Yalla and Xocolatl confirmed for Krog Street Market

John Kessler broke the story here in May, and Krog Street Market made it official today. Chef Todd Ginsberg will open Atlanta’s first contemporary Israeli restaurant  with his partners at The General Muir, Ben and Jennifer Johnson and Shelley Sweet.

Yalla, which means "let's go," will join their previously announced sandwich shop, Fred’s Meat & Bread, at the Krog Street complex, expected to open later this summer.

Also announced today, Xocolatl, a micro chocolate factory" from owners, Elaine Read and Matt Weyandt. According to a press release, Read and Weyandt will roast, crack, winnow, stone grind and temper onsite organic cacao ethically sourced from small scale growers in the Americas."

Look for handcrafted and hand wrapped artisanal chocolate bars. And visitors can sample flavors at a tasting bar while watching the chocolate making and packaging process.

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