Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week.
Ms. Icey's, a restaurant from Sim Walker, the owner of Negril Village in Midtown , is set to open tonight, according to its Instagram account. The restaurant will be in soft open "friends and family" mode for the next two weeks.
Ms. Icey's -- named for Walker's grandmother, Icelyn -- doesn't have a menu on its website, but photos of dishes including a sweet potato kale salad, skillet cornbread, Strip Club wings and a variety of juices on its Instagram account.
Daniella Lea has been named pastry chef for The St. Regis Atlanta. Lea has worked at five-star hotels and restaurants in Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, and previously served as the pastry chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago in Santiago, Chile.
Tickets for the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, to be held from May 31-June 3 in Atlanta, go on sale today. The festival will have an all-female advisory council for the first time. Purchase tickets here.
Tony Noviello, the owner of Nino's Cucina Italiana at 1931 Cheshire Bridge Road , is stepping aside this year. Noviello's daughter Alessandra Noviello Hayes and her husband Micah are coming on board as partners as the restaurant celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Boneyard Kitchen & Tap is set to open in April at 12050 Etris Road in Roswell in the former Blue Agave space, Tomorrow's News Today reports.
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