Local Green opens a second Atlanta location as a ghost kitchen
Vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian restaurant Local Green, owned by Atlanta hip hop industry veteran Zachary “Big Zak” Wallace, now includes a second location at 800 Forrest Neighborhood Kitchen facility in Berkeley Park in northwest Atlanta. Local Green, which Wallace first founded as a food truck, opened on the edge of Vine City in 2019. Like the full-service restaurant, the takeout only operation at 800 Forrest features a similar menu with dishes like a mixed greens salad named for Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a vegan pizza and an alternative to a pulled pork sandwich using barbecued jackfruit, cauliflower and fish tacos, and a shrimp burger topped with coleslaw, Sriracha mayo, and cilantro lime sauce. The ghost kitchen is currently open Monday - Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks required for pick-up.
Not as Famous Cookie Co. opens a bake shop in Smyrna
The longtime food truck opened as a bake shop and cafe this week along Windy Hill Road in Smyrna. A grand opening is planned for Saturday, January 23, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. before regular business hours begin on Monday, January 25. The daily menu features six to eight cookie flavors, cookie sandwiches, cookie shakes, and the food truck’s deep dish cookie skillets. Open Wednesday - Thursday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Order online for pick-up. Masks required.
A new restaurant lands on Edgewood Avenue this summer
Nashville-based Red Pebbles Hospitality, the group behind Adele’s and the 404 Kitchen, plans to open a restaurant beside Staplehouse Market and forthcoming brewery Biggerstaff Brewing on Edgewood Avenue this summer. The yet-named restaurant takes up space at 525 Edgewood Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and will feature a patio and possibly be similar in design to Adele’s in Nashville. “The space is very reminiscent of Adele’s in Nashville and will be an excellent addition to our family of restaurants,” Red Pebbles partner Ken Levitan says in a prepared statement. A representative for Red Pebbles declined to provide further details saying more would be revealed soon. [OFFICIAL]