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January 2015 Archive

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Openings

Jittery Joe's coffee shop opened in the lobby of The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. With nine locations in Athens, Georgia, where the operation is headquartered, and four more outside of Athens, Jittery Joe's has acquired a reputation for extensive roasting expertise using the highest quality coffee beans. This outpost offers coffee in light, medium and dark varieties; coffee beverages; pastries by 181 Sweets; and retail products, too. The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, 181 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, 404-659-0400.
 
Chef Kevin Ouzts has a reputation for offering quality cured meats at his retail shop, The Spotted Trotter. Now he adds to it a retail fresh-and-cured meats operation and a restaurant, The Cockentrice in the Krog Street Market. This establishment will serve as a showcase for Ouzts's hand-crafted products, including fresh sausages, salumi, jars of chicken liver pâté and, perhaps, crepinettes. Dinner Tues.-Sat. The Cockentrice, Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St., Ste. V, Atlanta, GA 30307, 470-428-2733.
 

News Bytes

Valenza Restaurant Offers Special Menus
In Italian tradition, Sunday is the day when families gather for a meal. While still offering the regular Valenza dinner menu, the restaurant marks each Sunday night for “Notte di Famiglia” where chef Matt Swickerath will prepare a family-style supper including choices for children. In addition, Valenza features regional wines by the carafe for $20 or half carafe for $10. For reservations or additional information, call 404-969-3233. Dinner nightly. Valenza Restaurant, Village Parkplace Brookhaven, 1441 Dresden Dr. NE, Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404-969-3233.
 
Southern Sunday Suppers at HAVEN
Every Sunday evening, HAVEN will offer fried chicken Sunday Supper featuring crispy fried Springer Mountain chicken served with buttermilk biscuits and a choice of two sides including whipped potatoes, braised greens or mac ‘n’ cheese for $22. The regular dinner menu and HAVEN’s D’Vine Sundays wine special will also be offered. For reservations or additional information, call 404-969-0700. HAVEN, Village Parkplace Brookhaven, 1441 Dresden Dr. NE, Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404-969-0700.
 
Wahoo! Grill Opens Adjacent Specialty Store
Located adjacent to Wahoo! Grill is Wahoo! Wine & Provisions, selling a wide variety of specialty foods and wines. Georgia items will be a focus. The store also stocks food- and wine-related gadgets and gimmicks, many making excellent gifts. The inventory includes more than 200 wines in bottles, four wines on tap and even growlers at various price points, ranging from everyday drinking to rare collectors wine. Open Tues.-Sun. Wahoo! Wine & Provisions, 1036 W. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030, 404-687-9463.
 
JCT. Kitchen & Bar offers a fixed-price Sunday supper JCT. Kitchen & Bar's Fixed-Price Sunday Supper
JCT. Kitchen & Bar offers a fixed-price Sunday supper that features its famous deviled eggs and farm salad for the table, followed by a choice of several main dishes, three sides (also for the table) and a single dessert. Mains could include black skillet fried chicken, cast-iron roasted quail, and grass-fed-beef meatloaf, among other options. Sides lean toward Southern classics, such as mac 'n' cheese, green bean casserole and, of course, collard greens. Cost is $26 per person, plus tax and gratuity. JCT. Kitchen & Bar, Westside Urban Market, 1198 Howell Mill Rd. NW, Ste. 18, Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-355-2252.
 

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