Blog Profile / Omnivore Atlanta

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Best Bets: 5 places with Attack of the Killer Tomato dishes on the menu

Suffering from FOMO after seeing pics of this year’s Attack of the Killer Tomato Fest ? Ford Fry’s 8th annual celebration of summer’s quintessential vegetable fruit was a blast — chock full of creative dishes and drinks saluting the tom ato.…

Quick Bites: 4th & Swift shutters, ASW tasting room opens, and more

Atlanta Grill inside the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta will introduce a new menu and a new cocktail program when it reopens on Sat., Sept. 3. The restaurant will offer a Southern hospitality-inspired modern steakhouse experience complete with a redesigned interior. After eight years as a pioneer in O4W, 4th & Swift closed on July 24.…

Ethnic Eats: Chuncheon Makguksu

Whenever I'm up in Duluth, the siren call of Korean food calls out to me. This usually means tofu stews, or steaming noodle soups, or fragrant barbecue; but in the grips of this summer's oppressive mid-day heat, it's exciting to find a cold dish that strikes the ever-exciting Korean chords. Show More Summary

Atlanta food events: Aug. 1-6

Monday Taco Mac Mon., Aug. 1 White and Gold IPA release Second Self teamed up with Savannah beer company Southbound Brewing and Georgia Tech alumni to create the specialty White and Gold IPA (Go Jackets!). The beer is available at all Taco Mac locations In Georgia as well as at several local bars and restaurants.…

Atlanta weekend food events: July 29-31

Friday My Friend's Growler Shop Fri., July 29, 5-7:30 p.m. Scofflaw Brewing Co. Preview Tap Takeover Prepare for one of Atlanta’s most talked about new breweries, Scofflaw Brewing Company. Owner Matt Shirah is taking craft beer to a new level with a west-coast-meets-east-coast brew style.…

Quick Bites: Double Zero relocates, Highland Bakery sets up at Georgia State, and more

On Mon., Aug. 22, the Farmer Fund will host its second annual calendar release party at the Cathedral of St. Philip (2744 Peachtree Road N.W.) Second Self will debut its Serviceberry Saison, made with local serviceberries. Chefs andShow More Summary

Hunting for lionfish in ATL

The lionfish, with its showy patterning of striped and dotted spines, is a beautiful sight for a diver to behold. But looks can be deceiving.…

Quick Bites: Ryan Catherall in at Char, the Comet Pub and Lanes opens, and more

Ryan Catherall, son of chef and restaurateur Tom Catherall, has been tapped as executive chef of Inman Quarter’s Char Korean Bar & Grill, and Shaun Byun will be sous chef. Catherall developed the menu with Char’s chef consultant Jey Oh (Craft Izakya).…

Atlanta food events: July 25-31

Monday Victory Sandwich Bar - Decatur Mon., July 25, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Zoetic + Victory Sandwich Bar fundraiser Zoetic Dance Ensemble is getting ready to wrap its 2016 tour in Chicago, but before they go, the all-female group wants to share a few drinks with local friends. Join the ladies at Victory Sandwich Bar to celebrate the end of one season and help support the next one.…

Atlanta weekend food events: July 22-24

Friday South City Kitchen - Vinings Fri.-Sat., July 22-30, 5-10:30 p.m. Tomato Jam 2016 Summertime calls for juicy tomatoes and South City Kitchen Vinings is taking full advantage of this fresh, summer crop with its annual TomatoJam! Join executive chef Nathan McGrath to celebrate the peak of the summer harvest with a limited time tomato-centric menu.…

Quick Bites: St. Germain opens, Maison Robert closes, and more

Select restaurants at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have introduced a Pokémon-inspired cocktail for ARG-crazed patrons. The Pikachu Colada Sangria, a white wine-colada sangria, is available at The Piano Bar on E (Concourse...Show More Summary

Gear up for the Foxeria del Sol Hatch Chile Festival with the Hogs for the Cause taco

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and Taqueria del Sol are rolling out the welcome wagon as their yearly shipment of Hatch chiles makes its way from New Mexico to the ATL in time for the third annual Foxeria del Sol Hatch Chile Festival. Coveted for its mild heat and meaty texture, the Hatch chile is harvested just once a year from August to September in the town of Hatch, New Mexico.…

Quick Bites: The Cockentrice updates beverage and entrée menus, Gunshow hires first pastry chef, and more

Attention caf-fiends: Another Starbucks is on tap for Downtown. The new location is slated to open inside the Hurt Building at 50 Hurt Plaza within Georgia State’s campus.…

Comet Pub and Lanes opens tomorrow

Lace up those rented shoes and get ready to bowl! Comet Pub & Lanes opens today, Friday, July 15.…

Quick Bites: Shannon Mayo leaves AMER, Stone Soup Kitchen sets a closing date, and more

The Chastain Park Superica, which opened on July 11 at 3850 Roswell Road, has announced that it will not be open for weekend brunch until sometime in August. Until then, the hotly-anticipated second edition of Ford Fry’s Tex-Mex restaurant will open for lunch at 11 a.m. Show More Summary

Best Bets at Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

It’s just like Ford Fry’s “Go Big or Go Home” approach to make his annual ode to the love apple bigger and better this year. The summertime fruit is no humble ‘mater to Fry, but a cause for celebration with local farmers, chefs, and bartenders concocting imaginative ways taste its glory. The 8th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Fest moves to bigger digs this year.…

A (photo) tale of two ramens

Summer appears to be the hot time to open a ramen shop in Atlanta. Jinya Ramen Bar (5975 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs), an LA-based chain, quietly opened July 1 in Sandy Springs near the Whole Foods. Guy Wong (Miso Izakaya, Le Fat) opened...Show More Summary

Stone Soup to close on Aug. 23, blames landlord increasing rent

Popular Grant Park eatery Stone Soup Kitchen (584 Woodward Ave. S.E., 404-524-1222 is shutting its doors after 11 successful years. And it's laying the blame on its new landlord, a real-estate developer with...Show More Summary

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