Posts tagged with "Food"

Look out – Cook Out on Moreland is open

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 1, 2014

A North Carolina fast food chain will be making a big play for Atlanta’s appetite this year. Cook Out on Moreland Avenue in East Atlanta is company’s first Atlanta location. It’s located at 403 Moreland Avenue Southeast. On Tuesday, April 29, the line of cars was wrapped around the store. The store was founded in […]

This May – Elmyriachi plans Kirkwood debut

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 7, 2014

The long-awaited opening of Elmyriachi in Kirkwood should happen this May, one of the owners says. Jeff Dilbeck, a co-owner of Elmyriachi and its older sibling Elmyr in Little Five Points, said that the restaurant has been in the works for almost a year. Back in October, Atlanta Eater reported the restaurant would open this past winter. […]

Little market – Kirkwood restaurant’s new location

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 26, 2014

It was 9 am, March 20, and Marchet Sparks had been running errands since 6 am. The owner of Le Petit Marche sat down at the bar in her new location and snapped open a can of Monster Energy. She spoke with a reporter, but kept a corner of her eye trained on the kitchen and […]

Community Links: DeKalb Police investigate shooting near Avondale Estates Waffle House

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 31, 2013

Atlanta’s 11 Alive reports this morning that DeKalb Police are investigating two shootings that happened overnight, including one near the Waffle House in Avondale Estates. The news station reports that the unidentified man sustained non-life threatening injuries after he was “shot in the backside.” To read the full story click here. More from around the […]

The Kimball House Heresy: Decatur’s new eatery conjures up old memories

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2013

The hostess table at the Kimball House is an old pulpit, its raised wooden cross just at the eye level of patrons waiting for a table. Don’t let the decor deceive. The restaurant’s philosophy on how to eat oysters is pure heresy.

Yum: Highland Bakery will open Emory University location

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 7, 2013

Highland Bakery, a popular brunch spot based in Old Fourth Ward, will be adding another location: Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. According to Tomorrow’s News Today, it will be the bakery’s fifth location in metro Atlanta. The Emory Wheel, the school’s student newspaper, reports that the restaurant will open a few days before the start of […]

The Bishop arrives in Avondale Estates in 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 6, 2013

It’s official: The Bishop, a contemporary restaurant serving American classics and comfort food, will be opening in Avondale Estates in Spring 2014. The restaurant will be located at 124 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, Ga., 30002, not far from the recently-opened Pallookaville restaurant. According to an announcement from The Bishop, it’s the first restaurant venture for Avondale Estates resident […]

The Mac is back

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 30, 2013

The Taco Mac in downtown Decatur recently reopened. I went there a few Saturdays ago and the place was slammed with customers. Still, looks can be deceiving. I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into and I was reluctant to try this particular Taco Mac again. Taco Mac and I have a complex […]

(VIDEO) Palookaville chef teaches Jay Leno how to fry a pumpkin pie

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 27, 2013

Jim Stacy, the mad genius behind Palookaville in Avondale Estates, stopped by the Jay Leno show and taught the Tonight Show host how to fry a pumpkin pie. That’s something everyone should learn. (He also gave a touching shout out to Ria Pell.) Enjoy: [youtube=]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday Scene at Decatur Book Festival

Posted by September 1, 2013

Umbrellas saved the day for the many prepared patrons of the Decatur Book Festival. I was down there helping serve up Chicken Tikka Masala & the trimmings at the Bhojanic tent and I saw a lot of happy people walking around with raindrops on their shoulders and smiles on their faces. It could have been […]

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