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Phipps Plaza Neapolitan Pizzeria Shutters After Only a Year

The Miami-based Genuine Pizza closes, plus big changes to the kitchen at Holeman & Finch

A pizza being pulled out of a pizza oven Genuine Pizza
Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for 12 years.

Genuine Pizza at Phipps Plaza closes

Neapolitan pizza restaurant Genuine Pizza from Miami chef Michael Schwartz closed over the weekend after only a year in business at Buckhead’s Phipps Plaza, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. [ToNT]

Chef Linton Hopkins making changes at H&F Burger and Holeman & Finch

H&F Burger is taking over Hugh Acheson’s hot dog shack First & Third at SunTrust Park, according to a Q&A with Hopkins by Atlanta Magazine. It reopens January 31 at the ballpark. But, the biggest news sees Hopkins back in the kitchen at Holeman & Finch, taking over for departing chef, Spencer Gomez. “I’m bringing the menu at Holeman & Finch back to how I like to eat, which is how the restaurant started,” Hopkins tells Atlanta Magazine. “I’m working on the perfect roast chicken with mashed potatoes and au jus and adding a vegetable plate.” [ATLMag]

Butcher and farm market Chop Shop readies for opening in Edgewood

Chop Shop, owned by Pinestreet Market’s Rusty Bowers and Riverview Farms’ Wes and Charlotte Swancey, should open in early February at 1366 Memorial Drive SE in Edgewood, the AJC reports. Chop Shop will include a large patio with an area for tables, grills, and smokers where cooking demos, dinners, and talks are to be held to “emphasize the promotion of up-and-coming chefs, farmers, and food crafters.” [AJC/EATL]

Holeman and Finch Public House

2277 Peachtree Road Northwest, , GA 30309 (404) 948-1175 Visit Website

H&F Burger

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (678) 235-2682 Visit Website