Atlanta Restaurant Scene

The Pinewood unveils new dining room in Decatur and more Atlanta food and restaurant news from the week

Here's what to eat, drink, buy, cook and more from the past week in metro Atlanta:

The Pinewood's new lounge. / Photo credit: Justen Clay

The Pinewood opened its new, expanded dining space this week in advance of its fifth anniversary. The restaurant and bar, at 254 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. in Decatur, took over the space previously occupied by Decatur Bikes. The 1,700 square foot addition includes a new facade, full-service lounge area, private dining options, extended weekend hours and new menus including an expanded cocktail program from beverage director Julian Goglia.

New Chef de Cuisine Andrew “Andy” Jackson, who came to The Pinewood from Decatur spot Revival, will add some items to the existing menu.

The restaurant's anniversary celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 17 will offer $5 burgers and $5 old fashioneds all day, with music from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Linton's in the Garden relaunching as Longleaf

Linton Hopkins talks about the rebranding of Linton's at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

8Arm owner, chef Angus Brown found dead

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Teriyaki bowl from Teriyaki Madness. / Photo from Teriyaki Madness Facebook page

Restaurant openings and closings

KEBA Sandwiches opened today at 1403 Oxford Road NE in Emory Point.

Daddy O'Brien's Irish Ice Cream Pub & Eatery now open in Sugar Hill

First Georgia Teriyaki Madness location to open in Marietta

Bon Ton to open in Midtown next week

Cook's Warehouse, Sherlock's Wine joint Decatur store to close

Kelz Crab House opening in Atlanta

Spotted Trotter and Frankly now closed at Krog Street Market


Deviled Egg Po Boy with fried shrimp, farm egg salad, creole remoulade, veggies and Twisted house fries. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

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Peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast / AJC file photo

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