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Here’s how you could pay 64-cents for a steakhouse dinner at Marcel

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here’s how you could pay 64-cents for a steakhouse dinner at Marcel. Photo credit: Marcel.

You may actually eat a hearty dinner instead of just looking at one on Instagram.

Marcel will offer shrimp boullettes, fried frog legs, USDA Prime meat and more for 64-cents beginning at 11 p.m. (drinks available on the patio beginning at 10 p.m.) Friday, Sept. 29. This special dinner price will be an ode to the early 1900s, but the menu, created by executive chef Craig Richards along with chef Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon Butcher, is modern.

While the event is invite-only, 20 tickets will be made available to the ...

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Salad bar concept opens in Atlantic Station tomorrow

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fast-casual salad concept Salata opens Sept. 21 in Atlantic Station. / Photo credit: Salata

By Caleigh Derreberry

Salata, a fast-casual salad bar, will open its first Georgia restaurant in Atlantic Station tomorrow. 

The salad bar concept serves customizable salads and lettuce wraps as well as soups. Salata offers more than 50 different topping options including chick peas, kidney beans, beets, almonds and pesto chicken.  Its 10 dressings are made in house, and the chain is gluten-free certified.

Beverage offerings include house-made teas and lemonades, served from taps resembling those used for draft beer.

When the Atlantic Station location, situated at 265 ...

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta with these parties

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Break out the lederhosen and dirndls — it’s Oktoberfest time. Here are some ways to celebrate in metro Atlanta:

Der Biergarten will celebrate Oktoberfest through mid-October by rolling out a different keg of Oktoberfest beer each weekend including Warsteiner Oktoberfest and Spaten Oktoberfest. Each weekend will also offer $5 brats along with other German bites such as wiener schnitzel, goulash, sauerbratten and large pretzels with mustard spread.

On Oct. 14, the restaurant will host a 5K Oktoberfest Run at 9 a.m. followed by a Munich on Marietta block party at noon, with German food, ...

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Grits dinner hosted by a James Beard Award-winning chef, Cobb Restaurant Week and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

James Beard Award-winning chef Virginia Willis to host a four-course grits dinner at Food 101. Photo credit: 101 Concepts.

Three-course prix fixe dinners during Cobb Restaurant Week. Grits dinner hosted by a James Beard Award-wining chef. 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.

Now through Sept. 23: The ninth annual Cobb Restaurant Week features select three-course dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35. Participating restaurants include Chicken and the Egg, Drift Fish House ...

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Kids eat free at this chain restaurant all week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids eat free at Zoës Kitchen this week. Photo credit: Zoës Kitchen.

Weeknight dinners are easier with when you have a little help.

Zoës Kitchen is offering a free kids meal with the purchase of a regular entrée after 3 p.m. now through Sept. 22. Kids menu meals include shrimp kabab, grilled chicken fingers and pizza piadina. To cash in on this offer, use promo code ZKKIDS, which is valid for dine-in only.
Various locations, zoeskitchen.com.

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New pizza restaurant slated for south Buckhead

Pizza from Atwood’s. / Photo Credit: Tomas Espinoza

The team behind established pizza spots Atwoods Pizza in Midtown, Hearth Pizza Tavern in Sandy Springs and Camps Kitchen & Bar in Marietta has a new pizza spot in the works.

Howell’s is slated to open in November in the Howell Mill development at 1952 Howell Mill Road, Eater reports.

Chef Rob Phillip, who developed Atwoods, Hearth and Camps with Jeff Newsham, is designing a menu featuring a variety of pizzas, pastas, salads and dishes “with global influences” including lamb gyro dumplings and curry caramel popcorn, as well as entrees including salmon filet and steak frites.

A beverage program will be overseen by Tom McGuire who previously worked at Proof and Provision, Burn Social Club and Craft Izakaya.

Howell’s, which will serve lunch, dinner and brunch, will join Savannah sandwich spot Zunzi’s in the Howell Mill development.

 

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New pizza restaurant slated for south Buckhead

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Barbecue and beer venue to be part of new Marietta Whole Foods and other top Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Whole Foods will open in Kennesaw next month. / (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Restaurant, food and dining news

Whole Foods Market is set to open a new store on Friday, Oct. 6 in Kennesaw at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. A relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Harry’s Farmers Market store in Marietta, which will close October 5, the new store will feature offer opening day product demonstrations and samples, and the first 500 customers will receive free gifts cards ranging in amounts from $5 to $50 with one $500 card. Five percent of opening day sales will be donated to the Swift-Cantrell Foundation...

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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with these deals, specials and recipes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reformation Brewing and Freight Kitchen are pairing up for National Cheeseburger Day. / Contributed photo

When it comes to culinary pairings, you can’t get much tastier than a cheeseburger. A juicy patty topped with a slice of cheese — is there anything better? So imagine our delight to find out that Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day.  A whole day set aside to celebrate one of our favorite indulgences? We’re in. Keep reading to find out how to pay homage yourself:

Deals and specials

Local businesses

Reformation Brewery and Freight Kitchen and Tap in Woodstock are teaming up to offer ...

