Trilith development to get sushi, coffee concepts and more dining news from the week

Sensu Sushi is set to open at the Trilith development in Fayetteville. / Courtesy of Sensu Sushi

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Sensu Sushi is set to open at the Trilith development in Fayetteville. / Courtesy of Sensu Sushi

Two new food and beverage concepts have been announced for Fayetteville mixed-use development Trilith.

Sensu Sushi Restaurant & Bar will open this winter in Town Centre, the development’s retail district. The restaurant will feature “a modern, exclusive and comfortable atmosphere”, according to a press release, with sushi bar seating and indoor and outdoor beverage bars.

The menu will offer “exotic foods” from destinations including Faroe Island and Prince Edward Island.

Sensu comes from owner Alvin Dayrit, who has served as a sushi chef for more than 15 years for film sets and production companies. Before that, he served as a sushi chef at several Japanese restaurants.

Set to open Oct. 25, co-working space Roam at Trilith will also be home to Coffee Bar, which will be open to the public.

Coffee Bar will serve drip coffee, French press, lattes, espresso, cappuccino and cold brew, with beans from Counter Culture Coffee. There will also be a selection of teas, sodas and bottled water.

The coffee shop will be open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

Sensu and Roam will join several other food and beverage concepts at Trilith including Honeysuckle Gelato, Barleygarden Kitchen and Craft Bar and Hop City and Amici Italian Café, with Woodstone Bakery & Café and Braise to open soon.

Formerly known as Pinewood Forest, Trilith is a 235-acre master-planned residential and mixed-use development that, once complete, will include nearly 1,400 homes. Trilith is located across from Trilith Studios, where the Marvel Avengers movies are filmed.

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The Captain's Boil is expanding with locations in metro Atlanta. / Courtesy of the Captain's Boil

The Captain's Boil is expanding with locations in metro Atlanta. / Courtesy of the Captain's Boil

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The Captain's Boil is expanding with locations in metro Atlanta. / Courtesy of the Captain's Boil

Canadian seafood restaurant the Captain’s Boil is expanding to the United State with several planned location in metro Atlanta.

Founded in 2015, the restaurant offers build-your-own Asian influenced, Louisiana-style, low country boils with seafood options including shrimp, crab legs, lobster, mussels, and crawfish with seasoning options like lemon pepper and garlic. Seafood can also be fried. Side options include gouda macaroni and cheese bites, chicken wings, breaded calamari and oysters.

The first metro Atlanta locations will open this year at Cumberland Mall, with additional locations planned for Woodstock, Lawrenceville and Sandy Springs.

Tea and latte business Eleven TLC, which opened early this year at Ponce City Market, has opened a second location on the second-floor level mezzanine at Lenox Square Mall.

Eleven TLC’s menu features a variety of healthy teas, lattes and caffeinated beverages. New to the Lenox location is a selection of coffee drinks using organic beans from Georgia-based Grassroots Coffee, as well as pastries and snacks.

The 1,900 square-foot location features pops of color, a large drink counter and prep area, three retail pods and an Instagrammable “Shroom Room” with multicolored lights, a multiwall mural and a giant colored mushroom forest.

The business has turned its e-commerce shop into a brick-and-mortar retail experience with items including supplements, tinctures, matcha and latte powders, CBD products, books, plants and coffee accessories.

Savi Provisions is opening soon at the Battery Atlanta at 950 Battery Ave. The market will feature a variety of locally-sourced food and alcohol for on-site and off-site consumption, including produce, charcuterie options, coffee and teas, baked goods and desserts, gourmet food items and wines, spirits and beers

Founded in 2009 by Paul Nair, Savi Provisions has several locations throughout metro Atlanta and one in Nashville, with plans to open at least five more in the coming months.

Nair also is working on opening a new place, UPop, on Roswell Road in Atlanta. It will offer prepared foods, beer, wine and liquor, as well as a bistro with small plates, and an Arco gas station.

Shopping center Parkside Shops, located at 5920 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, will soon be home to two new food and beverage concepts that will operate out of 200 square-foot shipping containers, What Now Atlanta reports.

Bok You ATL, which will have a menu focused on Korean fried chicken, comes from Seven Chan and Ken Yu of KSP Restaurant Group. The group also owns Poke Burri and Lifting Noodles Ramen, which both have locations in metro Atlanta and several other states.

SabaRaba comes from Udi Hershkovitz, who co-founded Marrakesh Mediterranean Kitchen at Ponce City Market and Fuego Mundo in Sandy Springs. The restaurant will Mediterranean dishes including shawarma, hummus and sabich.

Tapas restaurant ad lounge The Avenue is set to open next month at 1155 Virginia Ave. in Hapeville, What Now Atlanta reports, and Metropizza will open in early 2022 at 2810 Paces Ferry Road SE in Vinings. Metropizza comes from Costanzo Astarita, the owner of Grazie Hospitality Group and co-owner of Publik Draft House and Baraonda Ristorante.

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