Out and about around town for holiday shopping? Here are three spots with new lunch menus:
In Brookwood Hills, Lusca from Chefs Angus Brown and Nhan Le of Octopus Bar has a new lunch menu, with some of the biggest changes since opening last spring. Served 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, highlights include: Cobb Salad with little gem lettuce, avocado, bacon, roasted peppers, and egg; Tonkotsu Pork Sandwich with shaved pork, Emmentaler, horseradish, and baguette; and Quinoa Bowl with yellow eye beans, tahini, roasted peppers, scallion, cilantro. There's also a new cocktail list, for those inclined to enjoy a liquid lunch.
Mae’s Bakery in Buckhead has a new lunch menu, debuting with three sandwich options, before expanding in January to include soups and other offerings. Served on H&F Bread, with a pickle, and either chips or a cookie, and available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., look for: the Buckhead, with balsamic-roasted veggies, spinach, goat cheese, and caramelized onion spread on H&F whole wheat; the Lenox, with house-roasted turkey, shaved Asiago cheese, arugula and pesto aioli on H&F semolina.
Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi , which opened Nov. 17 on Lenox Road near the Lenox MARTA station in Buckhead, is now offering lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Look for: boxes, with an entree and choice of soup or ginger salad, steamed rice and vegetable tempura; salads, with a scallion tortilla; sandwiches, with sweet potato chips; and sushi and sashimi combos, with miso and a choice of rolls.