These are the stories that created a buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:
•Supremo Taco opened this week at 701 Memorial Drive SE in Atlanta, Eater Atlanta first reported. The taco stand comes from chef Duane Kulers and Nhan Le, who also owns 8Arm and Octopus Bar, as well as Three Hearts Coffee. The take-out stand’s menu includes tacos such as al pastor, mole poblano, squash and black bean, as well as a variety of drinks including agua fresca and horchata.
Le also plans to open grilled seafood restaurant Ama off the Eastside Beltline later this year.
•Midtown’s The Lawrence recently welcomed Chef Cleophus Hethington to its team as executive chef. He previously worked at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar Miami and The Optimist and Lazy Betty in Atlanta.
•Ateliea House of Rum will no longer open in The Beacon in Grant Park due to lack of funding, Eater Atlanta reports. The space will instead become Elsewhere Brewing, which will open next year and offer lower-gravity beers and a counter service restaurant serving a street food menu.
•Taichi Bubble Tea is slated to open early next year at the corner of North Druid Hills and Briarcliff roads in Brighten Park shopping center, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The New York-based chain will serve ramen, poke, sushi and other Asian dishes in addition to bubble tea.
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