Friday, January 8, 2010

Noon Midtown's Katie Birmingham on Atlanta & Company

The Metromix Meals segment we mentioned earlier this week is now up - take a few minutes to check out Katie reviewing two local restaurants, along with Chef Kevin Rathbun!

It’s Follow Friday! Meet Our Tweep of the Week – @MidtownMile

Subscribers of our weekly newsletter The Dish may have noticed a new addition to our line-up this year – Tweep of the Week! Each week, we will focus on one person on Twitter who is definitely worth a follow.

Our first Tweep of the Week was the vivacious @brokesocialite, and this week our Tweep of the Week goes to @midtownmile!

Shelbi Saine keeps one finger on the pulse of all things Midtown and another on Twitter, ready to reach out and fill you in on shopping, restaurants, jobs, events and more. You can also follow along at her blog for even more information about your favorite Midtown hotspots.

To make sure you get the latest Tweep of the Week in your inbox every Tuesday morning, along with the latest news in the Atlanta restaurant and culinary world, just sign up in the handy box here on our blog!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Is that an engagement ring on your finger?

The new year has just begun and if you're sporting a new ring on that special finger, then holiday bells are giving way to wedding bells. For soon-to-be brides and grooms intending to tie the knot in 2010, you'll want to save this useful info for planning pre-nuptial parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and all of those wedding social events.

For a list of restaurants to consider for wedding festivities, check out The Dish. Restaurants inside and outside the perimeter offer a plethora of ideas that are sure to delight each bridal party’s preferences.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Fifth Group Rocks at Hotel Help

Congratulations to Fifth Group Restaurants for winning the Concierge Society of Atlanta's "Affiliate of the Year" award for 2009. This award is a members' choice award and it goes to the affiliate member who best understands and supports the concierge of Atlanta. Whether it is hosting a business luncheon at Atlanta's iconic South City Kitchen for a visiting guest or coordinating a bachelorette's visit to the always rockin' El Taco, Atlanta's concierge know they can count on Fifth Group to make each visit spectacular, and, luckily for us, all of us in-town diners can count on Fifth Group to take care of us too. Affiliate of the year, indeed!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Katie Birmingham of Noon Midtown Talks Food Tomorrow on 11Alive's Atlanta & Co.

Get restaurant tips from the pros by watching Noon Midtown’s Owner/Chef Katie Birmingham on “Atlanta & Company’s” Metromix Meals segment airing around 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, January 6. Katie will join Kevin Rathbun to discuss their favorite places to eat in Atlanta. If you miss Wednesday’s showing, catch the segment online the following day to hear Katie dish about where she eats when she’s not at her own restaurant.

To get a taste of Katie's cuisine, head to Noon Midtown, located at 1080 Peachtree Street, Suite 6, on Crescent Avenue between 11th and 12th streets; 404-496-4891.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Lunchtime Lotto at Pacci

It’s time to test your luck during lunch at Pacci Ristorante. The restaurant is now offering “Lunchtime Lotto” where guests receive a lotto ticket to scratch and see if they’ve won something nifty. Prizes include a weekend stay at the Hotel Palomar Atlanta – Midtown, a 50-inch plasma TV, an iPod, a cocktail party for eight at AltoRex Rooftop Lounge, dinner for two at Pacci, a $50 Pacci gift certificate or 20 percent off lunch at Pacci. Guests who fill out the back of their lotto card can turn it in and enter to win a three-day, two-night weekend trip to a Kimpton property of their choice in Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas or Vero Beach. This awesome getaway includes airfare, a bottle of champagne upon arrival, breakfast both mornings and dinner for two one evening.

Pacci Ristorante: 866 West Peachtree Street, NW; 678-412-2402