Monday, February 22, 2010

A Night With The Stars...

AwardsPricci invites you to join us Sunday, March 7, for a night enjoying all the glamour and glitz that is the Oscars. Guests who attend Pricci's 12th Annual Academy Awards Night arrive in Hollywood-star style - strolling the red carpet and fielding questions from fans and paparazzi.

Inside, fashion and movie fans won't miss a minute of the red carpet pre-show and Oscar Awards show action on the six flat-screen TVs mounted strategically throughout the restaurant. Local media personality Tom Sullivan emcees the show with Academy Awards trivia and fun while guests enjoy specialty cocktails and a four course menuwith choices for each 
course themed around the best picture nominees. Who will win? Start making your predictions now! Click here for a full list of nominees.
The night features an early seating at 6 p.m. for $59 and a late seating at 8:30 p.m. for $69. Come early and stay late to lounge in the Pricci Living Room while you sip on wine and cocktails. You'll laugh, you'll cry - you'll thank The Academy.
This star-studded night fills up every year, so make your plans early. Call Pricci at (404) 237-2941 for reservations. Pricing does not include beverages, tax or gratuity.

BLT Celebrates Downtown...

BLT Steak Atlanta just marked its first birthday in downtown 
Atlanta in late January. To keep the celebrations going, the BLT Steak franchise based in New York is introducing special offers for its sixth birthday on Wednesday, March 3 at locations worldwide. For one day only, BLT Steak’s expertly cooked filets, rib eye and New York strip steaks, Dover Sole and signature blackboard main courses will be priced at $33.04, representing BLT Steak’s birth date, March 3, 2004.  

Sides that have now become staples like Jalapeño Mashed Potatoes, Creamy Spinach and Hen of the Woods mushrooms that normally range from $8-$10, will be $3.03, as will signature cocktails, which are regularly $14-$15.  What would a birthday be without something sweet?  Favorites likePeanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with banana ice cream, Crêpe Soufflé with passion fruit sauce and Caramelized NY Cheesecakewith citrus soup and blood orange sorbet will be $3.03 also, reduced from $10. 

BLT Steak Atlanta is located at W Atlanta Downtown Hotel & Residences in Allen Plaza at 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard. Reservations recommended.  For more information and to view birthday menus, please visit 

Hoppin for Haiti ~ Virginia Highlands ~ Februrary 27th

SOHO Atlanta Celebrates 10 Years

February 23 - 27, 2010
Chef Joey

Celebrating Ten Years
of Culinary Excellence!

Celebrate Chef Joe's
10th Anniversary
with an exceptional
$10 Wine and Tapas Pairing

SOHO Cafe, LLC | 4300 Paces Ferry Road | Suite 107 | Atlanta | GA | 30339

9th Annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010

4 - 7 p.m.
1000 tickets are now available in several of your local Oakhurst Businesses: Kavarna, One Step At A Time, Steinbecks, Universal Joint, and Wahoo. $20 for Advance Tickets, $25 At The Event. We will feature 20 different wines from around the world, and visit 20 participating businesses, including Palate Cafe, Universal Joint, Mezcalito's, Kavarna, Mojo Pizza, Intown Autocare, Decatur Eye Care, Saba, Matador, Wahoo, and Steinbecks. Please get your tickets quick as we expect a complete sell out!

Bone Garden Cantina celebrates Flag Day, February 27th

Say olé to Flag Day at The Bone Garden Cantina on Saturday, February 27, during a day-long celebration featuring fun music and decorations plus food and drink specials inspired by the colors of the Mexican Flag (like red, green and white jello shots!).  Flag Day marks Mexico’s independence from Spain.
 WHO              The Bone Garden Cantina serves fresh-from-scratch, authentic Mexican cuisine including soft corn tacos, quesadillas, burritos, tamales, tortas, enchiladas, sopes, empanadas, sides, salads and salsas.  There are over 40 tequilas, a comprehensive list of cocktails including dozens of specialty margaritas, Mexican beers and more.
WHAT             Flag Day commemorates the birth of the Mexican flag in 1821, marking their independence from Spain.  The green in the flag represents hope and victory, the white represents purity of ideals, and the red represents the blood shed by national heroes. 
WHERE         Lumber Yard at 1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW, 404.418.9072

The Bone Garden Cantina is owned by the husband-and-wife team of Kristen and Michael Benoit.  Michael is the co-owner of The Vortex, which he owns with his brother and sister.  Michael and Kristen both grew up in Southern California and brought their taste for simple, authentic Mexican cuisine to Bone Garden Cantina, which Kristen operates.  Located in the Lumber Yard at 1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW, Bone Garden Cantina is open Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch only, Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m.

February 2010 Issue

Visit us online for our latest printed issue, February 2010.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Midtown's 2010 Oysterfest February 20th & 21st

Haveli Indian Cuisine ~ Opening 2nd location February 19th

North & South Indian Food in the Alpharetta/Roswell Area.  Visit their website for $10 off coupon (expires 3.19.10).
8465 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 4001, Alpharetta 30022, 770.558.8333.

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern Opens Tomorrow

Gilbert’s Neighborhood Concepts, the owners of Gilbert’s Café and Bar in Midtown, will open Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern at the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Monroe Drive Friday, February 19th.   
Brothers Gilbert and Sean Yeremyan will pattern their second restaurant after the neighborhood friendly feel of Gilbert’s, with a menu featuring comfort pub cuisine. Located in the space that was formerly Caribou Coffee, Hobnob will have 76 seats.  There will be a 20-seat bar, 28 seats in the dining room and 28 seats on two patios, which will be heated in the winter.  Restaurants Consulting Group designed this space, which was originally built as a gas station, with an emphasis on airy open dining, featuring a glass garage door opening the dining room up to the patio. Like the name implies, Hobnob will be a watering hole for the neighborhood, providing a warm and inviting atmosphere for lunch, dinner, late night dining and weekend brunch.  Chef Brett Ring, formerly the sous chef at STATS, will be the executive chef, creating quality comfort food, including sandwiches, pizzas, salads and entrees.  Chef Ring is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, SC.  Three Merians, formerly the manager of Gilbert’s, will be the general manager. Hobnob will offer an extensive selection of beers, including high gravity and craft beers, as well as wine and a full bar.  There will be house-infused vodkas, pitchers of margaritas, six to eight beers on tap and 50 varieties of bottled beer.  Hobnob plans to offer beer dinners, beer tastings and flights of beer.

Located at 1551 Piedmont Avenue, Hobnob will be open for lunch and dinner nightly as well as weekend brunch and Midnight Specials.  Complimentary valet parking will be available on Monroe Drive.  For reservations, catering or to book at private party, please go to