November Nosh: New Restaurant Round-up
By Collin Kelley
If you want to try something new for lunch, breakfast, dinner or brunch, check out these new options that have recently opened or are coming soon to Intown.
Slice & Pint
The pizza and beer pub has taken over the former Everybody’s Pizza space in Emory Village, 1593 N. Decatur Road, serving up pies and beer to the hungry college and neighborhood masses. Check facebook.com/SliceandPint for more details.
Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand
The long-awaited Westside version is finally under construction after delays from city hall over building permits. The new stand at 881 Marietta St. will feature a rooftop deck where fans can enjoy the delicious chicken sausage sliders. Visit thesausagestand.com to keep abreast of the opening date.
The Pig & The Pearl
This “smokehouse and raw bar” is now open in the former Geisha House spot in Atlantic Station. Todd Richards, formerly of Ritz-Carlton Buckhead and The Shed, is executive chef. More about the restaurant at facebook.com/ThePigAndThePearl.
Ron Eyester, owner of Rosebud and Timone’s, will open Diner this winter in the former Fox Sports Grill space in Atlantic Station, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
Now open in Kirkwood at 1975 Hosea L. Williams Dr., Anna’s serves up traditional smoked barbecue and sides. Local poet, professor and foodie Karen Head reports that the meat is perfectly cooked and you could make a meal off the delicious sides.
Giovanni Di Palma, of Antico Pizza Napoletana fame, has opened this traditional Neapolitan caffé and gelateria behind Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano at 1099 Hemphill Ave. The menu features traditional Neapolitan street food like fresh-to-order Parmigiano or Meatball Panini’s on crispy Ciabatta with San Marzano marinara sauce and melted mozzarella. gioschicken.com
Egg Harbor Café
A third outpost of the breakfast and lunch spot will open in Buckhead on the ground floor of The Brookwood condo building on Peachtree Road in early 2014.
The Smoke Ring
101 Concepts, which operates Food 101 and Meehan’s Public House, has opened its latest concept in Castleberry Hill. Located at 309 Nelson St., the barbecue restaurant offers a variety of sliders, small plates, sandwiches, soups, salads and barbecue plates. 101concepts.com
The old train depot in Decatur, fondly remembered by those of a certain age as The Freight Room, has re-opened as Kimball House. The restaurant at 303 E. Howard Ave. is the latest offering from the folks behind the ultra-successful Leon’s Full Service and Brick Store Pub, and features a seafood-inspired menu. cargocollective.com/kimballhouse
Located just down the block from sister restaurant Wisteria at 465 N. Highland Ave. in Inman Park, Folk Art is serving up comfort food for breakfast and lunch, including some delicious waffles. folkartrestaurant.com
Jennifer Levison’s homemade soups at Souper Jenny have made a national star, and she’s opened her third concept in Buckhead, 56 East Andrews Drive. The menu features organic, cold-pressed juices and a menu of vegan, gluten-free food. facebook.com/www.juicyjennyatl
Smash Kitchen & Bar
From the Here to Serve Restaurants team, this new eatery at Town Brookhaven offers sandwiches, steaks, burgers, salads and flatbreads. h2sr.com/smash
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
Columbus-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has opened its first Atlanta scoop shop in the Westside Provisions District, 1198 Howell Mill Road, right next door to Star Provisions market. The shop works with local farmers and artisans to source its ingredients. facebook.com/JenisWestsideProvisions