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Media on Krog Bar
2004 Media on Rathbun's 2005 Media on Rathbun's    

Travel Channel

 Samantha Brown - Great Weekends - 

Kirk Parks on Fox Five Atlanta

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Kevin Rathbun on the Today Show

Watch it Here

Aqua Vino Commercial

Listen to it here

790 The Zone

Chef Kevin with Steak Shapiro 

Talking about the Iron Chef win

Southern Voice Eat, drink and be charitable
The Sunday Paper What's Cooking

Watch Kevin on The Early Show

Bon Appetit Magazine

Navigator on Atlanta

Skirt Magazine
Where Magazine Kevin Rathbun on Iron Chef
The Atlantan Magazine
Southern Accents

Wall Street Journal 

Power Tables

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Star Chef Restaurateur Award

Sunday Paper

Best Overall Restaurant

Best  Local Chef

Men's Journal

Where to Dine

Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Expert : Hail to the Chef 4/05/07

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's crème de la crème: The top 10

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Restaurant owners cashing 

in on convention business

Table Hopping in Atlanta

Chef Kirk Parks on Good Day Atlanta

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A Dozen and One Dining Delights

Rathbun's & Krog Bar

Restaurant & Institutions

Steak Holders

Points North Magazine

"Rathbun's Still 

The Hottest Meal Ticket in Town"

by Deborah Held Maslia - 

Points North Magazine

Steak Holders

CNN Money

Sunday Paper 

Cooking Classes by Julie Douglas - 

Atlanta Magazine

Rathbun's in "Best of Atlanta" issue as 

"Best Crowd Pleaser" 

Georgia Trend Magazine

Rathbun's Named one of Georgia's Top 10 Restaurants 

Nations Restaurant News

Menu Trends - Legends of the Fall - Fall Desserts by Kirk Parks - 

Atlanta Style & Design

Atlantan's Can't get enough of 

Kevin Rathbun's world-inspired menus

Nations Restaurant News

Menu Trends & Bar Foods - 

By Pamela Parseghian

Atlanta Journal Constitution 

Peach Buzz

Miami Herald

Cool New Attractions 

have Atlanta Back in the Game 

Creative Loafing "Best of Atlanta" - 

Selected as Readers Choice for 

"Best Overall Restaurant" & "Best Chef"

Atlanta Magazine - 

The Best That Money Can Buy

Rathbun's Lobster Taco

Oprah Magazine

Atlanta: A High-Class Cultural Coup

Where to Eat

National Geographic

Krog Bar Mentioned in the 

Travel Planner - 

Altanta Homes Magazine

Rathbun's featured

Sommeliers: A Labor Day tribute

Saluting those who pair wines and meals



Rathbun's in Peach Buzz 

Jezebel Magazine

Best Restaurants - 

Rathbun's chosen as 

# 2 Best Restaurant in Atlanta

Rathbun's Rated as 

# 2 Most Popular Restaurant in Atlanta 

Rathbun's one of the "Top Ten" in Dining in Atlanta


Key to bliss eating out: Theatrics

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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League leaders in (sugar) rushes

Chefs go hog wild
by Lisa Jennings

Nations restaurant News


Reach the pinnacle of culinary pleasure

By: Lora Hogan

Physicians Travel & Meeting Guide

Top Dining in the U.S.A. - 
by Beth D'Addono
Chef-driven restaurants across our food-conscious nation.

 Here's the cream of the crop.

Georgia's peach

Atlanta Gets its Groove Back

by Suzanne Wright

Sunday Paper 

Readers Choice Awards

"Best Overall Restaurant"

Best Local Chef"

