These are the stories that created a buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:
•Pop-up burger chain NFA Burger is slated to open its first brick-and-mortar location inside a Chevron on Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Eater Atlanta reports. Owner Billy Kramer, who also runs the popular @billysburgers Instagram account, operated NFA Burger as a pop-up out of Galla’s Pizza in Chamblee and other local spots and has been looking for a more permanent location for more than a year.
•Garnet Gal’s Coffee Shop will open early next year at Lenox Village Shopping Center, in the space previously occupied by Mae’s Bakery, which closed earlier this month, What Now Atlanta reports. Garnet Gal’s will serve a variety of coffee drinks, baked goods and healthy breakfast and lunch options.
•Hyberabad House is slated to open soon in the Perimeter Place shopping center on Dunwoody, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The Texas-based chain serves a variety of Indian staples dosas, biryanis and thalis.
•Burger 21 in Alpharetta has closed and is set to reopen early next year under the same ownership as KBBQ on Fire, What Now Atlanta reports.
•Cuban restaurant Jimmy’z Kitchen is set to take over the space vacated by Buen Provecho at 2468 Windy Hill Road in Marietta, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The eatery comes from Jimmy Carey, who also owns a Cuban restaurant in Florida.
•The owner of Flying Crust Pizza and Wings in Buckhead is renovating the space, with plans to rebrand as speakeasy Hide Kitchen and Cocktails this month, What Now Atlanta reports. Hide initially opened in the basement of the building, but will be expanded to the top floor as well. The menu from Flying Crust will remain. A Flying Crust location is set to open in Conyers next year.
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