From October, 2010

Barely Buzzed from Beehive Cheese Company Back in Stock $18/lb

This is a full bodied cheese with a nutty flavor and smooth texture. The cheese is hand rubbed with a Turkish grind of Colorado Legacy Coffee Company’s (The Cheesemakers brother) “Beehive Blend”. The blend consists of a mix of South American, Central American, and Indonesian beans roasted to different styles. French Superior Lavendar buds are ground with the coffee and the mixture is diluted with oil to suspend the dry ingredients in the rub. The rub imparts notes of butterscotch and caramel which are prevalent near the rind, but find their way to the center of the cheese. The cheese…

Winner Best BYOB Phoenix New Times

Atlas Bistro has won the best BYOB in Arizona again by the Phoenix New Times.   Thank you to all our wonderful clients and our talented staff.  Support Local Independently owned businesses.  It is the best way to help the local economy. Honestly, the fact that you can bring your own wine (or buy some at the adjoining wine shop) is not the biggest reason to check out Atlas. We’d still love this place even if we were teetotalers, because chefs Joshua Riesner and Keenan Bosworth are cooking up some very impressive contemporary American cuisine here. The menu changes all the…

Kind words from McClendon Farms

“You can’t make a good salad without good produce.” February 22, 2010 by mcclendonsselect That was a quote from our server at Atlas Bistro after I heaped praise for the Roasted Root Vegetable salad I enjoyed. It is always fun for us to try a plate filled with all of our favorites from the farm and to see how a chef work with their flavors. This salad was such a great example of what is going on at the farm right now. It was warm and earthy, the roasted vegetables mixed with a creamy chevre cheese and pine nuts and topped with…

Featured Cheese for October

Beemster X-O 26 month Aged Gouda from Holland Butterscotch, Nuts, Whiskey flavors just to name a few. $8 per half pound wedge. Rogue Creamery Echo Mountain Blue Cheese #1 Mixed Milk Blue Cheese in America 80% Cow Milk and 20% Goat Milk.  All Raw. Limited Availability $24/pound.