Atlanta-based Ponko Chicken has opened its newest location at Lenox Square Mall’s Dining Pavilion. The menu reflects that of other Ponko locations, offering items including chicken tenders, chicken sandwich, salads and
Ponko was founded by sisters Reiko Clark and Maggie Antoine, who opened the first Chamblee location in 2017 along with Dr. Patrick Sallarulo after previously operating now-shuttered Stone Mountain eatery Food Ease, where they first developed a following for their panko-crusted, sweet-soy-sauce-drizzled chicken tenders.
Ponko has seven other metro Atlanta locations in addition to Lenox and Chamblee, and has agreements to open more than 25 stores in the area.
Atlanta chain Original Hot Dog Factory opens today at Sugarloaf Mills mall in Lawrenceville.
The eatery, from restaurateur and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Dennis McKinley, will join existing Original Hot Dog Factory restaurants in Marietta, Atlanta on the Georgia State University campus and Smyrna, as well as Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Houston and Birmingham
Other forthcoming metro Atlanta locations include Perimeter Mall, Cumberland Mall and Southlake Mall. New locations outside Atlanta will include Charlotte, Raleigh and Detroit.
The menu includes a variety of specialty hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, french fries, onion rings and milkshakes.
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