Tag Archives: BeltLine

Veggie-focused food stall to debut at Krog Street Market this fall

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Grain bowls will be on the menu at Recess. / Photo by Sydney Cumminsky

The team behind The Iberian Pig, Cooks & Soldiers and Double Zero has announced its second concept for Krog Street Market.

Castellucci Hospitality Group will open Recess this fall. It will follow the planned September opening of Castellucci’s other Krog Street Market concept, the Spanish tapas restaurant Bar Mercado, set to open in the former Cockentrice space.

Veggie-focused food stall to debut at Krog Street Market this fall

Victoria Shore / Photo by Heidi Geldhauser

Recess will be helmed by Victoria Shore, the former sous chef at Double Zero. The concept will focus on “delicious food that ...

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More details on Latin-inspired brasserie, rooftop cocktail bar coming to the Beltline

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rendering of the Common Ground development.

A “Latin-inspired” restaurant and a rooftop cocktail bar will join New Realm Brewing Co. in the new Common Ground development off the Eastside Beltline this fall.

Bazati Hall, a European and Latin-inspired brasserie with eight artesian shops, will use 7,000 square feet of interior space and 2,500 square-feet of outdoor garden terrace along the Beltline. Estrella “will be a sophisticated rooftop champagne and cocktail bar focusing on small plates with an atmosphere influenced by Miami and Paris,” according to a press release, and will take up 3,000 square-feet of space.

New Realm will feature ...

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New Realm reveals plans for its new Beltline brewery

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

New Realm Brewing Co., Atlanta.

New Realm Brewing Co., the craft beer project from partners Carey Falcone, Bob Powers and Mitch Steele has revealed more details about its plans for a new brewery, restaurant, rooftop patio and beer garden on Atlanta’s Beltline.

Working toward opening in the fall at 550 Somerset Terrace NE, in the new Common Ground development situated between Ralph McGill Blvd. and North Ave., New Realm hired the Atlanta-based ai3 to help with the design. Construction is being handled by another Atlanta-based company, Choate Construction.

According to a press release:

The industrial space a color palette of rich earthy ...

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Gwinnett Restaurant Week, Killer Tomato Festival and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Make it a movie night every Thursday in July at NEXTO, which will offer flicks, food and drinks. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Three-course prix fixe meals in Gwinnett. Movie night with food deals. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Thursday, July 13: Colletta at Avalon will host the live band Surrender Hill during a festive evening. For good cheap eats and drinks, check out the happy hour menu which features half-price appetizers, ...

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Bob Townsend’s Beer Pick: Orpheus Atalanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Credit: Orpheus Brewing

When Atlanta’s Orpheus Brewing debuted its first beers on Memorial Day 2014, enthusiastic crowds packed the tasting room located near the Atlanta Beltline and Piedmont Park.

Three years later, Orpheus is set to celebrate its third anniversary. And in that time the brewery and its founder and brewmaster Jason Pellett have become known for Belgian-style saisons, sour, wild and barrel-aged beers.

One of the earliest examples of Pellett’s palate is Atalanta, a tart, sour mash saison flavored with fresh plum juice. The beer is named after the Greek heroine and Argonaut. But the inspiration is more ...

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Where to eat and drink on Mother’s Day, PBR opens at the Battery, Richard Blais is teaming up with Hands On Atlanta and other food news in Metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Andrew Jones riding the bull at PBR at Live! at the Battery. Photo credit: Jeff Roffman Photography

The grand opening of PBR Atlanta is tonight. To celebrate the opening of the new cowboy bar located directly across from SunTrust Park, country rapper Colt Ford will be performing in the Live! plaza at 8:30. PBR, named after the Professional Bull Riders association, features a mechanical bull that adds to the full country experience. Last week the bull was named after former Braves player Andrew Jones.

PBR, 800 Battery Ave Se #130, Atlanta. 404-494-1150. batteryatl.com/.

Where to eat and drink on Mother’s Day, PBR opens at the Battery, Richard Blais is teaming up with Hands On Atlanta and other food news in Metro Atlanta this week

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These are the 7 spring cocktails to sip in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The seasonally-inspired, gin-based cocktail Seal the Deal from Eight Sushi Lounge. Courtesy of Eight Sushi

The farmers markets are back, trees are flowering and school is almost out for the summer. Spring is in full effect around the ATL which means restaurant patios are packed with people enjoying the sunshine…with cocktails, of course. From tropical riffs to simple classics, these seven cocktails are snapshots of springtime around Atlanta.  

Blame It on Rio
Porchlight in Smyrna gives Brazil’s national drink the caipirinha (kai-pee-reen-ya) a pineapple twist. This daiquiri-like cocktail consists of cachaca (ka-shah-suh–clear, Agricole rhum-like spirit distilled in Brazil from ...

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Crawfish boil, Sandy Springs food festival and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate executive chef Savannah Sasser’s arrival to Hampton + Hudson with a three-course vegan dinner. HANDOUT / Caren West PR.

