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Shane Touhy Joins The Big Ketch; Rising Stars Gala Tickets Go On Sale; More

2012 Atlanta Rising Stars.
2012 Atlanta Rising Stars.

WESTSIDE – The 2012 Atlanta Rising Stars gala will be held at The Goat Farm June 13 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Attendees will be able to sample the Rising Star chefs’ creations. This year’s Rising Stars include Andy Carson of Bacchanalia, Shane Devereux of The Lawrence, Adam Evans of JCT. Kitchen & Bar, Robert Phalen of One Eared Stag, Ryan Smith of Empire State South, Tyler Williams of Abattoir and Guy Wong of Miso Izakaya. Tickets are available for $85 per person.

CITYWIDE – Atlantans can now purchase $25 Dinner & A Cause Cards that entitle them to 20 percent off their bill at participating restaurants for a month. The money raised will go toward Children of Conservation, which provides education to the children of wildlife sanctuary workers. Participating restaurants (85 total) include Basil’s, Agave, Muss & Turner’s, JCT Kitchen, Mosaic, Joe’s on Juniper and No. 246. [EaterWire]

BUCKHEADThe Big Ketch has a new menu and a new chef. Shane Touhy joins the restaurant after working at Blue Ridge Grill and more recently Dogwood. New menu items include lobster bisque, pickled shrimp, a fried oyster Po’Boy, calamari fries and fish and chips. [EaterWire]

JCT. Kitchen & Bar

1198 Howell Mill Road, , GA 30318 (404) 355-2252 Visit Website


1170 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 892-3335 Visit Website

One Eared Stag

1029 Edgewood Avenue Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 525-4479 Visit Website

Muss & Turner's

1675 Cumberland Parkway Southeast, , GA 30080 (770) 434-1114 Visit Website

Miso Izakaya

619 Edgewood Ave SE, , GA 30312 (470) 225-6252

The Lawrence

905 Juniper Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 961-7178 Visit Website

Empire State South

999 Peachtree Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 541-1105 Visit Website


1460 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 365-0410 Visit Website