Second Babalu headed to metro Atlanta and more dining news from the week

Tableside guacamole is a specialty at Babalu. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

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Tableside guacamole is a specialty at Babalu. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

These are the dining, drink and food stories that made a splash in metro Atlanta this week:

A second location of Jackson, Miss.-based Latin-meets-Southern restaurant Babalu is coming to metro Atlanta.

The eatery is slated to open in 2019 in the old Roswell Theater building in Roswell.

The first location opened in June 2017 at 33 Peachtree Place development in Midtown.

ExploreRead our review of Babalu here.

The Hive Buckhead juice and smoothie is set to open in September place of the long-shuttered M. Rouge Cafe at 1845 Peachtree Road NE, What Now Atlanta reports.