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Local caterer and restaurateur Alice Wong is working on a ramen and teppanyaki grill restaurant called Hotto Hotto, scheduled to open at the Beacon development in Grant Park in May.
Chef Jackie Chang, formerly of Umi and O-Ku, is launching a fine dining sushi restaurant called District M. Located in the new Modera development in Sandy Springs, it will have a 20-seat sushi bar, a Japanese charcoal grill, and will have fish flown in from Japan each day.
Japanese cream puff chain Beard Papa's is set to open its first Georgia location in Peachtree Corners this spring. Expect flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, green tea, cookies and cream, espresso, hazelnut, and creme brulee.
You can learn a lot about the origins of Momonoki, a new fast-casual joint in Midtown, from the Instagrams of Taiwanese-American chef Jason Liang and Taiwanese pastry chef ChingYao Wang (who’s also his wife). The couple best known for Decatur’s Brush Sushi Izakaya recently ate their way through Taipei and Tokyo as inspiration for Momonoki and its attached bakery, Momo Cafe.
This spring, Atlantans will be able to enjoy ramen, rice bowls, and katsu sando in a casual environment in the heart of Midtown. Brush Sushi Izakaya’s Jason Liang is opening a counter-service restaurant called Momonoki, along with coffee and dessert bar called Momo Café.
After 30 years on Cobb Parkway, Tomato Japanese Grocery Store gets a new storefront on Windy Hill Road, but you'll find the same bento boxes, sashimi-grade tuna, fun flavors of Kit Kats, and unique imports.
At a Simon Property Group press conference this morning, Nobu CEO Trevor Horwell announced that Nobu Atlanta Restaurant and a 150-room Nobu Hotel may open as soon as late 2019, part of a major new mixed-use development at Simon-owned Phipps Plaza that will begin opening in spring 2020.
I often find myself torn between eating big salads or Asian noodles for lunch. And when it's still warm out, cold noodles are the way to go. Here are five great dishes to try in metro Atlanta.
Conveyor belt sushi bars have come and gone in Atlanta, but Kula Revolving Sushi Bar in Doraville is the newest.
The idea behind Brush Sushi Izakaya—contained right there in the name—is that the Decatur restaurant would be an izakaya, the Japanese version of a gastropub. Designed to serve something for every taste, izakayas’ menus are by necessity ambitious, and Jason Liang, Brush’s founding chef, understands that.
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