A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE AT ENZO STEAKHOUSE & BAR 

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 12/4/22

Featuring a Holiday Menu by Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio, Cocktails, Live Music and More 

Sunday, December 24th From 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Gather round, because ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is serving an unforgettable Christmas Eve dinner featuring a three-course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio, specialty cocktails including the Christmas Spritz, Bacio All’ Amaretto, Cinnabomb, and Mojito Natalizio, and live music on Sunday, December 24, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Filled with holiday cheer, chef-driven cuisine, and friends and family, ENZO’s Christmas Eve dinner is $125 for adults and includes one cocktail and $35 for kids 12 and under. For more information visit or to make a reservation, visit https://enzo-itl.com.  

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER MENU

Antipasti 

WAGYU BEEF CARPACCIO 

Robiola Cheese, Pickled Baby Artichokes, Pink Peppercorn 

HAMACHI CRUDO

Pistachio, Charred avocado, Cucumber Water

BURRATA + LOBSTER

Smoked Tomatoes, Chives, Salsa Verde, Smoked Caviar, Basil

YOUNG KALE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Belgian Endive, Roasted Local Squash, Pepitas, Sunflower Seeds, Shallot Vinaigrette, Pickled Salsify

CRISPY OLIVES

Veal, Black Truffle, Pecorino Romano, Mortadella

CHARCUTERIE 

Selection of Imported and Locally Sourced Meats and Cheeses, Carasau and Focaccia, Whipped Ricotta, Mostarda  

Primi + Secondi 

MUSHROOM + TRUFFLE RISOTTO

Forged Mushroom, Parmigiano Reggiano, Butternut Squash

ROASTED BRANZINO

Tomato Broth, Taggiasca Olives, Pine Nut Gremolata, Toasted Focaccia

SMOKED PRIME RIB 

Charred Asparagus + Broccolini, EVOO Smashed Potatoes, Taggiasca Olive Gremolata

BRAISED SHORT RIB 

Fontina Cheese Polenta, Roasted Root Vegetables, Barolo Au Jus

SPAGHETTI & CLAMS

Heirloom Tomatoes, White Wine Butter, Leeks, Pine Nut Pangrattato

POACHED COD 

EVOO Smashed Potatoes, Almond Green Beans, Lemon Butter Sauce 

SEARED SCALLOPS

Parsnip Puree, Caramelized Endive, Green Apple, Hazelnut Vinaigrette 

Dolci 

TIRAMISU CLASSICO

Lady Finger Sponge, Mascarpone Cheese, Espresso Soak, Brut Cocoa

DOUBLE BAKED PANETTONE

Zabaione Cream, Crumbed Amaretto Cookies 

SPICED RUM CAKE 

Cinnamon Butter Cream, Candied Pecan

ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town of Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188.

URBAN PIE CELEBRATES ITS SWEET 16 ANNIVERSARY

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/29/22

Toast to 16 Years With Specialty Cocktails, Craft Beer and Wine, Pizza, a DJ, and More

Sunday, December 4, 2022 From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Since 2007, Urban Pie has been slinging hand tossed, thin crust pizzas, cold drinks, and good times in the heart of historic Kirkwood. Founded by restauranteur Lisa Curtis, the local gathering spot is hosting a lively Sweet 16 Anniversary Bash on Sunday, December 4th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. All ages and pups are welcome to attend the free celebratory event that will have live music from Juan Cervantes, better known as DJ Presyce, mouthwatering eats, speciality cocktails, freebies and more. Urban Pie is located at 2012 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30317. For more information, visit www.urbanpieatl.com or call 404-373-2778.

OPA! THE GREEK PIZZERIA & GYROS FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/22/22

Featuring All-You-Can-Eat Pizza and Greek Specials, Cold Beer, Live Music, Giveaways and More! 

Sunday, December 4, 2022 From 2 p.m to 8 p.m.

