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5Church Is Opening Soon; Here Are a Few Dishes to Expect

The restaurant replaces Shout

5Church's ceiling will feature the entire text of Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War.'
5Church's ceiling will feature the entire text of Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War.'
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Charlotte-based restaurant 5Church is opening an Atlanta outpost this spring, and it will serve the brand's standard menu plus a selection of dishes unique to the local restaurant. Now, we have an idea of what that local flavor will look like. Reps for 5Church provided a list of executive chef Jamie Lynch's ATL-specific dishes to Eater Atlanta.

  • Slow-cooked white sea bass. Served with grilled asparagus, marinated cucumber, preserved lemon, asparagus water, and cold-pressed olive oil.
  • Pan-seared scallops. Served with confit potato, melted leeks, Cipollini onion, and lemon grass-tomato coulis.
  • Braised rabbit agnolotti. Served with roasted baby carrots, English pea puree, and braising jus .
  • Confit duck breast. Served with potato latke, marinated heirloom tomato, black olive tapenade, charred romaine, soft-boiled duck egg, and dijon-sherry duck jus.
  • Pan-roasted grouper. Served with summer bean fricassee, American caviar, and garlic anchovy "milk."

Among the 5Church standard-bearers that also will show up on the menu are crispy Sichuan pork belly, yellowfin tuna tartare, and a "60 second" New York strip, which is cooked in its entirety on one side (and actually takes 12 to 15 minutes to prepare). When it opens, the restaurant will attempt to draw a decidedly swanky clientele in Midtown's former Shout space.

In addition to the Charlotte original and forthcoming Atlanta location, 5Church operates a restaurant that opened in Charleston last November.

5Church

1197 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30361

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