Craft cocktail bar coming to Old Fourth Ward and other metro Atlanta food news from the week

Here’s what to eat, drink, buy, cook and more from the past week in metro Atlanta.

A rendering of the second phase of Studioplex in Old Fourth Ward. / Rendering provided by Columbia Ventures

Restaurant news and events

Several new food and drink businesses have signed on as tenants as part of Studioplex's second phase of development. The complex at 659 Auburn Ave., right off the Beltline's Eastside trail, will also feature a new connection from the Beltline to the Studioplex campus. The complex will be be home to Beetnix Juice Bar, serving juices cold-pressed on site; a craft cocktail, apertif and coffee bar from the team behind Ponce City Market's 18.21 Bitters; and the first Atlanta location of Hawkers Asian Street Fare, a Florida startup offering street food from across Southeast Asia including baos, skewers and stir-fried noodles.

Columbia Ventures LLC, the company behind the Studioplex expansion, also oversees the Spoke development in Reynoldstown and E.Co in Decatur.

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Hookah lounge and bar headed for downtown Atlanta

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Healthier dining options coming to Georgia Tech

Two Atlanta non-profits joining forces to support sustainable farming

Taco franchise teams up with former NFL player for more Atlanta locations

New concept bringing Cuban fare to East Cobb

Popular Athens brunch spot opening second location

Communion offers an outdoor space behind Kevin Gillespie’s Revival in Decatur. Photo courtesy Communion

Restaurant openings and closings

Next phase of restaurants now open at Avalon

Popular Atlanta coffee shop opens a third location

Chef Kevin Gillespie is opening a Mexican-inspired beer garden

Buckhead Indian restaurant closing after almost 40 years in business

Whiskey Bird brings Asian flavors to American cuisine

Craft beer bar opens second location in Atlanta

Palak paneer (bottom right) from Moon Indian Cuisine / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

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