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.
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