HOBNOB opening in Dunwoody next week and more dining news from the week

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

Atlanta restaurant HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is set to open its third location Dec. 12 in Dunwoody's Perimeter Place at 1221 Ashford Crossing.

The eatery, owned by husband and wife team Sean and Becky Yeremyan, will feature a menu of tavern and Southern staples, custom cocktails, craft beer, wine, boozy and non-alcoholic milkshakes, and an expansive bourbon selection.

The third HOBNOB will join a location in Brookhaven that opened in 2017 and the original location on Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta that opened in 2010. A fourth location is planned for Atlantic Station in 2019.

The new restaurant is serving dinner nightly and weekend brunch to start, with weekday lunch service beginning on Monday, Dec. 17. A new catering menu will also be launched in the coming months.

Look for live music and daily specials throughout the week.

HOBNOB Dunwoody opens for dinner from 5-11 p.m. daily, with the bar area staying open late nightly. Weekend brunch is served from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch will be served weekdays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

•Nashville pizzeria Slim & Husky's Pizza Beria is entering the Atlanta market next year with two locations, one at 581 Metropolitan Parkway in Adair Park and one at the corner of Howell Mill Road and 11th Street in West Midtown, Eater Atlanta reports.

•Chef Darius Williams -- who opened the popular Greens & Gravy last year in Westview -- opened his second restaurant, Soul Crab last week at 3725 Main St. in College Park, in the space previously occupied by Radial Cafe.

The restaurant’s menu will feature soul food and seafood with a twist, with accompaniments including Hennesey garlic butter and jerk butter.

•Marietta breakfast spot The Red Eyed Mule is looking for a new space after its landlord declined to renew its lease at 1405 Church Street Extension NW, Tomorrow's News Today reports. 

The White Bull in Decatur has a new general manager and sous chef.

Sean Palani, who joins as general manager, has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, including stints with Barteca Restaurant Group – the team behind Barcelona Wine Bar and Bar Taco –and his own restaurant consultancy group, The Pineapple Project.

New sous chef John Hanna previously worked at Ford Fry restaurants St. Cecilia, no. 246 and BeetleCat.

Forthcoming Candler Park restaurant Lazy Betty has named Peter Hill as its general manager.

Hill previously worked at the Four Seasons Hotel, St. Regis Hotel and Hotel Indigo Atlanta-Vinings as well as C&S Chowder House and Hugh Acheson's recently-shuttered spot Achie's.  

Set to open in early 2019 at 1530 DeKalb Avenue NE, Lazy Betty, from executive chef Ronald Hsu and chef de cuisine and partner Aaron Phillips is also managed by restaurant partners (and Chef Ron’s siblings) Howard and Anita Hsu.

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