Thursday, May 9, 2013
Kevin Gillespie's anticipated restaurant opened Wednesday in Glenwood Park.
GLENWOOD PARK — Celebrity Chef Kevin Gillespie opened his new restaurant, Gunshow, Wednesday night. Gillespie, an award-winning culinary whiz and "Top Chef" alum, opened the restaurant with a concept and design that aims to give diners the experience of eating in someone's home rather than a restaurant. "I want to give people an experience that still leaves time for the rest of their life," he told Eater Atlanta. The restaurant, named for the times he shared with his dad at gunshows on weekends, will feature locally sourced food and beer. If you go:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Inspiration comes from Brazilian churrascaria-style dining and Chinese dim sum traditions.
Ormewood Park Chef Kevin Gillespie’s highly anticipated new restaurant, Gunshow, opens Wednesday, May 8 at 924 Garrett St. in Glenwood Park. It will be a significant departure from the fine dining experience guests may have associated with Gillespie. Inspired by Brazilian churrascaria-style dining and Chinese dim sum, Gillespie combined the two for a decidedly fun and delicious result. Gillespie also worked with the talented team at ai3 Inc. to push the creative boundaries of restaurant design to create a home-like atmosphere. “Gunshow has been a really personal project for me, and I’m excited to share it with my friends and neighbors in Glenwood Park,” Gillespie said in a statement. “Everything from the name to the food we’re serving …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Homage to times with his dad.
GLENWOOD PARK — When celebrity Chef Kevin Gillespie announced his planned departure from Woodfire Grill last year to open an eatery here, residents were ecstatic. After all, Gillespie is a Top Chef alum and widely celebrated in the culinary arts world with multiple nominations for the James Beard Foundation’s “Rising Star Chef of the Year” award and a nomination for Food & Wine's “The People’s Best New Chef." And he's a resident of neighboring Ormewood Park to boot. So fans are looking forward to the eatery, which has a planned spring opening in the retail space at the corner of Garrett Street and Bill Kennedy Way. What has people scratching their heads, though, is the choice of name for the restaurant: Gunshow. The Atlanta native …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Ormewood Park's Kevin Gillespie shares two favorite meals you could try this Thanksgiving Day.
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Thanksgiving Day is all about tradition — Turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce and sweet potato pie, to name a few. But many families have some non-traditional plates on the dinner table. East Atlanta Patch reached out to famed Atlanta chef and Ormewood Park resident Kevin Gillespie for a couple his favorite alternative dishes to Thanksgiving Day dinner. These two recipes come from Gillespie's cookbook, Fire in My Belly (Andrews McMeel Publishing), which is on sale at Barnes & Noble bookstores and other bookselllers. Skillet-Roasted Cabbage (Feeds 4 as a side dish): "While I now have a fondness for stewed cabbage, I certainly did not have that as a child. Whenever my mom made it, the whole house smelled like cabbage for three days. What…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Ormewood Park's Top Chef to open eatery in Glenwood Park.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Kevin Gillespie's latest venture is to feature seasonally changing menu, with a locally-sourced focus.
The planned opening for Gunshow, the new restaurant venture of Atlanta Celebrity Chef Kevin Gillespie is early spring of 2013. Gunshow will be opening in the retail space at the corner of Garrett Street and Bill Kennedy Way in Glenwood Park. Gillespie, who lives in Ormewood Park, is leaving Woodfire Grill at the end of the year, to focus on Gunshow. "Gillespie plans to create a home-like atmosphere where guests can eat what they wish as he prepares dishes from refined to rustic and sends them out to the small dining room," his spokeswoman, Suong Nguyen, said in a statement. "Medium-sized plates will be delivered as they are ready and offered to the guests who may choose what they’d like. This unique-to-Atlanta service approach emphasizes …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
"Gunshow" to take retail spot at corner of Garrett Street and Bill Kennedy Way.
Kevin Gillespie, the Atlanta chef who built a loyal foodie following at Woodfire Grill off Cheshire Bridge Road is opening a new restaurant in Glenwood Park. The "Top Chef" alum, as Atlanta Magazine reported, is leaving Woodfire Grill at the end of the year to head a new venture. "Gunshow" as the new eatery is named, will take up the empty retail space at the corner of Garrett Street and Bill Kennedy Way in Glenwood Park. A Gillespie spokeswoman confirmed the restaurant is coming to Glenwood Park but added final details are still being worked out. Gillespie told Atlanta Magazine he wants the Gunshow atmosphere to be closer to who he is as a chef. "There’s no concept behind it," he told the magazine. "I’m just opening a new restaurant, and …