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THANKSGIVING ROUND-UP 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/15/21

A round-up of all things Thanksgiving.

Hampton + Hudson’s Thanksgiving To-Go + Thanksgiving Day Offering

The community bar and grill will open at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day and offer a limited menu until 11pm, featuring burgers, mac & cheese, wings, fries and a Thanksgiving Place Special. For $25, the plate includes sliced turkey with gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, a roll and pumpkin pie cheesecake. Items can also be ordered individually as sides, and the restaurant will offer drink specials and play the evening’s football games on all TVs.

Just Announced! – Le Bilboquet’s Thanksgiving Offering

Le Bilboquet will be open from noon to 8pm on Thanksgiving Day and serve a three-course prix fixe menu to enjoy at the restaurant or to-go. Menu highlights include Wagyu Beef Tartare and Butternut Squash & Mushroom Velouté for starters, Pan Seared Tuna Loin with barbeque sauce, orange segments, diced tomatoes, black olives & micro cilantro, and Traditional Roasted Turkey with homemade stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, sauteed brussel sprouts butternut squash, celeriac confit & gravy on the entree side and Almond Pear Tart with Caramel Ice Cream for dessert. The menu here is $85 per adult; a kid’s menu is $25 per child. To-go orders will be accepted through November 21 at 5pm.

Dantanna’s Thanksgiving To-Go
Take the stress of preparing the perfect feast away and let Dantanna’s do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Spend more quality time with friends and family this year and take home a fully prepared, delicious meal to feed up to four people. For $189, diners can delight in a traditional, three-course Thanksgiving meal and choose a soup or salad, four sides, and a whole bird flavored with a choice of roasted sage butter, house rubbed and slow smoked hickory, or flash-fried in zero trans-fat soybean oil. Satisfy sweet tooth cravings with a choice of apple cobbler or pumpkin pie for dessert. All orders must be placed online at dantannas.com by November 15, 2021. Dantanna’s Buckhead is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 around Lenox Road NE #304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information, visit www.dantannas.com or call 404.760.8873. 

Dantannas Thanksgiving To-Go Menu: 

Soup or Salad
(Choose One) 
Caesar Salad 
House Salad 
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Seafood Stew 

Turkey 
Whole Turkey (12 lb. average) 
(Choice of: sage butter roasted, house rubbed and slow hickory smoked, or flash-fried in zero trans-fat soybean oil) 
House-Made Cranberry Sauce 
Yeast Rolls 
Brown Gravy 

Sides
(Choose Four) 
Dressing 
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes 
Green Beans 
Brussel Sprouts 
Southern Fried Corn 
Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Dessert
(Choose One) 
Apple Cobbler 
Pumpkin Pie
 
STK Thanksgiving
 
here is always something to be thankful for at STK Atlanta, especially a decadent Thanksgiving meal. Beginning on Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28, 2021, guests are invited to indulge in Thanksgiving specials in a chic, high-energy atmosphere or take it to-go. Known for its signature and seasonal offerings, STK will be serving a roasted free range Turkey with all the trimmings, including cornbread, sage stuffing, shallot and thyme confit thighs, sautéed green beans, maple baked sweet potato, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, classic gravy, and cranberry-orange chutney for $59 per person. The little turkeys, 12 and under, can also enjoy these offerings for $29. Finishing the holiday on a sweet note, a slice of delicious spiced pumpkin pie candied with ginger cream and crunchy caramel honeycomb is available for $12 per slice. Those wanting to relax at home can order a takeout dinner for two for $119, which includes a slice of pie. Pre-orders begin on Monday, November 15th, and must be picked up on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25th, during select times. Thanksgiving Day hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a live DJ starting at noon so guests can toast to the holiday season. 
 
For more information, to make a reservation or place an order, visit https://stksteakhouse.com/venues/atlanta/ or call 404-793-0144.
Mindy Osler 

Now Available for Pre-Order! – Thanksgiving Pies at South Main Kitchen

For Thanksgiving this year, guests can pre-order a variety of fresh, homemade pies from Pastry Chef Elise Vitale. Guests have the choice of Apple Pie for $30, Chocolate Pumpkin Brûlée for $25 and Bourbon Steen’s Pecan Pie for $25, or pre-order all three for $70. Orders can be placed over the phone or by emailing info@southmainkitchen.com.

Holiday Offerings at Cremalosa

The gelateria from gelato master and acclaimed Atlanta food writer Meridith Ford in Decatur is excited to announce its holiday offerings for Thanksgiving and throughout December. The gelateria is featuring The Cremalosa Holiday Marketplace, presenting fresh and frozen baked goods to enjoy throughout the season and at holiday meals, plus seasonal gelato flavors, an affogato bar and a warming fire pit on the patio. The Marketplace offers cinnamon buns, mini pies, holiday cookie bars and special holiday-themed gelato cakes, in addition to holiday gelato flavors such as Gingersnap, Maple Mascarpone, Spice Cake and Orange Vanilla. Items are now available in-house in a limited amount and can be pre-ordered online at Cremalosa.com

For Thanksgiving, Hummingbird Cakes – a Southern favorite filled with Maple Mascarpone gelato – and mini pumpkin pies will be available for purchase in the shop Wednesday, November 17 through Wednesday, November 24, on a first come, first served basis. From December 1 through 23, Peppermint Fudge Brownies, mini pecan pies, cinnamon buns and Gelato Spice Cakes filled with Vanilla-Orange gelato will be available for in-store purchases or pre-order online. Plus, White Chocolate Peppermint gelato will make its debut in December.

