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Salt Factory Restaurant Review: The same folks who brought Little Alley Steaks to Roswell are behind Salt Factory, a gastropub that embraces a wide variety of culinary traditions. The name references the expensive pink salts that come from the Himalayan Mountains. One might start with a rich, spicy she-crab soup, a dish straight from the Carolina/Georgia/north Florida low country. Done in the Southern manner, the chicken potpie starts with Springer Mountain, Georgia, chicken. Longtime local sausage maker Patak Meats Products in Austell provides several of the choices on the cured meats platter, such as a compelling smoked liverwurst. Pizza is a strong suit, with crisp crusts and inventive toppings. A raft of burgers, including one based on quinoa, also is offered. The place is packed even on weekday nights, understandably as most main dishes are priced around $20, the peppercorn-crusted sashimi-grade tuna being the sole exception. The fairly lengthy wine list is serviceable and includes some unusual selections. The array of bourbon and Scotch is quite thought-provoking. Also located at 102 S. Main St., Alpharetta, 770-752-1888; and 8690 Main St., Woodstock, 678-903-6225.