New restaurants in metro Atlanta


Starlight Cafe

The Marietta square has a new breakfast and lunch destination. The former Stefan’s has been taken over by owner Jody Wilson, who dishes up early-morning favorites as well as sandwiches, salads, hot dogs and desserts, including funnel cakes. There are 13 burgers on the menu, and the bestseller is the “Juicy Jimmy,” a half-pounder stuffed, not just topped, with the cheese of your choice. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. 166 Roswell St., Marietta. 770-419-4668. $


Alpine Bakery

This popular sweet spot has relocated to the Silo shopping center in Crabapple, where the new digs in a converted hardware store include a spacious, eat-in dining room. Along with pizza, the kitchen serves a complete, classic Italian menu, including veal Parm, crab carbonara, shrimp and scallop risotto, filet mignon and rib eyes. And of course, the luscious pastries, pies and cakes are always available. The dining room is open from 5-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 5-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 5-8 p.m. Sundays. Bakery hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays. 12315 Crabapple Road, Alpharetta. 770-410-9883, . $$

Deckard's Kitchen & Kegs

Bar munchies, burgers, grilled sandwiches, salads steaks, seafood are part of the extensive menu that matched by the equally-extensive beer selection. There are 24 drafts and 75 bottled brands, as well as 75 wines and a rotating menu of specialty cocktails. 11 a.m.-midnight daily. 650 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-941-3520, . $$

Rosa's Pizza

The third area location of this family-owned operation is now dishing up pies in Johns Creek. There’s also a selection of calzones, heroes, pastas dishes and desserts. Look for daily lunch specials, beer deals every Sunday and trivia on Mondays. 11025 Jones Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 11 a.m.- 9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays; noon-9 p.m. Sundays. 678-527-6727. $


Rosebuds Restaurant & Bar

Favorite American foods get the Cajun treatment here, including chili shrimp, fried green beans and a baked spinach and turkey appetizer. Along with sandwiches, wings and salads, there’s a selection of steak and seafood options. Full bar; live music on weekends. 5 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays-Thursdays; 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays; noon-2 a.m. Saturdays; 4 p.m.-midnight Sundays. 3315 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. 770-837-0539, $

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