Sugar Factory Milkshake!

November, Sugar Factory Atlanta has rolled out its Gobble Gobble Milkshake- a decadent pumpkin spice shake that tastes like fall in a glass. This milkshake combines velvety smooth vanilla ice cream and chunks of homemade pumpkin pie. It’s served in a milk chocolate ganache coated mug, decorated with candy pumpkins and topped with a slice of pumpkin pie, whipped cream and a dark chocolate turkey. This dessert combines two of fall’s most iconic desserts: pumpkin pie and ice cream! 

Atlas + The Garden Room

Atlas at St. Regis will be offering a $145 per person Thanksgiving dine-in, three-course feast including choices like choices like oyster Rockefeller, turkey with truffle mousse, pumpkin risotto, and pumpkin pie. Each guest will be given turkey, stuffing, gravy + bread to be able to make a “leftovers” sandwich the next day, recipe card included. There will also be 3 levels of wine pairings available, pricing varies by level. The Garden Room will also be open with a la carte options and a family-style turkey available to order for the table. Both Atlas and The Garden Room open at 4 p.m. Call 404-600-6471 or make online reservations at Atlas and Garden Room.

Varuni Napoli

The Varuni at-home pizza kit is available for purchase for $80 and includes a can of Varuni branded tomatoes, 4 balls of dough, flour, basil, Pecorino Romano, buffalo mozzarella, EVOO imported from Sorrento and detailed instructions from Chef Luca himself. Patrons can purchase by calling 404-709-2690 at least 24-hrs in advance, pick up at Midtown location only. Additionally, Varuni offers a Varuni holiday bundle with the pizza kit, 6-pack cannoli kit and a 6-pack to-go cocktail pack for $165, as well as a 6-pack cannoli $30, 12-pack cannoli $50 and 6-pack to-go cocktails $70 individually. Same ordering and picking up instructions.

­Vinings Jubilee’s Southern Baked Pie

Ordering for Thanksgiving pies is now open, and they have lots of yummy offerings to pick from like Salted Caramel Dutch Apple Pie, Caramel Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, and even savory pies as well! There are physical locations in Vinings Jubilee, Gainsville, Alpharetta and Buckhead, and online ordering is available too. For online ordering arrival by Thanksgiving, patrons must select Nov. 15, 16, or 17 for ship date.

Vinings Jubilee’s Whimsy Cookie Co.

Vinings Jubilee’s Whimsy Cookie Co. is offering custom decorated Thanksgiving cookies like pumpkins, leaves, turkeys and more! Four day noticed needed for Thanksgiving pre-orders. Pick up before noon on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

Vinings Jubilee’s Paces & Vine

Make your reservations now for a Thanksgiving Day celebratory feast. Paces & Vine will be featuring a traditional family-style Thanksgiving dinner, including turkey, mashed potatoes, croissants, fall salad, pumpkin pie, and more, from 12-6 p.m. The cost is $65 per adult, $25 per kid ages 6-12 and $55 for to-go.

EASTER ROUND-UP 2021

Posted by Liz and John, 3/24/21

Check-out all the Easter Day Offerings for 2021

Make Easter Eggstra Special at TWO urban licks:
TWO urban licks is celebrating Easter on Sunday, April 4th, with a family-friendly brunch and dinner. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., brunch-goers can enjoy the holiday with specials created by acclaimed Executive Chef Matt Weinstein.  Fried Chicken Biscuit, French Toast, TWO breakfast, Chicken Salad Melt, and many more enticing entrées are on the menu. Imbibers can wake up to a Morning Irishman, sip on a refreshing Elder Rosa, or swirl a glass Mt. Beautiful Pinot Gris. For those looking to satisfy their sweet tooth, TWO’s dessert menu is guaranteed to impress with a Peanut Butter Pie, Chocolate Creme Brûlée, or Tres Leches Cupcake. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., diners can start the evening with the confit turkey wings, smoked fried ribs, or dive right into the scallops, rotisserie chicken, or blackened salmon.  TWO is located at 820 Ralph McGill Boulevard in Atlanta, GA and serves dinner seven nights a week and brunch on Saturday and Sunday.  Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations call 404.522.4622 or visit twourbanlicks.com.
Easter Sunday Brunch at Dantanna’s:
An annual tradition, brunch lovers are invited to indulge in Dantanna’s eggstra special Easter Brunch offerings. On Sunday, April 4th, guests can celebrate the holiday where eggs will be the star of the show and choose from an array of dishes created by Executive Chef Brad Parker. Indulgences include a build-your-own omelet station; a surf and turf Benedict featuring a mouthwatering filet topped with poached eggs and lobster hollandaise; huevos rancheros with house-made chorizo, black beans and smoked gouda topped with sunny side up poached eggs and pico de gallo; Heaven on Turf, prime New York strip with a demi-glace and two cloud eggs; and much more.  Available for dine-in only.  Guests can also choose from Dantanna’s extensive wine, cocktail, and beer list. Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit ww.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873.
Hop Over to STK Atlanta This Easter: 
Known for  its  high-energy atmosphere and exceptional, signature and  seasonal offerings, STK Atlanta is celebrating Easter with a weekend filled with special, chef-driven offerings that are sure to impress.  Beginning Friday, April 2nd through Sunday, April 4th, not to miss, classic brunch favorites like the STK & Eggs, Cinnamon French Toast, and Hot Chicken & Waffles will be available along with a Ham, Egg & Truffle Fries entrée. Whether it’s brunch or dinner, guests can indulge in an array of holiday, dine-in options created by Executive Chef Andra Montobbio including King Crab Deviled Eggs, Roasted Rack of Lamb, and a Rocky Road Chocolate Fudge Brownie made with toasted hazelnut, marshmallow and Easter eggs. Just for dinner, Honey Citrus Glazed Ham featuring grilled giant shrimp, almond green beans, Brussels sprout coleslaw and parmesan mashed potatoes will steal the show. For those looking to enjoy an Easter meal at home, along with the full menu, STK will have Honey Citrus Glazed Ham for two with almond green beans, Brussels sprout coleslaw, parmesan crusted mashed potatoes and a Rocky Road Chocolate Fudge Brownie for $85 and a single serving for $45 that is available for takeout and delivery. The Midtown hotspot is open on Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. and will be open for Easter brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 3 p.m. until close.  For more information, to make a reservation or to place an order, visit  www.stkhouse.comSTKsteakhouse.com/Delivery, or call 404-793-0144.
Celebrate Easter at Kona Grill:
Kona Grill is celebrating Easter with brunch and dinner festivities on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Easter Brunch will be featuring mix n’ match mimosa specials, Spicy Lobster Avocado Toast, Macadamia Nut French Toast and more.  Brunch enthusiasts can also enjoy the dine-in Honey Ham Brunch including grilled honey glazed ham with breakfast potatoes and three eggs.  The Easter Ham Dinner will be available all day and includes grilled honey glazed ham with whipped mashed potatoes and roasted root vegetables with truffle oil.  Seafood lovers are invited to explore the Lemongrass Clam Chowder with bacon, onion, lemongrass, ginger, clams, coconut milk and lime, and Lobster Potstickers with asparagus and lobster butter. To top off the Easter feast, satisfy sweet tooth cravings with Kona’s heavenly Carrot Cake. Ham Dinner for Two is available for $70 for takeout. For reservations, visit KonaGrill.com/Easter or to place an order, visit KonaGrill.com/Delivery. Kona Grill is located at 5100 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta, GA 30009.  For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.konagrill.com/alpharetta or call 470-226-1540

