Tin Can Fish House & Oyster Bar in Sandy Springs announced on Facebook it’s closing after nine years to make way for a new restaurant, Bogartz Food Artz. Bogartz, owned by Knoxville chef Bruce Bogartz and his brother, Scott, plans to open in October in the City Walk shopping center on Roswell Road, south of Rumi’s Kitchen.
Tin Can’s owners Nik Panagopoulos and Arte Antoniades “felt it was time” to close the restaurant which had a “good run.” Most of the staff will stay on at the new the restaurant.
Bruce Bogartz, a one-time personal chef to actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, says in the press release he’s looking forward to “immersing” himself in Atlanta’s “large and diverse market” and bringing his “smaller market values” here. He wants to remind people dining is about “the community and power of food to bring people together.”
Bogartz will serve lunch and dinner and, eventually, weekend brunch. Expect dishes like ham and clams in bloody mary broth, brie beignets, jerked smoked wings, and a smoked sirloin po’boy on the menu.
227 Sandy Springs Place, Atlanta. bogartzfoodartz.com