Taste of Atlanta Blog

New Creative Southern Cuisine: Bogartz Food Artz

30 May 2019
Sandy Springs has a new neighborhood go-to that has a very catchy name: Bogartz Food Artz. Its creative name is reflective of the eclectic southern cuisine coming out of Chef Bruce Bogartz's kitchen. The food is a mash-up of the south's best flavors that are so unique, most menu items cannot be found in another restaurant, only Bogartz.

Sandy Springs' Newest Sushi Spot: District M

3 May 2019
District M opened in Sandy Springs just a few short weeks ago, but the restaurant is already making its mark on Sandy Springs' culinary scene. The restaurant prides itself on sushi, but there is more to the restaurant's menu than one would expect.

Sandy Springs Is Almost All Set for The Select

18 April 2019
At Food That Rocks 2018, The Select served tastes of crab ceviche, which won them the title of "Best Taste" of the event. This year, The Select is returning to Food That Rocks (Saturday, June 8) to defend the title. Learn more about The Select before it opens in City Springs later this year.

More Than Movies at Springs Cinema & Taphouse

5 April 2019
Food That Rocks and Springs Cinema & Taphouse are hosting a screening of “A Fine Line”, exclusive discount on Food That Rocks tickets, popcorn and a “Food That Rocks Fizz” Tito’s cocktail! Buy your tickets for Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7pm.

An Atlanta Staple: Nakato Japanese Restaurant

21 March 2019
If you like sushi, hibachi or Atlanta, chances are, you have eaten at Nakato Japanese Restaurant! This restaurant has been a staple in the Atlanta food community for the past 46 years, thanks to Sachi Nakato Takahara, her mother and her grandmother. The restaurant has been passed down from generation to generation and now Sachi is taking charge as the third generation female owner.

6 Key Orders from Casi Cielo

7 March 2019
The true testament to the rise of great restaurants in Sandy Springs is Casi Cielo. Casi Cielo just opened in the heart of Sandy Springs on Roswell Road and has elevated the space to a level that could be considered "sky" high.

Southern Bistro Wine Dinner

7 March 2019
Eat and Drink like an Italian at Southern Bistro on Tuesday, March 26th! Taste a special four- course menu, paired with Italian wines and meet the importer of these wines who will share personal stories from the wineries.

Atlanta's Newest 'Que: City Barbeque

22 February 2019
Our standards are high, which only works in our favor and attracts more delicious BBQ restaurants to join the Atlanta food scene. One of the newest BBQ spots on the block is City Barbeque. The restaurant has opened in Decatur and Johns Creek and they smoke low and slow just as we expect.

5 Must-Try Valentine's Treats at Amelie's French Bakery & Cafe

7 February 2019
Remember the cute pop-up dessert display at Taste of Atlanta 2018? That was Amelie's! This eclectic French Cafe & Bakery combines a traditional skillset of pastry with artistic expression and seasonal items.

Taste of the NFL- Saturday, February 2nd

31 January 2019
Over 32 of the country’s most notable chefs are heading to the Party With A Purpose with Taste of the NFL - join them for a night of food, football and fun!

#tasteofmyatlanta Contest

24 January 2019
We know how you #tasteofatlanta every October, but what is the #tasteofmyatl that keeps you going throughout the year? Tag us in your (Facebook & Instagram) food photos all-year long and use the #tasteofmyatl in your caption to enter to win gift cards, prizes and even a chance to be featured on @TasteofAtlanta social media!

5 Ways to Eat Healthy This Year at Public School 404

10 January 2019
In the second week of 2019, healthy resolutions are starting to feel more challenging. Two weeks into cooking and eating at home, you may be feeling more fatigued than energized from prioritizing fresh, balanced meals. Let Public School 404 help you out! There are 5 dishes, in particular, that are totally crave-worthy.

It's Never Too Cold for Revolution Gelato!

13 December 2018
Revolution Gelato may be known for 3 consecutive “Best Dessert” wins at Taste of Atlanta, but our annual event is not the only time you can taste this delicious gelato. As you'd expect with a company named "Revolution", owners Leah and Jared Olkin are always getting creative in the kitchen.

Award-Winning Fried Lobster from Noble Fin

28 November 2018
Many ITP establishments tout the best seafood specialities, but Noble Fin just brought home the "Best Taste- Friday" trophy of Taste of Atlanta for their Crispy Tamarind Glazed Lobster!

Best Taste Lives Up to The Hype!

15 November 2018
Simon's Restaurant in Midtown has been open less than a year and already has a big-time trophy under their belt. The restaurant won "Best Taste" of Sunday at Taste of Atlanta on Sunday, October 21st.

Taste of Atlanta 2018- Know Before You Go

18 October 2018
Know before you go to Taste of Atlanta 2018!

Beautiful Dishes at The White Bull

18 October 2018
We're thrilled The White Bull will be at Taste of Atlanta this weekend! Decatur Square's newest restaurant addition creates dishes that are as visually appealing as they are delicious. Chef/Owner Pat Pascarella purchased The White Bull's space a little over a year ago and has seen the restaurant rise in the ranks to one of Atlanta's best.

Can't Stop, Won't Stop Eating NaanStop

12 October 2018
NaanStop will be at Taste of Atlanta next weekend! This delicious fast-casual Indian restaurant uses fresh ingredients and prepares each dish from scratch. That's probably why the lines are always out the door to get your hands on their most popular dishes. NaanStop's samosa has won "Atlanta's Best Savory Pastry" since 2014.

Long Drink Is Your New Drink

12 October 2018
The Long Drink is a lightly carbonated beverage with unique tastes of natural grapefruit and juniper berry flavors with gin, which is produced here in the USA. You can now find Long Drink in major cities all over Georgia at your local package store, bar, or restaurant. Long Drink will also be at Taste of Atlanta next weekend, October 19th- 21st, serving up this refreshing canned gin drink.

Atlanta Just Got Batter!

5 October 2018
Edible cookie dough that looks as good as it tastes- you Batter believe it! This Ponce City Market food stall opened almost a year ago and has been attracting crowds from near and far.

Paschal's Real Deal Southern Soul Food

27 September 2018
Paschal's is an Atlanta institution that has been serving real deal soul food since 1947. Chances are, you've tasted Paschal's or someone you know has raved about their fried chicken, mac n cheese, collard greens and peach cobbler among other menu items. We're thrilled Paschal's will be back at Taste of Atlanta this year serving the classics.

Wine Not? Buy Your Tickets to Best Somm Competition Today!

13 September 2018
Watch as some of Atlanta’s top Sommeliers go head-to-head to contend for the title of Atlanta's Best Somm. Presented in partnership with Southeast Sommelier Society, the Best Somm competition will consist of a 3-part competition – service, theory and blind tasting.

Atlanta's New Burger Baron: Bareburger

30 August 2018
Burgers, brews and some incredibly addicting Brussels Sprouts are all on the Bareburger menu and let's just say- we're here for it! This new Midtown restaurant is great for a quick bite or a chill dinner out. We're thrilled Bareburger will be participating in Taste of Atlanta 2018!

Summer Sizzlin' at Seven Lamps

16 August 2018
Everything you find on Seven Lamps menu is equal parts creative and satisfying. Taste this unique Atlanta gem any day of the week or buy your ticket to taste at Taste of Atlanta! The restaurant is on board for 2018 and we want you there too!