A Japanese grocery opens on 14th Street in Midtown
A Japanese grocery is now open downstairs at Wagaya Japanese restaurant on 14th Street in Midtown. Wagaya is located next door to robatayaki and sake restaurant Chirori in the Home Park neighborhood. Wagaya Groceries features mostly Japanese food products, candies, sake, and ingredients, but does offer a wide selection of Chinese and Korean items. The market also includes prepared foods, like a katsu or tamago sandwich and individually wrapped onigiri. Order online for pick-up or delivery. A limited number of products from the market are listed online. Closed Mondays. Chirori is currently offering omakase for takeout, which includes a soup, salad, a sushi roll with sashimi, and nigiri for $50. Order online.
All-day breakfast and brunch restaurant Breakfast at Barney’s open August 31
All-day breakfast-brunch restaurant and social club Breakfast at Barney’s opens in the former Bada Bings space on Decatur Street, just south of downtown, the AJC reports. Owned by Morris Brown College alumni “Barney” Lee Berry Jr. and Dr. Rashad Sanford, Breakfast at Barney’s opens August 31 serving “sophisticated Southern” fare on its menu. Think 14K gold pancakes that do indeed include edible gold, a New York-style steak and eggs, and a decadent bananas foster French toast. The menu will also feature fried catfish, shrimp and grits, lobster mac and cheese, and salmon croquettes and eggs. Take a look at the menu. Breakfast at Barney’s will be open daily at 7 a.m. for dine-in service and takeout and delivery. [AJC]
Taqueria Tsunami closes in Sandy Springs
The Roswell Road location of Taqueria Tsunami, described as an “Asian fusion” restaurant, is now closed, Tomorrow’s News Today first reported. Owner Scott Kinsey indicated the closure was due to financial losses stemming from the ongoing health crisis. Taqueria Tsunami opened, along with now shuttered sister restaurant Stockyard Burgers, in the former Double Zero space three years ago. Taqueria Tsunami also includes locations at Madison Yards in Reynoldstown, Marietta, Roswell, East Cobb, Woodstock, and Peachtree Corners. Those locations are open for dine-in service and takeout with curbside pick-up. [TNT]