Yvonne Zusel

Yvonne Zusel is a digital audience specialist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ajc.com and accessAtlanta.com

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Say goodbye to Souper Jenny Decatur this weekend with $5 sandwiches
 Souper Jenny is saying goodbye to Decatur with a bang. The popular soup and sandwich shop is set to close its location at 1 West Court Square tomorrow afternoon, Atlanta Magazine reports. To say goodbye -- and celebrate its 20th anniversary -- the restaurant is offering 1999 prices on its food today and tomorrow, which means $5 salads, sandwiches...

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Souper Jenny is saying goodbye to Decatur with a bang. The popular soup and sandwich shop is set to close its location at 1 West Court Square tomorrow afternoon, Atlanta Magazine reports. To say goodbye -- and celebrate its 20th anniversary -- the restaurant is offering 1999 prices on its food today and tomorrow, which means $5 salads, sandwiches...
Make your Mardi Gras complete with Garden & Gun Club’s gumbo recipe
 What’s Mardi Gras without some gumbo? Chef Ann Kim of Garden & Gun Club in The Battery is sharing her recipe for turkey neck gumbo with Carolina Gold rice to make your Mardi Gras complete.   Yield: ~3 gallons *Suggested to make 1/2 the recipe which yields 3 gallons   Garnish with benne seeds, rice, and chives. Serve with...

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What’s Mardi Gras without some gumbo? Chef Ann Kim of Garden & Gun Club in The Battery is sharing her recipe for turkey neck gumbo with Carolina Gold rice to make your Mardi Gras complete.   Yield: ~3 gallons *Suggested to make 1/2 the recipe which yields 3 gallons   Garnish with benne seeds, rice, and chives. Serve with...
15 metro Atlanta restaurants to get your Cajun food fix
 It's almost Mardi Gras time -- what better way to get in the mood than with some cajun or creole food? Check out these spots around metro Atlanta to get your gumbo, crawfish and po'boy fix: AJ's Famous Seafood & Po'Boys -- A laid-back spot for Cajun classics including muffuletta sandwiches, gator chili, gumbos and a variety of po'boys...

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It's almost Mardi Gras time -- what better way to get in the mood than with some cajun or creole food? Check out these spots around metro Atlanta to get your gumbo, crawfish and po'boy fix: AJ's Famous Seafood & Po'Boys -- A laid-back spot for Cajun classics including muffuletta sandwiches, gator chili, gumbos and a variety of po'boys...
Celebrate National Margarita Day with these metro Atlanta deals
 We love a holiday we can raise a glass to. Friday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, and lots of places in town are helping you celebrate with deals, specials and events: Babalu Tapas & Tacos: The Midtown spot will offer $5 Luna Ritas (all flavors) and $9 Baba Ritas through Feb. 24. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar. Get a $3.50 Bad Ass...

Posted: 2 days ago

We love a holiday we can raise a glass to. Friday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, and lots of places in town are helping you celebrate with deals, specials and events: Babalu Tapas & Tacos: The Midtown spot will offer $5 Luna Ritas (all flavors) and $9 Baba Ritas through Feb. 24. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar. Get a $3.50 Bad Ass...
Celebrate Mardi Gras at these 11 metro Atlanta restaurants and bars 
 Tis the season to let the good times roll. Mardi Gras is in full swing, and the party will continue through Fat Tuesday (March 5) at these metro Atlanta bars and restaurants. Big Easy Grille. Kick off the season with Mardi Gras parties both March 2 and 5.  The Saturday party will feature live acoustic music while Wasted Potential Brass...

Posted: 2 days ago

Tis the season to let the good times roll. Mardi Gras is in full swing, and the party will continue through Fat Tuesday (March 5) at these metro Atlanta bars and restaurants. Big Easy Grille. Kick off the season with Mardi Gras parties both March 2 and 5.  The Saturday party will feature live acoustic music while Wasted Potential Brass...
A smaller version of Hooters, called Hoots, set to open in Atlanta
 Atlanta-based Hooters is opening the first Atlanta location of a sister concept, Hoots, this year. The “Hooters joint” will open this year in the Madison Yards development this summer at 935 Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown, Tomorrow’s News Today reports.  Hoots has a franchise location in a suburb of Chicago, but the...

