Christmas comes but once a year—and thank God for that. I’ve long advocated that Christmas become a centennial holiday, but that would wreck the economy and reduce the annual incidence of family fights, bouts o...
Staplehouse, six years in planning, has finally opened in a 100-year-old brick building in the Old Fourth Ward (541 Edgewood Ave., 404-524-5505, www.staplehouse.com). The restaurant is a groundbreaker in severa...
“Is it spiiiicy?” a man at the second meeting of the Food Porn Supper Club whined to the server. They were at Stir It Up in Little Five Points and the whiner was determined to find the blandest thing on the menu.
“Jamaican food is by definition spicy,” someone at the table said. “But it’s not all spicy-hot.”
Robert, host of the club, wanted to tie the whiner up and torture him with Scotch Bonnet chili peppers, the world’s hottest. Nothing annoyed him as much as people’s aversion to spicy food. He’d given up taking most friends to ethnic restaurants along Buford Highway, for example.
Robert looked around the dining room of the new Watershed on Peachtree and marveled at how dark and woody it was compared to the original restaurant in Decatur. Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, the owner, had closed that one and reopened in this new south Buckhead location.
“I hear it looks very different,” said Robert’s date, Brandon.
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