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June 2010 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

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News Bytes

Atlanta-founded Bagel Operations Bound for Head-on Competition
Goldberg's Bagel Company & Deli confirms that it will open a sixth location in Toco Hill Shopping Center toward the end of 2010. Construction is under way now to reconfigure the space, allowing the local deli chain to take on stand-alone competitor Bagel Palace Deli & Bakery. This could be one tasty competition. Breakfast & Lunch daily. Goldberg's Bagel Company & Deli, Roswell-Wieuca Shopping Center, 4383 Roswell Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30342, 404-256-3751.
 
Dynamic Dish Closes for Renovations in June
Dynamic Dish plans on closing for three weeks in June to accomplish a remodeling. Unfortunately, there is no outgoing message to advise patrons as to when the restaurant will reopen, so check back with us to see when that felicitous moment will be. Dynamic Dish, 427 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, 404-688-4344.
 


Chef Shuffle

Chef Tom McEachern has moved up to corporate executive chef of all Ray's Restaurants in Atlanta. The company runs three restaurants in the area, including Ray's on the River, Ray's in the City and Ray's Killer Creek.
 

Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
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First, the developer came to Joël Brasserie and announced there would be no more lunch service. Staffers saw cuts in personnel that seemed inevitably to lead to its closing, which was announced Friday, June 25. Its demise is one of Atlanta's most serious losses among its better restaurants in this economic downturn. Taking over the space will be the team from Muss & Turner's, who plan to call the new restaurant Local 3. In announcing the takeover, Ryan Turner, managing partner, expressed delight at acquiring access to such an exciting kitchen space. Partner Chris Hall will be the chef at the new operation. Hall has worked at 4th & Swift, Canoe and, of course, at Muss & Turner's. The team promises a "foie gras and flip flops" atmosphere. Joël Brasserie, The Piazza at Paces, 3290 Northside Pkwy. NW, Atlanta, GA 30327, no phone.
 
Metrotainment has closed its Hudson Grille at Perimeter Mall. We have heard that there may be a plan for moving that location, and CEO Jeffrey Landau confirms that the company will seek a better site somewhere in the same market area, from Dunwoody to Sandy Springs. Among the issues with the location were the extensive parking space in front of the restaurant devoted to valet parking, which few customers were willing to pay for except at holiday time, and the mall's noncompetitive rental rates. The closure leaves standing three Hudson Grille operations: Midtown, on Peachtree St. at 10th, Alpharetta and Brookhaven. Metrotainment also operates Joe's on Juniper, Joe's on Sullivan, Einstein's, Cowtippers, Garrison's Broiler & Tap at Vinings, and a bakery. Hudson Grille, Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30346, no phone.
 

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