‘Real Housewives’ star opening a second eatery and more Atlanta drink and dining news from the week

Kandi’s glazed blackened salmon at Old Lady Gang, named for the restaurant’s owner Kandi Burruss-Tucker. / CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week.

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss-Tucker and her husband Todd Tucker are expanding their Atlanta culinary footprint with a second location of their Castleberry Hill restaurant Old Lady Gang.

The new location will be located in Camp Creek Marketplace on Camp Creek Parkway in East Point, Tomorrow’s News Today reports, taking over for a now-shuttered Boneheads. No timeline was given for the opening.

The original Old Lady Gang, which serves Southern staples such as shrimp and grits and fried chicken and is an homage to Burruss’ mother Joyce Jones and aunts Bertha Jones and Nora Wilcox, opened at 177 Peters St. in early 2017. AJC food critic Wyatt Williams gave it two stars when he reviewed it, writing of the blackened salmon, “(It’s) just right: a strong crust of peppery spices that conceal tender pink flesh.”

Read about more East Point restaurants here

 

More metro Atlanta dining news:

Hecter’s Kitchen now open in Sweet Auburn District

Sugar Factory to open in Midtown

Tanaka Ramen now open in Brookhaven

Garden & Gun Club open in The Battery

Former Rose + Rye chef now at Joy Cafe

Take a look at the restaurants that will be part of Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

First Look at Mission + Market in Buckhead

Blue India now open in Midtown

Pano I. Karatassos of Kyma publishing first cookbook later this year

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