Ayesha Hussain

Star Grazing

Ayesha Hussain
Star Grazing

The big game lured a slew of big name celebrities and athletes into our city, and Atlanta’s most popular restaurants welcomed them with true Southern hospitality and world-class cuisine. Out and about were

  • Ray’s in the City: Robert Kraft (CEO of the NE Patriots), and analysts and former players Tony Romo and Deion Sanders

  • 5Church Atlanta: The restaurant hosted the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Luncheon with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and numerous players. Other guests over the weekend included Guy Fieri dining on shrimp and grits, Julius Peppers (Carolina Panthers), Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers) and Mark Waller (NFL executive VP and chief strategy officer)

  • Umi: Joe Montana, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Steve Harvey

  • Himitsu: Steve Harvey, Sarah Michelle Gellar

  • The Federal: Brett Favre and Jeff Pash (NFL executive VP/general counsel)

  • Antico Pizza Napoletana/Gio’s: James Develin (New England Patriots) visited Antico three times and chose the pizza hotspot for his son’s birthday party. Other guests included Saquon Barkley (New York Giants Rookie of the Year) dining with rapper Quavo of Migos; singer/songwriter Trey Songz and rapper Young Jeezy; Trey Burton (Chicago Bears); Michael Irvin (retired football player, actor, sports commentator) dining with sportscaster Steve Mariucci; and auto racing’s Marco Andretti. Both the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams team ordered in Antico Pizza to their hotels.