In a year where we’re continually hearing news of businesses closing, it’s quite exciting to celebrate an opening!
New York restaurateur, William Degel is opening the doors to his third metro-Atlanta eatery, tonight in the rapidly growing community of Peachtree Corners. It’s taken three years to make this day happen, but it’s definitely worth the wait for the newest addition to the Uncle Jack’s family!
Last week Audley and I were invited out for the soft opening where we were delighted with a fantastic taste of what’s in store for diners. Executive chef, Dylan Temple, has helped create a menu that will leave you salivating for more!
Uncle Jack’s uses a farm to table mentality and employs local ingredients whenever and where ever possible. I don’t know where to really begin, but definitely start your evening off with the tender and flavorful lamb lollipops coated in Dijon mustard and panko, or the crispy pork belly “chicharrons” that will give your taste buds a kick! If you prefer something a little “less”, try the Swedish meatballs that combines, ground quality pork, beef, and veal in a house created pan gravy for a savory bite to wet your appetite for more. If prefer seafood, the Maine lobster and avocado mini tacos are the northeast meets the south with this delectable meshing of flavor. Of course no meal is off to the right start without an order of Uncle Jack’s signature Applewood smoked bacon with a chipotle maple glaze served with housemade peanut butter. Trust me, you have to give these a try!
After waking your taste buds, head on over to the main menu to find a dish that will satisfy even the pickiest of palettes. Keep things simple by trying the Peachtree Burger, also known as the Duke (influenced by Paul Duke, who has had a huge impact on the growth of Peachtree Corners). This top quality beef burger is topped with fresh Georgia peach jam, housemade peanut butter, and maple bacon and served on a brioche bun. Oh y’all, this often carb skipping foodie absolutely loved it! Its perfect for a midday lunch and will keep you satisfied for hours.
If it’s steak you are wanting, Uncle Jack’s all natural aged cuts of beef will having you returning time and again for a tender and savory bite. The 35 Day dry-aged “Fred Flintstone” Longbone is Audley’s absolute favorite, but I really enjoyed the tender and juicy cut of the NY Strip. There are sauces you can top these with, but I savor the flavor of a good steak; no sauce needed.
If you have room (and I suggest you try), you must indulge in dessert. From the simple ‘Baking Bad’ cookie trio consisting of a Peanut Butter Maple Bacon Cookie, Lemon Marshmallow Cookie, AND Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Cookie to the Fudge Brownie Soufflé, you cannot go wrong.
The Uncle Jack’s experience is as much about the decor as it is the food, which create the perfect atmosphere for an upscale yet casual night out.
“Uncle Jack’s has the look and feel of a 1900s building in New York’s Meatpacking District, complete with aged cement, raw vintage steel, subway tile, meat hooks, custom wallpaper featuring archival butcher photos, and flying pigs and steer heads mounted on the walls. The tufted and red vinyl seating, marble bar tops with old school bar styling mixed in and outdoor fire pit lounge areas provide a pop of sophistication while also reinforcing the vintage theme.” The Peachtree location also has a 16-person suite you can reserve for private parties that was named after former wrestling icon, Ric Flair.
Uncle Jack’s Meat House Peachtree Corners is accepting limited reservations through their website or by calling 470-532-1010
Check it out and let me know what you think!
Uncle Jack’s Meat ‘House – Peachtree Corners
5222 Peachtree Pkwy. Ste 920 Peachtree Corners, GA 30092