BUCKHEAD— Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere's fast-casual chicken restaurant, Bantam + Biddy, will open a location in Lenox Square late this summer. This outpost will be the third in operation; a fourth is slated to open at Alpharetta's Avalon as early as this fall. 3393 Peachtree Rd NE.
BROOKWOOD— The highly anticipated sister restaurant to Octopus Bar, Lusca is set to open next week from Angus Brown and Nhan Le. 1829 Peachtree Road NE.
MORNINGSIDE— New Pizzeria Varuni Napoli opens this Wednesday, April 23. In the meantime, scope some photos of Luca Varuni working in the kitchen or read about the new concept. 1540 Monroe Drive.
KROG STREET MARKET— Here's a look from ai3 at the ongoing construction at The Luminary, Top Chef alum Eli Kirshtein's forthcoming American brasserie. When it opens, there will be a main bar and oyster bar in addition to the dining room and patio seating. 99 Krog Street NE.
KIRKWOOD— Opening in early May on Hosea Williams Drive is Elmyriachi. It'll serve a similar menu to burrito dive/sister spot Elymr in Little Five Points, with key differences being the no-smoking policy and the expansive patio. 1950 Hosea L Williams Drive.
BUCKHEAD— Replacing Ray's NY Pizza on Piedmont Road in Buckhead, Kabob Land will open soon with a menu featuring Mediterranean fare. 3137 Piedmont Road.
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