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“Hookup” over food in Midtown every Friday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

“Hookup” over food in Midtown every Friday during a special dinner for two. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Friday nights just got better for you, your bestie, beau or boo.

Whether you’re in the mood for a girls/guys night out or a good date, consider The Friday Hookup at ONE. midtown kitchen, a wallet-friendly dinner inclusive of a shared appetizer, entrée and dessert plus two glasses of beer or wine for $35. The Friday Hook Up features seasonal selections by executive chef Matt Weinstein; the menu will rotate from week to week. This offer is only available on Fridays during dinner ...

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More details emerge on food hall coming to Midtown’s Colony Square

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Food hall Main & Main will open in Colony Square in Midtown in the fall of 2019. / Rendering by Beyer Blinder Belle and Lord Aeck Sargent

Real estate development company North American Properties announced yesterday that it will be transforming 28,000 square feet of space at Colony Square in Midtown into a food hall called Main & Main. 

Today, North American Properties managing partner Mark Toro provided more details about the scope of the project, which will bring some twelve to fifteen purveyors to the food hall, along with revitalized indoor and outdoor spaces that will be the site ...

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Food hall coming to Colony Square in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Food hall Main & Main will open next year in Colony Square in Atlanta’s Midtown. / Rendering: Beyer Blinder Belle and Lord Aeck Sargent

Atlanta is about get another food hall.

Real estate development company North American Properties announced today that it will be transforming 28,000 square feet of space at Colony Square in Midtown into a food hall called Main & Main.

The new food hall will bring more than a dozen concepts to the high-rise Midtown anchor at 14th and Peachtree Streets. Plans also include the creation of an outdoor gathering space called the Grove, complete with a ...

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Take a look at the menu for Bar Mercado, opening this week at Krog Street Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pescaito Frito is on the menu at Bar Mercado. / Photo by Heidi Geldhauser

The long-awaited tapas concept from the team behind several popular Atlanta restaurants including Cooks & Soldiers is set to open at Krog Street Market this week.

Bar Mercado will open its doors for dinner in the former Cockentrice space this Thursday, Sept. 14. Lunch will start being served on Saturday, Sept. 23, with brunch service starting on Sept. 24.

 

Inspired by the Market of San Miguel, a covered market in Madrid, the restaurant will serve multi-regional tapas including pulpo a la gallega featuring braised octopus, ...

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$10 cocktail class, oysters and wine event in Alpharetta and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bowl, eat and drink during a fundraiser for pets at Comet Pub and Lanes. Photo credit: Tori Allen PR.

$10 cocktail class. Bowling fundraiser for pets. 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, Sept. 14: Here are 10 reasons to visit Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails: eight oysters and two full glasses of sparkling wine during the Sips and Shells event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $35, can be purchased here.
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Get a free BBQ meal at Shane’s Rib Shack locations this this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Law enforcement officers can get a free meal at Shane’s Rib Shack this week. Photo credit: Shane’s Rib Shack.

Shane’s Rib Shack is hosting a police appreciation week.

All active law enforcement officers will receive a free meal certificate for a barbecue sandwich, side and a drink now through Sept. 17. Options may include the signature slow-smoked barbecue pork sandwich or chopped barbecue pork topped with coleslaw; side options such as baked beans, potato salad, sweet potato fries or mac and cheese may be available.
Various locations, shanesribshack.com.

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The Freakin Incan to open in Tucker and other top Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cheviche de Camarone at The Freakin’ Incan. / AJC file photo

Restaurant and dining news

Less than a month after M572 announced it would be closing its doors, an established Peruvian restaurant is set to set up shop in the space.

The Freakin Incan, the food truck turned brick-and-mortar in Roswell, will open a second location at 2316 Main St. in Tucker at the beginning of October, according to owner Mikiel Arnold.

The new location will have a similar menu to the Roswell restaurant, with some additional dishes. The 16-seat bar in Tucker will enable the new spot ...

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There’ll soon be a new place to drink beer at Lenox Square mall

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peachtree Pint is coming to Lenox Square mall. MATT KEMPNER / AJC

Raise a glass to a soon-to-open bar focusing on beer at Lenox Square mall.

Locally owned and operated Peachtree Pint is set to open by the end of the year in the Fashion Café next to Cellaris. The spot will offer 30 international and domestic beers on tap, including several Georgia-made beers. Snacks curated by local chefs will also be available for purchase.

In other recent Lenox Square news, Cousin’s Maine Lobster announced it will open its first East Coast brick-and-mortar location in the mall this fall.

 

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There’ll soon be a new place to drink beer at Lenox Square mall

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peachtree Pint is coming to Lenox Square mall. MATT KEMPNER / AJC

Raise a glass to a soon-to-open bar focusing on beer at Lenox Square mall.

Locally owned and operated Peachtree Pint is set to open by the end of the year in the Fashion Café next to Cellaris. The spot will offer 30 international and domestic beers on tap, including several Georgia-made beers. Snacks curated by local chefs will also be available for purchase.

