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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.
Review: District M brings ambitious, high-end Japanese to Sandy Springs
Located in the slick Modera complex, District M was a smart move by chef Jackie Chang, who previously worked at high-style, minimalist Umi in Buckhead and dramatic, crowd-pleasing O-Ku on the Westside.
Review: At Lazy Betty, a modern tasting-menu restaurant finds a home in Candler Park
Lazy Betty specializes in the thrill of high-end sensory delights—at an equally high price tag.
Review: Japanese barbecue chain Gyu-Kaku gives Atlantic Station some dining cred
Given the dearth of decent dining options at Atlantic Station, Gyu-Kaku stands out from the other chains. It’s your best bet for a pre-movie steak and beer.
Review: Nina & Rafi’s Detroit Red-Top is Atlanta’s new pizza obsession
O4W Pizza owner Anthony Spina has returned to Atlanta with a new concept: Nina & Rafi. Atlantans had been eagerly anticipating the Grandma Pie’s homecoming, but it isn't on Nina & Rafi’s menu. Could his Detroit Red Top possibly live up to grandma’s hype?
Review: Golden Eagle is all about nostalgia—and it works
If you were to cram the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s into a blender, you’d end up with something close to this self-styled “diners club.” Golden Eagle shouldn’t be taken too seriously as a restaurant, but it’s also more than a nostalgia-themed hot spot appealing to millennials’ love of vintage.
The Pig & the Pearl
It’s a smokehouse that smokes its own ribs, brisket, and pork. That part I get: Much of what’s smoked is good, and some of it’s memorable. But it’s also a raw bar with a daily selection of oysters, hamachi crudo, smoked salmon, smoked trout spread, and yellowfin with ponzu gelée.