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Where to Eat Now: 404 Kitchen in Nashville

It takes a lot to impress the masses in Nashville’s active culinary community. But a repurposed storage container has done just that. The much-anticipated opening of 404 Kitchen in Nashville’s The Gulch neighborhood went off last week without a hitch, and we’re lining up with the rest of you all to get a taste of the celebrated chef’s seasonal menu. Formerly […]

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Birmingham’s New Must-Visit Restaurant: Vittoria

Birmingham chef James Lewis has already made his mark on Birmingham’s culinary scene with Bettola, his old-world Italian restaurant for which he has been named a James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist. Now he’s moving on to cover more territory with the long-awaited opening of Vittoria Macelleria today (in Pepper Place next to Bettola). We sat down with James to learn what […]

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Hog & Hominy Opens in Memphis With Pizza, Bar Snacks & Bocce Ball

By Guest Blogger Kerry Crawford, author/editor ILoveMemphisBlog.com Hog & Hominy is the brainchild of Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, whose first restaurant, Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen (AMIK), is located right across the street. The two restaurants are very different—where AMIK is more formal, Hog & Hominy is relaxed and casual. The menu is laid-back, loaded with sandwiches, pizzas and vegetables. […]

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Chef Phillip Lopez Announces Second New Orleans Restaurant

New Orleans is abuzz today with the announcement that Chef Phillip Lopez, owner of Root, is opening a second restaurant. Square Root, which will be located in the Lower Garden District, is scheduled to open by the end of 2012. The restaurant will offer a chef's table with a 10 to 15 course prix fixe tasting menu. We were in […]

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ACME F&B Opens In Dallas, Serves Whole Animal

ACME F&B owners Brianna Larson, Brooke Humphries, Colleen O’Hare and Jeana Johnson/ Photo by Joy Zhang ACME F&B, opening in Dallas tomorrow, takes whole-animal cooking up a notch by featuring a menu that varies through the night as the kitchen makes its way through serving the entire protein-source—while you might start out ordering a steak, later diners might be served sweetbreads. ACME, […]

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New Tequila Bar in Midtown Atlanta

Escorpion bar chef Gilbert Marquez especializes in mixing in with Mezcal. When the sun sets at Escorpión, the veladoras’ (religious candles) glow set the mood.  To say that Riccardo Ullio’s (of Sotto Sotto and Fritti) newest food venture is a Mexican restaurant in Midtown would be a disservice. Putting this label on it might make you think you’re in for a taste […]

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