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THE TAVERN AT ATLAS IS NOW OPEN

February 8th, 2017 | News | 0 Comments


Atlas, the acclaimed restaurant located at the St. Regis Atlanta celebrating both art and seasonal American cuisine combined with European influences, has introduced The Tavern at Atlas. The newly designed library and lounge opens at 4 p.m. daily and offers guests fresh menu of locally-sourced small plates and hand-shaken cocktails served in a comfortable and lively atmosphere.

“We want to create an experience that’s left up to the guest. We hope The Tavern at Atlas will become a go-to destination for creating social connections fueled by a spirited bar and live music,” says Atlas General Manager Geno Dew.

Created by Executive Chef Chris Grossman, The Tavern at Atlas menu boasts perfectly portioned small plates crafted to be shared at by guests at their leisure. New favorites include petit lobster pot pie; citrus-cured salmon flatbread; Atlas sliders; Island Creek roasted oysters on the half shell; rosemary roasted ruby beet tartare; 24-hour cast iron seared steak and more.

Complimenting Chef Grossman’s menu is an impressive beverage program comprised of creative, signature cocktails, wines, bubbly, craft beers and more. With something for all tastes, a sampling of expertly crafted cocktails include the Zac 23 Old Fashioned - Ron Zacapa 23 Rum, Aztec Chocolate and Angostura Bitters, Grapefruit Peel, Ice Ball; Southern Buck American Spirits White Whiskey, Ginger Beer, Lime Juice, Shaved Ice; and The Titaness – Raventos Sparkling Wine, Cocchi Rosa, Creme de Cassis, Lime Juice.

With a goal to convert the lounge and library spaces into a lively environment positioned for a more casual experience within Atlas, The Tavern at Atlas features over-scaled tables and chairs ideal for lingering and catching up with friends over shared plates and cocktails. Introducing gold tones, velvets and faux ostrich upholstery paired with walnut burl wood tables, the new design contrasts the rich colors and patterns of the restaurant’s architecture and fine art collection by using subtle complimentary colors that let the richness of the existing space take center stage.  With more seating available, guests can feel comfortable stopping in for a quick bite to lingering long into the night.

Now featuring two unique environments, Atlas will continue to provide a fine dining experience in the dining room in addition to the new menu at The Tavern Atlas. Regardless of which dining options guests choose, both experiences will maintain the Atlas standards for quality, locally-sourced ingredients, artful presentation and unparalleled service.

Atlas and the new Tavern at Atlas are located at The St. Regis Atlanta, situated within the shopping and financial district of Buckhead. Atlas is one of 16 award-winning brands operated by Tavistock Restaurant Collection. For more information or reservations, visit atlasrestaurant.com.

Genki Noodles and Sushi Unveils New Menus at All Three Locations

September 8th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments


Genki Noodles and Sushi, known for its artfully presented sushi, bountiful noodle bowls, and Japanese cuisine, is delighted to introduce new lunch, dinner, and cocktail menus at all three of its locations this fall. An Atlanta staple for almost 20 years, Genki’s new menus combine traditional favorites with new rolls, numerous gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options, specialty cocktail offerings and an expanded selection of Japanese and craft beers. To mark the occasion, Genki is hosting kickoff parties at each of its locations beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Genki Buckhead featuring half-priced sake and beer, 25% off all new food items, and the chance to win a $100 gift card.  The celebrations at the Virginia Highland and The Prado locations fall on Wednesday, September 9 and 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. respectively.

“Genki Noodles and Sushi has been a healthy, happy and vivacious journey that continues to grow and evolve thanks all of our patrons. With our latest menu release comes fresh flavors, new combinations and inspirations provided through their feedback and input,” says Reid Zeising, founder of Genki Noodles and Sushi.

Zeising, who spent his childhood in Tokyo, took Atlanta by storm in 1996 when he opened the first Genki in the heart of the Buckhead, bringing Atlantans and visitors alike an amalgamation of the foods he grew up eating and loved including traditional Japanese cuisine and street food, creative noodle and rice bowls, fresh sushi and more. Almost 20 years later, Genki boasts locations in Virginia Highland and Sandy Springs in addition to delighting Atlantans at food truck parks and pop-up locations with its GENKI To-Go Food Truck and at The Georgia Dome.

“We are very excited to introduce even more vegan and vegetarian options, numerous gluten-free dishes and we modified our house-made sauces so they can be ordered gluten-free as well,” adds Zeising.

Along with fan favorites like Japanese marinated ribs; gyoza; and tiger shrimp sautéed in a spicy garlic chili sauce and served over house-made guacamole, diners can now enjoy an array of new starters including the new Yellow Tail and Jalapeno appetizer – thinly sliced yellowtail with fresh jalapeño drizzled with ponzu sauce; and ceviche featuring fresh shrimp, scallops, and red snapper with avocado, red onions and jalapeño.

