Chef Cyrille Holota Takes Over At FAB [Breaking News]

Chef Cyrille Holota, formerly of the defunct JOEL Brasserie, has just been named the new chef at French American Brasserie, colloquially known as FAB.  It’s a somewhat interesting union, as both the restaurant and the … Read more →

JOEL Brasserie Closes Its Doors [Breaking News]

Hey y’all … I’m mobile so this will be short. JOEL Brasserie has closed its doors … effective today. I’ve got details on who is taking over the space but ill have to wait until … Read more →

JOEL Brasserie Closing For Lunch On April 1st

JOËL Brasserie, the adapted version of JOËL, is set to stop serving lunch on April 1, 2010.  For now, it’s business as usual, so you can still grab one of their much discussed burgers.  I … Read more →

JOEL Brasserie Gets Back In The Game: Liquor Flows Again [Breaking News]

JOËL Brasserie, that much maligned Buckhead restaurant, got some big news about an hour ago.  Roughly three weeks after the restaurant lost it’s liquor license, the government gods have smiled fortuitously on chef Cyrille Holota … Read more →

JOEL Restaurant: Interview With Chef Cyrille Holota [VIDEO]

This morning, as I was digging through my twitter feed, I came across this video.  It’s a nice little interview with Cyrille Holota, the executive chef at JOËL.  The Buckhead restaurant is still alive and … Read more →

Chef Russell Hays Moves To Peasant Bistro From Joel

Russell Hays has surfaced.  Apparently, Hays has taken over as the executive chef at Peasant Bistro in downtown Atlanta.  Most recently the sous–chef de cuisine at JOËL, Hays has fluttered about Atlanta for a handful … Read more →

Atlanta’s Next Big Foodie Topic: Joël Antunes Gets The Boot

Here’s something that will spread like wildfire amongst us local Atlanta bloggers: The Oak Room in New York finally had enough with the bad reviews (he’ah and he’ah).  While Frank Bruni may not deliver the … Read more →

Bruni Visits The Oak Room, Leaves With Mixed Results.

NYT review guru Frank Bruni recently stopped in for a visit (or two) with Joël Antunès at the Oak Room at the Plaza.  Atlanta denizens called foul when Antunès departed his namesake, Joël, for the … Read more →