Posts tagged with "Kevin Gillespie"

Tidbits: Revival’s Gillespie is a James Beard Award finalist

Posted by Dena Mellick March 17, 2016

In food news this week… Kevin Gillespie, owner of Revival in Decatur, is a finalist for a James Beard Award. Gillespie was previously announced as a semifinalist for “Best Chef: Southeast” for his restaurant Gunshow. Another Atlanta chef, Steven Satterfield, is also a finalist in that category for Miller Union. Atlanta restaurant Staplehouse is nominated for “Best New […]

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). […]

Kevin Gillespie teaming up with TomorrowWorld

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 30, 2015

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie, the man behind Gunshow and the newly-opened Revival restaurant in Decatur, will partner with one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals. Gillespie will be a part of Tomorrow’s Table at this year’s TomorrowWorld festival. The festival will be held Sept. 25 through Sep. 27 in Chattahoochee Hills, Ga. From the press release: […]

Revival revises menu prices, releases new drool-worthy photos

Posted by Dena Mellick July 21, 2015

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie’s new Decatur restaurant is revising menu prices, a few days before it opens. The restaurant released a menu Monday, but the prices caused several online commenters to balk. When Decaturish contacted Gillespie’s spokesperson for a comment about the menu prices, she said, “Kevin reviewed the menu pricing and realized there was […]

Revival restaurant confirms opening, releases menu

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 20, 2015

The highly-anticipated opening of celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie’s new Decatur restaurant is set for this Thursday, July 23. Revival will open on Church Street in a space formerly occupied by Harbour House Pub. The executive chef will be Andreas Müller, who worked with Gillespie at his other Atlanta-area restaurant, Gunshow. “The restaurant offers guests a family-style […]

Tidbits: Kevin Gillespie’s new venture and Decatur Revival open date; Kirkwood cheap eats

Posted by Dena Mellick July 15, 2015

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie will open the much-anticipated Revival restaurant in Decatur on Thursday, July 23. Atlanta Eater reports the date is tentative. Gillespie has made family the motif of the restaurant, telling Decaturish that Revival will be the kind of experience you’d get if you were a lucky guest at the Gillespie family table, one that is deeply […]

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie ‘nervous’ as Decatur restaurant nears debut

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 7, 2015

CNN recently interviewed Kevin Gillespie about his upcoming Decatur restaurant “Revival” and reports the celebrity chef is a little anxious about the restaurant’s debut. The restaurant will be his ode to traditional Southern food, the kind he grew up eating. But the personal connection has made the chef a little touchy about the end result. Gillespie […]

Decatur Dairy Queen location set in new development

Posted by Dena Mellick June 4, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor The location is set for the return of the Decatur Dairy Queen in a new mixed-use development currently under construction. Dairy Queen will be located along East Trinity Place near the East Howard Avenue intersection, according to the developer of Arlo, previously known as Trinity Triangle. Kent Collins, with Centro […]

Woodfire Grill announces it will close next month

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 23, 2015

Woodfire Grill, the restaurant that rose to national prominence under former head chef Kevin Gillespie, will be closing next month. Owner Nicolas Quinones announced on the company’s Facebook page that the restaurant’s last day in business will be May 20. The restaurant opened in 2002. Quinones bought the restaurant when Gillespie’s mentor, former owner Michael Tuohy, moved to […]

Kevin Gillespie’s ‘Revival’ names executive chef, sets opening date

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 22, 2015

Celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie has revealed more details about his forthcoming Decatur restaurant, Revival. The chef has named Andreas Müller as executive chef. Müller is currently the “kitchen dude” at Gillespie’s Gunshow restaurant in Atlanta’s Glenwood Park neighborhood, a press release from Gillespie says. According to the release, Müller “shares Gillespie’s passion for combining farm-fresh ingredients with traditional family favorites.” The restaurant […]

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