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An immersive experience, the Queen’s Ball: a Bridgerton Experience (open in Atlanta through September 18) is a mishmash of Instagramable photo ops, museum-style costume viewing, character parades, line dancing, and branded gift shops. But be prepared to don your best dress—sparkly, flowing gowns and tuxedos are the norm here.
Candler Park mainstay Gato—home to numerous pop-ups-turned-restaurants—is closing next month. Owner Nicholas Stinson is moving his family to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he’ll work on his sci-fi novel and pursue a new restaurant concept. Jacob Armando and Eric Brooks, founders of Gigi’s Italian Kitchen, will take over the lease, turning Gigi’s from a thrice-weekly pop-up into its own restaurant
For the past year, chef Arnaldo Castillo (previously of Minero) has been sharing his Peruvian roots through a pop-up dubbed La Chingana. Now, he’s giving his cuisine a permanent home with the opening of Tio Lucho's, a coastal Peruvian restaurant, in the former CO space in Poncey-Highland.
While founder Aaron Mattison is also the co-founder of neighboring Bar Vegan, which defines itself “bar theater,” Excuse My French aims to be the opposite concept, providing a tranquil respite with a minimalist vibe.
Atlanta has Italian restaurants of all stripes, but what it has lacked—until now—is a place combining the cheesy romance of an old-school Italian American red-sauce joint with modern culinary techniques and refined presentations.
Ready for a nostalgia trip? Neverland—an immersive theater experience with Peter Pan-themed cocktails and games, launches at Old Vinings Inn on May 25.
The pop-up is a celebration of Black History Month and a chance for Furman to give people a sneak peek of what’s to come at his eagerly awaited restaurant, Bryan Furman BBQ, opening in the Riverside neighborhood later this year.
The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ, Antiguo Lobo, and Lamb Shack
New ’cue from a legendary pitmaster, and this month’s pop-up highlight: a sweet turn from two professional dancers
Sophia Marchese and Reid Trapani have been hosting Happy Seed pop-ups for the past couple of years, primarily at A Mano and Buena Vida in Old Fourth Ward. After garnering quite a following, the duo have signed a lease for their first brick-and-mortar, a full-service vegan restaurant called La Semilla, slated to open in March 2022.
Wonderkid’s opening chef Justin Dixon is leaving the restaurant to focus on his Humble Mumble pop-up. He’ll start serving his sandwiches for lunch and “Atlanta cuisine” for dinner at a variety of locations around the city next month.