The NCAA Tournament is kicking off and with every March we learn about a new, up and coming young player ready to take the basketball world by storm. So which restaurants are taking the Atlanta restaurant world by storm this March? We ID’d who the best young players in this year’s tournament might be and matched them up with ATL’s hottest new restaurants.
When Irish eyes are smiling, Atlantans are eating and drinking. Atlanta is a great town to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and let the green beer flow. We’ve visited some bars and restaurants that either have that Irish connection or are doing something specific this St. Patrick’s Day. Scroll down, make your plans and toast “Slainte” on the big day.
We got a little bit of soul last week after visiting Who’s Got Soul Cafe in Duluth and checking out their Mac and cheese, peach cobbler and other delicious soul food options. We also swung by Hooters to try out their new Stuffed Jambalaya Wings – they’re a whole Mardi Gras meal in one bite. Scroll down to see Where We’ve Visited Lately!
What is it about some sweet things that make us think of childhood as soon as we take a bite? When it comes to Oreos and Cereal (the sugary kind, not that Kashi Krap), every bite takes you back to adolescence. That’s why we love it when some of Atlanta’s best restaurants incorporate these sugary treats in their dessert menus. Scroll down and celebrate National Oreo Day (3/6) and National Cereal Day (3/7) with these delicious dishes.
Our week just got batter and batter with every stop. We started at the Original Pancake House in Alpharetta to get a peek at how they make their Dutch Baby pancake – an oven baked pancake with VOLUME – on National Pancake Day. We then headed down to Madison, GA to shoot a Farmers Market/Butcher/Cafe – Farmview Market. Afterwards, we strolled down the highway for a delicious flight of some brewed-on-site beer at Amici.
This Sunday, March 3rd is Moscow Mule Day, but who wants to collude with Russians, even on a drink this delicious. We found two twists on the classic drink that we love – the Kentucky Mule, made with Larceny Bourbon, and the French Mule. So forget “the Russia thing” and try these mules on Sunday.
Remember Otzi the Iceman? The Neolithic man was found in the Italian alps in 1991 and his last meal – along with some deer – may have been a pancake, cooked over an open fire. In other words, humans have been eating pancakes longer than we’ve been speaking English! To celebrate National Pancake Day on February 21st, let’s check out five pancakes around Atlanta that would be worth freezing in ice for 5,000 years.
Whether you’re staying in at home or you booked your reservation weeks ago, lots of folks have plans centered on a great meal this Valentine’s Day. We checked in with our Atlanta Eats hosts – Steak Shapiro, Julie Smith and Mara Davis – to hear about some of their favorite, love-filled meals.
Our week kicked off last week with visitors coming to us! We celebrated 100,000 followers on Instagram (thanks all of you out there who followed us) with an attempt to eat 100 Krystals live on Facebook and Instagram.
Everyone loves Italian – even gluten-free folks figured out a way to make a pasta that works for them. So, to celebrate National Italian Food Day on February 13th, we wanted to highlight some great Italian restaurants that we’ve visited over the past year to give you some new noodle options.
Have you heard about B&L wings? They’re getting more and more popular every day, but for now the only way YOU can get them is by ordering them on….Instagram? B&L visited our offices last week and we broadcasted what we think of their delicious, one of a kind wings. We also swung by the Battery during all of the Super Bowl hype and visited Patriots fan and owner of Wahlburgers, Paul Wahlberg. Check out Where We Visited Lately!
They’re a trend all over Atlanta and around the country – the tiki bar is back. Mara Davis joined the Bert Show recently to talk about these umbrella drink watering holes, including places where you can find delicious Pacific inspired dishes to go with your drink.
Grandma Style, Tavern pies, Neapolitan, Detroit style and more – Atlanta has a surprisingly diverse array of pizza options all over the metro area. To celebrate Atlanta’s pizza scene and National Pizza Day, we talked to our wise pizza expert Pete Zapardi, who knows a good pie when he sees one.
We’re all about our home state in our latest WWVL! We visited Atlanta institution (since 1972, people!) Goldberg’s Fine Foods for a shoot day for delicious, deli-style reuebens, bagels and dessert. While we were there, we ran into one of Goldberg’s most loyal customers – legendary NFL head coach Dan Reeves…
We’re finally starting to see some snow in the forecast and what better food to fill that warm void than SOUP. Mara joined the Bert Show where they talked about their favorite chowders, jambalaya, matzoh and more!
After a few weeks of holidays/end of year relaxation and festivities, we were back at it with three shooting locations last week. We kicked off at a spot made famous by Actress/Author/Queen of the World, Oprah Winfrey…
Whether you’re a kid looking for a snack, a dog taking its medicine, or you’re just pinching pennies, peanut butter is the perfect condiment to have a full jar of at all times. But when great chefs use it to give their dishes that extra oomph, they elevate the ingredient to something extra special. We’ve identified a few delicious dessert dishes on National Peanut Butter day that that always bring something special every time we visit.
Hey Cheese Lovers – You know when the waiter says “tell me when” for the freshly grated parmesan on top and you pretty much just wait for their hand to get tired because you can never have too much cheese? January 20th is National Cheese Lovers’ Day and we’re giving you some of the best […]
New York style, Chicago style, Detroit style, grandma pies, Neapolitan pizza – Atlanta’s got something for every pizza lovers palate. Mara Davis joined the Bert Show last week to talk about some of her favorite spots to grab a slice in the ATL.
We’ve gotten off to a pretty good start in 2019. Last week, we visited Japanese pop up OK Yaki for some delicious grilled goodies, then we headed over to Virginia Highlands for a delicious meal at Nowak’s….