Saint Germain Bakery’s Easter Chocolates & Baked Goods – This Easter, the Ponce City Market bakery is selling festive sweet treats, including Milk Chocolate Bunny Rabbits ($4, $10), Eggs with vanilla mousse, mango crémeux, almond dacquoise ($6.25) and a Bumble Bee Pastry with honey mousse, lemon curd and almond paste wings ($6.25). Curbside pickup and delivery available, and advance orders can be placed by calling 404-790-9051 or emailing info@stgermainbakery.com.

Lazy Betty’s Easter Brunch, 10am-4pm – This Easter, Lazy Betty will offer a five-course brunch tasting menu for the first time ever featuring new dishes made with elevated ingredients. The menu will be $125 per person, and beverage pairings will be available for $80 each. Brunch reservations are now available via Resy.

Hampton + Hudson’s Easter Meals, Available To-Go & for Dine-In – This Easter, the Inman Park community bar and restaurant is offering two options for the holiday:

  • Easter Brunch To-Go – Customers can “build your own” meal to go, featuring Deviled Eggs, Coca-Cola Glazed Ham, a choice of two sides (Potatoes Au Gratin, Mac n’ Cheese, Shrimp & Grits, Breakfast Casserole, Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Sauteed Green Beans or Grilled Asparagus), Cornbread with honey butter or Buttermilk Biscuits, and Carrot Cake. The meal is $45 for two people or $90 for four, and guests can opt to add bubbly, OJ, grapefruit juice or Easter Punch. Pre-orders are due before April 1 on H+H’s website here.

  • Easter Brunch & Dinner for Dine-In – Hampton + Hudson will be open for brunch from 10am-2:30pm on Easter Sunday and offering a $20 mimosa special (one bottle of prosecco with a carafe of OJ) and beer special (Monday Night Brewing’s Dust Bunny IPA for $5) to pair. For dinner, the menu will include an Easter special, with Deviled Eggs, Coca-Cola Glazed Ham, Mac ‘n Cheese, Brussels Sprouts and Cornbread, plus Carrot Cake for dessert. Reservations are not required, but suggested, by emailing events@hamptonandhudson.

An Italian Easter from Baffi ProvisionsBaffi Provisions, a market that affords guests and locals the opportunity to bring home the flavors, ingredients and select prepared foods from Chef Jonathan Waxman’s new West Midtown restaurant, is the perfect place to gather ingredients for an Italian Easter meal. Open Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 2pm, the market offers housemade fresh pasta (fettuccine, chive & ricotta manicotti), sauces and dressings like pork ragu, marinara, salsa verde and mint & pine nut pesto; eggplant caponata; smoked trout dip; kale salad kits; and braised pork & veal meatballs; and whipped ricotta, among other items. Customers can pre-order items here for in-restaurant or curbside pickup, or shop in person with a mask. Please note, planning ahead is encouraged as the restaurant is closed on Sunday, April 4 (Easter).

Now AvailableGeorgetown Cupcake Easter Dozens

Georgetown Cupcake’s assorted Easter dozens are back! Customers can choose from the Limited Edition Easter Egg Dozen featuring 12 different flavors packed in a limited edition pink Easter egg gift box; the Easter Celebration Dozen, which includes six Easter nest cupcakes and six tulip cupcakes; and the Hoppy Easter Dozen, including six vanilla confetti bunny face cupcakes and six Easter egg hunt chocolate cupcakes. Check out options and place orders here.

