A spread from Krab Queenz, coming to Atlanta.
Photo: Krab Queenz Facebook page
Photo: Krab Queenz Facebook page

Krab Queenz to replace Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles and more dining news from the week 

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

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the accurate location of the first Krab Queenz location.

A Louisiana-based crab and seafood restaurant is opening in Atlanta as early as next month.

Krab Queenz will take over the space previously occupied by Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles at 529 Peachtree St. NE in downtown Atlanta, What Now Atlanta reports. 

Comedian Kwaylon Rogers, who has 4 million Instagram followers and is known as Blame It On Kway, is a partner in the restaurant. 

The menu features boiled seafood plates, specialty items including seafood and waffles and fried seafood plates including shrimp and chips and po’boys. There are eight sauce options that including honey, cajun and Hot as Hell. 

The restaurant also offers a kids menu, a selection of desserts including beignets and cake cups and an extensive drink menu featuring boozy floats, daiquiris and cocktails with some decidedly adult names including the Ankles in the Air. 

There are currently Krab Queenz locations in Baton Rouge and Houston, with plans to open other locations in Dallas and Los Angeles. 


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Ph’east food hall to open at The Battery to include Snackboxe Bistro, Poke Burri and more

Blackbird now serving breakfast, brunch and dinner downtown

Get details on Ford Fry’s Little Rey, to open next month

Several metro Atlanta businesses win Flavor of Georgia awards

Sage Woodfire Tavern closes in Buckhead after a year

Food 101 closes in Sandy Springs after nearly 20 years

Jekyll Brewing to expand to Alpharetta City Center

Pancake Social now open in Ponce City Market

Pho King to open in Decatur this spring

Manny’s Grant Park opens today

Farm Burger to open in Peachtree Corners

Read the 2018 AJC Fall Dining Guide: Dining on Buford Highway 

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