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Based in Orlando, Florida Asian Street Food Hawkers is about to open a second metro location in Atlanta in the Ashford Lane development, Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. The restaurant opened on the Eastside Beltline in the Studioplex Alley development in 2019. The Ashford Lane development also includes a location for Paris Baguette bakery chain, Wholesome Juice Bar, Sweetgreen salad chain, Brown Bag Seafood Co ., Grana, Superica and Taco. Mac.


Based in Arizona Postino wine bar and cafe filed plans to open a second Atlanta Metro location at 1000 Marietta St. in the Brickworks development in West Midtown, What Now Atlanta is reporting. Postino, which is owned by Upward Projects, had previously filed plans to open an Atlanta location in Buckhead.

The Brickworks development also includes a location for Phoenix-based restaurant group Fox Restaurant Concepts. Culinary abandonment, Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. The restaurant, which will occupy a 12,000 square foot space, will feature live music, TVs throughout and games like ping pong and cornhole. In addition to a large interior, Culinary Dropout will also have a street-level patio and rooftop area.

The Atlanta Culinary Dropout location will join others in Arizona, Texas and Colorado. Fox Restaurant Concepts operates several other restaurants, including Flower Child, which has locations in Buckhead, West Midtown and Sandy Springs.


Linton Hopkins plans to turn his H&F Burger burger concept at Ponce City Market into a ‘gastro-diner’ called H&F dinner, Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. While the restaurant will continue to serve burgers, it will also serve classic breakfast dishes and sandwiches, including Philly cheese steaks and Taylor pork rolls. H&F Diner will also have a full bar. Hopkins, who also owns and operates Hop’s Chicken in Ponce City Market as well as The Buttery in Buckhead and a future Holeman & Finch location in Colony Square, said he hopes to open H&F Diner by April.


Five chefs have been named 2022 Georgia Grown Executive Chefs. The Georgia Grown Executive Chef Program “is a statewide program designed to promote and foster relationships between chefs and farmers while bringing awareness to the quality of local and grown produce in the Georgian restaurant scene”, according to a press release.

Metro Atlanta’s 2022 executive chefs include Jamie Adams of il Giallo Osteria & Bar in Sandy Springs, Alex Friedman of Summit Chase Country Club in Snellville, and Claudia Martinez of Miller Union in Atlanta, who was also recently named half- James Beard Award finalist. Outside of Atlanta, Georgia Grown chefs include Jessica Rothacker of Heirloom Café in Athens and Peter Vossenberg of Helms College in Augusta.

More Metro Atlanta Restaurant News

Atmosphere, near Fung Mei

El Valle opens in Midtown

The opening of the Americano in Buckhead

Bastone opens March 7 in West Midtown

Two food stalls close at Ponce City Market, American Cut closes in Buckhead

Yeah Burger reintroduces meat to its menu

Cultivate Food and Coffee is coming to Battery Atlanta

Big Game opens in the former Fourth Ward

Adele’s will open in Old Fourth Ward

Opening of Capella Cheese in Atlanta in April

Opening of Birrieria Landeros in Duluth

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