Opa! The Greek Pizzeria & Gyros is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Sunday, December 4th from 2 to 8 p.m. Owners and restauranteurs Johnny Gianoulidis and Paul Masci invite party goers to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring a variety of pizzas, including vegan and vegetarian options, along with signature Greek favorites like hummus, tzatziki dips, spanakopita, fried pies, baklava, and more. Cold draft brews will tap for $4, the first 25 people to buy tickets will receive a free commemorative t-shirt, The Greek will also have live music, giveaways, a raffle, and plenty of surprises throughout the festive event. 

The Greek is a love letter to my Greek immigrant parents and to all the New England pizza joints, that welcomed every last person that walked through the doors and aimed for a better life in their newly adopted country,” says, Gianoulidis. “We are grateful for the patrons, friends and family that have opened this love letter with us this past year and look forward to celebrating for many years to come with our community, friends and patrons, old and newly found.” 

Tickets to The Greek’s First Anniversary Celebration are on sale now for $10 at www.freshtix.com/events/the-greek-turns-one. Kids 12 and under get in free. A portion of ticket proceeds and draft beer sales throughout the month of December will benefit Second Helpings Atlanta, a nonprofit food rescue organization whose mission is to reduce hunger and food waste in the Metro Atlanta area by distributing healthy, nutritious surplus food to those in need. For more information, visit www.thegreekpizzeria.com or call 404-996-6037. 

THANKSGIVING ROUND-UP 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/13/22

CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING AT ENZO STEAKHOUSE & BAR 

Featuring a Holiday Prix Fixe Menu, Cocktails, Live Music and More 

Thursday, November 24, 2022 From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Atlanta, Georgia (November 8, 2022) – Let ENZO Steakhouse & Bar do the work this Thanksgiving. On Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the new dining destination in the Town at Trilith, will host an extravagant holiday feast prepared by Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio. Guests are invited to sit back, relax and celebrate the holiday with friends and family while enjoying a special prix fixe menu, signature cocktails, wine and beer, and live music. ENZO’s Thanksgiving prix fixe menu is $105 for adults and $27 for kids 12 and under. Price includes food and beverages. For more information visit or to make a reservation, visit https://enzo-itl.com.  

THANKSGIVING MENU 

Antipasti 

BURRATA + LOBSTER

Smoked Tomatoes, Chives, Salsa Verde, Smoked Caviar, Basil

HONEY GLAZED PORK BELLY

Blood Orange, Radish, Arugula 

BAKED WAGYU MEATBALLS

Tomato Composta, Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil, Charred Focaccia

BABY KALE & PEARS

Goat Cheese, Cranberry, Shaved Pear, Shallot Vinaigrette, Hazelnuts 

CRISPY OLIVES

Veal, Black Truffle, Pecorino Romano, Mortadella

GOAT CHEESE

Truffled Honey, Toasted Black Pepper

Primi + Secondi 

LEMON RISOTTO

Bay Scallops, Robiola Cheese, Roasted Artichokes, Lemon Zest, Mint

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH LASAGNA

Nutmeg Beshamel, Sage, Amaretti 

RIGATONI GENOVESE

Braised Short rib, Crushed San Marzano Tomatoes, Pecorino Romano 

OVEN ROASTED SALMON

Mint, Vava Bean Puree, Blood Orange, Pistachio Vinaigrette

SMOKED PRIME RIB 

Charred Asparagus and Broccolini, EVOO Smashed Potatoes, Taggiasca Olive Gremolata, Barolo

TURKEY ROULADE 

Cranberry-Orange Chutney, Rosemary Gravy, Pork Sausage and Chestnut Stuffing

PORK CHOP 

Braised Collard Greens and Rapini, Pickled Mustard Seeds, Gorgonzola Polenta

Dolci

TIRAMISU CLASSICO

Lady Finger sponge, Mascarpone Cheese, Espresso Soak, Brut Cocoa

PECAN PIE 

Vanilla Gelato 

JOHNATHAN‘S PUMPKIN PIE 

Ginger Snap Cookie Crumble, Stone Fruit Composta, Spiced Rum Créme

ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town of Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188.

