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New Openings Bring Decadent Doughnuts, More Beer, and All-Day Brunch to Atlanta, and Beyond

Locations of the Salty Donut headed to Krog Street and Buckhead in 2023, while a second location of Schoolhouse Brewing opens at Emory Point and Just Brunch opens for all-day brunch in Duluth

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Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for over 12 years.

Three Atlanta locations of Miami-based doughnut shop the Salty Donut will open in 2023. Locations of the Salty Donut are slated to open in the former Your Pie space on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, at 124 Krog Street near Krog Street Market, and at the Sentral West Midtown complex at Star Metals on Howell Mill Road. The Buckhead shop should be the first to open early next year, with the two other locations opening in the spring and summer of 2023.

The Salty Donut began as a pop-up in 2015 out of a 1950s camper stationed in a parking lot in Miami. It has since grown to six locations throughout Florida and Texas, with the three forthcoming locations in Georgia expanding the business further into the Southeast. The shop is known for its decadent and highly Instagrammable doughnuts in flavors like maple bacon, white chocolate tres leches, and sticky toffee. Gluten-free and vegan doughnuts are also available.

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Schoolhouse Brewing opens its second location at Emory Point

A second location of Marietta brewery Schoolhouse Brewing opens Friday, November 11, at Emory Point next door to the General Muir. Called the Gymnasium, the brewery is owned by Justin Waller and Thomas Monti, with this location offering a sports theme. The Gymnasium features 12 televisions, 16 beers on tap, and wine as well as games and live music throughout the week. As former teachers, Monti and Waller also shared a love of home brewing before opening Schoolhouse on Franklin Court in Marietta in 2019. Beers made by the brewery include IPAs, sours, stouts, an Irish red ale, and German pilsners, along with barleywine.

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Schoolhouse Brewing

Cherried Mary’s Ice Cream shop opens on Canton Street in Roswell

The owners of breakfast and lunch restaurant Gracious Plenty opened Cherried Mary’s old-fashioned ice cream parlor this week on Canton Street in historic downtown Roswell. Seating up to 60 people, look for ice cream flavors like vanilla bean, chocolate, butter pecan, and lemon Biscoff, along with sorbets, milkshakes, sundaes, banana splits, and s’mores ice cream sandwiches.

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Just Brunch Breakfast Bar opens for all-day brunch in Duluth

Chef Keith Kash opened Just Brunch Breakfast Bar on Satellite Boulevard in Duluth last month. Expect dishes like Korean fried chicken and waffles, oxtail and grits, lobster mac and cheese, a vegan gumbo, and churro french toast, along with cocktails such as a cucumber martini and Bloody Mary. Just Brunch is open every day except Monday at 8 a.m.

Common Grounds Coffee Collective to open at Underground Atlanta

CJ Northrop, the owner behind Castleberry Hill coffee shop Black Coffee ATL, and Marjorie Thousand open Common Grounds Coffee Collective on Upper Alabama Street at Underground Atlanta next year. Billed as a central meeting space for officer workers, residents, and Georgia State University students, the cafe will feature coffee and specialty coffee drinks as well as a light food menu, with cocktails and beer in the evenings.

Krog Street Market

99 Krog Street Northeast, , GA 30307 Visit Website

Black Coffee ATL

131 Walker Street Southwest, , GA 30313 (404) 565-1397 Visit Website

Schoolhouse Brewing

840 Franklin Court, , GA 30067 (770) 361-5247 Visit Website

The General Muir

1540 Avenue Place, , GA 30329 (678) 927-9131 Visit Website

Your Pie

275 Memorial Drive Southeast, , GA 30312 (678) 399-3838 Visit Website