Varuni Napoli Cannoli Easter Cannoli Kits

Each cannoli kit includes the shells, cream, and toppings (chocolate chips, sprinkles, pistachios and Nutella) needed to make a delicious, authentic Italian treat. The 6-pack cannoli kit is $30 and the 12-pack cannoli kit is $50. People can call 404-709-2690 to order and pick up at Varuni’s Midtown location. 24-hour notice is required.

SUPER BOWL ROUND-UP 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 1/31/21

Head to Dantanna’s for the Ultimate Big Game Viewing Party: 

A favorite destination to watch sports and tackle delicious food and cocktails, football fans are invited to head to Dantanna™’s on Sunday, February 7, 2021 to watch the Big Game during their annual viewing party.  An all-you-can-eat menu created by Executive Chef Brad Parker, is the name of the game.  For just $60,  guests can indulge in his curated offerings including team-themed entrees like Kansas City Pork Ribs, house rubbed, hickory smoked beef brisket Burnt Ends, Cheesy Corn Bake, and Hickory Baked Beans.  Buccaneers fans can sink their teeth into a Mojo Marinated Pork Cuban, Beans and Rice, a grilled or blackened Grouper Sandwich and Key Lime Pie.  Signature favorites such as wings, oysters on the half shell, peel and eat jumbo shrimp, brisket, mashed potatoes, veggies, Krispy Kreme pudding bites, fresh baked cookies, and petite fours will also be available.  Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Dantanna’s is located at the  Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Rd NE #304,  Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information, call 404.760.8873 or visit www.dantannas.com   or  call 404.760.8873.  

Host a Big Game Viewing Party With Firepit Pizza Tavern:
The Big Game is set! Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers versus Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chief on Sunday, February 7th. Whether football fanatics are hosting a viewing party or attending, no tailgating is complete without Firepit Pizza Tavern’s mouthwatering pizzas and wings. From fiery wings to hand-tossed pizzas, customers can chow down on The Big Game Package, which serves 4-6 people. For $70, guests can dive into 30 wings with mix and match flavors from Buffalo, Unicorn, and Lemon Pepper, two cheese pizzas, and two orders of parmesan bites served with honey ricotta and marinara, available for delivery and takeout. Of course, fans are welcome to belly up to the bar and enjoy The Big Game on Firepit’™s flat-screen TVs. For more information or to place an order, visit firepitatl.com or call 404-995-4777. Firepit Pizza Tavern is open daily for lunch and dinner and is located at 519 Memorial Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30312.

Tackle The Big Game At Park Tavern: 
All sports enthusiasts are invited to catch all the football action, epic half-time show and amazing commercials at Park Tavern’s Big Game Watch Party on February 7, 2021. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., sports lovers can watch Tampa Bay go head-to-head against Kansas City on multiple high-definition TVs throughout the expansive and dog-friendly covered patio, allowing for plenty of social distancing and seating. The Midtown restaurant located in Piedmont Park will be offering $2 buck shuck oysters, buckets of booze, drink specials all night long and more. The event is free for guests and all ages are welcome. For more information visit www.parktavern.com  or call (404)249-0001. Stay connected with Park Tavern on Twitter and Instagram at @ParkTavern and Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParkTavern.

Hampton + Hudson

Now Available – Super Bowl Wings To-Go Pre-Orders

Hampton + Hudson is offering to-go wings packages for at-home Super Bowl watch parties! Wing orders (20 for $25, 50 for $55, 100 for $115) must be placed here by Friday, February 5 at noon, with pick-up on Sunday, February 7. Single or variety cans of Creature Comfort beers (Classic City, Tropicalia, Athena) will also be available to take home for $15 per 6-pack.

Sun. Feb. 7 – Super Bowl Watch at H+H

The Inman Park restaurant and bar will be showing the big game at 6:30pm on Sunday, February 7 with COVID-19 health and safety protocols here in place. The game will be played on all TVs in the restaurant with sound, plus extra TVs and a satellite bar will be set up on the patio. Guests can enjoy game-day grub like wings, burgers, pretzels, hot dogs, fries and more, along with $4 Creature Comfort beer specials.

Now Available for Pre-order – Super Bowl To-Go Special

BOCADO is offering a special, to-go Bocado Burger Kit in honor of Super Bowl LV. The kit is $25/person and includes BOCADO House Prime Meat Grind, American Cheese, Eugene Kitchen Burger Bun, B&B Pickles, Smoked Bacon, House-Made Chips and Deviled Eggs, with the option to add a Wood-Fired Neapolitan Margherita Pizza for $10. Guests can place their order over the phone (404-815-1399) by Friday, February 5, with curbside pickup on Saturday, February 6 from noon to 4pm.

Varuni Napoli

Varuni lovers can cheer on their favorite team from the comfort of home with Varuni’s takeout special for $60. The special includes a gallon of draft Peroni, a Bastardo Pizza, and a Margherita pizza. People can also add up to two additional Margherita toppings with upcharge. The takeout special is only available at their Midtown location from 12pm to 8:45pm on Super Bowl Sunday, and interested parties can call 404-709-2690 to order day of or ahead of time.

Atlanta Dairies’ Three Taverns Imaginarium

Three Taverns Imaginarium is offering crowlers to-go that can be filled with all the favorites from exciting sours to the classic Night on Ponce IPA.