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Atlanta-based Hooters is opening the first Atlanta location of a sister concept, Hoots, this year. The “Hooters joint” will open this year in the Madison Yards development this summer at 935 Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown, Tomorrow’s News Today reports.  Hoots has a franchise location in a suburb of Chicago, but the...
Team behind il Giallo to open New Orleans-inspired Lagarde in Chamblee
 The owners of popular Sandy Springs Italian restaurant il Giallo are launching a new restaurant concept in Sandy Springs. Leonardo Moura and chef Jamie Adams are slated to open Lagarde in April in the Parkview on Peachtree development at 5090 Peachtree Blvd. in Chamblee.  Lagarde, Adams’ middle name, will pay homage to...

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The owners of popular Sandy Springs Italian restaurant il Giallo are launching a new restaurant concept in Sandy Springs. Leonardo Moura and chef Jamie Adams are slated to open Lagarde in April in the Parkview on Peachtree development at 5090 Peachtree Blvd. in Chamblee.  Lagarde, Adams’ middle name, will pay homage to...
A Wild West-themed taproom with more than 100 taps coming to Acworth
 You’ll soon be able to belly up to the bar in Acworth and choose from more than 100 beers, ciders, wines and champagnes. Wild West-themed TapTown Tasting Emporium and Eatery is set to open at 4443 Cherokee St., What Now Atlanta reports.  The spot’s website claims it will have the largest number of self-pour taps in the nation...

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You’ll soon be able to belly up to the bar in Acworth and choose from more than 100 beers, ciders, wines and champagnes. Wild West-themed TapTown Tasting Emporium and Eatery is set to open at 4443 Cherokee St., What Now Atlanta reports.  The spot’s website claims it will have the largest number of self-pour taps in the nation...
Check out the menu for T-Ray’s Fire Grill, now open in Lawrenceville
 A new restaurant from the team behind a popular downtown Lawrenceville restaurant have opened a steakhouse next door. Steve and Jo Green and their daughter, Taylor Ray Green, opened T-Ray’s Fire Grill  yesterday at 125 W. Crogan St.. The Greens also own neighboring Oyster Bar Seafood Cafe and O’Shucks Seafood in Loganville...

Posted: 3 days ago

A new restaurant from the team behind a popular downtown Lawrenceville restaurant have opened a steakhouse next door. Steve and Jo Green and their daughter, Taylor Ray Green, opened T-Ray’s Fire Grill yesterday at 125 W. Crogan St.. The Greens also own neighboring Oyster Bar Seafood Cafe and O’Shucks Seafood in Loganville...
5 places to buy king cake for Mardi Gras in metro Atlanta
 If you’re hosting a Mardi Gras celebration, chances are you’re on the hunt for a king cake to serve as part of the festivities. Circular in shape (like a king’s crown), the king cake is a concoction that is part French pastry and part coffee cake, sometimes filled with cream or fruit, and often topped with icing and colored...

Posted: 4 days ago

If you’re hosting a Mardi Gras celebration, chances are you’re on the hunt for a king cake to serve as part of the festivities. Circular in shape (like a king’s crown), the king cake is a concoction that is part French pastry and part coffee cake, sometimes filled with cream or fruit, and often topped with icing and colored...
Let the good times roll starting tomorrow at this Atlanta Mardi Gras pop-up 
 The same space that played host to the popular Miracle Christmas pop-up will also be home to a new Mardi Gras pop-up starting tomorrow. Mardi Gras Midtown will be open at 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through March 5 at Tapa Tapa at 931 Monroe Drive NE in the Midtown Promenade.  The menu will feature dishes including jambalaya, shrimp and...

Posted: 4 days ago

The same space that played host to the popular Miracle Christmas pop-up will also be home to a new Mardi Gras pop-up starting tomorrow. Mardi Gras Midtown will be open at 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through March 5 at Tapa Tapa at 931 Monroe Drive NE in the Midtown Promenade.  The menu will feature dishes including jambalaya, shrimp and...