Celebrate Thanksgiving All Week Long at Dantanna’s Be extra thankful this year with Dantanna’s Thanksgiving offerings. Starting on Monday, November 21st through Friday, November 25th, Dantanna’s Thanksgiving menu is something to gobble about. Holiday diners can enjoy seasonal desserts and cocktails with a traditional turkey leg dinner. Sip on a Smoky Pear Margarita, made with mezcal giving a smoky flavor balanced with peach puree, Triple Sec, agave, and fresh lime; or cozy up with a Salted Caramel White Russian made with vanilla vodka, Kahlua and caramel. After a tasty turkey leg, end the evening on a sweet note with a sweet potato pie, pumpkin cheesecake, or apple empanadas complete with vanilla ice cream. Dantanna’s full drink and food menu will also be available. Dantanna’s will be open on Thanksgiving, November 24th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please call 404.760.8873 or visit www.dantannas.com. Dantanna’s is located at 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326

ATLANTA RESTAURANTS SERVE BOUNTIFUL THANKSGIVING MEALS WITH FLAIR

Dine-in and Carry-out Options Mean Less Time in the Kitchen

and More Time with Family and Friends

Atlanta restaurants have curated menus for Thanksgiving for dine-in and carry-out and have even added some pre-Thanksgiving events. Many menus take traditional meals and add a unique twist. Atlanta’s talented chefs are ready to prepare Thanksgiving feasts so home cooks can savor precious time with family and enjoy the holiday outside of the kitchen.

Midtown/Buckhead

Both 5Church Midtown and 5Church Buckhead will be open on Nov. 24 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. serving a bountiful Thanksgiving buffet. Buffet highlights include herb-roasted turkey and prime rib carving stations and an array of fresh salads, side dishes, and desserts including apple cider donuts and chocolate pecan pie bars. The cost is $70 per person and $20 for children. View the full menu for 5Church Midtown here and make reservations via OpenTable. View the full menu for 5Church Buckhead here and make reservations via OpenTable.

5Church Midtown curates the perfect Thanksgiving with its family-style takeout packages: dinner for four is $250, dinner for six is $350 and dinner for eight is $450. Packages include slow-roasted turkey and sorghum and brown sugar-glazed ham; sides such as mac and cheese, pecan-glazed green beans, and cornbread stuffing; and a choice of one dessert from chocolate pecan pie or pumpkin cheesecake. Pickup is on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and once the order is placed online, an email will be sent to schedule a pickup time.

Upbeat Midtown restaurants 10th & Piedmont and Gilbert’s (aka G’s) invite guests to a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Among the featured items are a carving station with herb-crusted baked turkey with gravy, honey-roasted ham with a pineapple demi glaze, and bourbon-glazed salmon. These mains are complemented by an array of hot and cold sides and a dessert station including Caesar salad, creamy garlic mashed potatoes, country cornbread stuffing with gravy, green bean casserole, and chocolate truffle cake. The cost (excluding beverages, tax, and gratuity) is $45 per person and $19 for children 5-12 years old. Make reservations online.

Virginia-Highland

Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland invites guests to dine in on Big Green Egg smoked turkey breast with caramelized apple and sage stuffing, braised pork shoulder with roasted root vegetables, green bean casserole with crispy onions and roasted mushrooms and more. Call 404-876-7249 for reservations. 

Poncey-Highland

Get the holiday started with Southern Belle. Southern Belle will be hosting a pre-Thanksgiving Travel in a Glass wine class on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The class will include tastes and discussions of six wines perfect for pairing with the Thanksgiving meal. Chef Joey Ward and his team will provide small bites that pair with the wines. Tickets are $82 per person including service and can be purchased online.

Decatur

Revival is selling Thanksgiving sides starting Nov. 7 for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 4-7:30 p.m. Among the featured sides are collard greens, cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, honey-molasses carrots, and roasted garlic mashed potatoes. The full list of sides can be viewed and orders may be placed on Revival’s website under the Online Ordering tab beginning Nov. 7.

Southside

Wood’s Chapel BBQ on Georgia Avenue in Summerhill is serving Thanksgiving to-go. The a la carte menu includes a whole smoked turkey with gravy for $95 and a smoked turkey breast for $65. Wood’s Chapel also is offering a dinner for four ($215) and a dinner for eight ($395) with all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at home. Additional sides and desserts also are available for purchase. View the full menu and place orders online by 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23 between 12-5 p.m.

