The AMC series “Halt and Catch Fire” will be filming at Decatur’s Kimball House restaurant on Monday, April 18, according to Decatur Community Outreach Coodinator Shirley Baylis. The show, set in the 1980’s, and “dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate […]
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. […]
Kimball House in Decatur recently announced it is changing its hours of operation. In a message posted on Instagram, the company said, “These shifts are long y’all and because we love our staff and their sanity we are dialing back starting Sept. 15. We will now be open from 5 p.m. to midnight-Sunday through Thursday and […]
The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists for its annual restaurant and chef awards, a list that includes several Metro Atlanta restaurants. The James Beard Foundation exists to “to celebrate, nurture, and honor America’s diverse culinary heritage through programs that educate and inspire.” Semifinalists for Best Chef include Billy Allin at Cakes & Ale in […]
This story has been updated. Atlanta Magazine’ list of the 50 best bars in the area, ranks three Decatur bars in the top five. Kimball House, Brick Store Pub and Paper Plane earned the No. 2, 3 and 4 rankings, sandwiched between Wrecking Bar at No. 1 and The Porter Beer Bar at No. 5 Leon’s Full […]
Atlanta Eater reports that there’s been a high-profile departure from Decatur’s Kimball House. According to Atlanta Eater, Philip Meeker has parted ways with the restaurant. He was the co-executive chef and helped found the restaurant back in 2013, Atlanta Eater reports. To see the full story, click here.
A lot can change in five years, but Leon’s Full Service in Decatur changes all the time. Nothing is sacred: the menus, the drinks and on March 31 even the decor was negotiable. Leon’s held a Hawaiian themed anniversary party, complete with grass skirts and leis. Ryan Gallagher, one of the owners, walked around the […]
The hostess table at the Kimball House is an old pulpit, its raised wooden cross just at the eye level of patrons waiting for a table. Don’t let the decor deceive. The restaurant’s philosophy on how to eat oysters is pure heresy.