OLD FOURTH WARD — Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is set to open in "four to six weeks," and Leon's Full Service sous chef Robert Lupo will be running the kitchen. In an interview with Eater, Lupo discusses what diners might expect at Ladybird, his cooking philosophy, and more.
INMAN PARK — Nate Shuman, who has been running the bar at The Georgian Terrace's Proof & Provision, will leave in July to take over the cocktail program at Krog Street Market's Craft Izakaya. Says Shuman, "I am so proud and honored that I have been offered this chance to expand my understanding of global drinks culture and return to the hood that birthed the bar-nut that I have worked so hard to become!"
SAVANNAH — Hugh Acheson, the man behind widely acclaimed Empire State South, has opened his new Italian venture in Savannah, The Florence. Take a look inside Acheson's new digs.
OLD FOURTH WARD — Ponce City Market's Central Food Hall has signed on two more tenants. The founders of Decatur's Chai Pani will open an Indian street eatery and spice market, and Juice Box, from the team behind Rawesome Juicery in the Sweet Auburn Curb Market, will focus on raw juice and raw food.