Gourmet grilled cheese container restaurant opens in Capitol View
A new container restaurant called Skilled Cheese opened at Triton Yards Food Truck Park in the Capitol View neighborhood. It’s the first of three permanent container restaurants planned for the food truck park. Triton Yards owner Trent White tells Eater the other two container restaurants should open this summer.
The menu for Skilled Cheese currently features just three sandwiches, including the Filet-Me-On made with filet mignon, roasted red peppers, grilled onions, and Swiss cheese and munster drizzled in truffle oil. People can pair sandwiches with a bowl of tomato bisque. Skilled Cheese is currently open Tuesday - Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Order online for takeout. Masks required.
Brazilian steakhouse Passador opens Saturday in Alpharetta
Passador Brazilian Steakhouse opens Saturday, April 10, in the former Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse on Mansell Road, according to a press release. The restaurant features traditional passadors or meat servers who arrive at the table and carve meats placed on large skewers. Passador also offers side dishes on the menu to pair with its fire-roasted meats and a salad bar. Lunch begins Thursday, April 15. [Official]
La Calavera Pizza is now open in Kirkwood
After closing last January, Eric Arillo and Dale Ralston’s beloved Mexican bakery reopened over the Easter weekend as a pizzeria. Located on Memorial Drive in Kirkwood, La Calavera Pizza plans to operate as a takeout restaurant serving sourdough pizzas, with limited delivery to the surrounding area. The couple hopes to offer dine-in service in the future.
In addition to pizzas like pepperoni and cheese and vegan pies, the menu also includes gluten-free pizzas, sourdough breadsticks, salads, and cookies. Open Wednesday - Sunday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Order online for takeout. Masks required.
Dine-in theater Silverspot Cinema opens in May at Battery Atlanta
Two-story, dine-in theater Silverspot Cinema opens in May at Battery Atlanta in Cobb County. Once open, Silverspot will feature ten movie theaters with seats that fully recline, a separate cocktail bar, and a full-service food menu. [Official]
Giving Kitchen to host pop-up doc offering COVID-19 vaccines
Atlanta nonprofit Giving Kitchen hosts a free (no insurance required) medical services clinic on Monday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Atlanta Community Food Bank in East Point. In addition to free medical care and check-ups, CORE will be on site to administer COVID-19 vaccines for restaurant and food industry workers. People are encouraged to register for an appointment for the vaccine and medical care. Free food boxes available. Drive-through and walk-up accessible. Click here for more information. [Official]
Dolly Parton’s new strawberry pretzel pie ice cream lands at Jeni’s Ice Cream
Strawberry Pretzel Pie ice cream, created by legendary country singer and philanthropist Dolly Parton, is now available at all Jeni’s scoop shops around Atlanta. The ice cream flavor features sweet cream cheese ice cream mixed with pretzel gravel and strawberry sauce. Proceeds from the ice cream benefit Parton’s book-gifting program Imagination Library. Masks required inside all scoop shops. [Official]
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- Sichuan Restaurant Hai Authentic Chinese Debuts Next Week in Alpharetta [EATL]
- Mexican Bakery La Calavera Is Returning to Kirkwood as a Pizzeria [EATL]
- Vietnamese Restaurant and Bakery Juniper Cafe Opens This Summer in Northwest Atlanta [EATL]