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Check out renderings for the new bar and event spaces coming to Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Parlor at RFD Social / Rendering courtesy of ASD | SKY

The Roof at Ponce City Market will expand this spring with the unveiling of RFD Social in the building’s tower space, featuring a revamped 10th floor lobby area and a private event venue.

Slater Hospitality – owner/operator of the rooftop amusement park, Skyline Park; beer garden, Nine Mile Station; and private event space, Rooftop Terrace – began restoring the tower last fall and will unveil two new features  this March.

“With RFD Social, we are hoping to preserve the vintage feel and history of the tower, while offering ...

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A Nashville doughnut shop is opening in Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Doughnuts from Five Daughters Bakery / Photo from the Five Daughters Bakery Facebook page

There’ll be yet another place to try doughnuts this year, this time at one of Atlanta’s most popular attractions.

Nashville-based Five Daughters Bakery will open this spring at Ponce City Market, Eater Atlanta reports. Known for its 100-layer doughnuts, Five Daughters is owned by Isaac and Stephanie Meek, who have five daughters.

The bakery — which also sells other kinds of pastries and cookies, and will serve coffee from Nashville’s Honest Roasters Coffee — will be located near King of Pops in the Ponce ...

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Lamb burgers get energized at this Ponce City Market restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Botiwalla lamb burgers at Ponce City Market feature pronounced Indian flavors. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

Dish of the Week: Botiwalla Lamb Burgers

By Henri Hollis

Let’s face it: lamb burgers are in a bit of a rut. They show up often on menus, yet they all seem to pull from the same pool of Mediterranean flavors. Feta, olives, cucumber and tzatziki sauce commonly top lamb patties. These high-potential burgers have somehow been painted into a cultural corner.

Enter the Botiwalla Lamb Burgers, found at the Ponce City Market space operated by the team behind Chai Pani. These little slider-sized ...

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“Top Chef” judge signs books at Ponce City Market, beer dinner and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hugh Acheson will sign books at Ponce City Market this week. Photo credit: Erik Tanner.

Book signing at Ponce City Market. Beer dinner. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all three of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Tuesday, Jan. 23: For a special four-course beer dinner with  Eventide Brewing, head to Double Zero at 6:30 p.m. Executive chef Edwin Molina will serve seasonal specials such as oysters on the half shell with a Kolsch mignonette and pork cheek ragu paired with ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Rose + Rye, Bar Americano, Deep End

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Rose + Rye team from left to right: pastry chef Charity Everett, sous chef Anu Adebara, general manager Jessica Schilling, and executive chef Lindsay OwensPhoto by Sara Hanna Rose + Rye Rose + Rye’s backstory makes you want to like it. First, the staff is overwhelmingly female, and our city’s restaurants could use more women in charge. Executive chef Lindsay Owens and sous chef Anu Adebara make up the back of the house, and general manager Jessica Schilling runs the front. Second, Rose + Rye brings Midtown’s quirky “Castle,” a 1900s mansion that sat mostly empty for years, back ...

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The Cocktail Mavens: Missy and Kristin Koefod

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Missy and Kristin KoefodPhotograph by Ben Rollins Missy and Kristin Koefod started selling bitters, tonics, shrubs, syrups—all sorts of ingredients to upgrade your cocktails at home—at Ponce City Market in September 2015. Since then, GQ, Vogue, and Vanity Fair have taken note of the married couple’s company, 18.21 Bitters. So when the Koefods announced that they would open a bar along the BeltLine, Atlanta drinkers paid special attention. Called the James Room and set to open this spring in a prime spot along the Eastside Trail’s extension, between Krog Street Market and Studioplex, it will offer coffee and pastries in ...

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Atlanta’s first cookie dough counter, Batter, lands at Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Batter Cookie Dough Counter at Ponce City MarketPhotograph by Matt Walljasper Anyone who tells you dessert isn’t important is plain wrong. Dessert is the best part of any meal. If suddenly the apocalypse were upon us, are you going to crave a bite of a kale salad or a bowl of ice cream? Exactly. But beyond traditional ice cream counters and bakeries, ultra trendy (and Instagramable) concoctions of rolled iced cream, mile-high milkshakes, doughnut cones, and all unicorn everything have been popping up on menus across the country. Last month, native Atlantan Julie Abes launched Batter Cookie Dough Counter inside ...

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Kimchi stall Simply Seoul closing at Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hannah Chung (right) dries jars of kimchi at the Simply Seoul Kitchen in Decatur in 2014. / AJC file photo

One of the original tenants in Ponce City Market’s Food Hall is set to close in January.

Simply Seoul food stall — which has served homemade kimchi and buns in the mixed-use development since 2015 — addressed the closure on its Facebook page:

Owner Hannah Chung, who is moving to Vancouver, has been making Simply Seoul products out of a commercial kitchen in Decatur since 2013, and sold at Atlanta-area farmers markets and stores before opening a brick-and-mortar location ...

