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Family-Friendly Pub Opens as Popular Korean Food Stall Shutters

Plus, Noona Korean Steakhouse opens in Duluth as Simply Seoul in Ponce City Market shutters

Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for over 12 years.

The Stratford Opens Wednesday in Avondale Estates
Family-friendly pub The Stratford is set to open its doors on Wednesday, January 3 in the former Pallookaville space in Avondale Estates. Pallookaville closed last November. This, after being purchased from previous owner Jim Stacy by James Maggard and Jason Hylton in 2016 who also own Local No. 7 in Tucker. The pub’s menu should be similar to that of the duo’s Tucker restaurant and will serve both lunch and dinner starting Wednesday. [FACEBOOK]

Noona Korean Steakhouse Opens at Parsons Alley in Duluth
As Atlanta’s food editors predicted, Duluth is the neighborhood to watch, and restaurant and retail development Parsons Alley seems to be leading the charge. The Korean steakhouse and oyster bar opened its doors last Friday ahead of the holiday weekend. Noona is the latest restaurant from Michael Lo and George Yu who also own Decatur’s Taiyo Ramen and Suzy Sui’s Baos at Krog Street Market. The pair plan to open Ramen Station at Larkin on Memorial sometime this Spring. [FACEBOOK]

Simply Seoul is Closing at Ponce City Market
Simply Seoul, one of the first stalls to open at Ponce City Market (PCM) in the food court, will close its doors on January 8. Tomorrow’s News Today reported the closure last week. Simply Seoul began selling their kimchi and buns at area farmers markets back in 2013 before opening the stall in PCM in 2015. Owner Hannah Chung is moving to Vancouver. Apparently, kimchi production will continue under another local business. [ToNT]

Brewery News
New Realm Brewing, the forthcoming brewery from Mitch Steele located on the eastside trail of the BeltLine, will officially open its doors to the public on Monday, January 8.

OTP-based Reformation Brewery announced it will be opening a second location in downtown Woodstock this Spring. The brewery said via press release this newest location would house a research and development facility as well as an outdoor green space. New beers are slated to debut, including a French saison. [PR]

Taiyo Ramen

130 Clairemont Avenue, , GA 30030 (404) 996-6504 Visit Website

Krog Street Market

99 Krog Street Northeast, , GA 30307 Visit Website

Ponce City Market

675 North Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (404) 900-7900 Visit Website

Reformation Brewery

500 Arnold Mill Way, Woodstock, GA 30188 (678) 341-0828 Visit Website