Alma Cocina Restaurant Review:
Alma Cocina fills the lobby of one of downtown Atlanta’s skyscrapers. The restaurant has a sort of faux patio and also offers seating in a dimly lit space supervised by the taxidermied head of a long-horned steer. The kitchen occupies territory to the rear of the dining room, and through a wavy amber glass, one can see chefs darting about their chores. As for the Mexican cuisine, anything from...
In the heart of tourist row, lies something truly Authentic. A latin star has been born in the form of Alma Cocina downtown. A destination for night out of tapas and artisan libations; the salsa sampler with its surprising mix of chicharrones, yucca & corn chips & an array of ceviches reject what we've come to think of as authentic regional cuisine. Take note though, a designated driver might be handy as well when it comes to AC's own tequila, a hand-picked blend concocted on trips down south.
Where to Eat and Drink in Atlanta During Dragon Con:
This weekend, an anticipated 50,000 attendees converge on downtown Atlanta for the 26th annual Dragon Con. Whether you're donning a Stormtrooper costume yourself or coming to admire the pageantry and snap some fun photos, one thing is certain— you're going to want a drink (and, probably, something to eat) while you're there. As always, Eater is here for you with your best bests for eating and...
See Blais at the Spence and Flip; Tamale Tuesdays at Alma:
BLAIS WATCH— Atlanta ex-pat Richard Blais will actually be at his local restaurants in a few days: "Hey Atlanta ! ( Harry Caray voice ) I'll be at @TheSpenceATL Saturday & Monday nights and @FlipBurger Buckhead Monday night! Come say hello!" The chef has moved out to San Diego, where he's opening a place called Juniper & Ivy. [Twitter]