Snapshots from the 2013 Buckhead Wine Festival

Guests sipped a variety of wines, beer and spirits at the second annual Buckhead Wine Festival, held Saturday at the Andrews Entertainment District. Georgia was well represented — in addition to sampling wine from the state, guests could taste and buy locally made cheese, macarons, cupcakes, jellies, pickled vegetables and more. The Buckhead Wine Festival […]

New Food at Turner Field

When the Braves take the field for their season opener on April 1st there will be several new dining options for fans: H&F Burger If you’ve never been able to secure one of Holeman & Finch’s famous 10pm burgers you’ll have a much better chance at Turner Field. A limited number of burgers will be […]

Game-X: Fun, Food & Drinks in Downtown Atlanta

Atlantans and visitors will soon have a new place to play in downtown’s Luckie Marietta District: Game-X, opening Friday, March 29th. The Amateur Gastronomer got a sneak peek at the 12,000 square-foot spot Tuesday night. Part arcade, part bar and restaurant, Game-X offers the latest in high-tech gaming along with classics like skee-ball, basketball free […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Week at Fado

Not content to have just one day to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day? Celebrate the holiday all week at Fadó. The authentic Irish pub in Buckhead will host seven days of events. The celebration kicks off on Monday, March 11th with the Irish Session. Beginning at 8pm guests can gather and listen to traditional Irish music. […]

Get Your Tickets to BaconFest 2013

Food, fun, and perhaps a celebrity sighting – it’s happening on March 30th at BaconFest! The 13th annual pig out benefits Dad’s Garage Theatre Company. The nonprofit theatre in Inman Park has been producing innovative scripted and improvised works since 1995. Last year’s BaconFest included a surprise visit from Kevin Bacon. Who knows what excitement […]

Toast to National Absinthe Day

Can’t get enough of absinthe or have yet to sample the anise-flavored spirit? Try a glass of the green fairy on March 5th in honor of National Absinthe Day. National Absinthe Day has been celebrated since 2007, the year when Lucid Absinthe became the first true absinthe to be approved for distribution in the United […]

A History of Hard Cider

Beer is what’s on tap for many people who will hit the bars this weekend but why not switch it up and try hard cider? The refreshing and sometimes sweet sip was all the rage back in the day. Here’s a handy infographic on why hard cider used to be so popular — and why […]

Seven Lamps: Craft Food & Drink in Buckhead

New Year, new restaurants to try. At the top of your list should be Seven Lamps, the new restaurant from co-owner and Executive Chef Drew Van Leuvan (formerly of ONE. midtown kitchen), now open in the Shops Around Lenox. The restaurant takes its name from an essay by English art critic John Ruskin. The “lamps” […]