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VIRGINIA-HIGHLAND — At long last, Atlanta burger lovers can once again sink their teeth into Illegal Food's The Hank. The ex-Joystick Gamebar pop-up re-opened as a full-service restaurant in the former Bar Meatball space. In addition to burgers and fries, the menu features ever-changing weekly specials from chef/co-owner Steven Lingenfelter.
MIDTOWN — In December, Alex Brounstein decided to shut down his sandwich shop, Villains, and revamp. That revamp is complete, and Hi-Five Diner is now open for business. Look for classic diner fare and a coffee and espresso bar to go along with beer, wine, and cocktails.
GLENWOOD PARK — TV star Mindy Kaling, of The Office and The Mindy Project fame, was in Atlanta last weekend, and she and her crew had "the best dinner of our lives" at Gunshow. They also visited The Spence in Midtown for oysters, champagne, and Juicy Lucy burgers.