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Eat This: Shakshuka at Spiller Park Toco Hills

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Shakshuka is served at Spiller Park’s Toco Hills location, which opened in September.Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Unlike Hugh Acheson’s counter-service coffee shop in Ponce City Market, the Toco Hills location of Spiller Park has a tiny but capable kitchen that’s taking the menu beyond apple- or avocado-loaded toast. The new menu item to order: shakshuka, originally a North African dish of eggs poached in a stew of tomatoes, peppers, and onions. Acheson’s version is made with green tomatoes and poblano and jalapeño peppers and topped with cilantro and feta cheese—with toasted bread for dipping on the side. (Really, just ...

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Buy This: 3 olive products you need in your pantry

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Olive oil, olive juice.Try at least one of each.

Alta Cucina Italia Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Adriana Coppola grew up in a small town near Naples, Italy. Since moving to John’s Creek, she’s created Alta Cucina Italia, a line of artisan condiments and sauces that remind her of the flavors of home. Among her many offerings, she sells extra virgin Italian olive oil mixed with the flavors of Naples – parsley, red pepper and garlic. We’ve become big fans of infused and seasoned olive oils. When the olive oil and seasonings are high quality, there’s no easier way to ...

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Deep End’s owners promise the late-night taco spot won’t be a “typical hipster establishment”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Deep End’s exteriorCourtesy of Fireplay Queso dipPhotograph by Kamil Lee A little more than a year ago, 4th & Swift closed its doors for the last time, leaving its stand-alone building near Ponce City Market vacant. This month, the team behind the Pinewood, the Mercury, and soon-to-open Bar Americano and Bar Crema, is turning the 621 North Avenue space into an irreverent late night bar and Tex-Mex restaurant called Deep End. Pinewood and Mercury chef Mike Blydenstein serves as executive chef, while partners Brooks Cloud and Julian Goglia are designing the cocktail menu. Expect old fashioneds, mojitos, margaritas, and sangria, ...

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Want to see your face on a restaurant billboard? Here’s how.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gusto, a fast-casual restaurant that offers customizable protein and vegetable bowls, is holding a contest whose winners will be featured on a billboard. / Contributed

Ponce de Leon Avenue would look better with your face on it. At least that’s what Nathan Hybl, former NFL quarterback and Gusto founder, thinks.

The fast-casual restaurant will feature two lucky Atlantans on a billboard above Green’s beverages on Ponce de Leon Avenue for two weeks in January 2018. Fans can enter the #gustobillboardchampionship by filling out an entry form at the restaurant’s Peachtree or Ponce de Leon locations or tagging three friends on ...

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Edible cookie dough concept coming to Ponce City Market

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Edible cookie dough concept Batter Cookie Dough Counter is opening this fall at Ponce City Market. / Batter Cookie Dough Counter

Ponce City Market offers a pletora of eating options: tacos, seafood, pasta, dumplings, burgers, fried chicken, salad, gelato and more. Add edible cookie dough to the list.

Atlanta’s first edible cookie dough shop, Batter Cookie Dough Counter, is joining the ranks of vendors at the popular food hall. Batter is expected to open in mid-November.

Located in a stall across from Honeysuckle Gelato, the dessert shop will offer a total of 10 flavors of traditional and ...

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Steve Palmer’s Sukoshi will be the first tenant at new food hall Main & Main

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A rendering of the Grove green space at Main & Main in Colony SquareCourtesy of Beyer Blinder Belle and Lord Aeck Sargent Colony Square was ahead of its time when it broke ground as the Southeast’s first mixed-use development in 1968, but stop by the building’s food court today and you’ll find the dining options are fairly limited (a Moe’s, a Chick-fil-A, among a few others). Steve Palmer, the man behind Oak Steakhouse, Colleta, and O-Ku, is looking to change that. He’s consulting on a new food hall called Main & Main, opening on the corner of Peachtree and 14th ...

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Steven Satterfield, Anne Quatrano, Kevin Gillespie, and more will promote sustainability at the Chefs Collaborative Summit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta Chefs Collaborative Summit host Steven Satterfield (right) with Add Danforth.Photograph courtesy of Miller Union Chefs, farmers, and purveyors from around the country are teaming up to promote food sustainability at the Chefs Collaborative 8th Annual Summit, themed “Growing Community–Owning the Future.” Open to the public, the event will be held September 9 through 11 at locations around the city, including Ponce City Market and the Fox Theatre. Miller Union owner and chef Steven Satterfield is this year’s host committee leader, working with notable chefs like Anne Quatrano, Hugh Acheson, and Kevin Gillespie. “Chefs Collaborative is a nonprofit that connects ...

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First Look: Holler & Dash Biscuit House debuts first Atlanta location on Tuesday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Holler and Dash Pork Rambler biscuit (left), Kickback Chicken biscuit (right) and strawberry pineapple Aqua Fresca drink. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

Much anticipated and much discussed, Holler & Dash Biscuit House is set open its first Atlanta location at 7 a.m. on Tuesday in the Westside Iron Works adaptive reuse project on Howell Mill Road.

The fast-casual breakfast-lunch-brunch concept from parent company Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. debuted in 2016, and not counting the Atlanta location, it operates four restaurants, between Alabama, Florida and Tennessee, with a Nashville location coming soon.

Sometimes dubbed “Cracker Barrel for millennials,” the Southern-inspired ...

