Newly opened Gu’s Kitchen specializes in Szechuan cuisine on Buford Highway

Note from Audra:  Gu’s was one of the first places I went with the official “Foodie Patty”.  Read Patty’s article here.

The family behind the popular Gu’s Dumplings stall in Krog Street Market has expanded to DeKalb County with the opening of Gu’s Kitchen in Chamblee. For many, the sit down restaurant with an expanded menu different from the Krog Street Market location will be a new experience, while others have eagerly awaited the return of Chef Yiquan Gu’s Szechuan cuisine on Buford Highway. … Read More » “Newly opened Gu’s Kitchen specializes in Szechuan cuisine on Buford Highway”

Nearby Restaurants That Will Be Open On Christmas

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Red Pepper Taqueria – Brookhaven

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

Chai Yo

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar

The Palm Atlanta

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Basil’s Restaurant and Tapas Bar

Bhojanic Restaurant at The Shops Around Lenox

The Cafe & Bar at Waldorf Astoria Atlanta

The Tavern at Phipps

Benihana Buckhead

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse – Dunwoody

Taki Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Restaurant

Viceroy Royal Indian DiningRead More » “Nearby Restaurants That Will Be Open On Christmas”

HOBNOB Update

Note from Daphne B after attending the soft opening on Sunday:

HOBNOB will be open for dinner this week starting Wednesday to ease into serving Dunwoody. They want to make sure they get it right. Starting Sunday Dec 16th with Brunch, they will be open Sun-Sat regular hours. Check out the bottomless mimosas on Sundays for under $18.00.… Read More » “HOBNOB Update”

Flower Child in Sandy Springs is Wonderful and Delicious!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I love flowers and healthy food so when I rode by the new Sandy Springs City Center and saw that a new restaurant called Flower Child was about to open I was intrigued.   My mom was visiting me last weekend so we headed over to check it out.   … Read More » “Flower Child in Sandy Springs is Wonderful and Delicious!”

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Food for Thought: Steaks and sides with restaurateur Michel Arnette

Restaurateur Michel Arnette made a name for himself with his restaurants in Brookhaven — Haven, Valenza and Vero — all located on bustling Dresden Drive and part of the Word of Mouth Restaurants group. He chose Brookhaven again to open his newest restaurant, Arnette’s Chop Shop, last year in the renovated Bagcraft Papercon building on Apple Valley Road in a complex named Apple Valley Brookhaven.  … Read More » “Food for Thought: Steaks and sides with restaurateur Michel Arnette”

The Mad Italian to Reopen October 24 in Bigger New Space

ToNeTo Atlanta first announced plans for The Mad Italian to expand and relocate back in the fall of 2016.  In the years since, things have moved far more slowly than patrons or restaurant owner Tom Brown might have liked. Finally, though, the time has come.  The Mad Italian location at 2197 Savoy Drive closed Sunday night. … Read More » “The Mad Italian to Reopen October 24 in Bigger New Space”

Moe’s Southwest Grill Debuts Boring New Look, Higher Prices and Tortas in Sandy Springs

Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill Friday debuted the latest iteration of its restaurant and logo.  The “new” restaurant actually opened in place of an existing Moe’s that had been closed for the past month or so to undergo the transformation.  The restaurant at 6090 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, is in a freestanding building a few blocks north of I-285 between Hammond Drive and Mount Vernon Highway. … Read More » “Moe’s Southwest Grill Debuts Boring New Look, Higher Prices and Tortas in Sandy Springs”

Hobnob Dunwoody Planning December Opening

Hobnob Dunwoody’s “chef-driven menu” features burgers, entrees, gluten-free options and more.

Its craft beverage menu boasts “one of the largest selections of bourbons in the Southeast” along with a selection of craft beer, wine, boozy and non-alcoholic milkshakes and signature hand-crafted cocktails.

Hobnob Dunwoody will serve lunch weekdays, dinner nightly, and brunch on the weekends.

There will also be live music and daily specials such as Slider Night, BBQ Thursdays and more.… Read More » “Hobnob Dunwoody Planning December Opening”

Flower Child to Bloom in Sandy Springs October 17

Flower Child, a quick-service healthy eatery from Sam Fox, creator of True Food Kitchen, is expected to open its second Atlanta area location Wednesday, October 17 in Sandy Springs.  The new restaurant is opening in a roughly 3,500 square foot corner space along Johnson Ferry Road at the new City Springs development.  The chain’s first area location opened this past June at the Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead and like Sandy Springs, features an expansive outdoor patio.  … Read More » “Flower Child to Bloom in Sandy Springs October 17”

First Look: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse debuts at Park Center in Dunwoody

The death of the great American steakhouse has been perennially exaggerated, it seems.

Witness the number of meat-centered restaurant openings around metro Atlanta in the past year or so, including Kaiser’s Chophouse in Sandy Springs, C. Ellet’s at The Battery, Little Alley Steak in Buckhead, and Arnette’s Chop Shop in Brookhaven.   Continue at the AJCRead More » “First Look: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse debuts at Park Center in Dunwoody”

Get your tickets to Taste of Atlanta!

Join Taste of Atlanta the weekend of October 19th, 20th and 21st for their 17th year hosting Atlanta’s best food, beer, wine and spirits event!

Visit TasteofAtlanta.com to learn more and buy tickets before they sell out!

Celebrating its 17th year in 2018, Taste of Atlanta is the city’s food and drink festival showcasing the local restaurant scene and attracting food lovers from the region and beyond.… Read More » “Get your tickets to Taste of Atlanta!”

Vitality Bowls focuses on healthy foods at new Dunwoody location

A café that specializes in superfoods and safe alternatives for people with food allergies has opened in Dunwoody.

Vitality Bowls, which offers an array of antioxidant-rich menu items including smoothies, fresh juices, soups, salads, paninis and breakfast items, is now open at 123 Perimeter Center West (near Shane’s, Your Pie, and Chipotle)  continue at MDJ OnlineRead More » “Vitality Bowls focuses on healthy foods at new Dunwoody location”