Mara Davis has been a staple of Atlanta radio for almost two decades. Since 92.9 DaveFM switched formats at the end of September, Davis has been patiently waiting for the right opportunity to come along. On May 18th, Mara joins the Atlanta Eats team, visiting restaurants and talking to chefs, diners, and restaurateurs around Atlanta.
This year marks Fifth Groups’s 20th anniversary, and they’re returning as presenting sponsor at Taste of the Highlands, as they have been since 2006.
In the sold out VIP area, Taste-goers will enjoy oysters from Lure, while the rest of the group’s intown restaurants will be scattered throughout John Howell Park.
Ask anyone from Atlanta about Bravo’s Top Chef show, and the name they’ll mention is Kevin Gillespie. The guy with the pig tattoo and the red beard finished overall fan favorite, and runner up in the competition.
If there’s anything that last night’s James Beard Foundation Awards taught us, it’s that for the hoi polloi of the food community, there are only really one city that matters: New York.
View In Your Neighborhood: Buckhead in a larger map Breakfast Most Important Meal of the Day The White House – Greek influence meets classic American Breakfast at this local staple that’s been around for decades, literally. Start your morning right with some homemade biscuits and hearty dishes while dining among the movers and shakers of [...]
Cancer put Ryan and Jen Hidinger’s dream of a restaurant called Staplehouse on the back burner, TheGivingKitchen.org brings it to the front.
The Association Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) is the governing body that determines if pizza abroad meets the rigorous Italian standards, from ingredients to final product.
Whenever we interview chefs, we ask them a bunch of questions. Some are different, but we always end with the same ones — here’s how Tyler Williams, executive chef at Woodfire Grill answered…
Press release promoting the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness event at the Gwinnett Center in Lawrenceville on May 5th.
In September of 2012, Kevin Gillespie announced that he would be leaving Woodfire Grill at the end of the year. The bearded chef with the pig tattoo, who was catapulted into the limelight as the Top Chef Las Vegas fan favorite a few years ago, had helmed the Cheshire Bridge restaurant since 2007. I met him in Glenwood Park, near his new restaurant, Gunshow, to talk to him about his decision to go it alone.
Atlanta Eats has a pair of General Admission tickets to give away (valued at $250 EACH) — and here’s how to get in the draw to win them (no entries will be accepted after 10am on Monday 4/8/2013, and the winner will be announced at noon on 4/8/13).
It’s one of the Atlanta restaurant scene’s worst-kept secrets that Holeman and Finch’s infamous 10 o’clock burger, featured on The Layover: Atlanta, is going to be hitting it out of the park at Turner Field, from opening day of the 2013 season (April 1st).
Tyler Williams, executive chef at Woodfire Grill on Cheshire Bridge Road is an artist. In a culinary career that’s taken him from his family home in Michigan to Portland, Vegas, Chicago, and Atlanta, Williams has embraced flavor wherever he cooked. We talk about Cardamom Hill, and how Chef Asha Gomez has re-imagined a Southern staple [...]
If you’ve paid any attention to the status of Gunshow, Kevin Gillespie’s new venture in Glenwood Park, you’ve probably heard a ton of rumors about what to expect. We asked Kevin to set the record straight about some of the myths surrounding the restaurant before it opens in mid-April. MYTH: Gunshow won’t have menus. Kevin [...]
Atlanta born-and-bred Kevin Gillespie, former executive chef at Woodfire Grill, has been working for the last few months on building out his new restaurant in Glenwood Park.
In the last few years, mobile devices have become more powerful than the computers that send the Apollo missions into space. And what do we use these miniature marvels for? Food. We use them for food.
In September 2012, Kevin Gillespie, the former executive chef of Woodfire Grill and bacon-lover, announced that he’d be quitting the restaurant he’d called home for more than five years. After leaving Woodfire, while Gunshow was being built, Gillespie threw himself into a mind-boggling variety of projects.
Fadó has, for 16 years, been the go-to spot to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the way they do in Ireland: with great beer, live entertainment, food that’s better for your taste buds than your cholesterol, and great craic with friends old and new.
Kevin Gillespie is probably best known to most as the cheerful red-bearded chef with the pig tattoo from season six of Top Chef, filmed in Las Vegas. He recently caused a stir with the mission statement for his new restaurant, Gunshow, in Glenwood Park, when he wrote “‘Modern Southern’ glorifies a South I don’t know…one with plantations and cocktails on the lawn.”
With the MLK Memorial, a new skate park, and the Beltline’s Eastside Trail (which forms the Old Fourth Ward’s eastern boundary), the O4W blends the old and the new without fussing with the aesthetic of either.