Category: Food & Drink

Sandy Springs approves home delivery of alcohol, earlier start to Sunday sales

Sandy Springs package retailers – including restaurants with package licenses – can start home delivery of alcohol in an ordinance change approved by City Council on Nov. 17 that also extended Sunday sales hours. Georgia House Bill 879, which became law in August, allows authorized package retailers to deliver alcohol to homes and enables the extension of Sunday sales of alcohol by 30 minutes. The law allows restaurants and liquor stores to delivery wine and malt beverages, and stores can also deliver distilled spirits. Sandy Springs permit-holders can begin delivery of wine and malt beverages as long as they...

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Ribbon-Cuttings: New businesses in Reporter communities

While the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the local economy and put a hold on traditional ribbon-cutting ceremonies, some new businesses are still opening their doors. The following businesses recently joined the community. C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar, Modera Sandy Springs, 6125 Roswell Road, Suite 700, Sandy Springs. Info: candsoysterbar.com. Cubanos ATL, restaurant, 6450 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. Info: cubanosatl.com. Framebridge Buckhead, custom framing, Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Road, Buckhead. Info: framebridge.com. Garnet Gal’s Coffee Shop & Bakery, Lenox Village, 2770 Lenox Road, Suite B-4, Buckhead. Info: garnetgalscoffesshop.com. LAKE Atlanta, clothing, Paces Ferry Plaza, 3519-B Northside Parkway,...

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New restaurant opens alongside Buckhead’s Chastain Park

A new restaurant called The Chastain has opened adjacent to Buckhead’s Chastain Park in a remake of the former Horseradish Grill spot. Located at 4320 Powers Ferry Road, The Chastain opened Nov. 9 with morning counter service and dinner service, with additional hours and to-go options coming shortly, according to a press release. The restaurant building has a long history dating back to origins as a country store. Several restaurants have occupied the space since the 1940s. The Horseradish Grill operated there for over 25 years before closing early this year. The Chastain is an American restaurant whose executive...

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Buckhead’s Yebo Beach Haus restaurant reopens in new location

The Yebo Beach Haus restaurant has made a move within Buckhead, opening in a new West Village location. The restaurant opened Sept. 22 in the Andrews Square complex at 56 East Andrews Drive. Since opening in 2012, it had been at a West Paces Ferry Road location now marked for redevelopment. Yebo mixes South African and New American food. It is known for making a winter season transformation into the “Yebo Ski Haus,” with a ski lodge theme. The same ownership group operates the South African restaurant 10 Degrees South at 4183 Roswell Road in Buckhead and the Biltong...

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C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar opens Sandy Springs location

C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar opened its second location in Sandy Springs Modera on Sept. 14. Rich Clark and Jonathan Schwenk, C&S Restaurants Group owners, said in a release that the seafood and steaks restaurant is on the ground level of the Modera apartments at 6125 Roswell Road, Suite 700. “We’re so excited to finally open our doors to the Sandy Springs community,” Clark said in the release. “A lot of hard work has gone into this opening, and we can’t wait to safely share this milestone with our old and new customers.” The first C&S Seafood and Oyster...

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Cities of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs team on promoting lunchtime restaurant business in pandemic

The cities of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs have combined forces on “Let’s Do Lunch,” a marketing campaign intended to boost local restaurants struggling in the pandemic economy — especially those hit by the loss of lunchtime business as people work remotely. The neighboring cities were working with their convention and visitors bureaus on similar marketing campaigns and decided to join forces. The Perimeter Center area includes parts of both cities. “In the Perimeter market in particular, many people don’t know where Dunwoody ends and Sandy Springs begins,” said Dunwoody spokesperson Jennifer Boettcher. “There are great restaurants in both cities,...

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Ribbon-cuttings: New business in Reporter communities

While the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the local economy and put a hold on traditional ribbon-cutting ceremonies, some new businesses are still opening their doors. The following businesses recently joined the community. AKT Perimeter, fitness studio, 1110 Hammond Drive, Suite 5, Sandy Springs. Info: theakt.com. Apothecary ATL, CBD products, 220 Sandy Springs Circle, Suite 129, Sandy Springs. Info: apothecaryatl.com. Breadwinner Cafe & Bakery, The Shops of Dunwoody, 5482 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. Info: breadwinnercafe.com. Lidl, grocery store, 2480 Briarcliff Road, Brookhaven. Info:...

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Lidl grocery store to open in Dunwoody Aug. 26

Lidl is set to open in Dunwoody near the border of Sandy Springs on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The German international grocery store will open at 8 a.m. at 2480 Mount Vernon Road, near the intersection of Jett Ferry Road. Its regular hours will be 8 a.m to 9 p.m. every day. “The grand opening comes at a time when we are really relying on our local food markets,” Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch said in a press release. “This opening has been highly anticipated by our community.” Before the grand opening, Lidl will host a pop-up farmer’s market in the...

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Breadwinner Cafe to open July 31 in Dunwoody Village

Breadwinner Cafe & Bakery will open a second location in Dunwoody Friday, July 31. Breadwinner has taken over the former location of Wright’s Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe in Dunwoody Village at 5482 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road. Wright’s, a local institution for over 30 years, closed early last year. Breadwinner, a popular soup and sandwich shop, originally opened in Sandy Springs in 2010. The Dunwoody location will have a soft opening on Friday and Saturday, from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. with its lunch menu and grab-and-go options. Regular hours will start Monday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Co-owner Geoff Melkonian planned to open...

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More than 5,000 votes cast for Food That Rocks winners at Sandy Springs’ restaurants

Food That Rocks changed dramatically because of the global pandemic, but local residents still picked their favorite menu items from more than 30 restaurants in choosing the 2020 Best of Sandy Springs winners. The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines made Food That Rocks impossible as the usual food-tasting event. Organizers pivoted to take advantage of what was safe by encouraging diners to order curbside take-out or safely dine at participating restaurants. The result was “A Salute to Sandy Springs.” From July 4 to 10, participating restaurants picked three menu items for the festival, including appetizers, entrees, drinks or...

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Lidl grocery store to open in Brookhaven July 8

Brookhaven will have a new grocery store this week. Lidl, a German international food market, will open 8 a.m., Wednesday, July 8 at 2480 Briarcliff Road NE after a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The regular store hours will be 8 a.m.-9 p.m. everyday, according to a press release about the new location. The Brookhaven location is the fourth store in the Atlanta area and the eight in Georgia. Lidl stores are in 32 countries across the world. “We are very excited to have this new grocery store to serve this community with the high quality and low prices which people around...

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Atlanta mayor reissues COVID-19 orders on water service, parking regulations and occupation tax

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has reissued three administrative orders to assist residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic until Aug. 30. The first order directs the Department of Watershed Management to refrain from taking any action that would result in the termination of water services to any customer due to non-payment, The second order directs all parking enforcement officers to refrain from taking any action to enforce parking regulations that would result in the towing or immobilization of vehicles in restricted areas of the city’s right of way. The third order directs the chief financial officer to refrain...

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