Yvonne Zusel

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

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Wrap your hands around these global mashups
 Eschew a knife and fork this season and put your hands to work. There are plenty of hand-held fusion options for those wanting to mix their cuisines. Korean Cheesesteak from Fred’s Meat and Breads. Arguably Philly’s most popular export (with apologies to Kevin Bacon and Tina Fey), the cheesesteak goes exotic with this treatment...

4:18 PM Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018

Eschew a knife and fork this season and put your hands to work. There are plenty of hand-held fusion options for those wanting to mix their cuisines. Korean Cheesesteak from Fred’s Meat and Breads. Arguably Philly’s most popular export (with apologies to Kevin Bacon and Tina Fey), the cheesesteak goes exotic with this treatment...
Italian eatery from ‘Lord of the Pies’ Bruno DiFabio now open in Brookhaven
 Amore Kitchen & Bar / Photo from the Amore Kitchen & Bar Facebook page An Italian restaurant that took the place of a pizzeria is now open for business in Brookhaven. Amore Kitchen & Bar is located in the Town Brookhaven development in a space previously occupied by 
            
               Ohio-based chain PizzaFire, which...

12:29 AM Monday, Apr. 02, 2018

Amore Kitchen & Bar / Photo from the Amore Kitchen & Bar Facebook page An Italian restaurant that took the place of a pizzeria is now open for business in Brookhaven. Amore Kitchen & Bar is located in the Town Brookhaven development in a space previously occupied by Ohio-based chain PizzaFire, which...
See photos of the newest Grindhouse Killer Burgers location, opening today
 Grindhouse Killer Burgers in Grant Park / Photo by Tori Allen Grindhouse Killer Burgers makes its long-awaited debut in Grant Park tonight
            , opening at 5 p.m. for dinner. The eatery, located at 701 Memorial Drive, will be Grindhouse’s seventh location — the 
            
               popular burger concept most recently...

8:26 AM Monday, Apr. 02, 2018

Grindhouse Killer Burgers in Grant Park / Photo by Tori Allen Grindhouse Killer Burgers makes its long-awaited debut in Grant Park tonight , opening at 5 p.m. for dinner. The eatery, located at 701 Memorial Drive, will be Grindhouse’s seventh location — the popular burger concept most recently...
9 can’t-miss April food and drink events in metro Atlanta
 Whiskey Bird Sour will be on special at Whiskey Bird’s birthday. / Mia Yakel.
            
            Meet your farmers, toast to the bloom of a Japanese tree and more in April.
            
               Celebrate a restaurant’s first birthday
            
            Help Virginia-Highland restaurant Whiskey Bird celebrate...

9:32 AM Friday, Mar. 30, 2018

Whiskey Bird Sour will be on special at Whiskey Bird’s birthday. / Mia Yakel. Meet your farmers, toast to the bloom of a Japanese tree and more in April. Celebrate a restaurant’s first birthday Help Virginia-Highland restaurant Whiskey Bird celebrate...
Popular Roswell steakhouse set to open location in Atlanta in May
 Little Alley Steak / AJC file photo A steakhouse that has made a name for itself in North Fulton County 
            
               is coming to Buckhead. Little Alley, which opened in 2012
             at 955 Canton St. in Roswell, is set to open May 7 at 3500 Lenox Road in One Alliance Center, 
            Atlanta Business Chronicle first...

12:06 AM Monday, Mar. 26, 2018

Little Alley Steak / AJC file photo A steakhouse that has made a name for itself in North Fulton County is coming to Buckhead. Little Alley, which opened in 2012 at 955 Canton St. in Roswell, is set to open May 7 at 3500 Lenox Road in One Alliance Center, Atlanta Business Chronicle first...
Learn how to make the perfect hot cross buns from this Marietta bakery
 Hot cross buns fresh from the oven at Australian Bakery Cafe. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS The tradition of eating hot cross buns around Easter has some mysterious origins — 
            
               read about them (including where to find them in metro Atlanta) here
            , and watch the video below to see how Australian Bakery...

10:14 AM Monday, Mar. 26, 2018

Hot cross buns fresh from the oven at Australian Bakery Cafe. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS The tradition of eating hot cross buns around Easter has some mysterious origins — read about them (including where to find them in metro Atlanta) here , and watch the video below to see how Australian Bakery...
Farm Burger to open fifth Atlanta location next week and other dining news from the week
 Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week. Farm Burger / Photo courtesy of Farm Burger Atlanta-based burger eatery Farm Burger will open its 
            
               fifth Atlanta location this Monday in Grant Park. Located in The George multi-use residential building at 275 Memorial Drive, 
        ...

3:30 PM Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week. Farm Burger / Photo courtesy of Farm Burger Atlanta-based burger eatery Farm Burger will open its fifth Atlanta location this Monday in Grant Park. Located in The George multi-use residential building at 275 Memorial Drive, ...
Edible cookie dough pop-up heading to Avalon
 Batter Cookie Dough Counter / Photo courtesy of Batter Cooke Dough A different sort of sweet treat will make its debut in Alpharetta this summer. Batter Cookie Dough Counter — which opened in Ponce City Market last year
             — will launch a pop-up at mixed-use development Avalon every Saturday and Sunday starting April...

11:26 AM Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Batter Cookie Dough Counter / Photo courtesy of Batter Cooke Dough A different sort of sweet treat will make its debut in Alpharetta this summer. Batter Cookie Dough Counter — which opened in Ponce City Market last year — will launch a pop-up at mixed-use development Avalon every Saturday and Sunday starting April...
Hot dogs and cocktails to take the place of kimchi in Ponce City Market
 Ponce City Market / AJC file photo The owners of one Ponce City Market business are set to open a second in May. Missy and Kristin Koeford, who own 
            
               cocktail supply shop 18.21 Bitters
            , are planning to debut Drafts + Dogs in the stall 
            
               formerly occupied by Simply Seoul, which...

10:35 AM Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Ponce City Market / AJC file photo The owners of one Ponce City Market business are set to open a second in May. Missy and Kristin Koeford, who own cocktail supply shop 18.21 Bitters , are planning to debut Drafts + Dogs in the stall formerly occupied by Simply Seoul, which...
Grindhouse Killer Burgers announces opening date for Grant Park location
 Grindhouse Dixie Style burger with pimento cheese, fried green tomato, Carolina cole slaw and chipotle ranch at Grindhouse
               Killer Burgers. / AJC file photo The newest location of local burger spot is set to open in Grant Park next month. Owner Alex Brounstein announced the latest 
            Grindhouse Killer Burgers will...

8:30 AM Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

Grindhouse Dixie Style burger with pimento cheese, fried green tomato, Carolina cole slaw and chipotle ranch at Grindhouse Killer Burgers. / AJC file photo The newest location of local burger spot is set to open in Grant Park next month. Owner Alex Brounstein announced the latest Grindhouse Killer Burgers will...
SunTrust Park starts second season with new food, beverage options
 The food roster for the Atlanta Braves’ second season at SunTrust Park will feature several familiar favorites joined by some eager-to-please rookies. First up is Punch Bowl Social, opening Saturday in The Battery, the entertainment district adjacent to the ballfield. The Denver-based “eatertainment” concept will serve...

3:30 PM Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018

The food roster for the Atlanta Braves’ second season at SunTrust Park will feature several familiar favorites joined by some eager-to-please rookies. First up is Punch Bowl Social, opening Saturday in The Battery, the entertainment district adjacent to the ballfield. The Denver-based “eatertainment” concept will serve...