Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week.
Atlanta-based burger eatery Farm Burger will open its fifth Atlanta location this Monday in Grant Park.
Located in The George multi-use residential building at 275 Memorial Drive, the fast-casual spot also has locations in Decatur, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with restaurants outside the state in North Carolina, California, Alabama and Tennessee.
Founded by organic farmer and rancher Jason Mann and restaurateur George Frangos, the restaurants focus on “ethical eating,” using grass-fed and locally sourced beef. Other menu items include chicken, pork and veggie burgers, salads, fries and daily specials, while the beverage offerings include milkshakes, floats, wines and local craft beers. Dishes are made with local ingredients including cheese from Decimal Place Farm, produce from Hungry Heart Farm, apples from Mercier Orchards and pork from Anderson Farms.
The Grant Park location will feature a a handpainted mural from local artist Caleb Morris and a long dining counter and back patio.
The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday.
Yebo Ski Haus will once again turn back into Yebo Beach Haus next week. The Buckhead spot’s decor and menu will give a nod to Tulum in Mexico.
Southern Fried Hospitality, the restaurant group run by Chef Marc Taft that includes eateries including Chicken and the Egg in Marietta, FEED at SunTrust Park and Brine Seafood Shack at Avalon, will provide hospitality management and restaurant development services at Huntsville, Ala. mixed-use developments MidCity and CityCentre.
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