INMAN PARK — The Luminary, Top Chef alum Eli Kirshtein's French brasserie in Krog Street Market, is adding Sunday night dinner service, starting this week. Sunday brunch will continue to be served from noon to 3 p.m., and then the regular menu will be available until 9 p.m. In addition to the new service, The Luminary will launch an oyster happy hour on June 9. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, the restaurant will serve up its daily selection of oysters half-price. [EaterWire]
FOOD MEDIA — Atlanta Journal-Constitution restaurant critic John Kessler is leaving for Chicago soon, and he shared some thoughts on his time in this city in an interview with Atlanta Magazine. Kessler discusses the changes in Atlanta's dining scene, restaurants he misses, what he expects in the future, and more. [Atlanta]
CITYWIDE — Taste of Atlanta is hosting pop-up ticket sales this Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 10 restaurants around town. The first 50 people at each location will receive one pre-sale pass, which includes an access code to redeem two tickets with 10 taste points each for $20, discounted from $54. Taste of Atlanta is set for September 25, 26, and 27 at Midtown's Tech Square, and the complete list of pop-up venues is available online.