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Asha Gomez on closing down Cardamom Hill, opening Spice to Table in Studioplex Friday

Plus a possible pop-up with dishes from Cardamom Hill

Last week Asha Gomez surprised Atlanta when she announced that she would be closing Cardamom Hill after dinner service tonight. Cardamom Hill had been named among Bon Appétit magazine's Top 50 Best New Restaurants in 2012, and the restaurant later became a James Beard semi-finalist. But even after tonight, Gomez will still be hard at work; she plans to open an Indian patisserie called Spice to Table in Studioplex Friday. Read more...

Gerry Klaskala of Aria talks Atlas at the St. Regis

Seasonal American restaurant targets December opening in the Buckhead hotel

Walking through the construction site at the St. Regis Atlanta—a mess of concrete and dust that will soon be transformed into upscale American restaurant Atlas—you can tell consulting chef and restaurateur Gerry Klaskala is excited. He practically skips around the room, painting a vivid picture of the space, which he describes as having a modern country club vibe. Read more...

Barley + Rye: New beers from Three Taverns, including peach saison in August

Look for a farmhouse pale ale, oatmeal coffee dubbel, and starting in the fall, bourbon barrel aged options

Three Taverns Brewery hit a milestone this month: one year in business as Georgia’s only Belgian-themed craft brewery. To ring in the occasion, owner Brian Purcell and head brewer Joran Van Ginderachter tested out new beers during anniversary festivities last Saturday. Read more...

Updates, renderings for Staplehouse, Gu's Dumplings, Little Tart Bakeshop

Openings are on the horizon

Setbacks and delays are a common theme in the restaurant industry. The winding permitting process, construction mishaps, and other unforeseen circumstances often push back the opening day for months. We checked in with four local restaurants—Staplehouse, the Cockentrice, the Little Tart Bakeshop, Gu’s Dumplings—for an update on their progress. Read more...