Food news roundup: Fourth of July edition
Fireworks over Stone Mountain in Atlanta, Georgia.
Happy 4th of July!
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Ecco gets a new exec chef
Fifth Group Restaurants has announced Brent Banda as executive chef of Ecco, its European dining concept located at 40 Seventh Street in Midtown. For the last two years, Banda has helmed the kitchen at Fifth Group’s Midtown seafood concept, Lure. He joined the group’s culinary team in 2004, and has also spent time at its La Tavola Trattoria and The Food Studio, a venue now used as an event space for Bold Catering & Design.
I scream… You scream… We all scream for FREE ICE CREAM (or in this case GELATO)
On Sunday, July 2, Revolution Gelato will be giving away free cones to celebrate milestones at the company. Their scoop shop, located 477 Flat Shoals Ave, is celebrating one year since it opened and two years on retail shelves. This deal is good from noon to 6 p.m. this Sunday.
Reserve your seat online at Aria
If you’re looking to reserve a table at Aria in Buckhead, you can now do it online. To improve the dining experience for customers, diners can reserve a table on Reserve for Restaurants.
CO announces new beverage program
CO, a modern Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant, opened earlier this month introducing noodles and sushi to Poncey-Highland. The restaurant now has a new beverage program, which began last week. The cocktail menu is inspired by ingredients drawn from CO’s food menu. Diners can expect to sip on blackberry bourbon fizz (made with bourbon, lychee, lemongrass, and muddled blackberries), the aperol goldeneye (made with Plantation pineapple rum, aperol, pineapple juice, and lime juice) and a selection of sake infusions that are made in house with fresh fruits and herbs.
Ariane Daguin brings D’Artagnan’s ducks to Georgia
Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival returns July 16
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Indian restaurant Amara shifts gears with new chef and concept
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Pizzeria joins list of new restaurants in Phipps Plaza
Asian pop-up restaurant finds home on Buford Highway
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