Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter Unveils Portico Global Cuisine
New Restaurant Brings International Culinary Inspiration to Dunwoody Dining Scene Completing Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter Transformation
ATLANTA – July 10, 2013 –Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter opened Portico Global Cuisine, a chic new restaurant featuring a fresh menu of eclectic, globally inspired cuisine catering to international palates.
As Executive Chef, Brian Lee introduces a contemporary twist on worldwide favorites. His signature dishes include entrees like lemongrass infused Lobster Bisque, an Asian influenced variation on the classic method, and his Steamed Mussels, a traditional European dish with Middle Eastern and Spanish accents. He has mastered the art of reinventing traditional dishes by reinvigorating them with European and Asian flavors, encouraging the global concept of the Portico restaurant.
“Expect a juxtaposition of fresh flavors from the dishes at Portico,” Executive Chef Brian Lee said. “Dunwoody dining patrons’ senses will be stimulated with new tastes stemming from international inspiration.”
Relying on the freshest seasonal ingredients, Portico’s kitchen is committed to utilizing the highest quality products sourced from farms and artisanal producers both locally and abroad. Complementing the creative nature of the modern cuisine, Portico features an exceptional layout, a work of art in itself, to attract the curious. Extensive glass windows welcoming natural light and a substantial terrace complete with fire pit ideal for private gatherings and special events highlight the unique design of Portico.
A new perspective awaits your discovery at Portico and its bar, Longitude 84. The two serve as a canvas for artful thinkers splashing together colorful, original ideas in an atmosphere of hand-selected artwork and carefully crafted cocktails. Sampling enticing concoctions or sipping one of Longitude’s notable wines fosters imaginative discussion.
A true extension of Portico, Longitude 84 embraces the belief in a genuine global perspective, complementing the rich, distinct flavors from around the world that are captured in each menu item. The intriguing ambience and tastes of Portico and Longitude 84 are worth experiencing in Menu items can be viewed online at lemeridienatlantaperimeter.com/portico.
Portico serves as one of the final transformation pieces after a 12-month, $20 million renovation. Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter boasts 275 spacious guest rooms and suites along with an outdoor pool, fitness center, sauna, and 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event space.
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About Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter
The all-new Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter Hotel is the first Le Méridien ever in Atlanta. Mixing contemporary culture with its European heritage, Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter is an ideally situated, residentially styled boutique hotel conveniently positioned in the center of the upscale commerce and business district of Perimeter. Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter offers all the benefits of the Starwood Preferred Guest Loyalty program. Adjacent to the Perimeter Mall and surrounded by mature dogwood trees, Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter creates a private and quiet diversion from the nearby activities in the Atlanta Perimeter area. For more information, please visit www.lemeridienatlantaperimeter.com or facebook.com/LeMeridienAtlanta.