The Select Restaurant in Sandy Springs is the perfect place for anyone who likes food, wine, and/or a good time. Located right next to the City Green *open container* park, The Select provides the unique option to take your drink down to the scene!
Kevin Rathbun Steak is just steps away from the famous Atlanta Beltline, but it’s more than access to Atlanta’s most frequented attraction that keeps customers coming. With a modern sexy dining experience, and the incredible service you find at Kevin Rathbun’s restaurants, you’re in for a great night with every visit.
Bistro Niko brings a fantastic French brasserie experience to Buckhead! Owned and operated by Niko Karatassos of the Buckhead Life Group, the restaurant relies on years of experience with French cooking techniques and flavors, and like any good brasserie, keeping customers happy.
Branch and Barrel at Alpharetta’s the Avalon has one of metro Atlanta’s best combinations of a chef-forward menu and incredible bourbon. Whether it’s the braised beef brisket, braised baby back ribs, or buttermilk fried chicken sandwich, each dish has incredibly fresh ingredients and the whole menu is filled with the comfort-food classics just like grandma used to make them.
It’s a fresh Ford’s Gin Spanish Gin and Tonic recipe just in time for summer! Mixologist Phil Armijo and host Julie Smith are ginning up some interesting facts about the classic spirit made from juniper berries. Get a wine glass ready and your favorite aromatics to customize the drink yourself – or follow along with Phil and Julie as they add Fever-Tree aromatic, along with lemon, raspberry and thyme to this sunny summer swill.
A Chili Lime Margarita recipe just in time for summer! Get your salt and spices mixed, the rim of your glass ready and the lime squeezed – we’re making margaritas. Host Julie Smith avoids the spicier stuff, but mixologist Phil Armijo is going to make her a perfectly balanced drink she’ll love. Make sure you’ve got your El Jimador silver tequila and your angostura bitters ready to go – on the latest episode of The Mix. For more info, go to TheMixGa.com.
We love a margarita as much as anybody else, but this Ruby Red Paloma Recipe with Herradura Silver Tequila will elevate your Cinco De Mayo celebrations. Host Julie Smith is digging in to a flight of Herradura from Mixologist Phil Armijo, and learning the subtle and not so subtle differences between Herradura’s silver, reposado and anejo tequilas. Then, they dig in to a perfect-for-summer Ruby Red Paloma recipe with incredible grapefruit flavors and fizz from Fever-Tree’s Sparkling Pink Grapefruit Soda. Get the entire ingredient list below, then dig in to more from the mix at themixga.com
Bourbon gets a hit of tartness and citrus in this Woodford Spire Recipe, official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Made with Woodford Reserve, which is also the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, this drink is a perfect mix of sweet, sour and smoky spice for day drinking.
Roc South Cuisine and Cocktails is bringing an elevated Soul Food experience to Buford Highway. With dishes like Seafood Eggrolls, Cajun Shrimp and Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, their seafood selection is four star and their service is second to none.
Authentic Caribbean cuisine that makes you feel like you’re on vacation in the Islands, Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe and Upscale Lounge’s got it all: delicious food, a comfortable environment & a lounge for great nightlife!
Big Oak Tavern in Roswell is a delicious family and neighborhood gathering spot, with aims to set up roots as long as the 100 year old oak tree that stands in front of it.
Corner Tavern is a quality restaurant and lively neighborhood bar (we visited their Hapeville location) with some delicious eats, as well. When the weather gets warm, you can enjoy their outdoor seating and once their indoor dining starts up in the future, play a round of pool on their pool tables, or sit at the bar and enjoy a Jameson–they serve a lot of it.
What’s the difference between Ice Cream and Frozen Custard? According to a few custard lovers we spoke to, “Custard is more creamy”, “It’s better than ice cream – hands down.”
At Tannery Row Ale House, you’ll get a delicious chef crafted meal in historic downtown Buford, GA. Every day they serve up amazing BBQ, craft beers,tacos,burgers, & even stone baked pizzas.
The flavors of the mediterranean are all over Atlanta – and you can find them at PITA Mediterranean street food. What is mediterranean street food? Delicious gyros, falafels, hummus, babaganoush and tabouleh.
Chinese food, ahh how much do we all love it? A lot! In the Shapiro home it has always been a Sunday night tradition but it goes way deeper than that. I love it for a business lunch, I love it on Buford Highway when celebrating a birthday, I love it when folks are in from out of town and I am wanting to show off the culinary diversity of our city.
How does Atlanta stack up as a pizza city? While we are not going to be confused with New York or for that matter Boston or Chicago we do have a lot to be proud of and keep getting better which is why compiling this list was not easy but it is indeed what I am paid to do….I give you then: The Top Eight Pizza Places in Atlanta (with three honorable mention) in alphabetical order of course.
More often than than not, when someone asks me “What are you in the mood for?”–and I get asked that a lot–it’s hard to envision anything I will enjoy more than a medium rare cheeseburger with the freshest bun and various fresh toppings accompanying them. I LOVE BURGERS, I crave them, I think of them constantly, they make me happy. So it is now time to put my own burger list out in the universe……I give you the Top Ten Burgers That Matter Most in My Life Right Now.
Okay, so I’m kinda proud of being dubbed the “Food Guy of Atlanta” and I get asked by folks near and far, what is it Atlanta is truly known for from a dining perspective? In essence, what does Atlanta do best? I have a lot of answers to that question but one of those has to be we have kick-ass BBQ, and it only keeps getting better.