Always a favorite, diners can still build their own noodle and rice bowls filled with fresh chicken, fish, beef and vegetables or try new offerings like the gluten-free Mahi Mahi Donburi bowl featuring grilled mahi mahi, mixed vegetables and served over brown rice with a miso honey glaze.  Whether it is for a starter or a full meal, Genki is offering even more sushi and sashimi options including hokkiaga, ikura, hotategai, tuna specialties and an expansive list of new rolls, combos and more.

To compliment the new menu offerings, Genki has also expanded its wine, sake, craft beer and cocktail selection. New signature cocktails include the Japanese Mule – Hangar 1 Ginger Infused Vodka, ginger beer, a sprig of fresh mint topped with fresh squeezed lime juice; New Fashioned – Virgil Kaine Bourbon and Proof old fashioned syrup from Decatur, Ga., garnished with a fresh orange slice and cherry; and the Gojira – Watershed Barrel Aged Gin, Luxardo, Angostura and dry vermouth. Second Self Thai Wheat, Orpheus Atlanta, Wild Heaven Emergency Drinking Beer, Asahi Dry, Kirin Ichiban, and a selection of Yo-Ho Brewing Company beers are among the new Japanese and craft beers that are available. For a complete list of new menu additions, please visit www.GenkiHighland.comwww.GenkiBuckhead.com and www.GenkiPrado.com.

8th Annual Doggies on the Catwalk Returns Saturday, June 13

June 3rd, 2015 | Events | 0 Comments


Doggies on the Catwalk and its philanthropic founder, E. Vincent Martinez of fashionado, are once again set to present an unforgettable evening of fashion, cocktails, bites, and four-legged friends – all for a great cause. On Saturday, June 13, 2015 beginning at 7 p.m., the eighth annual event will descend upon the stylish streets of Buckhead Atlanta where some of Atlanta’s most notable personalities will don the latest trends with loving pups in tow.  Benefiting the Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption, a no-kill shelter dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating dogs and cats so they can be adopted into safe and loving forever homes, tickets are available now for purchase beginning at $50 at www.fashionado.net/doggiesonthecatwalk.

Emceed by Monica Pearson, Martinez has once again paired celebrity humans, all wearing designer fashions from Buckhead Atlanta’s Alice + Olivia, Helmut Lang, Theory, Bonobos, and Bella Bag, with canine companions, all who are up for adoption. Guests are also invited to enjoy a preview tasting of light bites from Dolce Italian from 7 to 8 p.m., an impressive silent auction and the official after-party at Corso Coffee hosted by Toni Moceri featuring Bulleit Bourbon cocktail specials.

Fashion and animal lovers can also take advantage of a new VIP front-row seating option this year thanks to Le Bilboquet. The popular upscale, cafe and white-tablecloth restaurant featuring traditional French cuisine will offer 100 front row patio seats from 7 to 9 p.m. for $150 per person. With a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption, guests will be treated to complimentary French 75 cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres and have the option to order dinner and cocktails from the main menu. Reservations and payment for Le Bilboquet’s front row seating option can be reserved by calling the restaurant directly at 404-869-9944. For more on Le Bilboquet, visit lebilboquetatlanta.com.  For more information about the 8th annual Doggies on the Catwalk, visit www.fashionado.net.

Tod’s Now Open in Buckhead Atlanta

April 28th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

Tod’s opens its 9th nationwide boutique in Buckhead Atlanta. The store will reflect the utmost in quintessential Italian elegance. The décor which is sophisticated creates an environment of contemporary character which still maintains the solid elements of classic traditional Italian design. This serves as a great reminder of the constant evolution of the company which is continually linked to research and technological progress without ever losing sight of the values ​​of tradition and craftsmanship.

The new Tod’s boutique will have a sales floor that measures over 2000 square feet and is dedicated to both the Tod’s women and menswear collections (Bags, Shoes, SLG’s and Accessories). The interiors are marked by high quality materials, luxurious details and understated elegance and functionality. The interior walls are made up of various material types including saddle stitched boiseries matched in pale leather, bright wood coated panels, and sophisticated grey stone to emphasize the unique manufacturing and innovative production.

The space is enriched with sumptuous leather sofas, consoles and selected furniture accented with steel details. Additional pieces crafted from steel and marble create a play of light and reflection to highlight the Tod’s Men’s and Women’s Collections. The warm and refined décor perfectly reflects the tones of Italian tradition. President and CEO, Diego Della Valle says: “The idea was to make our clients feel at home. A house built in a classic Italian style with thousands of fine details is always rare to find.”

For the occasion of the opening a special limited edition Swarovski crystal Cape bag will be sold in the boutique. The Cape bag is latest bag to be designed by Creative Director, Alessandra Facchineti for the Spring 2015 collection. The bag worn by celebrities like Leigh Lezark will be available in Houston in multi colored calfskin leather and topped with Swarovski crystal embroidery.

Tod’s Boutique in Buckhead Atlanta is located at 3035 Peachtree Road NE, space A170, Atlanta, Georgia 30305. Visit www.tods.com for more information.