Alpharetta/Milton

Cattle Shed is hitting all the marks with its four-course traditional Thanksgiving meal. The Alpharetta eatery will be open from 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. offering a four-course meal for $95 a person (plus tax and gratuity) and a kids’ plate for $19.95 (plus tax and gratuity). Menu highlights include an amuse-bouche of prosciutto deviled eggs, beet and pear salad with dates, eight-ounce filet mignon, and halibut almondine with almonds and brown butter. Each meal comes with a large side such as sweet potato mash with brûlée marshmallows, baked three-cheese mac and cheese, or asparagus with hollandaise. The dessert options include caramel cake, pumpkin crème brûlée, and sweet potato cheesecake. The kids’ menu features smoked turkey breast, house-made gravy, classic mac and cheese, and peanut butter cake. Optional wine pairings are available for $35 per person. View the full menu and make reservations online

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu from executive chef Derek Dollar from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Menu highlights include butternut squash bisque with maple crème fraîche and pumpkin seed granola; applewood smoked turkey with sage-corn spoonbread, green bean casserole, blood orange-cranberry relish, and Madeira turkey gravy; shrimp and grits with red and yellow bell peppers, smoked bacon, mushroom scallions, tomatoes, lemon butter sauce, and cheddar stone-ground grits; and dark chocolate pie with salted caramel. The cost is $65 per person and $32.50 for children. View the full menu and make reservations online. Milton’s also is offering turkeys and meals to-go. The to-go meal option for $120 (early-bird pricing of $100 if ordered by Oct. 31) includes a 12- to 14-pound apple-brined and smoked turkey and one quart of sage-corn spoonbread and Madeira gravy. For those wanting a Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings, Milton’s Thanksgiving feast boasts a 12- to 14-pound apple-brined and smoked turkey with one quart of a variety of sides for $195 (early-bird pricing of $100 if ordered by Oct. 31). The turkey comfortably feeds six to eight guests with sides feeding two to four. A sides pack of five savory sides also is available for $100 (early-bird pricing of $80 if ordered by Oct. 31). Quantities are limited; orders may be placed online by Friday, Nov. 18 for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Multiple Locations

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is sticking to tradition with its three-course Thanksgiving dinner served from 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. The dinner is $45 per person and a kids plate for children 12 and under is $17.95 (does not include tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made at each HOBNOB location—Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Halcyon, and Atlantic Station—at hobnobatlanta.com.

Open Thurs., Nov. 24, 6pm-Midnight – Hampton + Hudson’s Thanksgiving Day Offering

The Inman Park community bar and restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 6pm and offer guests a $25 Thanksgiving plate featuring crowd favorites for the holiday alongside the day’s football games, drink specials and a limited food menu of burgers, mac & cheese, wings and fries. The Thanksgiving Plate will feature Oven-roasted Turkey Breast, Buttery Whipped Potatoes with turkey giblet gravy, Apple & Andouille Cornbread Stuffing, Traditional Southern Green Bean Casserole with crispy onions, Housemade Spiced Cranberry Sauces and Pumpkin Pie with powdered sugar.

Open Thurs., Nov. 24, 1-8pm – Le Bilboquet’s Thanksgiving Day Offering at Buckhead Village

Le Bilboquet will be open from 1-8pm on Thanksgiving Day and serve a three-course prix-fixe menu to enjoy at the restaurant. Menu highlights include Beau Soleil Oysters and Roasted Butternut Squash & Maple Syrup Soup for starters, Cajun Chicken with french fries, mixed green salad & Beurre Blanc and Traditional Roasted Turkey with homemade stuffing, dauphine potatoes, honey bacon, brussel sprouts, pommery mustard butternut squash puree, sautéed green beans, cranberry sauce & gravy on the entree side and Brown Sugar Walnut Tart with caramel ice cream for dessert. The menu is available for $125 per adult; a kid’s menu is $55 per child. See here for the full menu and here to make a reservation.

