Some chain restaurants try to improve the odds of success by going as local as possible. They put up art that references local schools or sports teams, donate to local charities, and are neighborly toward their immediate community. And, if possible, they use local ingredients. Continue at the AJC
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 »
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 AJC… Read More »
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 »
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 Online… Read More »
Steak ‘n Shake has closed its restaurant at 6575 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The freestanding restaurant had been in business over twenty-five years reportedly having opened in the early 1990s. The 24-hour restaurant was located just south of Abernathy Road alongside a Zaxby’s that opened in 2015, and adjacent to an upcoming Lennar townhome development.… Read More »
The new open-container ordinance will allow guests of the Assembly District to have up to two 16-ounce drinks at a time per licensed establishment within the district during hours of operation. Continue at What Now Atlanta
Note from Audra: Thanks to Jeff C for letting me know that Billy lives in Dunwoody!
Billy Kramer estimates he tried more than 500 different burgers across the country while traveling for his job as a sales executive.
CHAMBLEE, GA. — You may have seen crews filming in restaurants around Chamblee the past month or so. Well, Chamblee is ready for its close up Atlanta Eats style. Join Hosts Steak Shapiro and Mara Davis as they take their very first one-city culinary tour through some of Chamblee’s best restaurants. The show, which airs Saturday, September 22 at 7 pm and again on Sunday, September, 30 at 10:30 a.m., will feature Bluetop, Food Terminal, Hopstix, Old Brick Pit Barbeque and Southbound. … Read More »
Arnette’s Chop Shop is a word-of-mouth kind of place. You’d have no reason to venture this far back on Apple Valley Road in Brookhaven unless you were planning to sup here. Well, you could be dropping off your pup at the doggie day care next door. Otherwise, it’s because you’re lost. Continue at The AJC… Read More »
by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection
The stars aligned and Peggy, Audra and I were all free for lunch on the same day and time, so we decided to try the newly opened, Zinburger on Ashford Dunwoody. I’ve been trying to work out and eat better, so it is moments like this that I have been preparing…and cue Kelly Clarkson.… Read More »
Dunwoody’s Urban Redevelopment Agency voted Sept. 5 to a contract extension with Crim Development on its planned purchase of Dunwoody Green as the developer continues to seek tenants for the restaurant and retail space. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection
The Braves play this weekend and it would be a great opportunity to check out the refined yet approachable style of Achie’s. Brought to you by Culinary Director, Hugh Acheson and Executive Chef, Alex Balduc, Achie’s offers southern inspired food and drink with a variety of atmospheres within the restaurant.… Read More »
A restaurant specializing in a 32-oz., 45-day dry-aged steak called the Double Eagle is set to open later this month in Dunwoody. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse will open for dinner only on Sept. 19 and for lunch and dinner beginning Sept. 20 on the bottom floor of the State Farm headquarters at 236 Perimeter Center Pkwy.… Read More »
Nearly six months after opening, Sandy Springs eatery Crafthall Kitchen is tweaking its concept to speed up the ordering process and simplify the experience. Gone are the separate menus for the business’s four separate concepts. Also gone are the self-ordering kiosks which many patrons lamented slowed down the ordering process. The renovations were made over the weekend and the restaurant was expected to return to normal business hours and debut their new look Monday September 10. … Read More »