These are the stories that created a buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:
•Hell Yeah Gluten Free bakery is slated to open a brick-and-mortar location at 900 DeKalb Ave., in the same development that’s home to LLoyd’s and DeKalb Athletic Club, What Now Atlanta reports. Owner Alejandra Luaces-Riera has been operating Hell Yeah out of her kitchen since last year. Hell Yeah will operate a pop-up at Queen of Cream in Old Fouth Ward during construction.
•Atlanta-based chain Tin Drum has reopened its location at 2566 Briarcliff Road in Atlanta. The restaurant was forced to close in March after a break-in, followed by renovations to the space. The location has made improvements to its interior and added menu items including “not in a bowl dishes” such as Bombay Pav Bun and 5-Spice Banh Mi Sandwich. In addition, Andres Garcia, who started with Tin Drum as a teenager in 2003, has assumed ownership of the Briarcliff shop.
•Our Bar ATL is under construction at 341 Edgewood Ave. SE in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood, What Now Atlanta reports. Co-owned by 13 friends, the spot will feature seasonal small plates, a daily brunch menu and a nighttime small plates menu.
•Marco Betti, the owner of Antica Posta in Buckhead, is slated to open Silvano Pizza at 25 Irby Ave. in the space previously occupied by Buckhead BBQ, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The restaurant, which plans to open in July, will serve Tuscan-style pizza, fish and meat dishes.
•Edgewood Pizza is expanding with a second location in West End at 898 Oak St. SW, What Now Atlanta reports.
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