Wine Dive opens in Midtown
Originally set for May, Max’s Wine Dive opens July 1 on 12th Street in Midtown. Atlanta will be the chain’s first location outside Texas, with Chicago and Denver to follow. With the mantra “Fried Chicken and Champagne? Why the Hell Not?!,” the “gourmet comfort food” concept features “a constantly curated selection of wines from around the world,” served with a “rock-n-roll style.” Jason Hall, formerly of Saltyard and Livingston, is the opening chef. 77 12th St. NE, Suite 6B, Atlanta. maxswinedive.com.
Tin Drum North Druid Hills
Atlanta franchise Tin Drum Asiacafé is set to open its newest location July 9 on Briarcliff Road in North Druid Hills with the unveiling of a new logo and design prototype. To celebrate the grand opening, owner Steven Chan will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14, followed by a week of multicultural festivities representing the restaurant’s diverse menu. Tin Drum has 13 locations around metro Atlanta serving budget Asian-style street food. 2566 Briarcliff Road NE. tindrumcafe.com.
Doc Chey’s new Emory concept
Doc Chey’s Noodle House in Emory Village will close on July 3 to make way for a new concept, Doc Chey’s Dragon Bowl, set to open July 22. The focus is on Asian-inspired made-to-order bowls with grilled meats, healthy grains and a variety of local and seasonal ingredients. Dragon bowls were first introduced as rotating specials at Doc Chey’s. The menu also features organic and fair-trade tea, craft sodas, beer, wine and infused sake. 1556 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. dragonbowlatl.com.
Seven Lamps Bo Ssam Suppers
Inspired by Momofuku Ssam Bar in Manhattan’s East Village, chef Drew Van Leuvan is bringing a bit of Korea to Seven Lamps in Buckhead with the Bo Ssam Supper Series. The lineup for Van Leuvan’s take on the traditional family-style package of greens, rice and kimchee includes lobster and shrimp bo ssam on July 12, duck bo ssam on Aug. 9, and pork belly bo ssam on Sept. 13. $20 per person; suggested wine pairings extra. 3400 Around Lenox Road, No. 217, Atlanta. 404-467-8950, sevenlampsatl.com.
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