Home Tags Restaurant Eugene

Tag: Restaurant Eugene

Restaurant Eugene hosts 6-course Georgia wine dinner next Wednesday

For two years Juan Cortés, the head sommelier at Restaurant Eugene, has been looking to host a wine dinner featuring Georgia wine. It's finally happening—next Wednesday, September 2, at 7 p.m. featuring Frogtown Cellars and Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery.

The Cockentrice

As I listened to Kevin Ouzts, the very affable chef-owner of Krog Street Market’s the Cockentrice, describe how he makes a number of dishes on the menu, I thought what I did during my dinners there: Is this a new form of extreme eating?

Restaurant: Restaurant Eugene

Few restaurants get better with age, but as Linton and Gina Hopkins celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their flagship venture, it’s clear that they’ve become an exception. In an intimate setting that exudes confidence and class, the ever-evolving menu is an exercise in Southern pride and original cooking.

In season: white Albas and local pecan truffles land on fall menus

Costing as much as $200 an ounce, white truffles are the diamond of fall produce. Hailing from select parts of Europe—primarily France and Italy—the small round bulbs are prized for their pungent fragrance and subtle earthy notes. When restaurants can’t afford them, many turn to pecan groves, which yield pecan truffles year-round in the Southeast region of the United States.

High on the Vine: You literally need a crowbar to open this sparkling rosé from Slovenia

Unless you're that guy, you probably aren’t drinking Champagne regularly. The drink of kings that dates back to the Roman Empire, Champagne is one of the few beverages of the world that carries an...

Restaurant Eugene turns ten, Brian Jones promoted to chef de cuisine

Restaurant Eugene turns ten this year and with it comes more change for Linton Hopkins’ growing empire. Chef de cuisine Jason Paolini was recently promoted to executive director of culinary for Resurgens Hospitality Group (Restaurant Eugene, Holeman & Finch Public House, and Eugene Kitchen), leaving the chef de cuisine spot open for former sous chef Brian Jones (as Eater announced last week). In addition, Alex Ruwe has been promoted to director of service, overseeing both Restaurant Eugene and Holeman & Finch. We spoke with Jones about his plans for Restaurant Eugene and the continual evolution of the restaurant.

Check, please: Bill Addison’s final list of favorite Atlanta restaurants

Forks up, y’all: We’ll soon witness an unprecedented surge of restaurant openings in Atlanta. It’s about time.

High on the Vine: My favorite wines of 2013

This year I explored more wine shops and delved into more wine lists than my wallet preferred. As happens when one delves into any subject matter seriously, patterns start to emerge. You notice certain bottles and varietals cropping up around town both on store shelves and on restaurant menus. You know when a distributor is trying to move product by selling cases of wine at discounted prices to various shops (queue an email from multiple wine shops alerting you to a special deal). You also know when you're drinking something that nobody else carries.

High on the Vine: Sparkling wine for the holidays

The grin stretching across Juan Cortes' face was unmistakable. The sommelier at Restaurant Eugene was smitten. "Just holding these bottles makes me very happy," he beamed. Such is the alluring power of Champagne and sparkling wines.

21. Indulge in a fantasy 
Southern feast

To nibble: “In Jars” 
at Empire State South, an array of spreads served in mini Mason-glass crocks—that typically includes deviled ham, trout mousse, pickles, pimento cheese topped with bacon marmalade, and boiled peanut hummus.

Follow Us

67,614FansLike
126,739FollowersFollow
493,957FollowersFollow