VALENTINES DAY ROUND-UP 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 1/25/21

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at TWO urban licks: 

Following the holiday of giving comes the holiday of sharing, and no one understands this quite like TWO urban licks. Add some heat to this year’s Valentine’s Day with TWO’s wood-fired cuisine, live rotating rotisseries, and unparalleled views of Atlanta’s skyline. Available on Sunday, February 14th, friends and couples can enjoy a live music performance while indulging in a seasonal a la carte menu created by Executive Chef Matt Weinstein that’s meant for sharing including Veal Shank, Crispy Flounder, and a 48 oz. Prime Porterhouse. Lovebirds celebrating throughout the weekend can nosh on dishes including, Burrata with Rosemary Focaccia, BBQ Jerked Shrimp, Baked Lobster Ziti, 32 oz. Cowboy Ribeye, and sweeten the night with a Strawberry Cupcake.  A credit card is required to secure each reservation.  To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit  twourbanlicks.com.  TWO  urban licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306.
 
S’more Love From Red’s Beer Garden: 
Red’s Beer Garden has dessert covered for Valentine’s Day. Besties and lovers are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with Red’s Beer Garden’s At-Home S’more Kit. The kit includes s’mores supplies for two, roasting sticks, date night card, a four-pack of Flying Embers Pineapple Chili Hard Kombucha and a four-pack of Wild Leap Rollin’ Deeper Cinnamon Roll Stout. Online ordering starts February 1, 2021. Kits are $25. Pick up at Red’s Beer Garden. To order, visit toasttab.com/redsbeergarden. Red’s Beer Garden is conveniently located in Benteen Park at 1328 Boulevard SE Atlanta, GA 30315. For more information call Red’s Beer Garden at 770.637.2299 or visit redsbeergarden.com
 
Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day with Dantanna’s: 

Friends and lovers are invited to indulge in a special three-course meal this Valentine’s Day, February 14th, at Dantanna’s in Buckhead. Whether lovebirds are getting cozy by the fire at home or dining in, guests can choose from a salad, entree, and dessert made with love by Executive Chef Brand Parker. Salad options include a choice of a wedge, Caesar, or strawberry-spinach with a raspberry vinaigrette. Split an entree of Surf & Turf for $149, Cioppino with fresh fish, shrimp, king crab, and lobster for $99, Rosemary Chicken or Pepper Salmon for $69. Finish the night on a sweet note with a choice of Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding, decadent Chocolate Bourbon Pie, or Passionfruit Creme Brule. Guests can pair this special menu with pink bubbles, a Gruet “Sauvage Rose” for $50, or choose from Dantanna’s extensive wine, cocktail, and beer list. Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit ww.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873.

 
Swipe Right On STK’s New Date Night Menu:
Looking for a memorable date spot? STK Atlanta has it covered. Whether it’s Galentine’s Day with friends, a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, or simply a night out in Midtown, STK is known for its charismatic ambiance and exceptional steak and seafood offerings created by Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio.  Introducing Date Night at STK, diners can now dive into a curated, three-course menu for just $69 per person every Sunday through Wednesday. The new Date Night menu features signature favorites including Crispy Calamari, Lil’ BRGs, Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass, and more. To make Date Night even sweeter, guests can also imbibe on a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé for $99.
 
STK’S DATE NIGHT MENU
Choose One:
 
Crispy Calamari
Lil’ BRGs
Jalapeño Pickled Shrimp Cocktail
 
Choose Two:
6oz. Filet
7 oz. NY Strip
Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass
Maple Rub Ora King Salmon
 
Sides:
Tater Tots | Asparagus
 
The Closer:
Bag O’Donuts

For more information or to make a reservation, visit  www.stkhouse.com  or call 404-793-0144. STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th & Midtown development.

 

BAFFI

Fri., Feb. 12 & Sat., Feb 13 – Valentine’s Weekend Four-Course Menu at Baffi, Available for To-Go & In-Restaurant Dining

To celebrate the holiday, Baffi is offering a special, four-course prix fixe menu in addition to their regular menu for takeout and in-restaurant dining on February 12 and 13! The menu here welcomes parties of two to share a Burst Tomato Pizza with burrata and basil, plus their famed JW Kale Salad and Roasted Oysters. Each guest will select an entree – Mushroom and Lemon Conserva Gnocchi with herbs and parmesan, JW Chicken with rosemary potatoes and salsa verde, Cast Iron Trout with braised collards and meyer lemon vinaigrette or Wood Grilled Hanger Steak with romesco, charred carrots and broccoli – before splitting Pistachio Cake featuring lemon curd and pistachio buttercream for dessert. The menu is $55 per person, and three wine pairings are available for in-restaurant guests for $35 each. Reservations can be booked here, and all to-go orders must be placed by emailing hello@baffiatlanta.com with menu selections, dietary restrictions, preferred pick-up time/date and a phone number by noon on Thursday, February 11.

 

HAMPTON + HUDSON

Sat., Feb. 13 – Hampton + Hudson’s Galentine’s Day Brunch & To-Go Packages

Hampton + Hudson’s annual Galentine’s Day brunch is back for another year! To celebrate the occasion, they will be offering Galentine’s To-Go Packages for groups of two ($85) or four ($160), including Hogwash Rosé Cans (still or sparkling), Pink Grapefruit Cocktails, pink Sublime Doughnuts, pink champagne flutes, “Never Have I Ever: Girls Edition” game and a Galentine limited print. Orders must be placed on the restaurant’s website here by February 10 at 2pm, and pickup will be on Friday, February 12.

