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Order a Southern Bento Box Containing Watershed’s Fried Chicken for Lunch

‘Reimagined’ Watershed on Peachtree launches new lunch service, plus, more restaurant intel

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

“Reimagined” Watershed finally launches lunch

The “reimagined” Southern restaurant Watershed on Peachtree Street in Brookwood Hills has finally launched lunch after reopening three months ago under new owner, chef Matt Marcus. Diners can expect a “quirky-meets-casual spin” on the mid-day meal like fried green tomatoes with crab ravigote sauce, a beef heart reuben on marbled rye, and a Southern bento box consisting of the restaurant’s fried chicken (which once used Edna Lewis’ recipe), barbecue pork, macaroni salad, greens, and a deviled egg. Lunch is served Tuesday - Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ponce City Market bar named best in the country

The website says the South African restaurant Biltong Bar inside the Ponce City Market food hall is one of the best 21 bars in the country. The pub praises the Biltong’s “unorthodox” celery sour made with London dry gin, pineapple, celery, lemon, vanilla, and Greek yogurt. There’s also a nod to the Un-Fuck Your Day cocktail consisting of absinthe, rye, brandy, and pineapple. A second location of Biltong Bar is set to open this fall at Shops Buckhead. [THRILLIST]

Dinner developments in Grant Park

Sorry, no fried pop-tarts for breakfast this morning at the newly-opened Full Commission in Grant Park at Larkin on Memorial. But, there’s a good reason. The restaurant posted to Instagram, “Our kitchen is training for our dinner opening — details coming soon! We are sorry for any inconvenience, and we’ll be back in action tomorrow morning!”

Lunch developments in Alpharetta

Coalition Food & Beverage on Canton Street in Alpharetta now offers lunch. The restaurant, owned by Ryan Pernice of Table & Main and Osteria Mattone in Roswell, serves standard American fare. Expect hanger steak salad, tomato and onion soup, a burger, and a club sandwich to be on the menu. Lunch is served Tuesday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ponce City Market

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

Osteria Mattone

1095 Canton Street, , GA 30075 (678) 878-3378 Visit Website

Table & Main

1028 Canton Street, , GA 30075 (678) 869-5178 Visit Website


1820 Peachtree Road, , GA 30309 (404) 809-3561 Visit Website