News bites on Metro Atlanta restaurants


ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Here’s the latest roundup of restaurant news from the Metro Atlanta area:

Shake Shack opened its 7th Atlanta location at Lenox Square. The new location will feature all the classics, including the ShackBurger®, Chicken Shack, Crinkle Cut Fries, and Hand-Spun Shakes, as well as the current lineup of limited-time offerings, including the Bourbon Bacon Cheddar menu, seasonal shakes and lemonades.

The following Get a taste of urban Atlanta takes place on August 24 at the foundry of Puritan Mill. More than 30 black-owned businesses will offer food and drink. Tickets start at $20.

southern beauty The Travel in a Glass series returns August 24. Cate Hatch will present her favorite sparkling wines and chef Joey Ward and the team will provide small bites. Exclusive discounts on cases of 12 bottles will be available. $82 per ticket.

Pielands on Virginia Avenue NE offers a Corn Elote Pizza for the summer. The pie features roasted Mexican street corn, chili peppers, Mexican cream, and cilantro.

Award-winning chef Todd Hogan has launched his new restaurant Community burger at The Mill on Etowah in Canton. Burgers range from the traditional H Burger topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles to the mouth-watering Texas burger served with roasted green chiles and onions, Jack cheese and arugula. Other menu highlights include 3 fresh salad entrees, a draft cocktail program and adults-only milkshakes.

Storico Vino’s The Saturday Boozy Brunch kicks off at noon with a special brunch menu, a festive spritz and bloody mary bar and a DJ. Located in the village of Buckhead.

Capital Tacos now offers pickup or delivery of its acclaimed Tex-Mex menu for fans in downtown and downtown Atlanta and surrounding areas. Menu highlights include Monster Quesadillas, Crazy Fries, Epic Nachos, Big Kahuna Taco, Andre 3001 Taco, Shrimply the Best Taco, Catawampus Taco, and Chapel’s Cheesesteak Taco.

Longtime Atlanta restaurateur Udi Hershkovitz has opened SabaRaba’s in Sandy Springs. The restaurant is located in a shipping container and offers real Israeli street food to take away. SabaRaba’s menu is primarily vegetarian and gluten-free and offers a variety of salads and plant-based proteins that can be served in a pita bread, in a flatbread laffa or in a deconstructed plate.

Beer from North Carolina’s Wicked Weed Brewing is currently available at mac tacos Locations. The beers are Pernicious IPA, Freak of Nature DIPA, Watermelon Dragonfruit Burst session sour and the Dr. Dank Daily Haze hazy IPA. Thursday night pint parties kick off at 5 p.m. with freebies.

D Boca N Boca, a taqueria and gastropub located in Summerhill, offers taco specialties including birria, flautas and sopes, on Taco Tuesdays. For those who need a mid-week break, bottles of wine are half price on Wednesdays when purchased with food. Owner Helio Bernal and his team at D Boca N Boca now offer brunch on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wood’s Chapel BBQ in Summerhill is hosting a seven-week cornhole league starting August 31. Games are scheduled every Wednesday and take place at 6:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 7:50 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The season ends with a tournament and a championship trophy. . Registration is now open.

The Crucible celebrates Romance Awareness Month (August) and offers a romance-infused four-course menu starting at $55. The menu features a choice of artisan cheese fondue, a fresh salad dish and an entrée featuring tender filet mignon, Atlantic salmon, a savory teriyaki steak and a fizzy chocolate fondue finish.

Vegan Bar at Ponce City Market has several weekly events, including Taco and Tequila Tuesdays with $10 margaritas, $25 jumbo margaritas, and $10 vegan shrimp tacos; R&B music and cocktails every Friday; rotating DJ lineup and Tito specials all day Saturday; and Let’s Do Brunch on Sundays with signature Mercer + Prince cocktails for guests.

The Gypsy Kitchen of Buckhead Village now serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Menu highlights include heirloom tomato gazpacho, seared tuna and Little Gem lettuce cups, fresh herb falafel, Mediterranean chicken kofta, Turkish lamb Adana, tes leches and Basque cheesecake . Hot tea, espresso, lattes, seasonal cocktails and beer also available.

The Original Chop Shop makes its Georgia debut at the Peachtree Square Mall in October. The restaurant is known for its healthier protein bowls, salads (chops), sandwiches, breakfast dishes, fresh juices and much more. Menu items include Teriyaki Chicken Protein Bowl, Sweet Soy Sesame Steak Protein Bowl, Kale Caesar Salad, Chopper Sandwich, Cheat Day Breakfast Wrap, Muscle Malt Protein Shake, an acai bowl and more.

Postino WineCafe, a unique all-day coffee and wine bar, is opening its flagship location in Buckhead this summer. It will offer wines by the glass and by the bottle in an environment that lives up to its mantra “Drinking wine at lunch is not a crime”. On the menu, charcuterie boards, bruschetta, snacks to share, salads, panini and desserts. The cafe will have a covered patio and weekly event specials.

Spritz Company Canned sparkling spritz cocktails can now be found at Total Wine stores in Georgia. Produced in Sonoma, Ready-to-Drink Natural Spritz have a base of 100% white wine from California-harvested grapes, infused with natural fruit flavors and a hint of effervescence.

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