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Mediterranean Restaurant Karv Kitchen Opens in Chamblee for Loukoumades and Spit-Roasted Meats

Plus, East Pole Coffee is opening a second location serving natural wine and food in the evenings and other restaurant openings to know

A sharp knife slices pieces of spit-fire roasted chicken from a metal skewer Karv Kitchen
Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for 12 years.

Restaurant openings

Karv Kitchen opens this week in Chamblee

Counter-service Mediterranean restaurant Karv Kitchen, from Sandy Papadopoulos and chef Shan Holler (Eclipse de Luna), opens Tuesday, April 20, in Chamblee, according to a post on Instagram. A grand opening is planned for May 15.

Papadopoulos and his family own and operate Greek pizzeria and restaurant Athens Pizza in Decatur. Like the pop-ups held at Athens Pizza last year, the menu at Karv Kitchen offers dishes like spit-roasted Moroccan chicken and pork wraps along with build-your-own salads and bowls, loukoumades (bite-sized honey doughnuts), coffee from Athens-based Jittery Joe’s, and other wraps and dishes using rotisserie meats. Outdoor seating available. Masks required. [IG]

Market Savi Provsions opens at AMLI Lenox in Buckhead

A ninth location of Atlanta-based Savi Provisions is now open at AMLI Lenox on Lakeside Drive in Buckhead. This location of the gourmet market and wine shop features a patio, some indoor seating, and a self-pour wall offering 14 beer taps and 16 wine options. Like its other market location, the Lakeside Drive location sells local produce, meats and cheeses, baked goods and desserts from its bakery, pantry staples, and wine and craft beer. Expect prepared foods, including sandwiches, wraps, salads, and breakfast sandwiches and dishes, from the deli. Masks required. [Official]

Coming attractions

A second location of East Pole Coffee opening at Plaza on Ponce

Popular coffee shop and roastery East Pole Coffee opens by the end of the year in the former San Francisco Coffee/Apotheos Roastery space on North Highland Avenue, Tomorrow’s News Today first reported. Part of the Plaza on Ponce complex in the Poncey-Highland neighborhood, further reporting by the AJC indicates this location will feature a bar serving beer and natural wine in the evenings along with an expanded food menu. There could also be a walk-up window for takeout orders and outdoor seating. East Pole joins chef Joey Ward’s Southern Belle and Georgia Boy, Majestic Diner, and the Righteous Room at the retail complex. [ToNT/AJC]

Mac McGees Irish Pub is opening at Battery Atlanta

Irish pub Mac McGee opens a second location at the Battery Atlanta this summer. The menu for the Cobb County location will be similar to the Roswell restaurant, serving pub grub like bangers and mash, fish and chips, and shepherd’s pie paired with beer, whiskey, and cocktails. Mac McGee will open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining and offer live music on the weekends. [Official]

Southern Belle

1043 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 698-3961 Visit Website

Savi Provisions

308 Pharr Road Northeast, , GA 30305 (678) 973-0473 Visit Website

The Righteous Room

2142 Johnson Ferry Road Northeast, , GA 30319 (770) 559-5678 Visit Website

Georgia Boy

1043 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 698-3961 Visit Website

Majestic Diner

1031 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 875-0276 Visit Website

The Battery Atlanta

800 Battery Avenue Southeast, , GA 30339 (404) 494-1150 Visit Website