Here are the stories that made a splash in the Atlanta food world this week.
The team behind popular Buckhead pasta restaurant Storico Fresco are set to open a second unnamed eatery in the Westside Provisions District, Atlanta Magazine first reported.
Owners Pietro Gianni and Michael Patrick said the menu will feature several dishes from the Storico menu along with some new dishes inspired by an upcoming trip to Rome.
The wine program will be the same, with additional beverages including Italian craft beer and cocktails such as negroni and aperol spritz.
The restaurant, set to open in early 2019, will precede Israeli restaurant Aziza, from Bellina Alimentari owner Tal Baum, in the Westside development.
MoJo’s Motown Eatery, located at 880 M.L.K. Drive SW in Vine City, will rebrand later this month as The Sleepy Potato, What Now Atlanta reports.
Owner Mario Johnson said he also plans to open the loaded baked potato concept in Detroit and franchise in other locations.
Sleepy Potato toppings include chicken, lamb, steak, shrimp, salmon, and vegetables.
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