Atlanta Brunch Festival is March 9 at Atlantic Station from noon to 4 p.m. More than 40 restaurants will be taking part and serving up brunch favorites, mimosas, bloody mary’s and more. Tickets are available at atlantawinefestivals.com.
Inman Park Restaurant Week is set for March 25 – 31 offering special deals at local restaurants, including Fritti, Sotto Sotto, Wrecking Bar, Parish, Kevin Rathbun Steak, Barcelona, Il Localina, Wisteria, Char, BarTaco, Bar Mercado, Hampton + Hudson, Rathbun’s and Pure. For more, visit facebook.com/Inmanparkrw.
Pancake Social, a breakfast-focused eatery, was expected to be open at press time at Ponce City Market. The 120-seat restaurant features both indoor and patio dining located near the North Avenue entrance of PCM. Open daily for breakfast from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., the restaurant will also serve dinner, dessert and coffee Thursday through Saturday until 9 p.m. For more information, visit pancakesocial.com.
Now open at the Peachtree Road entrance of Phipps Plaza, the Daniel Reed-concept Agency Socialthèque is offering cocktails and dining options – such as the popular spinach-artichoke dip, lobster tacos and peach cobbler – for happy hour, dinner or dessert. Additionally, the venue hosts live musical performances and is available for special events. Visit agencyatl.com for more details.
Ice cream purveyor Queen of Cream has teamed up with Revelator Coffee Company to open three new locations around Intown. Already open is Coffee & Ice Cream at Lenox Square in Buckhead, while Revelator: Sweet Tooth Café is set to open this month at Phipps Plaza. Also this month, Queen of Cream will open another location next door to Plaza Theatre in Poncey-Highland. For more, visit queenofcream.com.
Restauranteur Stephen de Haan will open Saito – Sushi, Steak and Cocktails later this year in a 2,200 square foot space at the newly rebranded The Department Building, 207 Peachtree St. in Downtown. The building, formerly home to Regenstein’s Department Store, is being renovated as part of a mixed-use project.
Olive Bistro Midtown has relocated to 1050 Juniper Street across from Joe’s on Juniper and is offering lunch, dinner and a wine bar. The Mediterranean restaurant has been serving the city for 20 years.
Food truck favorite Local Green Atlanta has opened a bricks and mortar restaurant serving up vegetarian and pescatarian menus in the Vine City/West End neighborhood, 19 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. For more information, visit localgreenatlanta.com.
North American Properties has selected award-winning team Oz Rey to develop its food hall at Colony Square in Midtown. The team is working with architects to design the space to accommodate approximately 15 purveyors in an artful, theatrical environment. The 25,000-square-foot food hall is slated to deliver in 2020.
Atlanta Brewing Company’s dry-hopped Pilsner, Homestand, took home a bronze medal in the recent Best of Craft Beer Awards.