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Atlanta’s Lazy Betty to Open on February 26

Lazy Betty, the modern and inventive restaurant from executive chef/partner Ron Hsu and chef de cuisine/partner Aaron Phillips, is set to open Tuesday, February 26. Located in Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood at 1530 DeKalb Avenue NE, Lazy Betty will offer a la carte dining for walk-in guests and two tasting menu options, available for reservations only.

Pancake Social Opening Soon in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market

Pancake Social, a breakfast-focused eatery celebrating the joy of pancakes, good coffee and more, is set to open within the coming weeks at Ponce City Market. The 120-seat restaurant will feature both indoor and patio dining and will be located near the North Avenue entrance of Ponce City Market, facing Historic Fourth Ward Park.

City Tap Opens in Midtown Atlanta

City Tap Atlanta opened on February 6. Overseen by Executive Chef Greg Gettles, the inventive food menu is designed to pair with City Tap's extensive craft beer offerings, featuring many picks from local breweries like Monday Night Brewing, Orpheus Brewing, Wild Heaven Beer, SweetWater Brewery, and New Realm Brewing, alongside international offerings.

Hakkasan New York Puts a Spin on the Fortune Cookie

To celebrate Chinese New Year, Hakkasan New York will put a sexy spin on the classic fortune cookie. The Cantonese restaurant in New York’s Theater District has tapped critically acclaimed, international best-selling author Candace Bushnell to write fortunes touching on subjects central to life in New York City: sex, love, power and, of course, Manolo Blahnik.

Lapeer Seafood Market Plans Alpharetta City Center Opening in March

Lapeer Seafood Market, the forthcoming restaurant and bar serving fresh seafood and housemade pasta, will open in the much-anticipated, mixed-use Alpharetta City Center development this March. The restaurant draws inspiration in both menu and aesthetic from the relaxed beach towns along the East Coast—like surfer favorite Montauk—and will be open daily for dinner with lunch and weekend brunch to follow.

Cornering the Italian Market

There’s nothing new about the combination of a restaurant and grocery in the U.S., which often begins as a delicatessen and then expands into something more. It’s a concept that’s been employed by Italian- and other immigrant-owned stores nationwide.

Legacy Hall to Add Wine Bar and Taproom Kitchen

Patrons of Legacy Hall will notice recent enhancements throughout the food hall. Changes include the newly renovated Blush Wine Bar on the first floor and the addition of High Bar Kitchen & Tap, a full-service kitchen with additional comfortable seating on the third floor by the Unlawful Assembly Brewing Co.

California Sun Set to Open February 11

Silver Lake pizza and beer hangout, California Sun, the latest project from the restaurant and bar group of Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC) is officially set to open on Monday, February 11. The space will offer an extensive canned craft beers selection, unique salads and sides, and both New York and thick Detroit style pizzas with creative toppings (vegan and non-vegan options available!).

Atlanta’s Hop City to Open Boxcar Restaurant in March

After immense planning and preparation, the Hop City team is excited to announce the opening of their new restaurant, Boxcar, on Friday, March 1, 2019.  Opening in the West End’s Lee + White development at 1020 White St.

Budd Dairy Food Hall Names First Chef Partners

Following a “Shark Tank-style” search for Columbus’ best food entrepreneurs and restaurateurs over the last several months, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR) is proud to announce the first two chef partners have been selected to be part of the new Budd Dairy Food Hall.

Burger & Lobster Set to Open at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport

Burger & Lobster, the London-born brand known for bringing its novel eponymous menu to surf and turf lovers worldwide including two restaurants in New York City, is set to supercharge its global expansion plans in 2019 with the launch of its latest restaurant at Singapore’s newest tourist destination, the Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel).

Golden Corral’s New Prototype Propels Brand into the Future

In order to keep up with the growing competition and draw a younger crowd, Golden Corral is undergoing the company’s largest redesign yet as it aims to revamp the look and feel of its restaurants.When the 46-year-old company unveiled its refined, modern look last year the initial response was “overwhelmingly positive,” Golden Corral president and CEO Lance Trenary told FSR recently at the company’s Raleigh, North Carolina, headquarters.

Tripi's Bar & Grill to Open on March 1

Locals and travelers alike are anticipating the opening of Tripi's Bar & Grill. The female-owned and operated St. Vince Group has announced that Tripi's Bar & Grill will open on March 1 located at 158 Avenue C, at the corner of East 10th Street.