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College Park Barbecue Restaurant Hattie Marie’s Opens in Decatur

Hattie Marie’s opens June 25 on Clairmont Avenue. Plus, JenChan’s launches a taco spot from its Cabbagetown location, and more Atlanta dining news to know

Hattie Marie’s Texas Style BBQ & Cajun 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.

Decatur: Hattie Marie’s Texas Style BBQ and Cajun Kitchen, based in College Park, kicks off the opening of its new Decatur location on Clairmont Avenue with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 24, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Jamal Bryant plans to bless the business during the ceremony, followed by guest appearances from local dignitaries and celebrities like Marlo Hampton of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and gospel musician Isaac Carree. The restaurant officially opens to the public on Friday, June 25. [Official]

Cabbagetown: JenChan’s recently launched a lunchtime restaurant from its Carroll Street space called Justacos. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Justacos serves a variety of tacos, like Vietnamese pork, fried shrimp, and Szechuan chicken, along with loaded nachos and ginger margaritas. People can order for delivery, takeout, or dine-in at the bar or on the parklet in front of the restaurant. On-site orders are placed using a QR code scanned by their phones or at the takeout window. A late-night taco menu is also in the works. [Official]

Buckhead: Mediterranean restaurant chain Cava opens its first Atlanta location Friday, June 25, on Roswell Road. The brand eventually plans to open 14 locations throughout metro Atlanta. As part of its grand opening, Cava is partnering with restaurant non-profit Giving Kitchen to serve free meals at lunch and dinner on June 23 and June 24 and will match any donations made to Giving Kitchen on those days. [Official]

Toco Hills: A second location of Japanese-Korean restaurant Salaryman is opening at the Toco Hill Shopping Center on North Druid Hills Road next year, according to the AJC. Michael Lo and chef George Yu (Suzy Siu’s Baos, Ramen Station, Noona) first opened Salaryman at Hosea and 2nd in East Lake two years ago. [AJC]

Marietta: 101 Bagel Cafe opens a third location on Lower Roswell Road this fall, What Now Atlanta reports. The Marietta shop will include a patio. 101 Bagel Cafe has locations in Cumberland on Cobb Parkway and in Duluth. Owner Jin Yang plans to open a fourth location in Dunwoody. [WNA]

Stone Mountain: The Stone Mountain Farmers Market reopened earlier this month after a two-year hiatus, Tucker Observer reports. The market is held weekly on Tuesdays, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., through August 31 in the municipal parking lot on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village. SNAP/EBT accepted. [TO]

Buckhead: There’s now a new patio bar on the weekends at the Chastain serving wine, beer, and pre-batched cocktails and the restaurant’s popular cheeseburger. South Terrace Bar is open Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and features a special lunch menu beginning at 2 p.m. [Official]

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