Paige’s Bistro brings breakfast and lunch favorites to Austell

Red Velvet Waffles and Chicken from the menu of Paige's Bistro.

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Red Velvet Waffles and Chicken from the menu of Paige's Bistro.

A food truck that developed a following after launching in 2020 has expanded its operations with a brick-and-mortar location in Austell.

Paige’s Bistro opened in late June at 2523 Veterans Memorial Highway, as an offshoot of Paige’s Pastries, the food truck business started by husband and wife Craig and Paige Bailey.

The idea for the business took root in 2019 when Craig, craving a cheesecake after seeing the long lines at the Cheesecake Factory, encouraged Paige to try making one.

When the pandemic hit, forcing Paige, a teacher by trade, out of a job, she used her grandmother’s cheesecake recipe as a springboard for making other desserts. When treats she made for family and friends began selling out, she and Craig — who has managed restaurants around Atlanta for the past 18 years — decided to dedicate themselves full-time to the concept.

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Paige and Craig Bailey of Paige's Bistro.

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Paige and Craig Bailey of Paige's Bistro.

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Paige and Craig Bailey of Paige's Bistro.

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The couple used their savings to buy a food truck, and expanded beyond sweets with a selection of savory items. Since October 2020, the pair have parked in the Triton Yards food truck park in Sylvan Hills five days a week.

They’d had their eye on opening a brick-and-mortar, but accelerated their plans after Triton Yards closed temporarily in May.

Craig found an empty space, previously home to B3 Bar & Grill, and set to work cleaning, painting and taking down walls. The restaurant seats 48 inside. Outdoor seating will be added in the coming weeks.

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Peach cobbler from the menu of Paige's Bistro.

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Peach cobbler from the menu of Paige's Bistro.

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Peach cobbler from the menu of Paige's Bistro.

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The all-day breakfast and lunch menu features a variety of pancakes, omelets, sandwiches and main dishes like the Lost at Sea Fish Plate and the Peach Cobbler Smackdown, with a Belgian waffle topped with peach cobbler filling and white chocolate sauce and served with Hot Honey chicken tenders and fries or potatoes.

Desserts include cheesecake, peach cobbler, two kinds of pound cake, and specials such as apple pie doughnuts and Key lime cheesecake.

Paige’s, which also makes custom cakes, will continue to use the food truck for catering.

Paige’s opening hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays.

2523 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Austell. 404-200-5919, paigespastriesatl.com

Scroll down to see the full menu for Paige’s Bistro:

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The menu for Paige's Bistro

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The menu for Paige's Bistro

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The menu for Paige's Bistro

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