 

H+H will also host Galentine’s Day brunch from 10am-2:30pm at the restaurant with COVID-19 health and safety protocols here in place. Guests can enjoy a Red Velvet Waffle special, plus bellini, champagne and rose specials, including a Godiva Chocolate and Galentine’s limited edition print while supplies last. Sublime Doughnuts and the restaurant’s regular brunch menu will also be available.

 

BOCADO

Now Available for Pre-Order – BOCADO’s Valentine’s Day Special To-Go

For $35 per person, BOCADO is offering a Valentine’s Day pick-up special that includes Kale Salad with pecans, flax seed, parmesan and buttermilk dressing, Culotte steak, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Local Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms, Salsa Verde, Wood-Fired Bread with finishing oil and a Dark Chocolate Pot de Creme for dessert. A bottle of Prosecco can be added for $23. Orders must be placed over the phone (404-815-1399) by Friday, February 12, with curbside pick-up from noon-4pm on Sunday, February 14.

 

LAZY BETTY

Now Available for Pre-Order – Lazy Betty Valentine’s Day Chocolate Boxes

Lazy Betty is offering boxes of handcrafted, gourmet chocolates for purchase this Valentine’s Day! Available for $25 each, the chocolate boxes include six dark chocolates with various fillings, including Raspberry Rose Water, Strawberry Guava, Salted Caramel Hazelnut, Lemon Honey Chamomile, Vanilla Chai and Peach Bourbon. Orders can be placed here, and pickup will be available the week of Valentine’s Day (February 10-14) from 1-6pm at the restaurant. There is a two-day lead time on orders; boxes ordered for February 14 pickup must be placed by February 12.

 

Wed., Feb. 10 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Lazy Betty Five-Course Valentine’s Day To-Go Menu

Chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips are crafting a new five-course menu for Valentine’s celebrations at home, and guests can add supplements to make the meal extra special – think caviar and a bottle of wine or bubbly. Available February 10-14 for $95 per person, to-go meals will be available for pre-order beginning late January through Valentine’s Day here.

 

Wed., Feb. 10 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Lazy Betty’s Special Valentine’s Week Tasting Menus

The Candler Park restaurant is offering special seven- and 10-course menus featuring new dishes to celebrate Valentine’s Day all week long. Reservations are available here, and the seven-course menu is $175/person and the 10-course is $225/per person. Wine pairings will also be available.

 

BUCKHEAD VILLAGE

Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Southern Gentleman

The restaurant will be serving a specially curated and luxurious a la carte menu in addition to wine and whiskey flight pairings. Make a reservation here.

 

Fri., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Gypsy Kitchen

Transport to Spain this Valentine’s Day with a specially curated a la carte menu including menu favorites and chef features, innovative cocktails and a romantic setting. Reserve a spot here.

 

Fri., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Le Bilboquet (In-Restaurant & To-Go) 

All weekend long, Le Bilboquet will serve a special prix fixe dinner menu with three courses, including a selection of appetizers, entrees and festive desserts. A curated wine pairing will also be available, and specialty cocktails will be flowing. Make sure to make a reservation early by calling 404-869-9944, as seating is limited. A condensed version of the menu will be available for takeout on bilbotogo.com.

 

Available Feb. 1-28 – Valentine’s Day Cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake 

Georgetown Cupcake at Buckhead Village is offering three different Valentine’s Day dozens for pre-order with contactless store pick-up, local Atlanta delivery and nationwide overnight shipping available. Cupcakes are available for online order at georgetowncupcake.com, and the Valentine’s-inspired dozens include:

 

  • The Valentine’s Heart Dozen ($41) – Strawberry Lava Fudge, Strawberry Cheesecake with a graham cracker crust, Peanut Butter Fudge and more packaged in a limited edition Georgetown Cupcake pink heart gift box.

 

  • The Valentine’s Dozen ($36) – Lava Fudge, Vanilla and Baby Pink Buttercream, Raspberry Chocolate Chip, ‘Cupid’ Salted Caramel and more.

 

  • The Rose Gold & Ruby Chocolate Dozen ($36) – Chocolate and Baby Pink Vanilla Buttercream cupcakes covered in clear and gold sanding sugar and decorated with ‘love’ embossed gold fondant medallions, Chocolate Squared cupcakes decorated with gold and pink fondant hearts, and more.

PONCE CITY MARKET

Available in Feb. – Artisan Chocolate Heart Box, Macarons, Heart Shape Mousse Cake & More from Saint-Germain French Bakery

Saint-Germain French Bakery is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a selection of baked goods and chocolates! Their lineup includes Raspberry and Chocolate Heart-shaped Mousse Cake ($6.25), heart-shaped boxes of 25 hand-crafted Artisan Chocolates (starting at $35.95) and boxes of 18 gluten-free Macarons (starting at $30.95). They will also offer ‘I love you’ specialty cakes available for pre-order by phone (470-823-4141) or Instagram DM. Valentine’s Day cakes must be ordered by the end of the day on February 10, and customers can choose layer flavor, including vanilla cream, champagne sponge cake, chocolate biscuit, black valrhona chocolate mousse or white chocolate mousse ($65 with silver inscription). All items are available in-store, for pre-order and curbside pick-up.

Available Sun., Feb. 14 – “Over the Top Shake for Two” Available at Honeysuckle Gelato

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Honeysuckle Gelato’s “Over the Top Shake for Two.” Customers can select their gelato flavor for the shake, then it’s topped with whipped cream and two mini glazed Revolution Doughnuts. This special is good while supplies last only on Valentine’s Day.