Now Accepting Pre-Orders – Thanksgiving Pie Sale at South Main Kitchen

To celebrate the holiday season, South Main Kitchen is hosting a special Thanksgiving Pie Sale! Baked in-house by pastry chef Elise Harshbarger, all pies are $32 (buy 2 pies for $60 or 3 pies for $84!) and now available for pre-order by calling the restaurant at 678-691-4622 or emailing andrew@mavenrestaurantgroup.com. Pick-up will be on Wed., Nov 23.

  • Apple Cranberry Crumb Pie
  • Steens Bourbon Pecan Pie
  • Ginger Pumpkin Chai Cheesecake

Thanksgiving Orders from Fresh Harvest Thanksgiving orders can be placed with Fresh Harvest online for holiday birds, locally-grown produce, sides, pies and other pastries & more! Special Thanksgiving offerings include:

  • Whole Turkeys from Four Bellies Farm & Turkey Breast from Pine Street Market (turkeys available to order beginning next Tues, Nov 8 at 2pm through Friday, Nov 11 at 2pm — or until sold out!)
  • Holiday Ham from Pine Street Market
  • Pies from Crave Pie — Thanksgiving Cranberry Orange Crumb Pie & Thanksgiving Maple Pecan Pie
  • Classic and vegan-friendly ready to eat sides from Stop Think Chew and Artichoke Dinner Club
  • Biscuits & Rolls
  • (And of course lots of options for any fresh veggies you want to cook up yourself!)

Aside from the whole turkeys, everything will be delivered the week of Thanksgiving on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Lazy Betty’s Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go This Thanksgiving, customers can let Lazy Betty do the heavy lifting as they prepare gourmet Thanksgiving meals that feed up to four people (with leftovers!). The meals can be ordered here and picked up on Wednesday, November 23 between 2-6pm. The menu includes:

  • Crown roasted turkey breast (12-16lb)
  • Stuffed turkey leg roulade (2 each)
  • Pomme puree (1 qt)
  • Green bean casserole (2 qts)
  • Sweet potato casserole (2 qts)
  • Cranberry relish (1 pint)
  • Gravy (1 qt)
  • Housemade brioche rolls (1 per guest)
  • Dressing (2 qt)
  • Pumpkin cheesecake

Humble Pie’s Thanksgiving Pie Sale – As opening nears, Humble Pie will be hosting a Thanksgiving Pie Sale! Pre-orders are now being accepted here through midnight on Sunday, November 20, and pickup will be on Wednesday, November 23 between noon and 6pm at sister restaurant Juniper Cafe (2260 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318). Here is the selection:

  • Pumpkin Pie – Brown Butter Crust, Pumpkin Filling, Roasted White Chocolate Whip $35
  • Almond Cranberry Clafoutis Pie – Orange Chantilly with a Rosemary Accent $40
  • Bourbon Pecan Pie – Brown Sugar Pate Sucree, Maple Chantilly $40

Hampton + Hudson Thanksgiving Meals To-GoHampton + Hudson is offering their annual Thanksgiving meals to go, featuring the below lineup. Items will be packaged individually with reheating instructions, and a la carte orders can be placed here beginning Tuesday, November 1 through 4pm on Sunday, November 20. Pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 23.

  • Sliced, Oven-roasted Turkey Breast
  • Buttery Whipped Potatoes with turkey giblet gravy
  • Apple & Andouille Cornbread Stuffing
  • Traditional Southern Green Bean Casserole with crispy onions
  • Housemade Spiced Cranberry Sauce
  • Pumpkin Pie with powdered sugar

Juniper Cafe’s Thanksgiving To-Go Meals – Those interested in a non-traditional Thanksgiving meal can indulge in Juniper Cafe’s Southern meets Asian meal, featuring a 10-piece bucket of Spicy Fried Chicken, Cabbage Jicama Slaw, Sweet + Tangy Collards, Southern-style Potato Salad, Coconut Grits, housemade biscuits and Juniper Cafe Cookies. The meals serve four people and cost $75. Pickup will be on Wednesday, November 23 between 2pm and 6pm, and there will be a 15-minute wait upon arrival. Pre-orders are now being accepted here.

