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Jeni’s Ice Cream Opens Its Fifth Shop in Buckhead This Summer

Plus, cigar and cocktail bar Burn by Rocky Patel finally opens Saturday at Battery Atlanta

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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.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Heads to Whole Foods Complex in Buckhead

Jeni’s opens its fifth metro Atlanta shop this summer at the Buckhead Market Place on West Paces Ferry, according to a company spokesperson. The nearly 1,400-square-foot Buckhead ice cream parlor resides next to the forthcoming late night taco restaurant, Velvet Taco, in the Whole Foods-anchored complex across from the St. Regis hotel. The design for Jeni’s-Buckhead includes tall, exposed ceilings, lots of textured wood, and a waffle cone making station on full display. [Official]

Cigar and Cocktail Bar Burn By Rocky Patel Opens Saturday

Premium cigar lounge and cocktail bar Burn by Rocky Patel finally opens at Battery Atlanta on Saturday, May 11, What Now Atlanta reports. According to the bar’s Facebook page, a grand opening party begins at 12 p.m. Saturday and goes until 2 a.m. at Burn, located across from Live! Sports & Social on Battery Avenue. The luxe lounge is owned by premium cigar maker, former lawyer, and investor, Rocky Patel, who began selling cigars in the 1990s before rebranding his company to assume his name and image. It’s the company’s fourth location. Patel opened his first Burn lounge in Naples, Florida nearly a decade ago, followed by locations in Pittsburgh and Oklahoma City. [WNA/EATL]

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