 

Available Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Grams for Children & Red at Hop’s Chicken

Similar to the grams with candy that children used to get from their classmates in school, Hop’s Chicken will be handing out grams to children only on Valentine’s Day! Each one can be cashed in for a special milkshake the next time the guest visits Hop’s.

Perennial Properties’ New Luxury Residence

ARYA Peachtree,

Hosts Private Stay-at-Home Valentine’s Day Celebration


In collaboration with Google Fiber and ATL Collective, a complimentary, livestream music event featuring performerBrenda Nicole Moorer is available to the public

What In an effort to bring its residents and the general public something special amid COVID-19, Perennial Properties has teamed up with Google Fiber and ATL Collective to host a private concert series called “Digs with Gigs.” These events will occur outdoors at various residential properties across the city featuring Atlanta artist performances via complimentary livestream and social distanced resident-only experiences.
The general public can RSVP to tune into the music portion of Digs with Gigs via Eventbrite.


The first resident-only portion of the 2021 event, is a special Valentine’s Day edition on February 14, at the new luxury residence ARYA Peachtree, built and opened by Perennial Properties in December 2020. The livestream music performance by Brenda Nicole Moorer, will take place outside against the backdrop of Midtown Atlanta, under the 20 foot high, terrace ceiling complete with a permanent, digital art piece by artist Danielle Roney titled ECHO that can also be seen from bustling Peachtree Street below.


Local Atlanta chef Nick Leahy of Nick’s Westside, will offer his Valentine’s To-Go menu. Complimentary chocolate covered strawberries will be offered to residents of Arya only.

Hand-crafted cocktail kits will be provided by bartender extraordinaire, Mercedes O’Brien, who kicked off SippN at Home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. She will feature The Arya Love Boat cocktail for residents that mixes perfectly at their new home with gin, vodka, or white rum. 

Who

  • @BrendaNicoleMoorer Brenda Nicole Moorer is a vocalist, songwriter, composer, and actor known for her distinctive vocal quality and genre-bending jazz. Since making her debut with the 2011 album “Songbird,” she has experimented with musical boundaries, exploring everything from jazz to traditional folk, striving for authentic voice and expression in a melting pot of sound. In her latest musical endeavor, a collaborative concept jazz record entitled MARROW, the Atlanta based artist dreams up a sound fusion of eclectic melodies and piano, with elements of jazz, folk, and chamber.
  • @Nick’sWestsideATL Chef Nick Leahy is the Partner and Executive Chef behind Nick’s Westside Neighborhood and Bar and Chicken Out, the new chef-inspired, delivery-only chicken concept in Atlanta. Chef Leahy was lauded for his ability to create inventive, globally-influenced, and locally-sourced cuisine throughout his culinary career. At Nick’s Westside, Chef Leahy has created a more approachable menu that highlights Georgia’s small producers and features fresh, sustainably-sourced ingredients.
  • @SippNatHome – SippN at Home is a cocktail fueled business specializing in at-home cocktail kits, virtual classes, online happy hours, and private event catering. Created by Mercedes O’Brien, Atlanta Magazine’s Best Bartender of 2019 and former bar manager for Kevin Gillespie’s Cold Beer and Gunshow, SippN at Home brings all the supporting ingredients and knowledge of craft cocktail design into your home.

When Sunday, February 14, 20215:00 pm
RSVP The music performance is open to the public via complimentary livestream.Click to RSVP Eventbrite
Where ARYA Peachtree1777 Peachtree Street NEAtlanta, GA 30309@AryaPeachtree

Varuni Napoli

It’s never too early to start planning for Valentine’s Day, and while this year might be different than most, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be delicious. Whether people are looking to stay in for the night or want to plan ahead for a safe night out, Varuni Napoli has just the option for them.

Thinking of staying in?:

  • Varuni Napoli is offering their popular at-home pizza kit – complete with all ingredients needed to make four Margherita pies. Anyone who reserves a kit for Valentine’s weekend (2/12-2/14) will be entered to win a free black truffle to get creative in the kitchen and step up their kitchen game.

Looking for a safe night out of the house?:

  • The Neapolitan spot is featuring two Valentine’s themed cocktails at their Midtown location
    • The Rossini: a light and refreshing cocktail made with crisp Prosecco and a touch of homemade strawberry purée.
    • The Passione Fragola: inspired by a chocolate-covered strawberry and made with strawberry purée, vodka, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup.
  • Please note, masks and temperature checks are required.

And as always, Varuni is offering their popular heart shaped pies upon request!

Sat., Feb. 13, noon-5pm – South Main Kitchen’s Valentine’s Day Sidewalk Bake Sale

Swing by the sidewalk in front of South Main Kitchen on Saturday, February 13 to buy Valentine’s Day-themed sweet treats from Maven Restaurant Group’s Pastry Chef Elise Vitale. The selection of treats will include Heart Shaped Cookies, Small Chocolate Cakes, Chocolate Bourbon Truffles and Ruby Chocolate Tarts. Call the restaurant to pre-order: (678) 691-4622.

Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner Menu at Delbar

This Valentine’s Day, Delbar will be offering a special prix fixe menu priced at $79 per guest. The four-course menu selected by Chef Tayfun Abusksa will serve a choice of one starter, salad, meat with a side and dessert to end the evening. Please see here to view the full menu. In the wake of Covid-19 Delbar has several safety measures in place such as table distancing, masks for guests unless seated at a table.

