In case you missed it, here’s what happened in the Atlanta food and dining scene this week.
Spencer Gomez / Photo by Alessandria Struebing
Food and restaurant news
Spencer Gomez, former sous chef at Kevin Gillespie’s Gunshow, has been named chef de cuisine at Linton and Gina Hopkins’ Holeman & Finch. He also previously served as chef de cuisine at local favorite The Branded Butcher.
Castleberry Hill restaurant Smoke Ring is unveiling its new jerky bar on Monday. The bar will feature seven jerky varieties including pork and beef for $8, rabbit, duck, alligator and bison for $10 and venison for $11. All of the jerky is smoked and packaged in house by chef Jordan Wakefield and bartender Chase Alger.
Which Georgia restaurants made the list of Best Wine Restaurants 2016?
Which two Georgia dishes made the list of ’23 Essential Barbecue Dishes in the U.S.’?
Atlanta bartender crowned regional champ in Bombay Sapphire bartending competition
Sweetwater stolen beer update brings more bad news
Bulla Gastrobar coming to Midtown
Get a sneak peek of 101 Steak in Vinings
Ba Bellies open in Norcross
Sprouts Farmers Market opening in Peachtree City
First fuel-less QuikTrip opens in Atlanta
Bonanza! opens inside Kimball House
First Looks, reviews, recipes and roundups
Review: JP Atlanta
First Look: Storico Fresco in Buckhead
Dish of the Week: Prime rib at The Mercury
Five reasons to try Branch & Barrel in Alpharetta
Check out Aria’s revamped cocktail menu
Use in-season blueberries to make this eye-popping dessert from Wrecking Bar
Make Canoe’s buttery, flaky sticky buns
Make pancakes worth flipping for with flour from Georgia-grown wheat
Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles news
Gladys Knight Chicken & Waffles locations abruptly close
More details emerge regarding closure
Watch Gladys knight and son discuss restaurant after opening
New employee, would-be customers find doors locked after closure