These are the stories that created buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:
•The team behind Japanese restaurant Wagaya is set to take over the former Better Half space at 349 14th St. NW in Home Park, What Now Atlanta reports.
The owners of Wagaya -- which has locations in West Midtown and in Emory Village -- have filed permits to open Chirori.
The Red Eyed Mule is relocating to 430 South Marietta Parkway in Marietta, Tomorrow’s News Today reports.
•Contrast Artisan Ales is now open at 5504 Peachtree Road in Chamblee, Eater Atlanta reports. The brewery is from Chase Medlin, the former brewmaster at Twain’s Brewpub & Billiards in Decatur.
•Sushi chain Maki Fresh has closed at Peachtree Battle, its only Atlanta location, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The eatery opened in 2011.
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