Blog Profile / Omnivore Atlanta


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Archived Since:August 19, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Quick Bites: Second Self Alter Ego party, Cafe Lucia opens, and more

RIP. Sasha Petraske, the New York-based international cocktail guru (Milk & Honey), passed away last week at the age of 42.…

Best Bets: from school lunch box to business lunch

Seeing school supplies on sale has us waxing nostalgic for the start of a new school year. Remember those cardboard pencil boxes, real chalkboards, and the elusive thing called recess?…

Todd Richards to open Krog Street Market stall

The bird 's the word. White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails executive chef Todd Richards — formerly of Atlantic Station's the Pig and the Pearl and the Shed at Glenwood — is planning to open Richard's Southern Fried, a concept featuring his famed fried chicken, at Krog Street Market in the first quarter of 2016.…

Cheap Eats: Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is coming to a town near you. Actually, it's already here in Atlanta, taking roost on the lower level of Peachtree Center downtown as of last Thursday, August 20.…

Quick Bites: AJC names new food critic, Sidebar turns 12, and more

Ligaya Figueras, most recently executive editor of Sauce magazine in St. Louis, will pick up where former Atlanta Journal-Constitution dining critic John Kessler left off. As the AJC’s new food and dining editor, Figueras’ duties will...Show More Summary

The Hash: Free Smokebelly BBQ for a month, butter Donald Trump, and more

Smokebelly's giving you the chance to win free food for a month. Simply enter the Instagram contest by following Smokebelly (@SmokebellyBBQ), taking a pic of your favorite dish, then tagging it "#SB4ME."…

Classic cocktail menu tonight at Kimball House

As the cocktail world mourns the loss of world renown bar owner Sasha Petraske, the staff of Kimball House dedicates a large part of tonight’s menu to him as tribute. The founder of Milk & Honey and other drinking establishments in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne, Petraske passed away at the young age of 42.…

Upcoming Venkman's night of smooth

The eagerly awaited restaurant/music venue Venkman's which is slated to open mid-September in Old Fourth Ward had a pretty cool test run last night. Chef Nick Melvin and partners Nick Niespodziani and Peter Olson christened the former NuGrape Soda factory with a preview of bites from the menu and cocktails from beverage manager Brad Tolleson.…

Quick Bites: Dtox Westside, Relevator Coffee Company open house, and more

Venkman’s, a restaurant/music venue from local music impresarios Nicholas Niespodziani and Peter Olson, along with chef Nick Melvin, is slated to open in the former NuGrape Soda Factory at 740 Ralph McGill Boulevard this September, according to the press release. The menu designed by Melvin, will focus on comfort foods such as trout beignets and chicken-fried tofu.…

Drink 'Cocktails for Community' this Saturday at Love is Love Farm

Thirsty after checking out CL's Atlanta Cocktail Issue (on stands now!)? By complete and utter coincidence, Community Farmers Markets — the Atlanta nonprofit that manages East Atlanta Village, Grant Park, Decatur, and the Westside farmers...Show More Summary

The Giving Kitchen wants your vote for SXSW 2016

Atlanta's pioneering, charitable restaurant industry organization, the Giving Kitchen, is trying to get to Austin, TX, and they could use your help. The nonprofit hopes to share its mission at the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, one branch of Austin's massive, music, film, and culture festival that takes places each March.…

The Hash: DC Comics burgers, boozy treats, and more

Things just might be a little less pumpkin-spiced this fall. Starbucks has changed the recipe for the Pumpkin Spice Latte, opting for real pumpkin puree in place of caramel coloring.…

Foxeria del Sol Hatch chile fest

As we collectively mourn the end of Georgia peach season, the guys from Fox Bros. Bar-BQ and Taqueria del Sol give us another fleeting seasonal flavor to look forward to— the Hatch chile. The much sought after pepper exclusively grown...Show More Summary

Quick Bites: East Atlanta Village food hall, Paper Plane closing, and more

Just having one wasn’t enough. Sometime next week, Highland Bakery, the popular chat and chew spot that already has a location in Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, will open a second outpost at Emory in the chemistry building, at 1515 Dickey Drive, according to What Now, Atlanta. Looks like another James Beard award-winning chef is coming to Atlanta.…

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