Another Atlanta bar goes smoke free and other dining news from the week

The Brewhouse Cafe is going smoke-free indoors. AJC FILE

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The Brewhouse Cafe is going smoke-free indoors. AJC FILE

These are the stories that created a buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:

•The Brewhouse Cafe in Little Five Points announced on its Facebook page that it will become smoke free indoors as of June 1:

Dear Brewhouse Customers

As of June 1st 2019 Brewhouse will become a smoke free indoor environment our restaurant, bar and covered patio will become smoke free, certain areas of the outdoor patio will be assigned for smokers so you can keep your flame alive. To all BH smokers it's been a great 22years apologize for any inconvenience, to our non smokers congratulations.

A manager at Brewhouse said the bar wanted to get ahead of an ordinance being considered by the Atlanta City Council that would make all restaurants and bars in the city of Atlanta smoke-free indoors.

•Grindhouse Killer Burgers will face sporadic outages of the Impossible Burger until the supplier works out production issues, the Atlanta burger restaurant said. Until the shortage is resolved, the restaurant is encouraging customers to call ahead to see if their restaurant has the plant-based burger in stock.

“We apologize for the inconvenience and understand we have some big Impossible Burger fans. Stay tuned and stay strong, the menu offering should be available on a regular basis very soon,” said Grindhouse Killer Burger owner Alex Brounstein in a statement.

•Park 27 Korean BBQ will replace Kuroshio in the Plaza Midtown at 950 West Peachtree St. NW, What Now Atlanta reports. The menu will feature dishes including

bulgogi, spicy pork and beef brisket.

•The Juicy Crab is slated to open in Howell Mill Square in West Midtown, taking the place of Piccadilly Cafeteria, Tomorrow's News Today reports. The locally-based restaurant also has metro Atlanta locations in Duluth, Tucker, Smyrna, East Point, McDonough, Fayetteville and Kennesaw.

•Christophe Truchet has been tapped as the executive chef for the Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, responsible for the property’s culinary and banquet operations, menu development, concept and programming for the hotel’s restaurant, Café & Bar. He previously worked as the executive sous chef at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills and worked at restaurants and hotels in Los Angeles,  Shanghai, London, Dubai and Paris.

•Carlo's Bake Shop has closed its only Georgia locations, in Perimeter Mall and Cumberland Mall, Tomorrow's News Today reports. Krispy Kreme will reportedly take over the space at Perimeter Mall.


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