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Gourmet Burger Chain BurgerFi Shutters Midtown Location

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse announces renovations and more A.M intel

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

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse revamping East Atlanta location
After announcing plans to open a second location in Summerhill next year, owner Krystle Rodriguez told What Now Atlanta she is making changes to the original shop in East Atlanta. Rodriquez is converting the “living room” into a market which will serve prepared food and grab-and-go options. She also plans to expand the shop’s coffee and tea selections. No timeline was given on when the renovation would be completed. [WNA]

BurgerFi in Midtown closes
The burger chain announced its sudden closure via a voicemail recording. What Now Atlanta reports the recording says the following regarding the closure of its Midtown location, “This is strictly a business decision, and the closure is a part of BurgerFi’s overall strategy to be able to provide our better burgers across the nation and continue to give guests the best experience possible.” The gourmet burger chain’s four other locations at the CNN Center, Alpharetta, Lawrenceville, and Kennesaw remain open. [WNA]

Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) fundraiser
Bulla Gastrobar at 60 11th Street NE in Midtown is holding a food bank fundraiser Monday, January 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A $10 cover charge will serve as a donation. Those who donate will receive a complimentary glass of sangria along with light bites. All door donations will go to benefit the ACFB. [FACEBOOK]

ICYMI Le Fat is now serving lunch
Beginning Monday, January 29, Le Fat in Westside will serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Chef /owner Guy Wong announced his decision to reinstate lunch at Le Fat via Facebook, “Now that TON TON [Ponce City Market] has settled in, I’d like to announce that LE FAT will be opening for lunch on January 29!” [Facebook]

Le Fat

935 Marietta Street NorthWest, , GA 30318 (404) 439-9850 Visit Website

Ponce City Market

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

Ton Ton

, , GA 30308 (404) 883-3507 Visit Website

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse

720 Moreland Avenue Southeast, , GA 30316 (404) 622-8525 Visit Website


1242 Washington Avenue, , FL 33139 (305) 534-0340 Visit Website