ATLANTA’S ESTEEMED ATLAS RESTAURANT OFFERS EXCLUSIVE DINING EVENTS THIS NOVEMBER

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/6/22

The Award-Winning Restaurant Welcomes Michelin Star Guest Chef Nicolai Tram
to Collaborate With Executive Chef Freddy Money Throughout the Month

 
Known for its elevated dining experiences, Atlas, located at the St. Regis in Atlanta, continues to lead the way in Atlanta’s culinary scene. This November, it plans to continue its Four Hands Collaborative Dinner Series, along with introducing a brand new dining series, Atlas Away. Both events will feature Atlas’s Executive Chef Freddy Money and Michelin Star Guest Chef Nicolai Tram from Knystaforsen in Sweden.
 
“I am thrilled for the opportunity to work alongside Chef Tram,” said Chef Money. “Working together, collaborating on food and shared experiences, will no doubt produce a dining experience unlike any other, and I’m excited for the opportunity to share that with guests.”
 
The Four Hands Dinner, hosted at Atlas, will be held Nov. 16-18, from 5-10 p.m. At $250/person, guests can expect three nights of unforgettable cuisine with a menu offering a taste of the forests of Sweden and each course highlighting the freshest ingredients from the natural surroundings. For more information and to reserve your spot, head here.
 
On Nov. 19, guests have the chance to attend the first official Atlas Away. A new venture, this exciting event is meant to recreate the Atlas experience in unexpected locations both near and far. The first Atlas Away will be held in the woods at Chattahoochee Hills, with well-known Atlantan Dominique Love, enjoying the wooded backdrop of CERES, a soon-to-launch culinary community. Cooked over an open fire, paying homage to the concept behind Chef Tram’s restaurant in Sweden, the dinner is $460/person (including tax + gratuity) and takes place from 3-7 p.m., featuring local ingredients and holistically sourced products to showcase the Nordic cuisine. Guests will be seated at outside tables surrounding the chefs, offering a dining experience like no other. There will be an option to purchase a tent accommodating up to 10 guests for $5,000 per tent. For more information and to reserve your spot, head here.
 
These two dining experiences are meant to inspire the culinary scene in Atlanta and beyond, much like Atlas. 

LATIN RESTAURANT WEEK ATLANTA 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/26/22

Friday, 11/4 to Friday, 11/18

Tickets and info here.

Latin Restaurant Weeks (LRW) celebrates its inaugural year to drive awareness to Atlanta’s Latin chefs, restaurant
owners, caterers, and bartenders while spotlighting the diversity of Latin flavors offered throughout the city. In partnership
with Grubhub and Feed the Soul Foundation, local restaurants will feature special dishes and menus showcasing a wide
range of Latin American/Hispanic businesses.


The “Tour de Sabor” campaign – tour of the flavors – encourages residents to expand their palate during the two-week
event beginning on Friday, November 4 through Friday, November 18. LRW will bring prominence to the variety of Latin
regions represented in the greater Atlanta area. Participants will highlight menu selections that represent their fare’s
authenticity and culture. While each style of cooking implements unique methods with region-specific produce and spices,
all Latin/Hispanic foods present bold flavors and evokes feelings of nostalgia.


Latin Restaurant Weeks encourages participants to create an experience outside of their traditional offerings – reintroduce
discontinued features, prix fixe menus and/or developing meal-beverage pairings – to pique the public’s interest. This
method may assist business owners and chefs with establishing new dining opportunities in an overall effort to expand
their customer base. This year’s participants feature an authentic taste of Venezuelan gastronomy at Arepita Cafe or
Mango Latino Grill, savory dishes from the Dominican Republic at Mamajuana Restaurant & Lounge, or robust
Mexican fare at El Taco Veloz.


Atlanta is one of the fastest-growing regions for Latinx growth with over 49% of all foreign-born residents in the city
identifying as Hispanic and/or Latinx – and expected to be home to over 820,000 Latines by 2040. The amount of growth
within the Latinx community is due to the ever-growing business scene in the Atlanta metropolitan area. LRW partners
with Hispanic entrepreneurs and professionals of the culinary industry to elevate them through the platform created for
aspiring and existing Latinx hospitality professionals. Co-founded by Karinn Andréa Chavarria, the campaign originated
in Houston in 2019 and was designed to highlight the contributions of Latinos in the culinary industry as an integral part of
the local community.


