Bistro Niko.

Bistro Niko.

A classic French Bistro in the heart of Bulkhead owned by the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group.  Always busy, and consistent.  It's nice to visit my old kitchen stomping grounds, and be on the other side of the plate.

I used to hate grated this stinking, sticky cheese. Grating whole wheels at a time, making sure that the block stayed as cold as possible although its unavoidable for the cheese to soften, because of your body temperature....#memories.  Raclette: Pickled Mushrooms. Chive. Baguette

I used to hate grated this stinking, sticky cheese. Grating whole wheels at a time, making sure that the block stayed as cold as possible although its unavoidable for the cheese to soften, because of your body temperature....#memories.

Raclette: Pickled Mushrooms. Chive. Baguette

Soft shell crab are taken out of the water right when they have relinquished their hard exoskeleton. The soft shell replacing is completely edible and delicious.  This dish is served seasonally.  Fried Soft Shell Crab: Pickled Vegetables.

Soft shell crab are taken out of the water right when they have relinquished their hard exoskeleton. The soft shell replacing is completely edible and delicious.  This dish is served seasonally.

Fried Soft Shell Crab: Pickled Vegetables.

Dispelling the childhood myth that beets are disgusting, my first time trying beets was while learning to prep this salad.  Beet Salad: Beet Vinaigrette. Goat Cheese. Pickled Beets. Mache.   

Dispelling the childhood myth that beets are disgusting, my first time trying beets was while learning to prep this salad.

Beet Salad: Beet Vinaigrette. Goat Cheese. Pickled Beets. Mache.

 

Don't see Skate Wing often on a menu? Because its ridiculously time consuming to clean!   Skate Wing Beurre Noir: Capers. Lemon Supreme.

Don't see Skate Wing often on a menu? Because its ridiculously time consuming to clean! 

Skate Wing Beurre Noir: Capers. Lemon Supreme.

You always have room for dessert!  Chocolat Sundae: Hazelnut Brittle. Brownie. Chocolate Sauce. Toasted Marshmallow Creme.

You always have room for dessert!

Chocolat Sundae: Hazelnut Brittle. Brownie. Chocolate Sauce. Toasted Marshmallow Creme.

Shake Shack.

Shake Shack.

Richard's Southern Fried.

Richard's Southern Fried.