Sun., Feb. 14, noon-9pm – Yebo Ski Haus Offering Special Prix Fixe Menu

Normally closed on Sundays, Yebo will open from noon-9pm and serve a special four-course prix fixe menu featuring an appetizer, soup or salad, entree and dessert, available for takeout or dine-in. The special menu features favorites from the regular menu plus new dishes like Filet Oscar with crabmeat, asparagus and bearnaise and Chilean Sea Bass with leeks, fingerling potatoes, cherry tomatoes, chanterelle mushrooms and red wine beurre blanc. From noon to 5pm, guests can order from the full menu or the prix fixe. After 5pm, only the prix fixe menu will be available. Wine will be offered to-go by the bottle. To-go orders must be placed over the phone (404-228-8024) and can be made that day or leading up to the 14th. Curbside pick-up will be available by calling the restaurant upon arrival. Please see hi-res photos here.

OLIVA RESTAURANTS RETURNS TO SERVICE MONDAY, MAY 18

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/11/20

OLIVA RESTAURANTS RETURNS TO SERVICE MONDAY, MAY 18
All Four Sister Concepts Will Offer Curbside Pickup &
Take-Out Featuring Special To-Go Menus

Oliva Restaurants is thrilled to announce the reopening of all four of its Atlanta concepts next Monday, May 18. After closing Aziza, Bellina Alimentari, Falafel Nation, and Rina on March 16, each restaurant will begin offering limited menus featuring many local favorites along with a few surprises for curbside pickup and take-out.

“We made the extremely hard decision to remain closed for the last two months to help support the global efforts combatting the pandemic. It is an incredible feeling to reopen our doors to the Atlanta community and have our Oliva family in the restaurants again,” said Tal Baum, proprietor of Oliva Restaurants. “We carefully planned our reopening to ensure a safe environment for team members and customers alike. Our industry is all about creating memorable moments and connecting people. We see the current circumstances as an opportunity to reinvent what we do and engage with our guests on a different level, even from a distance.”

Aziza returns to showcasing the best of Israel by offering both modern and comforting Middle Eastern dishes, as well as a number of multi-course options. The menu will change daily and highlight produce from local farm friends. The popular Full Experience menu will be offered as a multi-course dinner and will include salatim, a family-style entrée, two sides, and dessert. Weekly Shabbat Dinner will be available for preorder for Friday pick up. There are a few other exciting surprises that are in the works and will be announced on social media. Aziza’s full wine list and special to-go cocktails, a delectable pastry basket with Aziza’s famous breads and pastries, as well as several a la carte options, are all at diners fingertips.

Hours of Operation: 3 PM – 8:30 PM | White Provisions – 1170 Howell Mill Road NW | 404-968-9437 | aziza-restaurant.com

Bellina Alimentari brings Italian comfort to quarantine with family-sized dishes including lasagna, pomodoro, ragù, meatballs, and a salad; the Bellina Family Meal with polpette and pane, a family-sized pasta, salad, chocolate truffles, and a bottle of wine; the Salumeria Antipasti Box with half of a schiacciata, three types of charcuterie, three types of cheese, marinated olives, marinated artichokes, a family-sized salad, and a bottle of wine; fresh pasta kits; as well as Aperol Spritz and Negroni cocktail kits. They will also be serving a menu of Salumeria and Alimentari goods such as fresh pasta, pasta sauces, olive oils, and schiacciata (by the pound) from the Bellina in-house Italian market, antipasti, pasta dishes, panini, sides, dessert, and a selection of natural wines from the Wine Bar.

Hours of Operation: 12 PM – 8 PM  | Ponce City Market – 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE | 404-330-9933 | bellina-alimentari.com

Falafel Nation is set to serve the Falafel Nation meal for two featuring a selection of two pita or chopped salad, two orders of fries, two cookies, and two sodas; and the Falafel Nation Deluxe meal with a selection of eight falafel or Sabich pita, a side of hummus, a side of tahini, a sauce trio, Israeli salad, Israeli slaw, fries, two pitas, two cookies, and two sodas. A la carte options are also available and patio seating will be open.

Hours of Operation: 12 PM – 8 PM | White Provisions – 1170 Howell Mill Road NW | 470-355-9951 | falafelnation.com


Rina is cooking up a family meal featuring a main course, a choice of three mezze, a side of rice pilaf, two pita, hummus, tahini, a sauce trio, and dessert; and regular menu items including mezze options, a selection of hummus, Amba Chicken, Beef Kababs, Falafel Salad, Halloumi with charred vegetables, Chicken Shawarma, Arayas, and more will be available. Perfect for Spring, Rina’s Backyard Grilling kit with skewers, salads, and sides are sure to be a hit. Add on to-go cocktails and boozy milkshakes and guests will feel like they are carried to a faraway land. The patio and to-go window on the Atlanta Beltline will be open for orders.
Hours of Operation: 12 PM – 8 PM | Ford Factory Lofts – 699 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE | 404-343-0362 | rinakitchen.com

To order, view the full menus online and place an order through each restaurant website or call the restaurant directly.

While the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented, Oliva Restaurants remains committed to putting the health and well-being of our team members and guests first. Each restaurant will be following all CDC guidelines and taking the necessary steps to ensure safety. All staff will be practicing social distancing and have been provided guidelines to return to work. They will also be required to take their temperature before their shift. Oliva Restaurants will be providing PPE for all staff and plans to increase an already rigorous standard of cleanliness