Desserts to Die For

by Carolyn O'Neil



by Suzanne Wright

Wall Street Journal

Off the Beaten Track / Atlanta

Rave Magazine - 

Traveling to Atlanta


Cruising with Kent and Kevin

The Story Group

FROM THE MENU OF . . . RATHBUN'S, 112 Krog St., Banana Creme Pie Recipe

Deborah Geering - For the Journal-Constitution

Five Great New Restaurants


Voted Cities Best Restaurant in Atlanta 

on AOL City Guide Atlanta - 


by Hilda J. Brucker

Points North Magazine

High-end restaurateurs' 

downmarket satellite cafes reflect evolving trend

Atlanta Sports & Fitness Magazine

Kirk Parks going to the Taste of the NFL

AJC - Food & Drink

40 Ways to Tackle the Munchies

Dive into Something Sweet - Kirk Parks


Taste of the South

Our Favorite Regional Restaurants: Georgia

Georgia Trend

Quick Bites

Denver Post

Places to Eat in Atlanta

Kirk Parks to cook at the 

Taste of the NFL in Detroit

South Beach Food & Wine Festival

Pie in the Sky - 

Rathbun's featured in

"The Plate" 

"Come hungry, and linger."

Jonathan Lerner


Kevin Rathbun Featured

Restaurants & Institutions

Chefs to watch - 

Green bean casserole

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Best of Atlanta" 

Atlanta Magazine - 

Rathbun's selected as 

"Best American Bistro"

Atlanta Salaries - Starting Out

A Sea Change in Atlanta

By Laura Bly, USA TODAY


Food leads attractions of Atlanta


Atlanta blossoms as dining mecca

One-of-a-kind eateries brighten 

the city's national reputation

Tom Barry

Rathbun's Selected as one of the 

Top 10 Restaurants in Georgia

2005 Silver Spoon Awards

Delta Sky Magazine - 

Atlanta's Old Forth Ward Coming Back

Guest Editor - Kevin Rathbun

A La Carte 

In the Kitchen with Kevin Rathbun

The intimate space, also owned by Rathbun and his foodie partners (a fairly ingenious way to catch Rathbun's consistent overflow of humanity), opened for business Monday.



R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills checking out the vibe at the just-opened Krog Bar, the Mediterranean wine joint adjacent to Kevin Rathbun's super-popular Rathbun's in Inman Park. 

"Rathbun's is quite possibly the most popular restaurant in Atlanta that also garners raves from foodies and critics." - Meridith Ford - Fall Dining Guide Top 50 Restaurants -   

Rathbun's & Krog Bar - 

Inman Park


Buzz: Kevin Rathbun has found his uniquely American groove in a former potbellied Stove factory.

Readers Pick for Best Overall Restaurant  


Readers Pick for "Best Chef" 

Nitty Gritty - Atlanta chefs get creative with grits - by Jennifer Weis

Metro Atlanta - The New South

Restaurants & Hospitality

Old-world Krog Bar next for 

chef Kevin Rathbun

Restaurants & Institutions Magazine

Krog Bar Opening

Weekend Magazine

Where to eat in Atlanta

Food Art Magazine / Deep Dish

Krog Bar opening


Best American

Best Bar Scene

Best Business Dining

Top 10 Places to take a client for dinner

Top 10 places for a leisure dinner

Small Delights from Inman's Parks

By Suzanne Wright


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SP dining dish

All the food news that's fit to serve

By Elisabeth Bergman

Neiman Marcus Magazine features 

Kevin Rathbun

August - 2005

Rathbun's chosen as 


Women's Wear Daily


by Melanie Lasoff Levs

Atlanta Barometer:

Krog Bar Opening Soon

New ice cream flavors anything but vanilla

By John Kessler

Jezebel Magazine

Best New Restaurant in Atlanta  

Voted Top Three Restaurants in Atlanta


Roaming Chefs Follow their Noses - 

By Jerry Shriver

Home Tours - 

Points North Magazine

Culinary Adventures

Cooking Classes Stir Up a Recipe for Success

by - Katie Kelly Bell

Chef Poll

Sizzlin' Restaurants

by Doc Lawrence


"Rathbun's is Atlanta's unofficial culinary headquarters of the hip, beautiful and upwardly mobile."

