost him."
For Southerners, the humble biscuit is a foodstuff as hotly debated as barbecue or fried chicken. Ask someone where to get a good biscuit in the Atlanta, and you'll get recommendations with passionate proclamations on the benefits of lard, shortening, or butter. Let me make things easy for you—just go to 8ARM.
There have been a lot of rumors about what to expect from 8ARM, Angus Brown and the Nhan Le’s new restaurant at 710 Ponce de Leon Ave. But Brown himself now says it’s a full-service restaurant with a straightforward menu focused on Japanese-style simplicity.
The bun on that famous H&F cheeseburger? The bread for that banner cheesesteak at Fred's Meat & Bread? You can thank Rob Alexander for both—and a whole lot more.