Posts tagged with "Cakes & Ale"

Tidbits: Revival’s Kevin Gillespie shares recipes on CBS

Posted by Dena Mellick February 25, 2016

Happening in this week’s food news: Revival and Gunshow chef and owner Kevin Gillespie was featured on CBS This Morning Saturday to discuss his book “Pure Pork Awesomeness.” The former “Top Chef” contestant shared some of his signature dishes with the hosts, including Coca-Cola glazed pork shoulder and overnight grits (the recipes are on the CBS website). […]

Kimball House, Cakes & Ale nominated for James Beard awards

Posted by Dena Mellick February 17, 2016

The James Beard Foundation released a list of restaurant and chef semifinalists for its 2016 awards on Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Decatur’s Cakes & Ale and Kimball House were on the list. The James Beard awards recognize culinary professionals. Award winners receive a certificate and a medallion engraved with the James Beard Foundation Awards insignia. […]

Decatur-area restaurants make New York Times list of where to eat in Atlanta

Posted by February 17, 2016

Three Decatur-area restaurants have made the New York Times list of “Where to Eat in Atlanta.” The Times gave a shout out to Cakes & Ale, Community Q BBQ, and General Muir. To read the full list, click here. The article also mentions Chef Kevin Gillespie’s Gunshow. Gillespie recently opened a restaurant in Decatur called […]

Cakes & Ale named best restaurant by Atlanta Magazine, others make top 50

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 6, 2016

Atlanta Magazine has ranked the 50 best restaurants in Atlanta, and Decatur’s Cakes & Ale was deemed the best overall in the metro area. The list also names several other Decatur-area restaurants. Of Cakes & Ale, Atlanta Magazine says, “Any number of restaurants on this list could have opened in another city but not Cakes […]

Decatur restaurants win ‘Eater’ honors

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 16, 2015

The 2015 Eater Awards are out and restaurants in Decatur received some recognition. Decatur’s Cakes & Ale won “Best Wine Program.” says, “The wine list at Cakes & Ale is, like the restaurant itself, smart, refined, and unique.” Revival in Decatur won the “So Hot Right Now” award. “Kevin Gillespie’s shrine to Southern food […]

Tidbits: Brush Sushi Izakaya opening, Cakes & Ale chef’s cooking class

Posted by Dena Mellick October 28, 2015

Never a shortage of restaurant news around here… The eagerly-anticipated Brush Sushi Izakaya is planning to open in the next few months. In an interview with Atlanta Magazine, the owners said the sushi restaurant will open in January. However, in an Instagram post, inquirers were told the restaurant is trying to open in December. Fingers crossed… […]

Decatur’s Cakes & Ale makes list of The South’s Best Restaurants

Posted by Dena Mellick September 8, 2015

Decatur’s Cakes & Ale is listed on “The South’s Best Restaurants 2015” in “Southern Living.” The list of 30 restaurants came from chef recommendations, including from Cakes & Ale’s Billy Allin. “Southern Living” said, “This year, we asked our favorite chefs where they’re eating, and the short answer is everywhere. With the help of the men […]

Tidbits: Twain’s beer talk, The Comet Pub & Lanes demolition photo

Posted by Dena Mellick August 27, 2015

Lots of exciting Decatur restaurant news happening… Atlanta Eater sat down with the head brewer of Twain’s Brewpub & Billiards in Decatur. Chase Medlin discusses honing his craft at Twain’s and the difference between brewing at a brewpub versus a traditional brewery. He also gives details about the current production of beer at Twain’s. You can […]

Tidbits: Cakes & Ale’s latest venture, Pallookaville’s super fan and Doggy Doggs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 28, 2015

Cakes & Ale, based in Decatur, recently opened its new bakery, Proof, in Inman Park. According to the city’s Decatur Minute blog, the bakery, “ships fresh baked goods to the Decatur cafe every day.” According to Atlanta Eater, the bakery will also service another Cakes & Ale venture, Bread and Butterfly. Bread and Butterfly was […]

Tidbits: Cakes & Ale now serving lunch

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 6, 2015

Decatur’s Cakes & Ale restaurant has announced it will begin serving lunch Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. “Billy Allin’s lunch menu includes a seasonal quiche, an ever-popular Monte Cristo sandwich on homemade C&A bread, and smoked trout with mixed greens, lentil salad, marinated beets and spiced crème fraiche, to name a […]

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