In other recent Lenox Square news, Cousin’s Maine Lobster announced it will open its first East Coast brick-and-mortar location in the mall this fall.

 

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Celebrity chef dinner in Buckhead, BBQ restaurants help Hurricane Harvey victims and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For a sunset dinner with celebrity chef Art Smith, head to the second annual Art’s Big Southern Barbecue at Southern Art. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Meals and music. Several barbecue restaurants team up to help Hurricane Harvey victims. 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: During BBQ for Texas Dine Out, Sweet Auburn BBQBone Lick BBQ, Community Q, Smoke Ring and several others will ...

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Blaze Pizza set to open next week in Decatur and other metro Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo: Blaze Pizza’s Facebook page

Restaurant and dining news

Another fast casual pizza chain is making its Atlanta debut.

Blaze Pizza will open 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at at 2131 N. Decatur Road  in Decatur. The Pasadena, Calif.-based chain utilizes an assembly-style setup and ovens that cook pizza within 180 seconds, both signature and build-your-own pizzas, salads and desserts.

On Friday, Sept. 8, the eatery will host a Pizza Day event from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., with anyone who likes Blaze Pizza on FacebookTwitterInstagram or Snapchat  getting a free 11-inch pizza with any toppings.

 

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East Pole coffee shop and roastery to open this month at Armour Yards

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A coffee wholesaler and online seller will open its first brick-and-mortar location in Atlanta this month.

East Pole Coffee Co. is set to open Monday, Sept. 11 at Armour Yards, the new loft-office development between Buckhead and Midtown at 255 Ottley Drive, Suite 105. The shop will also serve as East Pole’s headquarters and roastery.

The 2,000-square-foot roastery and coffee bar features café seating separate from the production area, where customers can see the roasting process through a glass partition. The space “showcases navy and sea foam accents throughout” as well as walnut surfaces and brass finishes, according to a ...

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East Pole coffee shop and roastery to open this month at Armour Yards

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A coffee wholesaler and online seller will open its first brick-and-mortar location in Atlanta this month.

East Pole Coffee Co. is set to open Monday, Sept. 11 at Armour Yards, the new loft-office development between Buckhead and Midtown at 255 Ottley Drive, Suite 105. The shop will also serve as East Pole’s headquarters and roastery.

The 2,000-square-foot roastery and coffee bar features café seating separate from the production area, where customers can see the roasting process through a glass partition. The space “showcases navy and sea foam accents throughout” as well as walnut surfaces and brass finishes, according to a ...

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Drink wine, meet chefs at these September food events

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

City Winery head winemaker Travis Green. / Photo by City Winery

This September, learn how your wine is made while you drink it and nibble on the most quintessential of Southern dishes.

Meet your (wine)maker

Ever wonder how the wine you love so much is made? City Winery is offering guests the chance to meet with its head winemaker, Travis Green, every Wednesday. Held in the Ponce City Market spot’s Barrel Room Restaurant, Winemaker Wednesdays offer complimentary limited tastings and the opportunity to ask Green about the winemaking process.

5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. City Winery, 650 North Ave., Atlanta. citywinery.com/atlanta.

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Colony Square restaurant to temporarily close for two years

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tamarind Seed Thai Bsitro, open since 2007, will close for two years for renovations. / AJC file photo

If Tamarind Seed in Midtown’s Colony Square complex is your go-to for Thai food, you might want to look elsewhere, at least for a couple of years.

The restaurant will temporarily close its doors at 1197 Peachtree St. NE while Colony Square goes through renovations, Atlanta Magazine reports. The timing coincides with the opening this fall of Chai Yo, a concept from DeeDee Niyomkul and her family, who also own Nan Fine Dining and Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft in addition ...

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Beer Town: Monday Night Brewing is making some bold new moves

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

The new Monday Night core line-up will be packaged in cans with a new design.

If all goes according to plan, in late September, Atlanta’s Monday Night Brewing will open a second location along a recently completed section of the Atlanta BeltLine in the West End.

Dubbed The Garage, the ambitious 22,000-square-foot warehouse space at Lee and White streets is being transformed into new facility for sour and barrel-aged beers.

The buildout will feature a tasting room and private event space, the capacity for open fermentation with a coolship and multiple foeders, and a landscaped urban orchard that will ...

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Celebrate Georgia’s new beer law with brewery events this weekend

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

SweetWater Brewing will celebrate the Beer Bill this weekend. / CONTRIBUTED BY SWEETWATER BREWING CO.

The wait is (almost) over.

Georgia’s new beer law, which will allow craft beer and liquor manufacturers to sell directly to consumers, was passed earlier this year, but won’t actually go into effect Sept. 1.

Breweries around the state are celebrating with special events starting Thursday and running through the weekend:

 

Intown Atlanta and South Fulton

Arches Brewing’s End of Prohibition Party will feature specialty limited release beers, food, Civil War-era portrait-taking and live music from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
3361 Dogwood Drive, Hapeville. ...

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