Snapshots from the AF&WF Tasting Tents

From barbecue to bourbon, beer to bivalves, the Tasting Tents at the 2017 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival were a feast for all the senses! Here are some snapshots from this year’s Tasting Tents. Earlier: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Opening Party: Destination Delicious Southern Celebration at the 2017 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival  

AF&WF Opening Party: Destination Delicious

The 7th annual Atlanta Food & Wine Festival kicked off on Thursday, June 1st with Destination Delicious: The Ultimate Southern Road Trip Party. The event, held at the Stave Room at American Spirit Works, featured 15 southern destinations, 26 chefs and 9 distilleries. From oysters on the half shell in Louisiana to conch in the […]

Twin Smokers Brings BBQ to Downtown Atlanta

With the arrival of Twin Smokers BBQ, there’s now a restaurant for any craving in Downtown Atlanta. The barbecue and bourbon spot in the Luckie Marietta District is the latest restaurant from Legacy Restaurant Partners, owners of nearby Der Biergarten, Game-X, Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria and STATS. Twin Smokers offers a casual setting that focuses […]

The Pig and The Pearl

The south meets the sea at The Pig & The Pearl, a smokehouse and raw bar now open at Atlantic Station. Sure, it’s a seemingly odd pairing. But as The Amateur Gastronomer found out, it’s one that lets you enjoy exactly what you’re craving, without having to compromise on quality. The Pig & The Pearl […]

Smokebelly BBQ Now Open

Celebrate Labor Day weekend at Smokebelly’s Q & Brew Lawn Party. On August 31st from 5pm onward there will be a whole hog roast, $5 craft cocktails, $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon and live music. There was something about Smokebelly BBQ that made me like it from the moment I arrived. Maybe it was the vintage […]

New Details for Terminus

Update: As reported earlier, Terminus City will be the name of Chef Kevin Gillespie’s second restaurant. While the location has not been disclosed, Andreas Muller has been announced as chef de cuisine. Muller was one of the original culinary team members at Gunshow and has worked with Gillespie for years. Terminus City has also announced […]

Celebrating July 4th in Atlanta

Staying in town for Independence Day or visiting the city for the holiday weekend? Here is a roundup on special offerings at Atlanta restaurants, organized by neighborhood. Scroll to the end for Alpharetta, Avondale Estates, Decatur, Roswell and Sandy Springs. Buckhead Del Frisco’s Grille Overlooking Peachtree Road and Lenox Square Mall, the double-decker patio is […]