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New Ford Fry Eatery to Replace Buckhead's Bluepointe

Ford Fry to take over Bluepointe.
Ford Fry to take over Bluepointe.

Ford Fry has done it again. The chef officially announced that he will be opening a restaurant in the former Bluepointe space in Buckhead. At the corner of Peachtree Road and Lenox Road, the still-unnamed restaurant will open in the fall of 2013 with a menu inspired by the flavors of Spain, Italy, and "possibly France." Fry told the AJC, "This will be far different than any of our other restaurants and will offer a completely unique dining experience in Buckhead." He added that he's most excited about "an oversized classic European bar with clear sight-lines into a wood burning hearth and even a dramatic crudo bar mounted with just harvested shellfish and seafood."

This will be the second slated Buckhead project for Ford Fry, as well as the second concept featuring a wood-burning hearth and the second acquisition of a former Buckhead Life Restaurant Group space. The chef's King + Duke will open in March in place of Nava and will primarily offer wood-roasted proteins. Fry also owns JCT Kitchen, No. 246, and the Optimist, has a non-profit food truck on the way, and is allegedly opening a restaurant in Alpharetta.

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