A burger from Sam's of San Francisco
Photo: Sam's Facebook page
Photo: Sam's Facebook page

Burger spot Sam’s of San Francisco coming to Midtown and other dining news from the week

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

•Burger eatery Sam’s of San Francisco is expanding to Atlanta. The new location will open on the ground level of the Sixty 11th Apartments at 60 11th St.NE, What Now Atlanta reports. The first Sam’s opened in San Francisco in 1966. Owner Fadi El Shawa has run Sam’s along with brothers Hani and Emad since the passing of their father, Mike “Sam” El Shawa. The restaurant’s offerings will likely include 50 burgers and 100 sandwiches, plus beer and wine from California. The opening is slated for September or October.

•Prime 120, a steak and seafood restaurant, will open this fall at 120 Chambers St. in downtown Woodstock. The restaurant comes from Succulent Hospitality restaurant group, which also owns Hammocks Trading Company and Under the Cork Tree in Sandy Springs and virtual restaurants Top Bun Gourmet Burgers and Fries, Salad Hippie and Fatback's Meat and Three. Prime 120’s menu will  “take a unique twist on the traditional steakhouse in an upscale atmosphere,” said co-owner Jason Sheetz.

•Korean barbecue eatery Ariang-K recently opened at 7775 McGinnis Ferry Road between Johns Creek and Suwanee, Eater Atlanta reports. 

•Moe’s Original Bar B Que has closed at 12020 Etris Road in Roswell, Tomorrow’s News Today reports

•Woofs sports bar recently relocated to 494 Plasters Ave. NE from its original location on Piedmont Road, Georgia Voice reports.

•Steel City Pops will no longer open in the new Madison Yards development in Reynoldstown, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. Local ice cream shop Four Fat Cows will take over the space.

•Portuguese wine bar and retail store Dom Beijos will open in Kirkwood at 2033 Hosea L. Williams Drive SE this September, What Now Atlanta reports. The spot will sell beer and wine and offer a selection of beverages for drinking on premises.

MORE DINING NEWS:

Iron Age Korean Steak House coming to Toco Hills

Salaryman opening in East Lake

Big Tex closed indefinitely in Decatur

Indio Brewing Co. open in Sugar Hill

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant to open in Buckhead

Aziza now open in West Midtown

BoneYard Kitchen & Tap closes in Roswell

Crazy Atlanta to open in East Atlanta

Chirori now open in Home Park

Read the AJC Spring Dining Guide: The Atlanta barbecue issue

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