“As we close our National Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s crucial to highlight and support Latinx businesses outside of a
30-day awareness period,” explains Chavarria. “We witnessed significant successful markers for our participants in
Houston, Chicago and Miami. As a resident of Atlanta, we are especially excited to add the city to our campaign by
contributing to the growth of the city’s cultural and social influences. Our platform showcases varying Latin countries in
addition to the distinct regions within those territories while highlighting the complexities of their cuisine. LRW’s ‘Tour de
Sabor’ provides a path for Atlantans to discover a hidden gem or visit their favorite restaurant, coffee shop, food truck,
bakery, and caterer.”


LRW gives participants a voice and increased visibility. Since its first year, a majority of LRW participating restaurants
reported seeing up to a 20% increase in foot traffic as well as an increase in social media engagement, along with
awareness among new customers during and following the campaign.

ENZO STEAKHOUSE AND BAR PRESENTS A GRAND OPENING GALA 

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/26/22

Festive and Philanthropic Celebration Featuring a Ribbon Cutting, Cocktails, Chef-Driven Cuisine, Live Music and More

Monday, November 7, 2022 From 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Opening its doors in late September, ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is ready to officially celebrate its arrival with a festive and philanthropic celebration. On Monday, November 7, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., revelers are invited to ENZO’s Grand Opening Gala, an exciting evening that kicks off with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony with Fayetteville Mayor Edward Johnson and Dan T. Cathy, Chief Visionary of Trilith. Guests are then invited to walk the red carpet and enter an elegant and spirited atmosphere featuring live music from the UpScale Band, signature cocktails including the Palmariva, Donna Rosa, and Luna di Miele, and an array of Executive Chef Montobbio’s chef-driven cuisine. The evening’s proceeds benefit Two Sparrows Village, a nonprofit organization serving special needs families in South Metro Atlanta. Tickets are on sale for $95 per person at https://enzo-itl.com/experience/grand-gala-opening and include food and beverages. 

Open for dinner, weekend brunch, and lunch (beginning November 9), ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is a new chef-driven dining concept by chef Andrea Montobbio and fashion industry veteran Carmine Noce. Combining Northern Italy-inspired cuisine with the comforts of a modern steakhouse and vibrant bar, diners will revel in a warm and sophisticated atmosphere while exploring Montobbio’s menus of signature and seasonal offerings boasting bold flavors, hand-made pastas and sauces, choice cuts of steaks, chops, fresh seafood, plant-based dishes and more. An impressive wine, cocktail, and beer program, impeccable design, and rotating works from local artists are among the thoughtful details that round out each experience at ENZO. The 180-seat restaurant also features a stunning private dining room, group dining table, and alfresco dining on the expansive, dog-friendly patio. ENZO is located in the Town of Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information or to make a reservation, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188.

BEER VS WINE BEVERAGE SHOWDOWN AT THE USUAL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/22/22

Friday, October 28 7pm

Join us for a beverage showdown with two of your favorite experts, A Cork in The road and Bitch Beer Podcast.

Using the signature format created by A Cork in the Road, LLC, guests will taste wines and beers throughout several rounds of food pairings from Chef Nick Leahy while collecting data to determine which beverage pairs best with each dish…will WINE (Kelly) or BEER (Caroline) win?!

Reception

Oysters on the 1/2 shell, cheese and charcuterie

First Course

Potato and Goat Cheese Empanada with Chimichurri

Second Course

Cold Smoked Scallop Crudo, preserved peach, pickled fresno, and puffed rice

Third Course

Braised Pork Cheek, Daysprings Farm Grits, Lady Peas, and Tomato Gravy

Fourth Course

Dulce De Leche and Apple Bread Pudding with Anglaise

TICKETS

PONCE CITY MARKET TO HOST SUNDAY SUPPER SOUTH

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/16/22

Hosted by Renowned, James Beard Award-Winning Chef Anne Quatrano of W.H. Stiles Fish Camp, Bacchanalia, Floataway Cafe & Star Provisions 

Honoring the South’s Harvest from Local Farms, Menu will Feature Dishes from Chefs Across Georgia

After a three-year hiatus, Sunday Supper South, the annual charity dinner held to raise funds for the James Beard Foundation®, will return to Atlanta on Sunday, November 6 at Ponce City Market. Created to embrace the simple cooking philosophy and inspired by the harvest of the South, Sunday Supper South is hosted by Anne Quatrano, beloved Atlanta chef and owner of Bacchanalia, Star Provisions Market & Cafe, W.H. Stiles Fish Camp and Floataway Cafe. Tickets are now available here.

