What’s new on metro dining scene

Smash Kitchen & Bar coming

Here to Serve Restaurants is set to open Smash Kitchen & Bar on Sept. 10 in the former Stir Crazy location in Town Brookhaven. The menu, designed by founder/chef Tom Catherall, will feature “classic American chophouse food,” including steaks, seafood, salads, pizza and a signature “smash-potato,” in a modern setting near Here to Serve’s Noche Tequila and Tapas Bar. 804 Town Blvd., Suite 1010, Atlanta. 404-841-4221, http://h2sr.com/smash.

The Crab Boil open in Doraville

The Crab Boil is open on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Doraville. The menu features spicy, Louisiana-style boiled seafood, including blue, Dungeness, king and snow crab, plus crawfish, shrimp, lobster, clams and mussels, fried seafood baskets, po’ boys, and hot wings. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. 6331 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Doraville. 770-458-2722, http://thecrabboil.com.

Inman Park Restaurant Week returns

Inman Park Restaurant Week is set to run Sept. 23-29, with three-course, prix fixe menus priced at $15, $25 or $35. Participating restaurants this year include: Fritti; Il Localino; Kevin Rathbun Steak; North Highland Pub; Parish Foods & Goods; Pure Taqueria; Rathbun’s; Sotto Sotto; the Albert; the Wrecking Bar; Barcelona Wine Bar; Wisteria. The restaurants will host a raffle to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank in support of Hunger Action Month. www.inmanparkrestaurantweek.com.

‘Atlanta Eats’ goes live at Verizon

“Atlanta Eats,” the weekly restaurant roundup TV show hosted by Steak Shapiro, will take the stage at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta on Oct. 6 for a live program benefiting Staplehouse-The Giving Kitchen. Atlanta chefs Kevin Rathbun and Linton Hopkins will be honored during an evening featuring food and drink from 30 Atlanta restaurants, including Hal’s, Rathbun’s, the Optimist, 4th & Swift and Watershed, chefs dueling in demos and karaoke contests, and live music. Tickets: $125; $250 VIP. http://atlantaeatslive.com.

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