Category Archives: Decatur Metro

Whole Foods 365 Renderings Released; Community Meeting Planned

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

SJ Collins has released a rendering of the coming development that will include a Whole Foods’ 365 grocery store as an anchor tenant.  There’s more information on the SJ Collins website, including the following site plan to give a better idea of the scope of the project. SJ Collins has scheduled a community input session […]

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Three Taverns Releases 3-Day Session IPA for Decatur Arts Festival

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

This year’s Decatur Arts Festival has quite a varied and interesting lineup this year!  If you haven’t spent anytime checking out the weekend’s offerings yet – and were just going to wing it (aka wander the artist’s market aimlessly) – you should definitely do some research HERE. Here’s one such interesting twist on the longest-running of all […]

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Three Taverns Releases 3-Day Session IPA for Decatur Arts Festival

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

This year’s Decatur Arts Festival has quite a varied and interesting lineup this year!  If you haven’t spent anytime checking out the weekend’s offerings yet – and were just going to wing it (aka wander the artist’s market aimlessly) – you should definitely do some research HERE. Here’s one such interesting twist on the longest-running of all […]

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Soda Pop and Candy Shop “Rocket Fizz” Coming to Decatur

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Decatur officials have confirmed that the Decatur Downtown Development Authority has subleased its space at 115 Clairemont Ave  – the spot next to the Decatur Visitors Center – to “Rocket Fizz” a franchise soda pop and candy shop with locations nationwide. According to Rocket Fizz’s website the store offers “thousands of bottled soda pops and candies […]

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What the Inside of a Whole Foods 365 Looks Like

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

If you scavenge the internets, you can find renderings of the interiors of proposed Whole Foods “365” grocery stores.    Here are a few interior renderings of the Silver Lake, CA locations from the L.A. website “The East Sider” to give a sense of what the Decatur location of the 365 concept store will look like when it […]

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Whole Foods “365” Store – Competitor to Trader Joe’s – Confirmed For Just North of Decatur

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

It’s the Whole Foods/Trader Joe’s news you’ve been waiting for!  Here’s the release from the folks at Whole Foods… 365 by Whole Foods Market™, a concept grocery store that provides simple, affordable and convenient everyday shopping without sacrificing the quality standards and dedication to food transparency that Whole Foods Market pioneered, has chosen Decatur, Georgia […]

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Join The Great Whiskey Debate at the DeKalb Courthouse Tomorrow Night!

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Where’s the best Whiskey Cocktail served in Decatur?  Leon’s? Revival, 246? Pinewood? Cakes & Ale? Iberian Pig? You won’t find out unless you attend “The Great Whiskey Debate” at the Old DeKalb County Courthouse tomorrow evening! You want details?  We got details…  (They also have even more of those details HERE) DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Atlanta […]

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Join The Great Whiskey Debate at the DeKalb Courthouse Tomorrow Night!

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Where’s the best Whiskey Cocktail served in Decatur?  Leon’s? Revival, 246? Pinewood? Cakes & Ale? Iberian Pig? You won’t find out unless you attend “The Great Whiskey Debate” at the Old DeKalb County Courthouse tomorrow evening! You want details?  We got details…  (They also have even more of those details HERE) DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Atlanta […]

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Join The Great Whiskey Debate at the DeKalb Courthouse Tomorrow Night!

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Where’s the best Whiskey Cocktail served in Decatur?  Leon’s? Revival, 246? Pinewood? Cakes & Ale? Iberian Pig? You won’t find out unless you attend “The Great Whiskey Debate” at the Old DeKalb County Courthouse tomorrow evening! You want details?  We got details…  (They also have even more of those details HERE) DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Atlanta […]

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Spring Dine Out for Farm-To-School Next Wednesday

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Eating out next Wednesday?  What easier way to support Decatur’s Farm-To-School program than to pull up a chair at many of Decatur’s finest eateries?  ‘What easier way?!”, I ask. Full list of restaurants included in the graphic above.

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Spring Dine Out for Farm-To-School Next Wednesday

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Eating out next Wednesday?  What easier way to support Decatur’s Farm-To-School program than to pull up a chair at many of Decatur’s finest eateries?  ‘What easier way?!”, I ask. Full list of restaurants included in the graphic above.

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Spring Dine Out for Farm-To-School Next Wednesday

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Eating out next Wednesday?  What easier way to support Decatur’s Farm-To-School program than to pull up a chair at many of Decatur’s finest eateries?  ‘What easier way?!”, I ask. Full list of restaurants included in the graphic above.

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Check Out Kevin Gillespie’s New Beer Garden at Revival, Which Opens This Friday

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Kevin Gillespie’s new Decatur Beer Garden, “Communion”, in Revival’s side/backyard will dust off the picnic table benches and open this Friday at 4pm, according to a release from Gillespie’s PR team. Here’s the food situation according to the release… This latest creative culinary brainstorm includes a food truck where guests can sample executive chef Andreas Müller’s inspired takes […]

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Georgia Brewpubs Offering Growlers Now; is Twain’s Next?

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

You may not have heard about this yet, because there weren’t any legislative fistacuffs on the Georgia Senate floor  or a vocal protest outside on the Capitol steps. Like most things with the alcohol laws in Georgia lately, massive swings in offerings at your favorite local breweries aren’t done with dramatic flare.  They are determined by the Department […]

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Georgia Brewpubs Now Offering Growlers; is Twain’s Next?

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

You may not have heard about this yet, because there weren’t any legislative fistacuffs on the Georgia Senate floor  or a vocal protest outside on the Capitol steps. Like most things with the alcohol laws in Georgia lately, massive swings in offerings at your favorite local breweries aren’t done with dramatic flare.  They are determined by the Department […]

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Roy Blount Jr., Kevin Gillespie and Pie!

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Well, THIS sounds pretty great. On Monday, March 21, at 7PM, [Roy] Blount [Jr.] speaks in conversation with Chef Kevin Gillespie and signs copies of his book at his alma mater, Decatur High School, in the performing arts center. A sampling of homemade pies from Chef Gillespie’s Decatur restaurant, Revival, will be provided. Roy Blount Jr. is one of America’s most cherished comic writers. He’s […]

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When Will Comet Pub & Lanes & Brush Sushi Izakaya Open??

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

  If you’re getting impatient for these two hot spots to cut the ribbons and open their doors, you’re not alone. Both the local brew bowling alley and the new Decatur sushi spot are included on Eater’s list of “Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2016”. So when will they open? According to Eater, Comet Pub & […]

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Kevin Gillespie Opening Beer Garden Behind Revival

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

In his recent interview with Atlanta Magazine, Kevin Gillespie reminded everyone about something he briefly mentioned a while back in a Decaturish interview… …I’m about to open a beer garden [in Revival’s backyard] because I really love European-style beers. And as a self-professed redneck by birth, I do love moonshine. So I followed up with Gillespie’s […]

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Your Favorite Bloody Mary in Atlanta/Decatur

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

Sarah wrote in with the following “Your Favorite” request… My husband and I were just talking about not knowing where to go for the best Bloody Mary in Decatur. Know of a few good places around Atlanta, but non specifically in Decatur. Would love to see it on a Your Favorite post bc I would love to enjoy one […]

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Decatur Whole Foods Location Revealed! Planned For Nalley Dealership Church Street Site

Source: Decatur Metro » Food and Drink

The good folks at the Atlanta Business Chronicle responded to our post earlier today about a potential Whole Foods in Decatur by going out and getting more details on the planned store coming to “Greater Decatur”. So the big question….WHERE??? Developer S.J. Collins Enterprises is in advanced talks with Whole Foods for a site at North Decatur […]

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