This year, the event will honor the region’s harvest with a vegetable-forward menu featuring dishes from a dozen-and-a-half Georgia chefs who will incorporate produce from local farms like White Oak Pastures, Riverview Farms, Woodland Gardens, Crystal Organic Farm, Sweet Grass Dairy and more. The chef lineup will be announced soon.

The evening will kick off at 5:30pm with a cocktail reception along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail at The Shed, with drinks from Atlanta’s top beverage industry vets and passed hors d’oeuvres. Following, guests will gather around festive communal tables in Ponce City Market’s third floor Trestle to enjoy a plated dinner highlighting Georgia’s creative talents and artisan producers. The night will end with a dessert station featuring treats from some of Atlanta’s most talented pastry chefs.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the James Beard Foundation®, which celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture, while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive. Through the mantra of Good Food for Good®, the organization is committed to providing chefs and other leaders in the food community with the support, tools and resources they need to make our food culture more sustainable, equitable and delicious for everyone.

This is the sixth year that Sunday Supper South will take place at Ponce City Market. Atlanta’s historic, mixed-use community hub features a Central Food Hall, serving as home to both established chefs and emerging new talent across the country, as well as fashion and retail shops, residential lofts, offices for innovation and technology companies, and more. Ponce City Market recently broke ground on its next chapter, which is converting underutilized areas to productive economic and community use. Jamestown looks forward to adding more than 700,000 square feet of new live, work and shop space to the property. More details about the next phase is available here

DINE WITH ADELE’S TO HELP BREAST CANCER RESEARCH THIS OCTOBER

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/16/22

The neighborhood eatery will release specialty menus whose proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research

EXTENDED UNTIL 10/31!!

On Wednesday, October 5th, Adele’s will launch special menus to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. Located in the Old Fourth Ward, fundraising menus will be available during dinner and brunch until Wednesday, October 12th (Extended to 10/31). Adele’s is part of Nashville-based group, Red Pebbles Hospitality, who expanded the popular concept to Atlanta earlier this year. This initiative is of special and personal importance to the company as a whole, as too many members of the Red Pebbles team – both in Atlanta and Nashville – have been directly affected by breast cancer.

Hannah Young, executive chef of the Edgewood Avenue eatery, has curated menus that incorporate healthy, cancer-fighting superfoods suggested to patients by doctors to maintain an immune-healthy diet. The intimate dinner menu consists of dishes such as lentils with roasted sweet potatoes, shallots, and spinach, salmon with cauliflower, wilted kale, and housemade pepper relish, and raspberry rose cheesecake with an almond graham cracker crust. Furthermore, Adele’s will reimagine their weekend brunch buffet with pink pastries and cakes, and incorporate additional pink dishes and cocktails. 

“This is an important initiative we have spearheaded in years past with great success,” says Howard Greenstone, CEO of Red Pebbles Hospitality, “As many of our staff have been directly affected by breast cancer, this is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts.”

The Adele’s beverage team has crafted specialty cocktails for the event – the pink gin-based Fight Back cocktail boasts citrus notes with lemon and orange liqueur while the tequila-based Angel Wings cocktail will be slightly sweeter with hints of coconut and pomegranate. For brunch, guests can expect riffs on classic brunch beverages such as the Pink Bellini

The Adele’s team will be wearing pink ribbon lapel pins, and the back-of-house staff will wear pink ball caps with the Adele’s logo. Red Pebbles Hospitality will donate a portion of the proceeds from the dinner, brunch, and cocktail menus to breast cancer research.

For additional information, please visit https://www.adelesrestaurant.com/atlanta-happenings/