The largest Whole Foods Market in the Southeast is set to make its debut this Friday, and its seeking to be much more than just a place for you to get your organic groceries.
The 70,000-square-foot store — twice as large as the average Whole Foods — will sit at 22 14th Street and include a rooftop terrace, a pub, microbrewery, cooking school and programming for yoga and movie nights.
Read on for more details on where to enjoy a meal, a pint or a glass of wine starting this week and beyond.
14th Street Bar
Connected to the in-store juice bar on the main level of the store with street-level access, 14th Street Bar offers indoor seating for 111 and outdoor seating for 28, along with a screened-in porch and televisions.
Beverage options include a rotating selection of draft beers, with opening day brews including Dry County Brewing Company Lechuza with Lime and Salt and Printer's Ale Manufacturing Co. Gutenberg's Gose. Also look for wine and soft drinks, as well as boiled peanuts served while you’re enjoying your drink.
14th Street Bar is open daily from 7 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.
The rooftop terrace with skyline views is located on the main level of the store with street-level access and features stadium seating as well as high-top tables, benches and Adirondack chairs, along with televisions and games such as cornhole and giant Jenga.
The menu includes a variety of wines, a hard seltzer, local beers including options from New Realm and Orpheus and a food menu offerings brick-pressed sandwiches including fried green tomato, hot honey chicken, pork and brisket along with sides such as tater tots and sweet potato fries.
During the spring, Canopy Court will be open daily from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Captial Commons coffee bar can be accessed through a separate street level entrance, with access to the store above and offers indoor seating for 60 customers.
The spot features a full-service Allegro coffee and espresso bar serving up Nitro and pour-over coffee as well as hot and iced teas. Capital Commons also serves a variety of wine, local beers, baked goods, sandwiches, pastries and biscuits.
Capital Commons will be open daily from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Slated to open this summer, Atlanta-based burger chain Farm Burger is opening in Whole Foods as part of the Friends of Whole Foods Market program, which brings culinary and lifestyle brands into its stores.
The fast-casual eatery will serve up its menu of grassfed beef burgers, as well as chicken burgers, vegan offerings and salads. Beverage options will include 12 beers on tap including local options from Creature Comforts, SweetWater Brewery and Three Taverns, milkshakes and Red Hare root beer on draft.
The space will offer indoor seating for 86 and outdoor seating for 28, and will have a separate street level entrance with access to the store above, with hours from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.
Farm Burger has five locations in metro Atlanta (including a recently-opened Peachtree Corners location) as well as Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee.
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