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The Federal Replaces Bantam + Biddy in Midtown Tonight

A new concept from chef Shaun Doty

Exterior signage at The Federal. The Federal

Chef Shaun Doty closed his Bantam + Biddy Midtown outpost in September, and now he’s ready to show off a new concept. The Federal opens to the public tonight at 1050 Crescent Ave. NE.

The Federal
The covered patio outside The Federal. The Federal

Doty and business partner Lance Gummere are ditching Bantam + Biddy’s fast-casual approach for a neighborhood bistro feel. The Federal’s menu is inspired by Doty’s “travels from adolescence to adulthood,” and it comes with a distinct Western European influence. Look for dishes such as Sardinian flatbread, beef tartare, pork schnitzel, and a whole loup de mer (Mediterranean sea bass). A $30 prix fixe menu, available weekdays at the bar, comes with a soup or salad, steak frites, and a cheese plate or sticky toffee pudding for dessert.

The Federal is open for dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, and brunch service will be added soon, according to the restaurant’s website. Take a look at the opening menu below.

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The Federal

1050 Crescent Avenue Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 343-3857 Visit Website