Starting Sunday, September 18, Laotian pop-up So So Fed, Polish pop-up Brave Wojtek, and Taiwanese-American pop-up Mighty Hans take over brunch and dinner service at Full Commission in Grant Park. Full Commission discontinued dinner earlier this year to focus on serving coffee and breakfast throughout the week, closing at 2 p.m. The restaurant played host to a number of pop-ups in the past.
As it did at Gato in Candler Park, Mighty Hans serves Sunday brunch at Full Commission, with dishes like Taiwanese rice balls (fan tuan), dragon fruit mochi doughnuts, and a scallion pancake BEC on the menu. Starting at 5 p.m., Sunday through Tuesday, So So Fed serves dinner. Expect dishes like Hat Yai fried chicken, lemongrass pork ribs, and chicken heart laab on the menu. Brave Wojtek takes over dinner at Full Commission, Wednesday through Saturday, serving dishes like its popular pierogi, flat bread pizzas called zapiekanka, and barszcz (borscht). Brave Wojtek owner Matt Reeves is also hosting a preview dinner Friday, September 16, at Full Commission. DM on Instagram for reservations. [IG]
Whoopsie’s cocktail bar takes over Hodgepodge Coffeehouse space in Reynoldstown
A new cocktail bar called Whoopsie’s from barman Tim Faulkner (Up or Down, Octopus Bar) and Hudson Rouse (Rising Son) is opening in the former Hodgepodge Coffeehouse space on Moreland Avenue next year. Expect a drinks menu consisting of two red and two white wines, two “wild-style” wines, champagne, and a featured cocktail, according to the AJC. Whoopsie’s also includes a full bar. As for food, look for around eight dishes using produce grown by Rouse on his farm, as well as entrees offering game meat and fresh fish. Design plans call for indoor seating for up to 40 people at tables and booths and 10 seats at the bar, along with seating on the sidewalk patio. [AJC]
A new wine shop and tasting room opens in Edgewood
Wine shop and tasting room Vin ATL is officially open on LaFrance Street in the Edgewood neighborhood, adjacent to the Candler Park-Edgewood MARTA station. Owned by Dwight Cunningham, co-founder of the Roswell Wine Festival, Vin ATL offers weekly wine tastings and a menu of flights consisting of three half pours of wine. People can also order wine by the glass or purchase bottles. Seating is available inside or outside on the patio. Vin ATL resides next door to forthcoming sandwich shop Bonafide Deluxe, owned by the team behind East Atlanta Village restaurant Banshee. Bonafide Deluxe should open by the end of the year. [EATL]
Savi Provisions opens at Star Metals
A new location of Savi Provisions market opens Tuesday, September 13, at the emerging Star Metals development on the corner of Howell Mill Road and Brady Avenue. In addition to market and deli provisions and beer and wine selections, expect coffee from Jittery Joe’s and a menu of grab-and-go foods from Atlanta chef Nick Leahy (the Usual, Nick’s Westside) offered at the Star Metals location. [Official]