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Buy This: Two fruits that might be new to you, plus an exotic chutney

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A few years ago none of us knew an acai berry from a goji berry. But these days tropical fruits are taking over our grocer’s shelves. We sampled two of the newest for you – jackfruit and monk fruit – and we’ve also got a delicious chutney that comes to us by way of South Africa.

Upton’s Naturals Jackfruit

Native to Southeast Asia, a fresh jackfruit is big (it can weigh up to 80 pounds) and spiky and has an odd but pleasant aroma. The flavor of ripe jackfruit has been described as like mangoes, bananas and pineapple. If you’d ...

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Drink This: El Floridita #2 at 8Arm

Source: Atlanta Magazine

“I have a deep abiding love for daiquiris,” says 8Arm bartender Tim Faulkner. The tiny restaurant in the shadow of Ponce City Market has become the place to drink since its bar opened in March. Faulkner and beverage director Josh Fryer rewrite the drinks menu daily, but you’ll always find four classic cocktails, and they’re happy to whip up a special request. This month make it a cold and refreshing El Floridita #2. Concocted with rum, vermouth, cacao, lime juice, and grenadine, the daiquiri almost has a cherry flavor. Faulkner thinks he first found the recipe in the Ernest Hemingway ...

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Tailgate cooking class in Sandy Springs, free wine at Ponce City Market and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A special three-course Chef’s Harvest Menu launches this week at Seed Kitchen & Bar. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Learn to cook delicious tailgate dishes. Complimentary wine and wisdom at Ponce City Market on Wednesdays. 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 Aug. 24: Owner/chef Doug Turbush of Seed Kitchen & Bar just launched a rotating three-course meal which gives guests a choice from two small plates, two entrées and two ...

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Buy This: 3 Georgia cookies you need in your cookie jar

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

When there’s no time for homemade cookies, try these three cookies made in Georgia.

Strawberry Lemonade

Dexter Myers is a man of many talents. An indie music pioneer, he also loves to bake. On the road with his act, he’d serve cookies to his fans. One thing led to another, and Dexter Myers Cookies was born almost a decade ago. His cookies are soft and cake-like, filled with nuts and chocolate and fruit. We sampled his new Strawberry Lemonade cookies. You taste the butter, the lemon zest, the white chocolate and the bits of preserved strawberry. There’s also “The Crooner” ...

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Booze and books, all-you-can-eat low country boil and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Take a tour down to Louisiana while in Atlanta for an all-you-can-eat low country boil at Taco Mac Prado. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Booze and books tonight at Ponce City Market. All-you-can-eat low country bowl in Sandy Springs this Saturday. 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.

Tuesday, July 18: For books and booze, head to City Winery Atlanta at Ponce City Market tonight for the second book club meeting held in ...

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Stock Up: Three Things You Need for Summer Drinks

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Time to freshen up that drinks cart. New barware, new wine to share with your friends, new shot glasses that will enhance your appreciation of tequila.

Elegant Retro Barware

For almost 20 years, City Issue has been your stop for everything mid-century. Everywhere you look in this Inman Park shop, you find pristine vintage furniture, art and home accessories. But what caught our eye was their barware. Punch sets and cocktail shakers, ice buckets and decanters, and more sets of cocktail glasses from highball to Collins to champagne coupes than you could possibly have shelves for. Everything’s in perfect condition. ...

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Fourth of July hog roast party, National Fried Chicken Day deals and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hit patio for food and fun during Smokebelly BBQ’s pig roast. Photo courtesy Melissa Libby & Associates.

Free fried chicken cones. Eat your heart out at a pig roast. 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. Have a great Independence Day and for more July 4th food events, click here.

Tuesday, July 4: Eat your heart out during a free hog roast at Smokebelly BBQ beginning at 4 p.m. until the food is ...

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First Look: The Roast debuts fast-casual dining at Whole Foods

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chimichurri Beef bowl, Crispy Cauliflower bowl, and Peachy Duck Buck Mule cocktail at The Roast./ Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

While the news nationally is the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods, here in Atlanta it’s the opening of The Roast, a new fast-casual restaurant located adjacent to the recently remodeled Whole Foods Market on Ponce De Leon Avenue, near Ponce City Market.

Positioned as a first-of-its-kind dining concept for Whole Foods, the Brazilian-style churrasco offers a variety of build your own bowls, with fire-roasted proteins and vegetables, greens, grains and signature sauces, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

There are ...

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Ponce City Market named among top farmers markets worth traveling for by Bon Appetit

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The American flag flies over the renovated Ponce City Market Thursday, September 17, 2015, in Atlanta GA./ Photo by Steve Schaefer

Last year Atlanta’s Staplehouse was named America’s Best New Restaurant by Bon Appetit. This year the national culinary publication is giving another nod to Atlanta by naming Ponce City Farmer’s Market as one of the top food markets worth traveling for in the U.S. 

With over 20 restaurant and food stalls, Ponce City Market is a dining destination for Atlantans. The mix-used development, housed in the old Sears, Roebuck & Co. distribution center, offers everything from classic Italian dishes to ...

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