Food festival with more than 20 restaurants in Sandy Springs. Three-course vegan dinner. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Now through May 14: Don’t worry about the tab. Yard House is currently hosting a giveaway to celebrate its 20th anniversary and one lucky person could win dinner for a year from this national ...

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Beer Town: Could Atlanta someday replace Asheville as Beer City, USA?

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A fresh canned offering at Asheville’s Burial Beer Forestry Camp Brewhouse in Biltmore Village. PHOTO CREDIT: Bob Townsend.

Last month, I traveled north to the Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in Asheville, N.C.

The attendees from all across the U.S. and a few other countries represented breweries, brewer associations and destination marketing organizations, along with tour operators, bloggers, beer writers and even an academic or two.

The workshops and discussions ran the gamut from tap room management for breweries and best practices for brew pubs to a panel called “The Beer Marketer’s Guide to Working with Media.” And because it ...

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Another beer-related project is headed for the Beltline

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

If you’re a fan of beer, chances are you’ll be spending a lot of time on the Beltline in the near future.

Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that yet another beer-focused concept is headed for the Westside Beltline Trail.

Banyan Roots Brewing Co.is set to open an 18,000-square-foot brewpub at the Lee + White development along Lee and White streets south of I-20.

Dallas–based Stream Realty Partners is developing the $30 million project, which will also be home to second locations of Monday Night Brewing and Wild Heaven Beer. Other tenants will include Honeysuckle Gelato, Southern Aged cheesemakers and ...

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Wild Heaven Beer opening second brewery and taproom on Beltline

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Eric Johnson and Nick Purdy pose for a photo at the site of their new brewery on the Westside on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Credit: Chris Rank/ Rank Studios

With the Georgia General Assembly’s passage of SB85 allowing direct sale of beer by Georgia breweries, Wild Heaven Beer has announced plans for a second brewery and taproom location at the Lee + White development in Atlanta adjacent to the Beltline’s Westside Trail.

The freestanding building, including over 21,000 square feet of space with room for expansion, includes a large area overlooking the Atlanta Beltline perfect for patrons to enjoy ...

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UPDATED for Spring 2017: 16 mimosa brunches around Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Orange juice is boring. Red Pepper Taqueria gives you a choice of lime, watermelon, blood orange, mixed berries or prickly pear bottomless mimosas for $15. Photo credit: Becky Stein

Despite this week’s ridiculous return to Winter (how rude,) Atlanta’s brunch game remains strong. Patios have already begun to come alive with the sound of mimosas being poured and the utterances of “put an egg on it.” If bottomless mimosas are your idea of a weekend must, we’ve got just the list of boozy brunch deals for you. Our list (much like these mimosas) could be bottomless but we culled it ...

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Former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele’s Atlanta project has a name

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Mitch Steele, Carey Falcone and Bob Powers at the future home of New Realm Brewing near the Atlanta Beltline. Credit: Sara Hanna Photography and New Realm Brewery.

Brewmaster Mitch Steele and beer industry veterans Carey Falcone and Bob Powers are set to open New Realm Brewing Co. The trio announced the new venture in the fall and spent many hours since then coming up with the right name.

“We could not be more thrilled to announce our name,” said Falcone, New Realm co-founder and CEO, in an announcement this morning. “It has taken us quite a bit of time, over many ...

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Savi Provisions owner discusses new Indian restaurant, Savi expansion

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Madre + Mason will become Indian fusion restaurant Jai Ho, expected to open in late February. / Photo from the Madre + Mason Facebook page

Last week, it was announced that Savi Provisions owner Paul Nair had snatched up the former Madre + Mason spot at 560 Dutch Valley Road in Morningside. He plans to turn it into Jai Ho Indian Kitchen & Bar.

Nair shared more details about the restaurant as well as his plans to expand Savi Provisions, his neighborhood-focused market that specializes in organic food, wine and spirits.

Jai Ho, which means “Be Victorious” ...

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Make merry with punch at these 5 Atlanta bars

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peach Zinger punch with prosecco and peach schnapps at Lure. Photo courtesy of Lure.

“You may talk of brisk Claret, sing Praises of Sherry, Speak well of old Hock, Mum, Cider and Perry; But you must drink Punch if you mean to be Merry.” – Songs of the Vine with a Medley for Maltworms

Drinking songs like the above have long been sung gathered around the flowing bowl to celebrate and eventually succumb to the heady charms of punch. These songs are a foreshadowing of what’s to come for those unaware of its gracious deceptiveness. For others, the songs are ...

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Monday Night is building a second brewery on the BeltLine

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Credit: Monday Night Brewing

It looks like the Atlanta BeltLine is quickly becoming a mecca for craft beer.

Recently,  former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele announced that he was  coming to Atlanta to develop a new craft brewery and brewpub, which will be located on the BeltLine near Ralph McGill Blvd.

Now, Atlanta’s Monday Night Brewing has announced that it’s building a second brewery focusing on barrel-aged and sour beers that will be located in a new complex under construction on the BeltLine’s Southwest corridor.

This from the Monday Night website:

“We are building this brewery along one of ...

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Monday Night is building a second brewery on the BeltLine

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Credit: Monday Night Brewing

It looks like the Atlanta BeltLine is quickly becoming a mecca for craft beer.

