Top Chef DC: Cold War – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

Every week, I get the feeling that somewhere, someone is watching Top Chef and asking themselves: “What the hell is ___?”  Heck, sometimes I even find myself right there with those people.  No matter how … Read more →

Woodfire Grill Restaurant Review – Cheshire Bridge, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

Nestled amongst Atlanta’s stretch of tasseled "thingies” and institutional eateries is one of the best examples of contemporary American cuisine this side of the Mason-Dixon.  Chef Kevin Gillespie, still shy of 30-years-old, has taken Woodfire … Read more →

Hector Santiago Of Pura Vida: Inside The Chef’s Kitchen #18

On the last season of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, Atlanta made some real headway.  We were fortunate enough to have three local chefs make it on to the hit reality TV show.  Since then, the city … Read more →

Zaza Pachulia, Atlanta Hawks Center Turned Restaurateur Talks About ENO With USA Today

Zaza Pachulia, Atlanta’s most athletic foodie (or at least the one paid the best), made at least a few heads turn last year when he acquired Midtown’s Eno restaurant.  The Atlanta Hawks center promptly renamed … Read more →

Kevin Gillespie: New Restaurant Going Brake-O For Barbecue [Openings]?

Kevin Gillespie is easily one of the most talked about culinarians in Atlanta.  His showing on Top Chef is a big reason why droves of people now lineup at Woodfire Grill to sample his cuisine.  … Read more →

Top Chef Masters Season 2: Bravo Releases The Lineup; Simpsons Fans Hit The Fan [TV Shows]

Top Chef Masters, a spinoff of Bravo TV’s popular Top Chef, is scheduled to premier its second season on April 7, 2010.  As these things come and go, networks try to make a big deal … Read more →

RoamingHunger.com: Track Your Favorite Food Trucks Online [Websites]

Now this is one hell of a great idea!  RoamingHunger.com is a site dedicated to those lovely little food trucks we’ve heard so much about. While these little wandering snack shacks are noticeably absent from … Read more →

Eli Kirshtein Jettisons ENO For The Big Apple

While we were sleeping, aka – over the weekend, chef Eli Kirshtein finally confirmed months of rumors.  Known outside the ATL for his recent appearance on Top Chef, he is best known around these parts … Read more →

BREAKING: Bocuse d’Or Semi-Finalists Ready To Rock

You could easily go your entire life and never hear the phrase “Bocuse d’Or.”  However, if you spend any time in the restaurant world – you’ll inevitably come across this mysterious phrase.  Bocuse d’Or is … Read more →

Rumblings Of The Weekend: Top Chef ATL Meetup / Holeman & Finch’s Bottleneck To Open / Hacks

One heck of a weekend if you ask me … lots of football, lots of food, and lots of food news.  What else is there?  Here are just a few of the rumblings and grumblings … Read more →