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D'Vine Wine Bar & Shop has added substantially to its capacity, with the acquisition of the adjacent space and its incorporation into the wine bar's service area. Opening to the rear and left of the original space, the facility will enable owner Bob Leavey to do wine classes and special events apart from the main space. It has given the store additional wine rack room, as well as space to inventory unique condiments and seasonings, such as Prissy of Vidalia's relishes and preserves, and Jams of Love by Emily G's, right around the corner from the store. d'Vine Wine Bar & Shop, Shops of Dunwoody, 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30338, 770-350-9463.
Effective September 1, 2009, Red Salt has changed its name to Salt Factory. The move is in anticipation of some expansion plans, and legal issues arose with the name Red Salt. Salt Factory, 952 Canton St., Roswell, GA 30075, 770-998-4850.
On August 18, 2009, Doug Strickland sold Eno to Atlanta Hawks' basketball star Zaza Pachulia, a native of the other Georgia. The 6'11" forward-center Pachulia has added his name to the restaurant's name, so now it's known as Eno by Zaza, but he claims that no other changes will be made. The deal includes the adjacent Barrelman, a retail wine-cheese shop. Its executive chef Eli Kirshtein remains in place. Also, Eno by Zaza has restored the Tuesday through Friday lunch service that had been suspended for the summer. Eno Restaurant & Wine Bar, Cornerstone Village, 800 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, 404-685-3191.
Figo Pasta, which has eight metro Atlanta locations, has introduced a diverse new menu of seasonally driven items throughout the summer. Fritto misto di mare features lightly fried fresh fish for $6. Half portions of salad are priced at $3 and whole portions at $5. Extras are $4. Sea bass con couscous features Sardinian-style couscous with lightly fried fresh sea bass filets for $9. House-made ciabatta enfolds Figo's panini, which include the vegetariano estivo, meaning vegetarian summer, with roasted eggplant, zucchini and red peppers with goat cheese and basil pesto, and the prosciutto and mozzarella with arugula, tomato and rosemary mayonnaise, each for $6.95. Vegetarians may opt for the ravioli di cipolla with caramelized Vidalia onions, mascarpone and a balsamic glaze for $9. Authentic Italian desserts include the crespelle, two thin pancakes filled with the Italian hazelnut spread Nutella, for $3. The summer quaff list includes lighter-bodied Italian wines and beers. Figo Pasta, 1170 Collier Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-351-9667.
Fans of Pura Vida Tapas & Bar's chef-owner Hector Santiago should tune in to Bravo's "Top Chef Season 6" to watch him compete. Check here for more details as they develop. Pura Vida Tapas & Bar, 656 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, 404-870-9797.
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