The current entrance of what used to be the Broadway Diner at North and Peachtree in Midtown on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/rho@ajc.com
Photo: Rodney Ho/Radio and TV Talk
Photo: Rodney Ho/Radio and TV Talk

Broadway Diner to reopen in Midtown and other dining news from the week

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

•Broadway Diner, the 24-hour Midtown restaurant that closed in 2016, is set to reopen.

Niko J. Lambrou, the son of founder Tom Lambrou, confirmed to What Now Atlanta that the restaurant will reopen at 620 Peachtree St. NE later this year. 

Landmark Diner, Inc., the restaurant group that owns Broadway Diner, also owns Landmark Diner locations in Buckhead and downtown Atlanta.

At one point, the Lambrous planned to turn the Broadway Diner space into a restaurant-comedy club hybrid called Peachtree & North, in partnership with the owner of Punchline Comedy Club. 

The Punchline currently operates out of the Buckhead Landmark Diner. 

•Louisville, Kentucky-based Joella’s Hot Chicken is slated to enter the Georgia market. Tomorrow’s News Today is set to take over several spaces previously occupied by Pollo Tropical, Tomorrow’s News Today reports, including Cumberland, Kennesaw and Woodstock. The AJC has reached out to Joella’s for more details. 

•Rock Steady, a restaurant and music venue, is is slated to open in West Midtown at 907 Marietta St. NW in the former Figo Pasta space, What Now Atlanta reports. 

MORE DINING NEWS:

Round Trip Brewing to open on Upper Westside

Halfway Crooks Beer opening in Summerhill this weekend

Tin Can Oyster House closes in Town Brookhaven

Caravaca Market shutters in Midtown after two years

Linton Hopkins to open a restaurant in Colony Square next year

Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi closes in Buckhead

Read the AJC Spring Dining Guide: The Atlanta barbecue issue

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