These are the stories that created buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:
•Aviva by Kameel is the newest tenant announced for the Coda at Tech Square development at 771 Spring St.
The Mediterranean restaurant, which has had a popular location in Peachtree Center since 2012, will be run by owner Kameel Srouji’s son Nas, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The new location will occupy a 700 square-foot stall.
Aviva by Kameel joins previously announced restaurant tenants El Pollo Burro, Poke Burri and Wildleaf at Coda, which is set to open this summer.
•Truva Turkish Kitchen is now open in Virginia-Highland at 842 North Highland Ave. The restaurant, which opened last month, takes over the space previously occupied by breakfast spot American Roadhouse. The restaurant is the second Truva for owner Muzo Saritas, who owns another location in downtown Atlanta in addition to Cuts steakhouse and Metro Cafe Diner downtown and a Metro Cafe Diner in Stone Mountain. The menu features traditional Turkish dishes including stuffed grape leaves with seasoned jasmine rice, onions, currants, pine nuts, olive oil and lemon juice; braised lamb shank with coriander, mint, eggplant puree and pan jus; and vegetarian moussaka with oven-roasted and layered eggplant and potatoes, mushrooms, spinach and béchamel. A kids menu ($5-$7) also is available for children 12 and under, and the beverage program offers an extensive selection of wines and cocktails. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
•Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea is now open at 705 Town Boulevard in Brookhaven. The 1,800-square-foot café offers a menu of coffees, teas, pastries, sandwiches and salads.
•Chinese restaurant Urban Wu is slated to replace Chow Bing todau at 3330 Piedmont Road NE in Buckhead, Tomorrow’s News Today reports.
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