Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Southern Proper Hospitality Springs Into the Season with New Menu Items

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Morgan Lanier or Olivia Tuttle
Melissa Libby & Associates

Atlanta Restaurants Offer New Selections of Fresh Seasonal Fare

ATLANTA (May 23, 2017) – Locally grown, seasonal favorites are always on the menus of Southern Proper Hospitality  restaurants, and spring’s bounty is arriving now at The Big Ketch Buckhead and Roswell,  Gypsy Kitchen, Smokebelly BBQ, The Southern Gentleman and Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails.

“When I think about spring, I think about possibilities,” says Southern Proper Hospitality co-owner John Piemonte. “From growing fruits and vegetables at Milton’s Acre to working with our local farmers and seafood providers to source the freshest ingredients, this is a season to really celebrate all the delicious ingredients we have to work with and the talented chefs in our kitchens who get to create new dishes with them.” 

New staff favorites include the following:

Grouper tacos at The Big Ketch in Buckhead and Roswell. Grilled grouper, jicama-mango slaw, chipotle-lime crema, fresh cilantro, shredded lettuce ($16.95). Buckhead – 3279 Roswell Road, 404-474-9508; Canton Street – 1105 Canton Street, 770-993-5749.

Summer squash at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails. Almond tart made with garden squash, caramelized onions, baby pea tendrils and popcorn shoot salad, mascarpone-stuffed fried squash blossoms with peanut butter romesco sauce ($18). 800 Mayfield Road in historic Crabapple, 770-817-0161.

Mediterranean salad at Gypsy Kitchen includes grilled zucchini, eggplant, onions, roasted red peppers, crushed tomatoes and bitter greens with a lemon-sumac vinaigrette ($10). Executive chef Matthew Ridgeway’s take on gazpacho is rustic with crushed tomatoes, cucumbers and red peppers, topped with garlic migas ($6 for a cup or $2 for a taste).  3035 Peachtree Road NE in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 404-939-9840.

Summer salad at Smokebelly BBQ. Mixed greens, seasonal berries, goat cheese, smoked almonds, crispy wonton, strawberry balsamic vinaigrette ($9) with add-ons such as pulled smoked chicken ($6); pulled pork ($5); chilled smoked shrimp ($7). 128 East Andrews, 404-848-9100.

At The Southern Gentleman, Country captain-style East Coast tile fish with Lowcountry crab curried grits and Little Rock “caviar” dressing ($28) and sweet tea-marinated long bone pork chop with Southern style cock-a-leekie, melted cabbage and potatoes, mini dumplin’s and smoked ham broth ($34).  3035 Peachtree Road NE in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 404-939-9845.

Committed to providing genuine hospitality and named by Restaurant Hospitality as one of the “25 Coolest Multi-Concept Companies in America,” Southern Proper Hospitality is a privately held collection of Atlanta restaurants that values innovation, creativity and attention to detail. For more information, visit www.sphospitality.com.


1 comment:

  1. Only downsides here was that I’m not sure if they were expecting such a crowd as they did not have nearly enough servers and sometimes it would take a really long time for service guy to come. But at venue New York they tried to keep a smiles on their face.