Likewise opening next week in Ponce City Market and other dining news from the week

The interior of Likewise in Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market
The interior of Likewise in Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market

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

Likewise, a new in-store eatery and bar inside Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market, is set to open on Jan. 25 with a grand opening party. Housed on the second floor of the Central Food Hall in the center of Citizen Supply's 12,00 square-foot space.

The eatery will host a party from 7-11 p.m. opening day. The event will feature a DJ, dishes and drinks for purchase from Likewise's menu,, in-store raffles featuring Citizen Supply gift cards and more.

The concept will allow customers to eat and drink while perusing handmade goods, many from local artists, sold in Citizen Supply, which opened in Ponce City Market in 2015.

The beverage program from Ben Richardson will feature cocktails such as Cats and Dogs, amix of vodka, aperitivo, grapefruit and soda; Eastwoodwhich features bourbon, vermouth, sherry and amaro; and Mojo, an aged rum cocktail with sparkling brachetto lime and mint

Chef Jason Jimenez of Kitchen Six and Homespun is behind Likewise’s first food menu, which will feature seasonal snacks, light bites and shareable plates including Pimento Grilled Cheese, Butternut Squash Hummus and spicy chili caramel popcorn.

Designed by Grace-Made’s Savannah Metcalf, the space will offer a 25-seat communal lounge area and an open that will seat an additional 20 customers.

The revamped space also features an open-roof greenhouse from The Victorian Atlanta including greenery, tropical potted plants, cacti and handmade gardening items available for purchase.

A bowl from Ju-C Bar i Sandy Springs
A bowl from Ju-C Bar i Sandy Springs

•Ju-c Bar is now open at 8851 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The family-owned business offers a variety of made-to-order fresh juices, smoothies, organic açai bowls, superfood bowls, salads, wraps and small bites.

•Local bowl and wrap eatery gusto! is slated to open its fifth location this fall on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Chamblee near Whole Food Market. The location will be the first to offer a drive-thru option and a “co-pilot” outside to assist guests in •ordering.

•Succulent Hospitality, which owns Hammocks Trading Company and Under the Cork Tree in Sandy Springs, is set to open three "virtual" restaurants, What Now Atlanta reports.  Meat-and-three Fatbacks, hot dog concept Top Bun and salad and grain bowl option Salad Hippie will be available through a variety of food delivery services starting next month.

•Adobo Tacos has closed on Lenox Road and Vespucci's Pizza and Pasta has closed on Peachtree Street, Tomorrow's News Today reports.

•Cliff Bramble, co-founder of Rathbun’s Restaurants and owner of Noble Fin Restaurant in Peachtree Corners, has launched restaurant hospitality company Hungry Hospitality. The business will “help restaurants and hotel operations throughout the Atlanta and Southeast region as well as looking at opportunities to start and fund new concepts,” according to a press release.

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