Biscuit Belly opening in Georgia and more dining news from the week

Biscuit Belly is expanding to Georgia with several new locations. /

Biscuit Belly is expanding to Georgia with several new locations. /

Breakfast concept Biscuit Belly, which currently has locations in Louisville, Kentucky and southern Indiana, is expanding to Georgia.

The fast-casual restaurant will open five franchised units in the state, with the first debuting in March 2022 at 3330 Cobb Parkway NW in Acworth. Openings are also planned next year for Marietta and Woodstock, as well as Newnan and Columbus.

Missy Moon and Robert Estapa with Fresh Development One LLC will operate the Georgia Biscuit Belly locations. The pair previously operated several franchise restaurant concepts including Newk’s Eatery and Quiznos.

Biscuit Belly’s menu offers a variety of biscuits and gravy, biscuit sandwiches and other breakfast items, as well as breakfast cocktails. Dishes include the Belly Buster, made with fried chicken breast, sausage, bacon, brisket, cheddar, mushroom gravy and an egg on a biscuit; pancake corndogs; and the Edge Veggie made with fried green tomatoes, mushroom gravy, cheddar and an egg on a biscuit.

Brash Coffee Roasters is operating the Brash Beast – a 1968 Citroën converted into a full-service coffee truck – at the corner of Bolling Way and Buckhead Avenue in the Buckhead Village development. The truck operates from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. The truck offers a variety of coffee including drip and espresso, Brash Nitro and Flash Brew coffee. Matcha and chai teas are available alongside pastries from locally-owned businesses including The Chastain and Stop Think Chew.

Seating is available on a covered indoor-outdoor space known as the Veranda, which also offers free Wi-Fi.

Founded six years ago, Brash also has locations in Buckhead at the Atlanta History Center, in Midtown at the corner of Peachtree and 17th Streets, and in West Midtown at Westside Provisions District.

Muchacho is set to open in its new space Oct. 12. The building at 904 Memorial Drive SE that once housed both Muchacho and Golden Eagle will now be home to an expanded Muchacho. Throughout the week, the restaurant and coffee shop will have some giveaways and other specials leading up to its grand reopening party from 6 p.m.-midnight on Oct 16.

The event will offer free Snack-aritas, the full food and cocktail menu, and music.

Conyers restaurant Nana’s Chicken-N-Waffles is slated to open at location in downtown Atlanta at 342 Peachtree St., Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. The eatery, which opened in 2016, serves a variety of Southern dishes.

Barbecue restaurant Smokey Stallion is set to open at 309 Nelson St. NW in Castleberry Hill, What Now Atlanta reports. The space was previously home to Smoke Ring, which was also a barbecue eatery.

Clarkston coffee shop Refuge Coffee is expanding with a third location, set for 1280 Peachtree St. at the Woodruff Arts Center, Eater Atlanta reports. The coffee shop also has a location in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood.

The Midtown location of Farm Burger has extended its hours to 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays.

More dining news:

Papi Ali’s bringing plant-based Latin food to Tucker

Snackboxe Bistro owner, chef launching a take-home omakase concept

Kevin Gillespie, Docent Coffee team up on new cafe on Eastside Beltline

The 3rd Spot pairing giant entertainment complex, small plates at The Works

Porch Light Latin Kitchen closes in Smyrna

Common Roots Farmers Market opening in Avondale Estates

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