Recently,  former Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele announced that he was  coming to Atlanta to develop a new craft brewery and brewpub, which will be located on the BeltLine near Ralph McGill Blvd.

Now, Atlanta’s Monday Night Brewing has announced that it’s building a second brewery focusing on barrel-aged and sour beers that will be located in a new complex under construction on the BeltLine’s Southwest corridor.

This from the Monday Night website:

“We are building this brewery along one of ...

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Atlanta Bar Scene: Bar hop along the Beltline this Memorial Day weekend

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, Ladybird’s newly opened “grove” is mere steps off the Beltline and comes equipped with Adirondack chairs for lounging, ping pong and a vintage camper serving campfire cocktails and punches. Photo: contributed by Blue Hominy PR

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which means the unofficial start of summer. There’s no better way to welcome lighter traffic and shorter work weeks than with a bar crawl along the city’s greenest attraction, the Beltline.

This former rail corridor on the outskirts of Atlanta’s central core eventually will become a 22-mile paved pedestrian loop connecting the ...

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24 Atlanta Restaurants Where You Can Dine With Your Dog

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sugo in John’s Creek is uber pet-friendly. Dogs are always welcome and in summer, dogs can enjoy movie night on the patio along with their families.

Gorgeous spring weather, pollen or not, has Atlantans ready to dine outdoors. Brunch anyone?

But what about pet parents who want their furry friends to be part of the fun? Where can they go for a meal and know their canine family member will be welcome?

As it turns out, dog-friendly is the updated business model for many restaurants. More and more restaurants are taking advantage of Georgia’s Department of Public Health new rules ...

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Ramen Crush popping back up in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ramen Freak will be popping back up at Last Word and 8 Arm.

It’s winter, it’s cold, and we’re craving something that’ll keep us warm and stick to our bones. How fortuitous, then, that Chef Andy Tran is bringing his popular Ramen Crush pop-up back after successful runs at Ration & Dram and Miller Union.

Tran, who previously worked at Octopus Bar and the recently-shuttered Lusca, will bring his operation to Last Word in Old Fourth Ward 5-11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday until the last week of March.

This spring, Ramen Freak will move indefinitely to 8 Arm, the ...

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Angus Brown closing Lusca Feb. 14, opening two new restaurants

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

From left, Angus Brown, Nhan Le and Jonathan Sellito at Lusca, a 2015 James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist for Best New Restaurant. Lusca’s last day is Feb. 14, but Brown and Le are opening seafood restaurant Ama and a cafe called 8 Arm.

Angus Brown and his business partner Nhan Le have sold their restaurant Lusca. Feb. 14 will be the final day of service at the James Beard-nominated restaurant located at 1829 Peachtree Road.

Brown shared the news with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, along with word that he and Le had not one, but two new projects in ...

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Ladybird to open Grove outdoor space along the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A rendering of Ladybird Grove and Mess Halls "Grove" space. / Contributed

A rendering of Ladybird Grove and Mess Halls “Grove” space. / Contributed

Capitalizing on the extreme popularity of the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, the owners of Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall announced it will expand to include a more than 4000-square-foot outdoor “grove” with a bar.

Landscape work will begin this month on what will be known as “the Grove.” This component was part of owner Michael Lennox’s original vision for the restaurant and will be a natural extension of the existing space and patio.

Plans for the Grove include flanking its four corners with large teepees, each with ...

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Walk this way: Where to stop for a bite along the Beltline

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo caption: Heidi Geldhauser

Photo caption: Heidi Geldhauser

Here’s something to look forward to: food along the Beltline. Whether you stroll or bike, the following restaurants offer remarkably delicious menus.

Serpas: If you intend to stroll the Beltline on Sunday, make a brunch reservation here. Signature dishes include house-smoked salmon chips, fried oyster eggs Benedict and Big Papa’s Single Beef Patti served with smoked cheddar, caramelized onions, red wine dressing, bacon and house fries. But, if you’re looking to go rogue and mix menus to eat just what you want (substitutions are not permissible), order the mixed blueberry pancakes, served with a side ...

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O4W Pizza

Source: Eat It, Atlanta

Old Fourth Ward Pizza

It’s sort of embarrassing, but I sit around and reminisce about food some times, reading old blog posts and looking at photos, thinking about how much I love great butter or a pan of rice. It’s even more fun with friends, like at a get together last night where I was talking about a barbecue trip I took with my brother last year, where I ended up showing a stranger pictures of short ribs on my phone like they’re my children.

When I talk about that BBQ trip, I inevitably think of Via 313, a food truck outside of a bar on the ...

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Booze News: BeltLine-adjacent restaurant Ladybird Grove & Mess…

Source: Eater Atlanta

Ladybird%20Grove%20and%20Mess%20Hall%20-%20EATL%20-%2001.jpgBeltLine-adjacent restaurant Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall has received its alcohol license, and will begin serving beer, wine, and liquor tonight. Owner Michael Lennox says the full bar program will begin next week once orders from distributors come through. [EaterWire]

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