Asparagus appears anything but sparingly

A La Carte by Anja Martin

Springtime Dining must be done Alfresco

One Year Anniversary Dinner - 05/12/2005

Cocktail from Rathbun's

Food and Wine's First Cocktail Book

Atlanta Dining Guide
Distinctive Dining to Feed Your Cravings

The Best of the Best

by Lisa Strickland


Kevin Rathbun on the "TODAY" Show

Restaurants & Institutions - 


Small Desserts that invite Indulgence

Food Arts - 

Good Libations - Wine Report 

by Jeffery Lindenmuth

Airtran "GO" Magazine

Restaurant Guide - April - 

Words by Tony Ware

"Do whatever it takes to experience Atlanta’s most industrious chef’s celebration of indigenous food"

The Ten-Minute Manager's Guide to

Beverage Promotions

Think Small - The Tapas Trend Takes off -  

Small Desserts by John Kessler



Meridith Ford's Top 10 restaurants

Hot 50 Restaurants

Hot spots around the country -

from the hottest scenes to the best new bites


Cuisine gets imaginative spin

at Rathbun's in Atlanta

by Jan Shepard

The Undoing of Fonduing


by Katie Bell


Desserts that Tempt

by Susan Peters

Atlanta's Celebrity Chefs


by H.M. Cauley

Read the Review

"Rathbun Appetit"

Art of the Meal by Krista Reese

Nations Restaurant News

What's Hot - Atlanta


Bon Appetit

"What's Hot" &

"Where the Know


Grand Dining For the Holidays

Where to go this winter for good cheer and good eats...by John Mariani


Knife & Fork Review,

Three Stars

Best New Restaurant, 

Atlanta Magazine

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Best New American Restaurant, 

Travel and Leisure Magazine

Best New Restaurants, by John Mariani, Nov 01 '04 "There's just no arguing with the all-American goodness of his cooking..John Mariani, ESQUIRE Magazine, November, 2004

.Bill Liss, Consumer Reporter reports on Esquires Selection of Rathbun's as Best New Restaurant. 

From haute cuisine to homestyle cooking, Atlanta has it all

By Deborah Geering,


Atlanta Journal Constitution  

Fall Dining Guide,

Meridith Ford's Critics Pick

Notable Newcomers

Top 50 Restaurants

Southern Voice Review

Rathbun's Greatest Hits

Review by Lisa Strickland


Four Star Review

"RATHBUN'S is the smash success of the year"...BILL ADDISON, Creative Loafing Atlanta 


When Good Restaurants Happen To Cursed Locations


by Suzanne Wright




Eight Great Eats


"The food is so worth the wait"....

by Bill Addison


Comfort Culture


by Bill Addison

Rathbun's in Atlanta Magazine

Dining Out/Under Review (Viewed in pdf)

"Chef Kevin Rathbun's Inman Park Restaurant has taken the neighborhood by storm"....




Rathbun's in Atlanta Journal

Atlanta Journal Constitution -  Restaurant Review by Meridith Ford


Kevin Rathbun's first foray into restaurant ownership comes up a winner....MERIDITH FORD


Rathbun's in Jezebel


Jezebel Article

Make it your business not only to get to know Rathbun's, but also the man behind it...JEZEBEL


AJC Article - Turning Table/by Julie McBee

Peach Buzz - 

SCENE: Sleek Restrooms Style, 

Peachbuzz -

The Story - "Renowned chef Kevin Rathbun, who was executive chef at Nava and opening chef at Bluepointe, now has his own restaurant and I can’t wait to go back for dinner"...Jan Butsch






Atlanta Business Chronicle Article  

Atlanta Business Chronicle - Rathbun's Expanding,

Creative Loafing Article

By Cliff Bostock

Rathbun's in Atlanta Magazine

"Chef Kevin Rathbun's bold relocation from Buckhead to the Stove Works is huge news..." Christiane Lauterbach - 




Dinner & a Show

by H M Cauley

Atlanta Sports & Fitness Magazine

Healthy Eater:

A New Restaurant Rich With Healthy Dishes
Anna Cate Ridley



National Media

September 3, 2004

 Raw Flesh

Rathbun's in Bon Appetit


Better Homes & Garden

Rathbun's in Restaurant Hospitality

Large & In Charge

 by Bob Krummert

Rathbun's in Food Arts Magazine


Episode 607

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