Atlanta people and places

Alton Brown’s got strong feelings about Little Debbie axing a snack

3:50 pm Nov. 10, 2017

Alton Brown to Little Debbie: Step away from the Nutty Bar.

The snack food brand posted news on social media that has the culinary celeb feeling all kinds of ways. Something’s gotta go, Little Debbie has decreed in a social media post that seems totally legit and not at all like a gag meant to create some buzz and perhaps even sucker gullible journalists into writing about them.

So which plastic-wrapped delicacy

Wanted: Atlanta restaurants to feed firefighters on 9/11

7:14 am Aug. 10, 2017

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation is hoping area restaurants will volunteer to provide meals to area fire stations on Sept. 11.

“The events of Sept. 11, 2001 underscored the critical role firefighters and EMS personnel provide for preparedness, continuity and safety of our city,” the association said in a statement. “AFRF’s mission is to ensure Atlanta is secure in the grasp of a world class fire and rescue department that continually improves

A new dining concept coming soon to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

7:34 am Jan. 26, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead plans to debut a new dining concept this summer.

Trade Root, a Mediterranean inspired restaurant and bar, will replace the current restaurant, The Café, and adjacent Lobby Lounge. Its menu will feature dishes with a Mediterranean heritage “plated with a distinctly Southern flavor.”

The new dining destination has been designed by Wimberley Interiors.

“We are excited to bring a new dining experience to Buckhead,” General Manager Erwin Schinnerl said in a statement.