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Support a Family at the 101 Concepts Lunch Buffet

10:04 am Feb. 26, 2015

If you’ve ever had a family member affected by a car accident, the Baldwin family’s story will resonate with you. This past December, their car was struck by a reckless driver, leaving the mother DeAnna

Atlanta Restaurant Openings & Closings for 2/25

3:43 pm Feb. 25, 2015

Restaurants are already making the decision to stay open or close this evening. Here’s the list, which we will update as information comes in.

Open:

Across the Street
SOHO
Diesel Filling Station
Davio’s Atlanta
Empire State South
Grindhouse
4th & Swift
1Kept
Atkins Park
Atlas
Miller Union
Last Word
Portofino
Marlow’s Tavern (all locations)
Community Smith
Table & Main
Buckhead Life Restaurant Group- Buckhead Diner, Bistro Niko, Chops Lobster Bar, Atlanta Fish Market
D’Vine Bar
Bone Lick
Georgia Pine
Cypress Street
Grain Bar
STK Atlanta
Park Tavern
Noche- First 50 people to mention #ohsnowFREEQUESO
Hi-Five Diner
Makan
Republic Social

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What are your essential “Snow Day” foods?

9:11 am Feb. 25, 2015

It’s now a waiting game for “winter weather.” At the grocery store this morning, I noticed most of the aisles were stocked, except milk was more scarce than usual. I had dinner last night with a group of food writers, and they were all discussing their pantry stocks:

bourbon
wine
tacos
a growler of craft beer
frozen pizza
Brasstown Beef
Atlanta Fish Market shrimp

A quirky list, yes, but it reveals the desires for comfort food and booze.

Wet aged steak (left) and dry aged  (right)

Oak Steakhouse restaurant review, Alpharetta

11:41 am Feb. 20, 2015

Oak Steakhouse
950 Third St., Alpharetta, 678-722-8333
1 star (good)

“It tastes the way a pet store smells,” said my wife, not sure how to react to the bite of dry-aged steak I had just offered her.

Me, I found