Restaurants open all the time around Atlanta, most with little fanfare. Eater Atlanta often receives tips from readers about restaurant openings or discovers newly opened establishments while eating around town for the site. Check out the restaurants below that recently opened over the last month.
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Mamak Vegan Kitchen is owned by the same team behind Buford Highway Malaysian restaurant Mamak at Asian Square and the forthcoming food stall at the Collective food hall at Coda in Midtown. The restaurant, located on Chamblee Tucker Road, includes an all-vegan and vegetarian menu of a few Mamak dishes, like the noodle dish mee goreng tossed with fried tofu, a vegan char kway teow, and spicy rendang made with Beyond Meat. There’s also a selection of vegan soups, such as coconut and the tamarind-based assam, along with appetizers like fried curry potato pies and Beyond Meat satay skewers.
Peruvian restaurant Machu Picchu recently reopened after being closed for nearly five years on Buford Highway. The restaurant now resides in Brookhaven at the Sun Tan Center complex. Expect to find past popular dishes on the menu, like lomo saltado (beef stir-fry), yuca fries, empanadas, and aji de gallina (chicken stew) with alfajores cookies for dessert.
Botanico Kitchen and Bar, owned by chef Luis Damian, is now open on the second floor of Savi Provisions on Pharr Road. The restaurant, focused on fare from the Puebla and Guadalajara regions of Mexico, includes around 12 dishes on the menu. Botanico incorporates live plants and living walls in its design, with an all-weather patio that opens to the outside.
Triple Jay’s Pizza food truck now has a permanent location at the Azure on the Park development on Piedmont. The menu is similar to the truck, serving Detroit- and New York-style cheese and pepperoni pizzas, Buffalo and barbecue chicken pizzas, wings, and fried Oreos for dessert.
Sometimeatarian on Murphy Avenue caters to those seeking vegan and vegetarian fare. Think a kitchen sink breakfast burrito stuffed with chickpeas, kale, lentil “sausage”, and potatoes, chicken and waffles made with oyster mushrooms, jackfruit Korean barbecue nachos, and Beyond Meat empanadas.
High Steaks food truck is often parked at the recently opened Triton Yards food truck park on Sylvan Road. The truck serves up Philly-style cheesesteaks, fries, and sliced beef, chicken, or salmon-stuffed fried egg rolls on its menu.